Crainville, Illinois

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Coordinates: 37°44′56″N 89°3′57″W / 37.74889°N 89.06583°W / 37.74889; -89.06583
Crainville
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Williamson
Coordinates 37°44′56″N 89°3′57″W / 37.74889°N 89.06583°W / 37.74889; -89.06583
Area 1.60 sq mi (4 km2)
 - land 1.59 sq mi (4 km2)
 - water 0.01 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 992 (2000)
Density 709.9 / sq mi (274 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62918
Area code 618
Location of Crainville within Illinois
Location of Crainville within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Crainville, Illinois

Crainville is a village in Williamson County, Illinois, United States. The population was 992 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

One of the earliest mining communities in Williamson County. James M. Crain filed the first plat under the name of Crain City. However it incorporated as the village of Crainville on June 28, 1881. A post office opened 26 September 1888 also under the name Crainville. It discontinued operations on January 31, 1914. Today the community is served by the neighboring post office at Carterville.[1]

Geography[edit]

Crainville is located at 37°44′56″N 89°3′57″W / 37.74889°N 89.06583°W / 37.74889; -89.06583 (37.748761, -89.065718)[2].

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 1.60 square miles (4.1 km2), of which 1.59 square miles (4.1 km2) (or 99.38%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.62%) is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 290
1910 446 53.8%
1920 557 24.9%
1930 413 −25.9%
1940 371 −10.2%
1950 433 16.7%
1960 421 −2.8%
1970 549 30.4%
1980 910 65.8%
1990 1,019 12.0%
2000 992 −2.6%
2010 1,256 26.6%
U.S. Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 992 people, 425 households, and 265 families residing in the village. The population density was 709.9 people per square mile (273.6/km²). There were 459 housing units at an average density of 328.5 per square mile (126.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.78% White, 0.71% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

There were 425 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.6% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 82.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $35,750, and the median income for a family was $48,021. Males had a median income of $34,219 versus $20,972 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,911. About 6.6% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ James N. Adams, comp. 1989. Illinois Place Names. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Historical Society. 332.
  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. ^ Census of Population and Housing, U.S. Census Bureau 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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