Irvington, Illinois

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Irvington
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Washington
Coordinates 38°26′19″N 89°9′40″W / 38.43861°N 89.16111°W / 38.43861; -89.16111Coordinates: 38°26′19″N 89°9′40″W / 38.43861°N 89.16111°W / 38.43861; -89.16111
Area 1.04 sq mi (3 km2)
 - land 1.03 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.01 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 659 (2010)
Density 823.8/sq mi (318/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62848
Area code 618
Washington County Illinois incorporated and unincorporated areas Irvington highlighted.svg
Location in Washington County and the state of Illinois.
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Location of Illinois in the United States

Irvington is a village in Washington County, Illinois, United States. The population was 659 at the 2010 census.[1]

History[edit]

Irvington was named for Washington Irving.[2]

Geography[edit]

Irvington is located at 38°26′19″N 89°9′40″W / 38.43861°N 89.16111°W / 38.43861; -89.16111 (38.438536, -89.161220).[3]

Irvington Illinois Gradeschool
Irvington Illinois Ruritan Community Building
Irvington Illinois Fortmeyer Memorial Park

According to the 2010 census, Irvington has a total area of 1.036 square miles (2.68 km2), of which 1.03 square miles (2.67 km2) (or 99.42%) is land and 0.006 square miles (0.02 km2) (or 0.58%) is water.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 221
1900 240
1910 223 −7.1%
1920 258 15.7%
1930 344 33.3%
1940 418 21.5%
1950 379 −9.3%
1960 387 2.1%
1970 489 26.4%
1980 789 61.3%
1990 827 4.8%
2000 736 −11.0%
2010 659 −10.5%
Est. 2015 636 [5] −3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 736 people, 282 households, and 208 families residing in the village. The population density was 878.6 people per square mile (338.3/km²). There were 310 housing units at an average density of 370.1 per square mile (142.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.42% White, 0.41% African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.54% Asian, and 1.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population.

There were 282 households out of which 38.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the village, the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 102.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $41,875, and the median income for a family was $51,250. Males had a median income of $37,422 versus $22,632 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,541. About 7.5% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.4% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 or over.

Notable person[edit]

  • June C. Smith, Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, was born in Irvington.:[8]

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