Bingham, Illinois

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Coordinates: 39°6′50″N 89°12′45″W / 39.11389°N 89.21250°W / 39.11389; -89.21250
Bingham
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fayette
Coordinates 39°6′50″N 89°12′45″W / 39.11389°N 89.21250°W / 39.11389; -89.21250
Area 0.27 sq mi (1 km2)
 - land 0.27 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Density 429.6 / sq mi (166 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62011
Area code 618
Location of Bingham within Illinois
Location of Bingham within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Bingham, Illinois

Bingham is a village in Fayette County, Illinois, United States. The population was 117 at the 2000 census.[1]

The village was named after Judge Horatio Bingham. A post office was established in 1883.[2]

Geography[edit]

Bingham is located at 39°6′50″N 89°12′45″W / 39.11389°N 89.21250°W / 39.11389; -89.21250 (39.113898, -89.212460).[3]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all land.[4]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 117 people, 44 households, and 27 families residing in the village. The population density was 429.6 people per square mile (167.3/km²). There were 50 housing units at an average density of 183.6 per square mile (71.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White, There were 44 households out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.1% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.6% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.30.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 16.2% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 6.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 108.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $20,938, and the median income for a family was $16,250. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the village was $9,780. There were 42.1% of families and 39.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including 55.6% of under eighteens and 25.0% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ City data. Census information Retrieved on May 16, 2007
  2. ^ Callary, Edward (2009). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Places: Illinois". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.