Cantrall, Illinois

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Coordinates: 39°56′13″N 89°40′36″W / 39.93694°N 89.67667°W / 39.93694; -89.67667
Country United States
State Illinois
County Sangamon
Elevation 591 ft (180 m)
Coordinates 39°56′13″N 89°40′36″W / 39.93694°N 89.67667°W / 39.93694; -89.67667
Area 0.26 sq mi (1 km2)
 - land 0.26 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 139 (2000)
Density 545.3 / sq mi (211 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62625
Area code 217
Location in Sangamon County and the state of Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Wikimedia Commons: Cantrall, Illinois

Cantrall is a village in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States. The population was 139 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Springfield, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Cantrall is located at 39°56′13″N 89°40′36″W / 39.93694°N 89.67667°W / 39.93694; -89.67667 (39.936969, -89.676634).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all land.[2]


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 139 people, 53 households, and 40 families residing in the village. The population density was 545.3 people per square mile (214.7/km²). There were 55 housing units at an average density of 215.8 per square mile (84.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.28% White, and 0.72% Asian.

There were 53 households out of which 43.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.0% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 113.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $45,000, and the median income for a family was $45,417. Males had a median income of $49,375 versus $21,719 for females. The per capita income for the village was $21,610. There were none of the families and 1.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Local attractions[edit]

The Sangamon River State Fish and Wildlife Area is located 4.5 miles (7.2 km) southwest of Cantrall, on the banks of the Sangamon River.

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Places: Illinois". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.