Exeter, Illinois

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Exeter
Village
Location of Exeter in Scott County, Illinois.
Location of Exeter in Scott County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 39°43′9″N 90°29′46″W / 39.71917°N 90.49611°W / 39.71917; -90.49611Coordinates: 39°43′9″N 90°29′46″W / 39.71917°N 90.49611°W / 39.71917; -90.49611
Country United States
State Illinois
County Scott
Area[1]
 • Total 0.69 sq mi (1.79 km2)
 • Land 0.69 sq mi (1.79 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 65
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 62
 • Density 89.86/sq mi (34.71/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Code(s) 62621
Area code(s) 217
FIPS code 17-24699
Wikimedia Commons Exeter, Illinois

Exeter is a village in Scott County, Illinois, United States. The population was 70 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Jacksonville Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Exeter is located at 39°43′9″N 90°29′46″W / 39.71917°N 90.49611°W / 39.71917; -90.49611 (39.719091, −90.496028).[3]

According to the 2010 census, Exeter has a total area of 0.69 square miles (1.79 km2), all land.[4]

History[edit]

Exeter was given the name of the origin of its founders, Exeter, New Hampshire.[5]

The Potawatomi Trail of Death passed through here in 1838.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 291
1890 244 −16.2%
1900 233 −4.5%
1910 201 −13.7%
1920 167 −16.9%
1930 89 −46.7%
1940 126 41.6%
1950 107 −15.1%
1960 77 −28.0%
1970 76 −1.3%
1980 73 −3.9%
1990 59 −19.2%
2000 70 18.6%
2010 65 −7.1%
Est. 2016 62 [2] −4.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 70 people, 27 households, and 17 families residing in the village. The population density was 101.5 people per square mile (39.2/km²). There were 32 housing units at an average density of 46.4 per square mile (17.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.57% White and 1.43% Native American.

There were 27 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.0% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the village, the population was spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 15.7% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 125.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $46,875, and the median income for a family was $51,250. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $18,036 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,968. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

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. ^ "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 2015-08-03. 
  5. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 122. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.