Virgil, Illinois

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Coordinates: 41°57′24″N 88°31′43″W / 41.95667°N 88.52861°W / 41.95667; -88.52861
Virgil
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kane
Township Virgil
Elevation 866 ft (264 m)
Coordinates 41°57′24″N 88°31′43″W / 41.95667°N 88.52861°W / 41.95667; -88.52861
Area 2.11 sq mi (5 km2)
 - land 2.11 sq mi (5 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 329 (2010)
Density 141.3 / sq mi (55 / km2)
Settled 1836 (1836)
 - Incorporated 1990 (1990)
Government Mayor–council
Village President Jamie LeBlanc
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 60151
Area code 630/331
Location of Virgil within Illinois
Location of Virgil within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Virgil, Illinois
Statistics: [1][2]
Website: www.villageofvirgil.com

Virgil is a village in Virgil Township, Kane County, Illinois, United States. It was incorporated as a village on November 6, 1990.[3] The population was 329 at the 2010 census, up from 266 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

Virgil was the site of the 2010 Illinois earthquake's epicenter in the early morning hours of February 10.[4][5]

Geography[edit]

Virgil is located at 41°57′24″N 88°31′43″W / 41.95667°N 88.52861°W / 41.95667; -88.52861 (41.9566341, -88.5286920).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 2.11 square miles (5.5 km2), all land.[6]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 266 people, 86 households, and 73 families residing in the village. The population density was 141.3 inhabitants per square mile (54.6 /km2). There were 89 housing units at an average density of 47.3 per square mile (18.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.37% White, 1.13% African American, 0.38% Asian, 0.38% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.88% of the population.

There were 86 households, out of which 50.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.8% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.0% were non-families. 12.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.09 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the village, the population was spread out with 35.3% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 33.5% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 3.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $78,252, and the median income for a family was $80,687. Males had a median income of $45,000 versus $30,417 for females. The per capita income for the village was $26,881. None of the families and 0.4% of the population were living below the poverty line.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Village of Virgil
  2. ^ a b "Virgil village, Illinois - Fact Sheet". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Official website
  4. ^ "Small earthquake wakes up northern Ill., no damage". WGEM-TV. 10 February 2010. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  5. ^ Greene, Richard Allen (10 February 2010). "Earthquake rattles northern Illinois". CNN. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  6. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 

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