Matherville, Illinois

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Coordinates: 41°15′37″N 90°36′21″W / 41.26028°N 90.60583°W / 41.26028; -90.60583
Matherville
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Mercer
Coordinates 41°15′37″N 90°36′21″W / 41.26028°N 90.60583°W / 41.26028; -90.60583
Area 0.40 sq mi (1 km2)
 - land 0.39 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.01 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 772 (2000)
Density 1,968.7 / sq mi (760 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61263
Area code 309
Location of Matherville within Illinois
Location of Matherville within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Matherville, Illinois

Matherville is a village in Mercer County, Illinois, United States. The population was 772 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

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Matherville is located at 41°15′37″N 90°36′21″W / 41.26028°N 90.60583°W / 41.26028; -90.60583 (41.260255, -90.605874).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.40 square miles (1.0 km2), of which 0.39 square miles (1.0 km2) (or 97.50%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 2.50%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 772 people, 290 households, and 216 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,968.7 people per square mile (764.3/km²). There were 301 housing units at an average density of 767.6 per square mile (298.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.45% White, 0.26% Asian, 0.52% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.04% of the population. - - There were 290 households out of which 45.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.5% were married couples living together, 15.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.5% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.06. - - In the village the population was spread out with 32.4% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.6 males. - - The median income for a household in the village was $33,438, and the median income for a family was $39,375. Males had a median income of $37,273 versus $25,179 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,956. About 14.1% of families and 15.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.5% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over.

Matherville is part of Sherrard Public Library District. Matherville is served locally by the Library District Bookmobile one day a week with a stop at the Old School Park.

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.