Dalton City, Illinois

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Dalton City
Village
Location of Dalton City in Moultrie County, Illinois.
Location of Dalton City in Moultrie County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 39°42′49″N 88°48′20″W / 39.71361°N 88.80556°W / 39.71361; -88.80556Coordinates: 39°42′49″N 88°48′20″W / 39.71361°N 88.80556°W / 39.71361; -88.80556
Country United States
State Illinois
County Moultrie
Area[1]
 • Total 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Land 0.61 sq mi (1.57 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 686 ft (209 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 544
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 520
 • Density 856.67/sq mi (330.59/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Code(s) 61925
Area code(s) 217
FIPS code 17-18446
Wikimedia Commons Dalton City, Illinois

Dalton City is a village in Moultrie County, Illinois, United States. It is in the center of the state near the Macon County line, located along Route 121 at its intersection with Route 128 and between the larger villages of Bethany and Mount Zion. The population was 581 at the 2000 census, nearly 200 more than were present there during the 1960 census.[3]

Dalton City was incorporated as a village on September 15, 1877.[3] The village was the birthplace of Henry Gleason, a 20th-century ecologist and taxonomist.

Since the Cutback amendment Dalton City has been part of the 101st district of the Illinois House of Representatives.[4] As of 2006 it is represented by Democrat Bob Flider of Mount Zion.

Geography[edit]

Dalton City is located at 39°42′49″N 88°48′20″W / 39.71361°N 88.80556°W / 39.71361; -88.80556 (39.713487, -88.805596),[5] in the West Okaw River watershed.

According to the 2010 census, Dalton City has a total area of 0.613 square miles (1.59 km2), of which 0.61 square miles (1.58 km2) (or 99.51%) is land and 0.003 square miles (0.01 km2) (or 0.49%) is water.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 280
1890 334 19.3%
1900 388 16.2%
1910 400 3.1%
1920 446 11.5%
1930 403 −9.6%
1940 354 −12.2%
1950 384 8.5%
1960 386 0.5%
1970 427 10.6%
1980 574 34.4%
1990 573 −0.2%
2000 581 1.4%
2010 544 −6.4%
Est. 2016 520 [2] −4.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 581 people, 212 households, and 170 families residing in the village. The population density was 941.7 people per square mile (361.8/km²). There were 224 housing units at an average density of 363.1 per square mile (139.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.62% White, 0.52% African American, 0.52% Native American, 0.17% from other races, and 0.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.55% of the population.

There were 212 households out of which 44.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.8% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.8% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the village, the population was spread out with 31.2% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $48,958, and the median income for a family was $53,224. Males had a median income of $36,094 versus $20,417 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,946. About 2.8% of families and 4.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under age 18 and 10.0% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ a b Dalton City from a privately maintained website
  4. ^ Map of 101st District, from Rep. Bob Flider's campaign website
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-08-02. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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