Kirkland, Illinois

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Kirkland, Illinois
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County DeKalb
Coordinates 42°5′29″N 88°51′1″W / 42.09139°N 88.85028°W / 42.09139; -88.85028Coordinates: 42°5′29″N 88°51′1″W / 42.09139°N 88.85028°W / 42.09139; -88.85028
Area 1.23 sq mi (3 km2)
 - land 1.22 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.01 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 1,744 (2010)
Density 1,036.0 / sq mi (400 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 60146
Area code 815 or 779
Location of Kirkland within Illinois
Location of Kirkland within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Kirkland, Illinois

Kirkland is a village in DeKalb County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,744 at the 2010 census, up from 1,166 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

A post office called Kirkland has been in operation since 1875.[1] Kirkland was platted in 1876.[2] The village was named for William T. Kirk, a local landowner.[3]

On April 9, 2015, parts of the village suffered damage after a tornado struck the town.[4][5]

Geography[edit]

Kirkland is located at 42°5′29″N 88°51′1″W / 42.09139°N 88.85028°W / 42.09139; -88.85028 (42.091306, -88.850345).[6]

According to the 2010 census, Kirkland has a total area of 1.232 square miles (3.19 km2), of which 1.22 square miles (3.16 km2) (or 99.03%) is land and 0.012 square miles (0.03 km2) (or 0.97%) is water.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 410
1900 636 55.1%
1910 685 7.7%
1920 599 −12.6%
1930 526 −12.2%
1940 570 8.4%
1950 685 20.2%
1960 928 35.5%
1970 1,138 22.6%
1980 1,155 1.5%
1990 1,011 −12.5%
2000 1,166 15.3%
2010 1,744 49.6%
Est. 2014 1,744 [8] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 1,166 people, 430 households, and 307 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,036.0 people per square mile (398.4/km²). There were 442 housing units at an average density of 392.7 per square mile (151.0/km²). 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 105.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $45,938, and the median income for a family was $52,813. Males had a median income of $37,391 versus $22,120 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,841. About 3.9% of families and 6.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.2% of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DeKalb County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Gross, Lewis M.; Fay, H. W. (1907). Past and Present of DeKalb County, Illinois. Pioneer Publishing Company. p. 132. 
  3. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 187. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7. 
  4. ^ Severe weather: Tornadoes hit Iowa, Illinois, Ohio; CNN; April 9, 2015.
  5. ^ Tornadoes touch down, leave 1 dead in Fairdale; ABC7; April 9, 2015.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-08-04. 
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  10. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.