Bentley, Illinois

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Coordinates: 40°20′37″N 91°6′43″W / 40.34361°N 91.11194°W / 40.34361; -91.11194
Bentley
Town
Country United States
State Illinois
County Hancock
Municipality Town
Coordinates 40°20′37″N 91°6′43″W / 40.34361°N 91.11194°W / 40.34361; -91.11194
Area 0.14 sq mi (0 km2)
 - land 0.14 sq mi (0 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 43 (2000)
Density 301.8 / sq mi (117 / km2)
Incorporated March 25, 1869 (1869-03-25)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62321 (Carthage)
Area code 217
Location of Bentley within Illinois
Location of Bentley within Illinois
[1]

Bentley (formerly Sutton) is an incorporated town in Hancock County, Illinois, United States. The population was 43 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Bentley is located at 40°20′37″N 91°6′43″W / 40.34361°N 91.11194°W / 40.34361; -91.11194 (40.343653, -91.111994).[2]

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2), all land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 43 people, 18 households, and 12 families residing in the town. The population density was 301.8 people per square mile (118.6/km²). There were 23 housing units at an average density of 161.4/sq mi (63.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 18 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 87.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,125, and the median income for a family was $24,375. Males had a median income of $11,750 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,269. There were 18.2% of families and 15.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 16.7% of under eighteen and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Illinois Regional Archives Depository System. "Name Index to Illinois Local Governments". Illinois State Archives. Illinois Secretary of State. Retrieved 26 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Places: Illinois". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.