Albany, Illinois

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Albany
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Whiteside
Township Jessica McMahon
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
Area 1.07 sq mi (3 km2)
 - land 1.07 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 891 (2010)
Density 894.8/sq mi (345/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61230
Area code 309
Location of Albany within Illinois
Location of Albany within Illinois

Albany is a village in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States. The population was 891 at the 2010 census, down from 895 in 2000.[1]

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.[2] A post office called Albany has been in operation since 1838.[3]

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).[4]

According to the 2010 census, Albany has a total area of 1.07 square miles (2.77 km2), all land.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 628
1870 606 −3.5%
1880 623 2.8%
1890 611 −1.9%
1900 629 2.9%
1910 618 −1.7%
1920 491 −20.6%
1930 450 −8.4%
1940 492 9.3%
1950 544 10.6%
1960 637 17.1%
1970 942 47.9%
1980 1,014 7.6%
1990 835 −17.7%
2000 895 7.2%
2010 891 −0.4%
Est. 2015 890 [6] −0.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ City data. 2000 census information Retrieved on May 16, 2007
  2. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 3. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7. 
  3. ^ "Whiteside County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-08-01. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.