Elkville, Illinois

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Elkville, Illinois
Village
Location of Elkville in Jackson County, Illinois
Location of Elkville in Jackson County, Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 37°54′39″N 89°14′7″W / 37.91083°N 89.23528°W / 37.91083; -89.23528Coordinates: 37°54′39″N 89°14′7″W / 37.91083°N 89.23528°W / 37.91083; -89.23528
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jackson
Township Elk
Area[1]
 • Total 0.77 sq mi (1.99 km2)
 • Land 0.76 sq mi (1.98 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 928
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 896
 • Density 1,174.31/sq mi (453.11/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 62932
Area code(s) 618
FIPS code 17-23373
GNIS ID 2398807
Wikimedia Commons Elkville, Illinois

Elkville is a village in Jackson County, Illinois, United States. The population was 928 at the 2010 census,[3] down from 1,001 at the 2000 census. As of 2016 the estimated population was 896.[2]

The village was named for the elk which frequented mineral licks near the original town site.[4]

Geography[edit]

Elkville is located in northeastern Jackson County at 37°54′39″N 89°14′7″W / 37.91083°N 89.23528°W / 37.91083; -89.23528 (37.910851, -89.235198).[5] U.S. Route 51 runs through the center of the village, leading north 7 miles (11 km) to Du Quoin and south the same distance to De Soto. Carbondale is 13 miles (21 km) south of Elkville via US-51.

According to the 2010 census, Elkville has a total area of 0.765 square miles (1.98 km2), of which 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2) (or 99.35%) is land and 0.005 square miles (0.01 km2) (or 0.65%) is water.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 145
1900 465 220.7%
1910 732 57.4%
1920 990 35.2%
1930 1,133 14.4%
1940 951 −16.1%
1950 934 −1.8%
1960 743 −20.4%
1970 850 14.4%
1980 973 14.5%
1990 958 −1.5%
2000 1,001 4.5%
2010 928 −7.3%
Est. 2016 896 [2] −3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the 2000 United States Census,[8] there were 1,001 people, 400 households, and 289 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,305.6 people per square mile (501.9/km²). There were 455 housing units at an average density of 593.5 per square mile (228.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.00% White, 2.90% African American, 0.80% Native American, 0.20% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.90% of the population.

There were 400 households out of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the village, the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $27,969, and the median income for a family was $30,417. Males had a median income of $25,833 versus $17,727 for females. The per capita income for the village was $12,475. About 17.3% of families and 21.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.0% of those under age 18 and 11.0% of those age 65 or over.

School districts[edit]

Elverado CUSD #196 http://www.elv196.org This school has several spotlight school awards.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 29, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Elkville village, Illinois". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May , 2018.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ Illinois Central Magazine. Illinois Central Railroad Company. 1922. p. 42. 
  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 2015-08-03. 
  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 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.