Goreville, Illinois

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Goreville, Illinois
Location of Goreville in Johnson County, Illinois.
Location of Goreville in Johnson County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 37°33′12″N 88°58′22″W / 37.55333°N 88.97278°W / 37.55333; -88.97278Coordinates: 37°33′12″N 88°58′22″W / 37.55333°N 88.97278°W / 37.55333; -88.97278
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyJohnson
Area
 • Total2.71 sq mi (7.01 km2)
 • Land2.69 sq mi (6.95 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Population
 • Total1,049
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
1,069
 • Density398.14/sq mi (153.71/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
62939
Area code(s)618
FIPS code17-30575
Wikimedia CommonsGoreville, Illinois

Goreville is a village in Johnson County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,049 as of the 2010 census,[3] up from 938 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Goreville is located in northwestern Johnson County at 37°33′12″N 88°58′22″W / 37.55333°N 88.97278°W / 37.55333; -88.97278 (37.553212, -88.972783).[4] It is bordered to the south by Ferne Clyffe State Park. Illinois Route 37 passes through the village, leading south 6 miles (10 km) to Buncombe and north 5 miles (8 km) to Interstate 57 at Exit 45, just north of that highway's interchange with Interstate 24.

According to the 2010 census, Goreville has a total area of 1.679 square miles (4.35 km2), of which 1.66 square miles (4.30 km2) (or 98.87%) is land and 0.019 square miles (0.05 km2) (or 1.13%) is water.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900406
191055436.5%
19205814.9%
1930531−8.6%
1940508−4.3%
195058114.4%
19606257.6%
19701,10977.4%
1980978−11.8%
1990872−10.8%
20009387.6%
20101,04911.8%
Est. 20161,069[2]1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 938 people, 392 households, and 286 families residing in the village. The population density was 575.3 people per square mile (222.2/km²). There were 426 housing units at an average density of 261.3 per square mile (100.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.61% White, 0.21% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.96% from other races, and 0.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.07% of the population.

There were 392 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the village, the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $42,563. Males had a median income of $31,848 versus $21,786 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,491. About 8.1% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.4% of those under age 18 and 14.2% of those age 65 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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Goreville village, Illinois". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
  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. ^ "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.