Kinsman, Illinois

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Country United States
State Illinois
County Grundy
Elevation 655 ft (200 m)
Coordinates 41°11′26″N 88°34′11″W / 41.19056°N 88.56972°W / 41.19056; -88.56972Coordinates: 41°11′26″N 88°34′11″W / 41.19056°N 88.56972°W / 41.19056; -88.56972
Area 0.07 sq mi (0 km2)
 - land 0.07 sq mi (0 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 99 (2010)
Density 1,638.0 / sq mi (632 / km2)
Mayor Mark Harlow
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 60437
Area code 815
Location of Kinsman within Illinois
Location of Kinsman within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Kinsman, Illinois

Kinsman is a village in Grundy County, Illinois, United States. The population was 99 at the 2010 census.


Kinsman is located at 41°11′26″N 88°34′11″W / 41.19056°N 88.56972°W / 41.19056; -88.56972 (41.190598, -88.569808).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2), all land.[2]


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 109 people, 46 households, and 31 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,638.0 people per square mile (601.2/km²). There were 50 housing units at an average density of 751.4 per square mile (275.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.33% White, 2.75% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.84% of the population.

There were 46 households out of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.2% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 32.6% 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 2.37 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $42,083, and the median income for a family was $47,083. Males had a median income of $35,536 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,011. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

FBI raid[edit]

In October 2009, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, along with immigration officials and the state police, conducted a raid on an Islamic slaughterhouse in Kinsman. The town mayor, county sheriff, and local residents were very surprised by this action.[4]


  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. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ Abrams, Joseph. "Massive FBI Raid on Islamic Slaughterhouse Mystifies Tiny Illinois Town." Fox News. Tuesday, October 27, 2009. Accessed December 28, 2009 via Pat Dollard's website.