La Moille, Illinois

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La Moille, Illinois
Village
Image Allen School.jpeg
Historic school in La Moille
Country United States
State Illinois
County Bureau
Townships Lamoille, Clarion
Coordinates 41°31′45″N 89°16′52″W / 41.52917°N 89.28111°W / 41.52917; -89.28111Coordinates: 41°31′45″N 89°16′52″W / 41.52917°N 89.28111°W / 41.52917; -89.28111
Area 1.20 sq mi (3 km2)
 - land 1.20 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 726 (2010)
Density 605.0/sq mi (234/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61330
Area code 815
Location of La Moille within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: La Moille, Illinois

La Moille is a village in Bureau County, Illinois, United States. The population was 726 at the 2010 census.[1] It is part of the OttawaStreator Micropolitan Statistical Area.

La Moille was named after the Lamoille River valley, in Vermont.[2]

History[edit]

La Moille was established in 1836.[3]

Geography[edit]

La Moille is located at 41°31′45″N 89°16′52″W / 41.52917°N 89.28111°W / 41.52917; -89.28111 (41.529204, -89.281187).[4]

According to the 2010 census, La Moille has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.11 km2), all land.[5]

The village is at the junction of State Highway 92 and U.S. Route 34.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 488
1890 516 5.7%
1900 576 11.6%
1910 555 −3.6%
1920 547 −1.4%
1930 504 −7.9%
1940 509 1.0%
1950 505 −0.8%
1960 655 29.7%
1970 669 2.1%
1980 734 9.7%
1990 654 −10.9%
2000 773 18.2%
2010 726 −6.1%
Est. 2015 701 [6] −3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 773 people, 305 households, and 215 families residing in the village. The population density was 641.5 people per square mile (246.7/km²). There were 321 housing units at an average density of 266.4 per square mile (102.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.67% White, 0.13% African American, 1.42% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.14% of the population.

There were 305 households out of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.5% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the village, the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $37,212, and the median income for a family was $46,563. Males had a median income of $32,083 versus $21,944 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,008. About 4.4% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.7% of those under age 18 and 1.9% of those age 65 or over.

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