Elwood is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 2,267 people and just one neighborhood, Elwood is the 462nd largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages, Elwood isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Elwood are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Elwood is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elwood who work in office and administrative support (24.26%), sales jobs (9.32%) and teaching (8.79%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Elwood is worth considering.
One downside of living in Elwood is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Elwood, the average commute to work is 31.40 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.