Long Creek, Illinois

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Coordinates: 39°48′32″N 88°51′24″W / 39.80889°N 88.85667°W / 39.80889; -88.85667
Long Creek
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Macon
Elevation 672 ft (205 m)
Coordinates 39°48′32″N 88°51′24″W / 39.80889°N 88.85667°W / 39.80889; -88.85667
Area 2.83 sq mi (7 km2)
 - land 2.83 sq mi (7 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Density 513.2 / sq mi (198 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62521
Area code 217
Location of Long Creek within Illinois
Location of Long Creek within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Long Creek, Illinois

Long Creek is a village in Macon County, Illinois, United States whose population was 1,364 at the 2000 census, and 1,349 at a 2009 estimate. It is included in the Decatur, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Long Creek is located at 39°48′32″N 88°51′24″W / 39.80889°N 88.85667°W / 39.80889; -88.85667 (39.808936, -88.856548).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 2.83 square miles (7.3 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,364 people, 486 households, and 408 families residing in the village. The population density was 513.2 people per square mile (198.0/km²). There were 500 housing units at an average density of 188.1 per square mile (72.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.61% White, 0.44% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.07% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 486 households out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.1% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.0% were non-families. 13.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $56,083, and the median income for a family was $58,056. Males had a median income of $43,958 versus $27,344 for females. The per capita income for the village was $23,141. About 3.5% of families and 5.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.4% of those under age 18 and 2.2% 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. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.