Johnston City, Illinois

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Coordinates: 37°49′15″N 88°55′39″W / 37.82083°N 88.92750°W / 37.82083; -88.92750
Johnston City
City
Country United States
State Illinois
County Williamson
Coordinates 37°49′15″N 88°55′39″W / 37.82083°N 88.92750°W / 37.82083; -88.92750
Area 2.12 sq mi (5 km2)
 - land 2.06 sq mi (5 km2)
 - water 0.06 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 3,557 (2000)
Density 1,820.9 / sq mi (703 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62951
Area code 618
Location of Johnston City within Illinois
Location of Johnston City within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Johnston City, Illinois

Johnston City is a city in Williamson County, Illinois, United States. The population was 3,557 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Johnston City is located at 37°49′15″N 88°55′39″W / 37.820747°N 88.927529°W / 37.820747; -88.927529.[1]

According to the 2010 census, the city has a total area of 2.12 square miles (5.5 km2), of which 2.06 square miles (5.3 km2) (or 97.17%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 2.83%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 787
1910 3,248 312.7%
1920 7,137 119.7%
1930 5,945 −16.7%
1940 5,418 −8.9%
1950 4,479 −17.3%
1960 3,891 −13.1%
1970 3,982 2.3%
1980 3,873 −2.7%
1990 3,706 −4.3%
2000 3,557 −4.0%
2010 3,543 −0.4%
U.S. Census[3]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 3,557 people, 1,560 households, and 1,010 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,820.9 people per square mile (704.3/km²). There were 1,745 housing units at an average density of 893.3 per square mile (345.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.07% White, 0.11% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.07% of the population.

There were 1,560 households out of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.8% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 85.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,143, and the median income for a family was $32,363. Males had a median income of $30,038 versus $16,853 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,764. About 19.6% of families and 22.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.9% of those under age 18 and 17.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  3. ^ Census of Population and Housing, U.S. Census Bureau 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.