De Land, Illinois

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De Land
De Land Illinois Water Tower Post Office and Grain Elevator.jpg
Water tower, Post Office and grain elevators in downtown De Land.
Country United States
State Illinois
County Piatt
Elevation 700 ft (213.4 m)
Coordinates 40°07′18″N 88°38′42″W / 40.12167°N 88.64500°W / 40.12167; -88.64500Coordinates: 40°07′18″N 88°38′42″W / 40.12167°N 88.64500°W / 40.12167; -88.64500
Area 0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 - land 0.41 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 446 (2010)
Density 1,198.1 / sq mi (462.6 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 61839
Area code 217
Location of De Land within Illinois

De Land is a village in Piatt County, Illinois, United States. The population was 446 at the 2010 census. The name of the village is spelled De Land by the census bureau, but it is alternately spelled as one word (DeLand). It is a small bedroom community. A few of the main shops are Casey's General Store, Barnyard Treasures and Auction house, DeLand Farmer's Grain Cooperative, and 2 antique shops.


De Land is located at 40°7′18″N 88°38′42″W / 40.12167°N 88.64500°W / 40.12167; -88.64500 (40.121624, -88.645064).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.41 square miles (1.1 km2), all land.[2]


As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 446 people, 185 households, and 132 families residing in the village. There were 207 housing units of which 185 were occupied. The racial makeup of the village was 98.4% White, 1.1%Hispanic .9% 2+ Races, .4% Asian, .2% Black.

There were 185 households out of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.6% were non-families. 30.8% of all households had individuals under 18 years of age and 29.2% had individuals who were 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 20, 4.3% from 20 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40.5 years. The median age for males was 39.8, and 41.7 for females.

The median income for a household in the village was $40,982, and the median income for a family was $45,156. Males had a median income of $31,429 versus $20,893 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,377. About 4.9% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.8% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.

Local high school[edit]

DeLand-Weldon High School is the school that services both towns and the surrounding areas. It is the seventh smallest high school, and third smallest public high school in the state with a total enrollment of 50 students. [4]


  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. ^ "US Census 2010". US Census 2010. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  4. ^ "IHSA". IHSA. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 

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