Emden, Illinois

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Coordinates: 40°17′52″N 89°29′7″W / 40.29778°N 89.48528°W / 40.29778; -89.48528
Emden
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Logan
Elevation 589 ft (180 m)
Coordinates 40°17′52″N 89°29′7″W / 40.29778°N 89.48528°W / 40.29778; -89.48528
Area 0.23 sq mi (1 km2)
 - land 0.23 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 485 (2010)
Density 2,278.9 / sq mi (880 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62635
Area code 217
FIPS code 17-23971
GNIS ID 2398825
Location of Emden within Illinois
Location of Emden within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Emden, Illinois

Emden is a village in Logan County, Illinois, United States. The population was 485 at the 2010 census. The village was named after Emden, Germany due to the large number of residents who immigrated to the area from villages along the River Ems[1]

Geography[edit]

Emden is located at 40°17′52″N 89°29′7″W / 40.29778°N 89.48528°W / 40.29778; -89.48528 (40.297772, -89.485267).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 330
1910 411 24.5%
1920 462 12.4%
1930 401 −13.2%
1940 396 −1.2%
1950 406 2.5%
1960 502 23.6%
1970 552 10.0%
1980 527 −4.5%
1990 459 −12.9%
2000 515 12.2%
2010 485 −5.8%
Decennial US Census

Per the 2010 United States Census, Emden had 485 people. Among non-Hispanics this includes 475 White (97.9%), 1 Black (0.2%), 1 Asian (0.2%), & 2 from two or more races. The Hispanic or Latino population included 6 people (1.2%).

There were 211 households out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with children & no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 37.9% had someone who was 65 years of age or older.

The population was spread out with 76.1% over the age of 18 and 23.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46.3 years. The gender ratio was 47.6% male & 52.4% female. Among 211 occupied households, 82.5% were owner-occupied & 17.5% were renter-occupied.[2]

As of the 2000 United States Census,[3] there were 515 people, 216 households, and 147 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,278.9 people per square mile (864.5/km²). There were 226 housing units at an average density of 1,000.1 per square mile (379.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.03% White, 0.19% Native American, and 0.78% from two or more races.

There were 216 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.4% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.9% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 18.1% from 45 to 64, and 24.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 85.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,776, and the median income for a family was $42,206. Males had a median income of $34,375 versus $24,688 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,082. About 4.8% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and 11.6% of those age 65 or over.

Attractions[edit]

Rail Splitter Wind Farm is centered around the village of Emden.

References[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 October 13, 2012. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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