Cedar Point, Illinois

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Coordinates: 41°15′46″N 89°7′35″W / 41.26278°N 89.12639°W / 41.26278; -89.12639
Cedar Point
Country United States
State Illinois
County LaSalle
Township Eden
Elevation 654 ft (199 m)
Coordinates 41°15′46″N 89°7′35″W / 41.26278°N 89.12639°W / 41.26278; -89.12639
Area 1.02 sq mi (3 km2)
 - land 1.02 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Density 256.3 / sq mi (99 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61316
Area code 815
Location of Cedar Point within Illinois
Location of Cedar Point within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Cedar Point, Illinois

Cedar Point is a village in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States. The population was 262 at the 2000 census. It is part of the OttawaStreator Micropolitan Statistical Area. North of town was the Cedar Point Mine, which operated between 1906 and 1924.[1]


Cedar Point is located at 41°15′46″N 89°07′35″W / 41.262792°N 89.126476°W / 41.262792; -89.126476.[2]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 1.02 square miles (2.6 km2), all land.[3]


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 262 people, 117 households, and 78 families residing in the village. The population density was 256.3 people per square mile (99.2/km²). There were 126 housing units at an average density of 123.2 per square mile (47.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.09% White, 1.53% African American, and 0.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.76% of the population.

There were 117 households out of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.61.

In the village the population was spread out with 18.7% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $41,875, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $19,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,988. About 4.0% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 3.9% of those sixty five or over.


  1. ^ http://www.isgs.uiuc.edu/maps-data-pub/coal-maps/topo-mines/lasalle.pdf
  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.