Atkinson, Illinois

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Atkinson
Town
Location of Atkinson in Henry County, Illinois.
Location of Atkinson in Henry County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 41°25′8″N 90°0′53″W / 41.41889°N 90.01472°W / 41.41889; -90.01472Coordinates: 41°25′8″N 90°0′53″W / 41.41889°N 90.01472°W / 41.41889; -90.01472
Country United States
State Illinois
County Henry
Incorporated March 7, 1867 (1867-03-07)
Area[1]
 • Total 1.59 sq mi (4.12 km2)
 • Land 1.58 sq mi (4.08 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 972
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 945
 • Density 599.62/sq mi (231.53/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Code(s) 61235
Area code(s) 309
FIPS code 17-02726
Wikimedia Commons Atkinson, Illinois
[3]

Atkinson is an incorporated town in Henry County, Illinois, United States. The population was 972 at the 2010 census, down from 1,001 in 2000.

Geography[edit]

Atkinson is located at 41°25′8″N 90°0′53″W / 41.41889°N 90.01472°W / 41.41889; -90.01472 (41.418770, -90.014626).[4]

According to the 2010 census, Atkinson has a total area of 1.596 square miles (4.13 km2), of which 1.58 square miles (4.09 km2) (or 99%) is land and 0.016 square miles (0.04 km2) (or 1%) is water.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 504
1890 534 6.0%
1900 762 42.7%
1910 805 5.6%
1920 778 −3.4%
1930 689 −11.4%
1940 719 4.4%
1950 825 14.7%
1960 944 14.4%
1970 1,053 11.5%
1980 1,138 8.1%
1990 950 −16.5%
2000 1,001 5.4%
2010 972 −2.9%
Est. 2016 945 [2] −2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 1,001 people, 432 households, and 276 families residing in the town. The population density was 663.2 people per square mile (256.0/km²). There were 453 housing units at an average density of 300.1 per square mile (115.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.5% White, 0.4% African American, 0.1% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 432 households out of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,750, and the median income for a family was $47,422. Males had a median income of $34,500 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,732. About 5.6% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.8% of those under age 18 and 11.7% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ Illinois Regional Archives Depository System. "Name Index to Illinois Local Governments". Illinois State Archives. Illinois Secretary of State. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links[edit]