Goodfield, Illinois

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Coordinates: 40°37′38″N 89°16′21″W / 40.62722°N 89.27250°W / 40.62722; -89.27250
Goodfield
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Woodford
Elevation 742 ft (226 m)
Coordinates 40°37′38″N 89°16′21″W / 40.62722°N 89.27250°W / 40.62722; -89.27250
Area 1.70 sq mi (4 km2)
 - land 1.69 sq mi (4 km2)
 - water 0.01 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 860 (2010)
Density 474.2 / sq mi (183 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61742
Area code 309
Location of Goodfield within Illinois
Location of Goodfield within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Goodfield, Illinois

Goodfield is a village in Tazewell and Woodford counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. The population was 860 at the 2010 census, up significantly from 686 at the 2000 census. Goodfield is part of the Peoria, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.

CNH (company) has a plant located in Goodfield, which manufactures branded (Case IH, New Holland, and DMI) crop production, fertilizer, and tillage equipment.

Goodfield is the typical midwest village, yet there are a few things that make it unique. Conklins Dinner Theatre (a Dinner Theatre in the shape of a large barn) is housed outside of Goodfield, as is a Yogi Bear Jellystone Park. Goodfield also has local businesses such as Early Bird Fertilizer and Busy Corner.

History[edit]

The site of Goodfield was surveyed for John Guth of Washington, Illinois on 29 August 1888.[1] The name Goodfield is believed to derive from Guthville (via Goodville), named after John Guth.[2]

Geography[edit]

Goodfield is located at 40°37′38″N 89°16′21″W / 40.62722°N 89.27250°W / 40.62722; -89.27250 (40.627301, -89.272398).[3]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 1.70 square miles (4.4 km2), of which 1.69 square miles (4.4 km2) (or 99.41%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.59%) is water.[4]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 686 people, 229 households, and 199 families residing in the village. The population density was 474.2 people per square mile (182.7/km²). There were 235 housing units at an average density of 162.4 per square mile (62.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.13% White, 0.15% African American, 0.29% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races.

There were 229 households out of which 42.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.9% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.1% were non-families. 10.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the village the population was spread out with 32.4% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $60,069, and the median income for a family was $61,736. Males had a median income of $46,042 versus $26,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,099. About 2.1% of families and 3.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 2.4% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moore, Roy Lewis. 1910. History of Woodford County. Eureka, IL: Woodford County Republican, p. 230.
  2. ^ Callary, Edward. 2009. Place Names of Illinois. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, p. 140.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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