Sesser, Illinois

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Coordinates: 38°5′29″N 89°3′2″W / 38.09139°N 89.05056°W / 38.09139; -89.05056
Sesser
City
Country United States
State Illinois
County Franklin
Coordinates 38°5′29″N 89°3′2″W / 38.09139°N 89.05056°W / 38.09139; -89.05056
Area 1.02 sq mi (3 km2)
 - land 1.02 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 2,128 (2000)
Density 2,084.9 / sq mi (805 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62884
Area code 618
Location of Sesser within Illinois
Location of Sesser within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Sesser, Illinois
Website: http://www.sesser.org

Sesser is a city in Franklin County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,128 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Sesser is located at 38°5′29″N 89°3′2″W / 38.09139°N 89.05056°W / 38.09139; -89.05056 (38.091251, -89.050608).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the city has a total area of 1.02 square miles (2.6 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,128 people, 918 households, and 584 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,084.9 people per square mile (805.5/km²). There were 1,007 housing units at an average density of 986.6 per square mile (381.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.59% White, 0.14% African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.52% of the population.

There were 918 households out of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.5% 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 2.88.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 84.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,714, and the median income for a family was $33,203. Males had a median income of $31,739 versus $19,083 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,378. About 17.5% of families and 20.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.6% of those under age 18 and 8.7% 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. 

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