Apple River, Illinois

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This article is about the village. For the nearby river of the same name, see Apple River (Illinois).
Coordinates: 42°30′11″N 90°05′50″W / 42.50306°N 90.09722°W / 42.50306; -90.09722
Apple River
Village
Gidonb Apple River Illinois in Winter 1.jpg
Apple River - Railroad Street in Winter 2008
Name origin: the nearby Apple River
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jo Daviess
Township Apple River
Elevation 1,010 ft (308 m)
Coordinates 42°30′11″N 90°05′50″W / 42.50306°N 90.09722°W / 42.50306; -90.09722
Area 0.79 sq mi (2 km2)
 - land 0.79 sq mi (2 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 366 (2010)
Density 479.6 / sq mi (185 / km2)
Village President Timothy Raisbeck
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61001
Area code 815, 779
Location of Apple River within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Apple River, Illinois
Apple River - The railroad between Freeport, Illinois and the Mississippi River in the foreground and Chestnut Street in the background, Winter 2008

Apple River is a village in Jo Daviess County, Illinois, United States. The population was 366 at the 2010 census, down from 379 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Apple River is located at 42°30′11″N 90°5′50″W / 42.50306°N 90.09722°W / 42.50306; -90.09722 (42.502998, -90.097209).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.79 square miles (2.0 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 379 people, 159 households, and 102 families residing in the village. The population density was 479.6 people per square mile (185.2/km²). There were 187 housing units at an average density of 236.6 per square mile (91.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.94% White, 0.79% African American, and 0.26% from two or more races.

There were 159 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.8% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $40,250, and the median income for a family was $51,042. Males had a median income of $35,893 versus $21,103 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,267. About 8.8% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under age 18 and 13.3% of those age 65 or over.

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