Elliott, Illinois

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Elliott
Village
Elliott Illinois Post Office.jpg
Elliott Illinois Post Office.
Country United States
State Illinois
County Ford
Elevation 781 ft (238.0 m)
Coordinates 40°27′53″N 88°16′17″W / 40.46472°N 88.27139°W / 40.46472; -88.27139Coordinates: 40°27′53″N 88°16′17″W / 40.46472°N 88.27139°W / 40.46472; -88.27139
Area 0.48 sq mi (1.24 km2)
 - land 0.48 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 295 (2010)
Density 704.2/sq mi (271.9/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 60933
Area code 217
Location of Elliott within Illinois

Elliott is a village in Ford County, Illinois, United States. The population was 295 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Elliott is located at 40°27′53″N 88°16′17″W / 40.46472°N 88.27139°W / 40.46472; -88.27139 (40.464833, -88.271501).[1] According to the 2010 census, Elliott has a total area of 0.48 square miles (1.24 km2), all land.[2]

History[edit]

Elliott was named for the landowner of the village site, Samuel Elliott.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 172
1910 371
1920 344 −7.3%
1930 301 −12.5%
1940 332 10.3%
1950 337 1.5%
1960 343 1.8%
1970 365 6.4%
1980 370 1.4%
1990 309 −16.5%
2000 341 10.4%
2010 295 −13.5%
Est. 2015 285 [4] −3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 341 people, 127 households, and 106 families. The population density was 704.2 people per square mile (274.3/km²). There were 136 housing units at an average density of 280.8 per square mile (109.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.53% White, and 1.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.29% of the population.

Elliott Illinois Water tower and grain elevator.

There were 127 households out of which 37.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.5% were non-families. 11.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the village, the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $41,000, and the median income for a family was $44,375. Males had a median income of $30,556 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,203. About 6.4% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.8% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-08-03. 
  3. ^ Callary, Edward. 2009. Place Names of Illinois. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, p. 110.
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.