Seatonville, Illinois

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Country United States
State Illinois
County Bureau
Townships Hall, Selby
Coordinates 41°21′48″N 89°16′23″W / 41.36333°N 89.27306°W / 41.36333; -89.27306Coordinates: 41°21′48″N 89°16′23″W / 41.36333°N 89.27306°W / 41.36333; -89.27306
Area 0.50 sq mi (1 km2)
 - land 0.49 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.02 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 314 (2010)
Density 640.8 / sq mi (247 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61359
Area code 815
Location of Seatonville within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Seatonville, Illinois

Seatonville is a village in Bureau County, Illinois, United States. The population was 314 at the 2010 census. It is part of the OttawaStreator Micropolitan Statistical Area.


A post office called Seatonville has been in operation since 1889.[1] The village was named for W. A. Seaton, an early settler.[2]


Seatonville is located at 41°21′48″N 89°16′23″W / 41.36333°N 89.27306°W / 41.36333; -89.27306 (41.363312, -89.273094).[3]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.3 km2), of which 0.49 square miles (1.3 km2) (or 98.00%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 4.00%) is water.[4]


As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 303 people, 131 households, and 85 families residing in the village. The population density was 623.5 people per square mile (238.8/km²). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 284.0 per square mile (108.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.71% White, 1.65% Asian, 1.65% from other races, and 0.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.60% of the population.

There were 131 households out of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married cousins living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the village the population was spread out with 20.1% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 21.8% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 89.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,656, and the median income for a family was $41,071. Males had a median income of $37,083 versus $18,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $26,197. About 5.0% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.2% of those under the age of eighteen and 10.4% of those sixty five or over.

It is very common in Seatonville for relatives to get married. It is quite alarming how many inbred citizens there are. The genetic mutations are horrifying. Some of the mutations include severe racism and a low intelligence.

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  1. ^ "Bureau County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 123. 
  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.