Albany, Illinois

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Albany
Albany from the Mississippi River
Albany from the Mississippi River
Location of Albany in Whiteside County, Illinois.
Location of Albany in Whiteside County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 41°47′18″N 90°13′9″W / 41.78833°N 90.21917°W / 41.78833; -90.21917Coordinates: 41°47′18″N 90°13′9″W / 41.78833°N 90.21917°W / 41.78833; -90.21917
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWhiteside
Area
 • Total1.08 sq mi (2.79 km2)
 • Land1.08 sq mi (2.79 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 • Total891
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
882
 • Density817.42/sq mi (315.57/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
61230
Area code(s)309
FIPS code17-00516

Albany is a village in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States. The population was 891 at the 2010 census, down from 895 in 2000.[3]

History[edit]

Albany was laid out in 1837, and named after Albany, New York, the native home of a large share of the first settlers.[4] A post office called Albany has been in operation since 1838.[5]

Geography[edit]

Albany is located at 41°47′18″N 90°13′9″W / 41.78833°N 90.21917°W / 41.78833; -90.21917 (41.788411, -90.219128).[6]

According to the 2010 census, Albany has a total area of 1.07 square miles (2.77 km2), all land.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860628
1870606−3.5%
18806232.8%
1890611−1.9%
19006292.9%
1910618−1.7%
1920491−20.6%
1930450−8.4%
19404929.3%
195054410.6%
196063717.1%
197094247.9%
19801,0147.6%
1990835−17.7%
20008957.2%
2010891−0.4%
Est. 2016882[2]−1.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 895 people, 349 households, and 262 families residing in the village. The population density was 894.8 people per square mile (345.6/km²). There were 383 housing units at an average density of 382.9 per square mile (147.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.66% White, 0.67% African American, 0.22% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.56% of the population.

There were 349 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.0% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.9% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the village, the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $46,719, and the median income for a family was $51,333. Males had a median income of $40,521 versus $20,938 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,780. About 3.7% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.7% of those under age 18 and 0.9% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 30, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ City data. 2000 census information Retrieved on May 16, 2007
  4. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 3. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.
  5. ^ "Whiteside County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 November 2015.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-08-01.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  10. ^ Jules Heller; Nancy G. Heller (19 December 2013). North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Biographical Dictionary. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-135-63882-5.