Detroit, Illinois

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Detroit
Village
IL 100 and IL 106 in Detroit.JPG
The junction of IL 100 and IL 106 in Detroit.
Country United States
State Illinois
County Pike
Coordinates 39°37′11″N 90°40′35″W / 39.61972°N 90.67639°W / 39.61972; -90.67639Coordinates: 39°37′11″N 90°40′35″W / 39.61972°N 90.67639°W / 39.61972; -90.67639
Area 0.24 sq mi (1 km2)
 - land 0.24 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Density 388.7/sq mi (150/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62363
Area code 217
Location of Detroit within Illinois
Location of Detroit within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Detroit, Illinois

Detroit, Illinois is a village in Pike County, Illinois, United States. The population was 83 at the 2010 census, a decline from 93 in 2000.

History[edit]

Detroit was laid out in 1837, taking its name after Detroit, Michigan.[1] A post office was established at Detroit in 1845, and remained in operation until the 1970s.[2]

Geography[edit]

Detroit is located at 39°37′11″N 90°40′35″W / 39.619810°N 90.676463°W / 39.619810; -90.676463.[3]

According to the 2010 census, Detroit has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all land.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 160
1880 168 5.0%
1890 161 −4.2%
1900 149 −7.5%
1910 127 −14.8%
1920 129 1.6%
1930 144 11.6%
1940 140 −2.8%
1950 126 −10.0%
1960 126 0.0%
1970 124 −1.6%
1980 156 25.8%
1990 126 −19.2%
2000 93 −26.2%
2010 83 −10.8%
Est. 2015 81 [5] −2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the 2000 census,[7] there were 93 people, 37 households, and 21 families residing in the village. The population density was 388.7 people per square mile (149.6/km²). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 192.3 per square mile (74.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.92% White, and 1.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.45% of the population.

Of a total 37 households, 27.0% included children under the age of 18, 56.8% were married couples living together, and 43.2% were non-families. 35.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.43.

In the village, the population was spread out with 31.2% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $21,875, and the median income for a family was $35,000. Males had a median income of $34,063 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,127. There were 15.4% of families and 13.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 8.6% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 92. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7. 
  2. ^ "Pike County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 November 2015. 
  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. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 22, 2013. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.