Burnt Prairie, Illinois

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Burnt Prairie
Village
The Old Morrison Mill, a local historic site
The Old Morrison Mill, a local historic site
Location of Burnt Prairie in White County, Illinois.
Location of Burnt Prairie in White County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 38°15′5″N 88°15′28″W / 38.25139°N 88.25778°W / 38.25139; -88.25778Coordinates: 38°15′5″N 88°15′28″W / 38.25139°N 88.25778°W / 38.25139; -88.25778
Country United States
State Illinois
County White
Government
 • Village president Dakota Short
Area[1]
 • Total 0.08 sq mi (0.20 km2)
 • Land 0.08 sq mi (0.20 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 446 ft (136 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 52
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 51
 • Density 653.85/sq mi (252.78/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 618
FIPS code 17-09889

Burnt Prairie (formerly known as Liberty) is a village in White County, Illinois, United States. The population was 58 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Burnt Prairie is located at 38°15′5″N 88°15′28″W / 38.25139°N 88.25778°W / 38.25139; -88.25778 (38.251335, -88.257641).[3]

According to the 2010 census, Burnt Prairie has a total area of 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2), all land.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 181
1940 202 11.6%
1950 172 −14.9%
1960 118 −31.4%
1970 134 13.6%
1980 114 −14.9%
1990 71 −37.7%
2000 58 −18.3%
2010 52 −10.3%
Est. 2016 51 [2] −1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 58 people, 31 households, and 15 families residing in the village. The population density was 728.3 people per square mile (279.9/km²). There were 43 housing units at an average density of 539.9 per square mile (207.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.72% of the population.

There were 31 households out of which 16.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.4% were non-families. 41.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 32.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.87 and the average family size was 2.50.

In the village, the population was spread out with 12.1% under the age of 18, 12.1% from 18 to 24, 20.7% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 25.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females there were 87.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $18,125, and the median income for a family was $23,750. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,572. There were 18.2% of families and 28.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 33.3% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 29, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-08-02. 
  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. 

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