Bethany, Illinois

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Bethany
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Moultrie
Elevation 652 ft (199 m)
Coordinates 39°38′41″N 88°44′21″W / 39.64472°N 88.73917°W / 39.64472; -88.73917Coordinates: 39°38′41″N 88°44′21″W / 39.64472°N 88.73917°W / 39.64472; -88.73917
Area 0.97 sq mi (3 km2)
 - land 0.97 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 1,287 (2000)
Density 1,323.6/sq mi (511/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61914
Area code 217
Location of Bethany within Illinois
Location of Bethany within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Bethany, Illinois

Bethany is a village in Moultrie County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,287 at the 2000 census, and 1,225 at a 2009 estimate.

Geography[edit]

Bethany is located at 39°38′41″N 88°44′21″W / 39.64472°N 88.73917°W / 39.64472; -88.73917 (39.644685, -88.739109).[1]

According to the 2010 census, Bethany has a total area of 0.972 square miles (2.52 km2), of which 0.97 square miles (2.51 km2) (or 99.79%) is land and 0.002 square miles (0.01 km2) (or 0.21%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 269
1890 688 155.8%
1900 873 26.9%
1910 859 −1.6%
1920 842 −2.0%
1930 802 −4.8%
1940 819 2.1%
1950 850 3.8%
1960 1,118 31.5%
1970 1,235 10.5%
1980 1,550 25.5%
1990 1,369 −11.7%
2000 1,287 −6.0%
2010 1,352 5.1%
Est. 2015 1,322 [3] −2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,287 people, 544 households, and 386 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,323.6 people per square mile (512.3/km²). There were 580 housing units at an average density of 596.5 per square mile (230.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.99% White, 0.08% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.31% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.23% of the population.

There were 544 households out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the village, the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $34,091, and the median income for a family was $44,276. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $20,603 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,888. About 5.7% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.0% of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

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

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