Good Hope, Illinois

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Coordinates: 40°33′27″N 90°40′30″W / 40.55750°N 90.67500°W / 40.55750; -90.67500
Good Hope
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County McDonough
Coordinates 40°33′27″N 90°40′30″W / 40.55750°N 90.67500°W / 40.55750; -90.67500
Area 0.29 sq mi (1 km2)
 - land 0.29 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 415 (2000)
Density 1,408.0 / sq mi (544 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61438
Area code 309
Location of Good Hope within Illinois
Location of Good Hope within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Good Hope, Illinois

Good Hope is a village in McDonough County, Illinois, United States. The population was 415 according to the 2000 census.

History[edit]

Early in its history the town was also at times spelled Goodhope. It was settled by 1840.[1]

Geography[edit]

Good Hope is located at 40°33′27″N 90°40′30″W / 40.557585°N 90.675023°W / 40.557585; -90.675023.[2]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2), all land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 415 people, 175 households, and 120 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,408.0 people per square mile (552.5/km²). There were 181 housing units at an average density of 614.1 per square mile (241.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.28% White, 0.24% Native American, 0.24% from other races, and 0.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.48% of the population.

There were 175 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.7% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.9% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 101.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $37,386, and the median income for a family was $41,964. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $21,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,555. About 7.2% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.2% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrew Jenson, LDS Biographical Encyclopedia Vol. 1, p. 136
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.