Eddyville, Illinois

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Eddyville
Village
Eddyville, IL.jpg
Eddyville post office on Main St.
Country United States
State Illinois
County Pope
Elevation 682 ft (208 m)
Coordinates 37°30′1″N 88°35′13″W / 37.50028°N 88.58694°W / 37.50028; -88.58694Coordinates: 37°30′1″N 88°35′13″W / 37.50028°N 88.58694°W / 37.50028; -88.58694
Area 0.29 sq mi (1 km2)
 - land 0.29 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 153 (2000)
Density 533.1/sq mi (206/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62928
Area code 618
FIPS code 17-22398
GNIS ID 2398782
Location of Eddyville within Illinois
Location of Eddyville within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Eddyville, Illinois

Eddyville is a village in Pope County, Illinois, United States. The population was 153 at the 2000 census. The Lusk Creek Wilderness is nearby.

History[edit]

Eddyville was laid out in 1866, and named for Edward Fulghum, who owned the land where the village is located.[1] A post office has been in operation at Eddyville since 1869.[2] Eddyville was incorporated as a village in 1883.[3]

Geography[edit]

Eddyville is located at 37°30′1″N 88°35′13″W / 37.50028°N 88.58694°W / 37.50028; -88.58694 (37.500412, -88.587024).[4]

According to the 2010 census, Eddyville has a total area of 0.291 square miles (0.75 km2), of which 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2) (or 99.66%) is land and 0.001 square miles (0.00 km2) (or 0.34%) is water.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 114
1890 212 86.0%
1900 162 −23.6%
1910 145 −10.5%
1920 173 19.3%
1930 115 −33.5%
1940 144 25.2%
1950 106 −26.4%
1960 125 17.9%
1970 127 1.6%
1980 143 12.6%
1990 151 5.6%
2000 153 1.3%
2010 101 −34.0%
Est. 2015 95 [6] −5.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 153 people, 65 households, and 41 families residing in the village. The population density was 533.1 people per square mile (203.7/km²). There were 78 housing units at an average density of 271.8 per square mile (103.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 93.46% White, 1.31% Native American, 1.31% Asian, 0.65% from other races, and 3.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 65 households out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 16.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.4% were non-families. 35.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the village the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 109.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $22,083, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $22,500 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,084. About 13.9% of families and 16.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 5.9% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 104. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7. 
  2. ^ "Pope County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "Pope County Historical Reminiscences". genealogytrails.com. Illinois Genealogy Trails. Retrieved 22 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-08-03. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.