Sigel, Illinois

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Coordinates: 39°13′34″N 88°29′43″W / 39.22611°N 88.49528°W / 39.22611; -88.49528
Sigel
Town
Country United States
State Illinois
County Shelby
Elevation 634 ft (193 m)
Coordinates 39°13′34″N 88°29′43″W / 39.22611°N 88.49528°W / 39.22611; -88.49528
Area 0.29 sq mi (1 km2)
 - land 0.28 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.01 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 373 (2010)
Density 1,411.6 / sq mi (545 / km2)
Incorporated March 7, 1867 (1867-03-07)
Mayor Sheryl Long
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62462
Area code 217
Location of Sigel within Illinois
Location of Sigel within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Sigel, Illinois
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Sigel is an incorporated town in Shelby County, Illinois, United States. The population was 386 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Sigel is located at 39°13′34″N 88°29′43″W / 39.22611°N 88.49528°W / 39.22611; -88.49528 (39.226214, -88.495161).[2]

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2), of which 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2) (or 96.55%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 3.45%) is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 386 people, 141 households, and 97 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,411.6 people per square mile (552.0/km²). There were 154 housing units at an average density of 563.2 per square mile (220.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.22% White, 0.52% from other races, and 0.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.81% of the population.

There were 141 households out of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the town, the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 16.3% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,607, and the median income for a family was $51,500. Males had a median income of $34,375 versus $22,656 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,933. About 2.4% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Illinois Regional Archives Depository System. "Name Index to Illinois Local Governments". Illinois State Archives. Illinois Secretary of State. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.