Belgium, Illinois

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Belgium
Village (United States)
Vermilion County's location in Illinois
Vermilion County's location in Illinois
Belgium is located in Vermilion County, Illinois
Belgium
Belgium
Belgium's location in Vermilion County
Coordinates: 40°03′41″N 87°38′17″W / 40.06139°N 87.63806°W / 40.06139; -87.63806Coordinates: 40°03′41″N 87°38′17″W / 40.06139°N 87.63806°W / 40.06139; -87.63806
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Vermilion
Township Danville, Georgetown
Area
 • Total 1.1 km2 (0.43 sq mi)
 • Land 1.1 km2 (0.43 sq mi)
 • Water 0.0 km2 (0.00 sq mi)
Elevation 199 m (653 ft)
Population (2000)
 • Total 466
 • Density 423.6/km2 (1,109.5/sq mi)
ZIP code 61883
Area code(s) 217
GNIS feature ID 0404113[1]

Belgium is a village in Vermilion County, Illinois, United States. It is part of the Danville, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 466 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Belgium is located at 40°3′44″N 87°38′20″W / 40.06222°N 87.63889°W / 40.06222; -87.63889 (40.062286, -87.638895).[2]

According to the 2010 census, Belgium has a total area of 0.43 square miles (1.11 km2), all land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 433
1920 489 12.9%
1930 484 −1.0%
1940 472 −2.5%
1950 493 4.4%
1960 494 0.2%
1970 578 17.0%
1980 568 −1.7%
1990 511 −10.0%
2000 466 −8.8%
2010 404 −13.3%
Est. 2015 400 [4] −1.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 466 people, 185 households, and 113 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,101.2 people per square mile (428.4/km²). There were 202 housing units at an average density of 477.3 per square mile (185.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.50% White, 0.21% Native American, 0.86% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.36% of the population.

There were 185 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.4% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the village, the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 92.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,500, and the median income for a family was $35,357. Males had a median income of $30,096 versus $22,708 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,038. About 13.0% of families and 13.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.2% of those under age 18 and 21.2% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Belgium". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-08-02. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.