Du Bois, Illinois

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Du Bois
Village
Location of Du Bois in Washington County, Illinois.
Location of Du Bois in Washington County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 38°13′25″N 89°12′48″W / 38.22361°N 89.21333°W / 38.22361; -89.21333Coordinates: 38°13′25″N 89°12′48″W / 38.22361°N 89.21333°W / 38.22361; -89.21333
Country United States
State Illinois
County Washington
Area[1]
 • Total 1.07 sq mi (2.78 km2)
 • Land 1.07 sq mi (2.78 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 518 ft (158 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 205
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 198
 • Density 184.53/sq mi (71.25/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Code(s) 62831
Area code(s) 618
FIPS code 17-20890
GNIS ID 2398750
Wikimedia Commons Du Bois, Illinois

Du Bois is a village in Washington County, Illinois, United States. The population was 205 at the 2010 census.[3]

History[edit]

Du Bois was originally named Coloma.[4] In 1869, the village was renamed for Jesse K. Du Bois, state auditor of public accounts, 1856-1864.[5]

Geography[edit]

Du Bois is located at 38°13′25″N 89°12′48″W / 38.22361°N 89.21333°W / 38.22361; -89.21333 (38.223545, -89.213414).[6]

According to the 2010 census, Du Bois has a total area of 1.07 square miles (2.77 km2), all land.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 274
1890 304 10.9%
1900 335 10.2%
1910 351 4.8%
1920 443 26.2%
1930 197 −55.5%
1940 280 42.1%
1950 282 0.7%
1960 229 −18.8%
1970 234 2.2%
1980 241 3.0%
1990 216 −10.4%
2000 222 2.8%
2010 205 −7.7%
Est. 2016 198 [2] −3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 222 people, 96 households, and 54 families residing in the village. The population density was 207.8 people per square mile (80.1/km²). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 108.6 per square mile (41.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.30% White, 0.45% Native American, 0.45% from other races, and 1.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.25% of the population.

There were 96 households out of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.7% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.8% were non-families. 38.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the village, the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 17.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 115.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $30,417, and the median income for a family was $32,500. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $12,367. About 17.3% of families and 15.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 27.8% of those sixty five 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. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Du Bois village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved November 1, 2011. 
  4. ^ Laws of the State of Illinois Enacted by the General Assembly. Illinois. 1869. 
  5. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 109. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-08-02. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.