Irving, Illinois

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Irving
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Montgomery
Elevation 654 ft (199 m)
Coordinates 39°12′21″N 89°24′19″W / 39.20583°N 89.40528°W / 39.20583; -89.40528Coordinates: 39°12′21″N 89°24′19″W / 39.20583°N 89.40528°W / 39.20583; -89.40528
Area 0.84 sq mi (2 km2)
 - land 0.84 sq mi (2 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 495 (2010)
Density 3,038.1 / sq mi (1,173 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62051
Area code 217
Location of Irving within Illinois
Location of Irving within Illinois

Irving is a city in Montgomery County, Illinois, United States. The population was 495 at the time of the 2010 census. (The 2000 census had shown a population of 2,484 because the inmates of the Graham Correction Center at Hillsboro were included in Irving's count.)

Geography[edit]

Irving is located at 39°12′21″N 89°24′19″W / 39.20583°N 89.40528°W / 39.20583; -89.40528 (39.205736, -89.405174).[1]

According to the 2010 census, Irving has a total area of 0.84 square miles (2.18 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 751
1880 559 −25.6%
1890 630 12.7%
1900 675 7.1%
1910 678 0.4%
1920 519 −23.5%
1930 553 6.6%
1940 588 6.3%
1950 539 −8.3%
1960 570 5.8%
1970 599 5.1%
1980 612 2.2%
1990 516 −15.7%
2000 2,484 381.4%
2010 495 −80.1%
Est. 2015 481 [3] −2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 2,484 people, 186 households, and 137 families residing in the village. The population density was 3,038.1 people per square mile (1,169.6/km²). There were 204 housing units at an average density of 249.5 per square mile (96.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 53.74% White, 41.91% African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.04% Asian, 3.86% from other races, and 0.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.60% of the population.

There were 186 households out of which 39.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the village the population was spread out with 5.9% under the age of 18, 20.4% from 18 to 24, 57.6% from 25 to 44, 13.0% from 45 to 64, and 3.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 889.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 1,191.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $24,583, and the median income for a family was $30,313. Males had a median income of $22,083 versus $16,563 for females. The per capita income for the village was $12,144. About 24.2% of families and 29.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.4% of those under age 18 and 19.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

  • Buddy Cole, musician and bandleader, was born in Irving.

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 2015-08-04. 
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links[edit]

  • Irving Illinois (dead link) Historical Society of Montgomery County Illinois