Lisbon, Illinois

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Lisbon, Illinois
Location of Lisbon in Kendall County, Illinois
Location of Lisbon in Kendall County, Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 41°28′50″N 88°28′58″W / 41.48056°N 88.48278°W / 41.48056; -88.48278Coordinates: 41°28′50″N 88°28′58″W / 41.48056°N 88.48278°W / 41.48056; -88.48278
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyKendall
TownshipsLisbon, Big Grove
Area
 • Total5.91 sq mi (15.31 km2)
 • Land4.79 sq mi (12.41 km2)
 • Water1.12 sq mi (2.90 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total285
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
313
 • Density65/sq mi (25.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
60541
Area code(s)815 & 779
FIPS code17-43900
Wikimedia CommonsLisbon, Illinois

Lisbon is a village in Kendall County, Illinois, United States. The population was 285 at the 2010 census.[3]

The community was established in 1836 with a log tavern and a highway connecting Joliet to Chicago Road. This led to the addition of a post office, enterprise, and a schoolhouse.[4] The town became part of Kendall County in 1841.[5]

John Moore is credited with naming Lisbon Township, stating he wanted a different name, leading him to choose a name with Portuguese origins.[citation needed]

According to Joseph R. Adams in the May 28, 1896, edition of the Kendall County News, "Though ten miles from a railroad, the villagers appear not wanting. They appear to be living better and happier than those differently situated."[6]

Lisbon is now home to Lisbon Consolidated School, the John Moore Park, West Lisbon Church, and Lisbon Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

Geography[edit]

Lisbon is located in southern Kendall County at 41°28′50″N 88°28′58″W / 41.48056°N 88.48278°W / 41.48056; -88.48278 (41.480600, -88.482740).[7] It is 12 miles (19 km) south of Yorkville, the county seat, and 22 miles (35 km) west of Joliet. U.S. Route 52 passes through the north side of the village, leading east to Joliet and west 32 miles (51 km) to Troy Grove.

As of 2016, Lisbon has a total area of 5.9 square miles (15.3 km2), of which 4.8 square miles (12.4 km2) are land and 1.1 square miles (2.9 km2), or 18.94%, are water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880216
1900279
1910197−29.4%
19202054.1%
1930145−29.3%
194020642.1%
1950183−11.2%
196023427.9%
197026111.5%
1980259−0.8%
1990216−16.6%
200024814.8%
201028514.9%
Est. 2016313[2]9.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

At the 2010 census there were 285 people, 105 households and 78 families residing in the village. The population density was 65.3 per square mile (25.2/km²), prior to a significant expansion of the village's area. There were 111 housing units, of which 6, or 5.4%, were vacant. The racial makeup of the village was 97.2% White, 1.8% some other race, and 1.1% two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.0% of the population.[9]

Of the 105 households in the village, 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were headed by married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.6% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71, and the average family size was 3.23.[9]

26.7% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.7% were from 18 to 24, 24.6% were from 25 to 44, 26.0% were from 45 to 64, and 15.1% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38.5 years. For every 100 females, there were 109.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.9 males.[9]

For the period 2013-17, the estimated annual median household income was $60,313 and the median family income was $62,813. Male full-time workers had a median income of $58,906 and females $33,594. The per capita income for the village was $21,014.[10]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 11, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lisbon village, Illinois". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  4. ^ "History of Lisbon, Illinois 1870 - Kendall County ILGenWeb". kendallkin.org. Retrieved 2018-02-07.
  5. ^ "History". www.co.kendall.il.us. Retrieved 2018-02-07.
  6. ^ "Lisbon in 1896 - Kendall County ILGenWeb". kendallkin.org. Retrieved 2018-02-07.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ a b c "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (DP-1): Lisbon village, Illinois". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  10. ^ "Selected Economic Characteristics: 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates (DP03): Lisbon village, Illinois". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  11. ^ 'The Death Death of Washington Bushnell,' Ottawa Fair Trader, July 4, 1885, pg. 3
  12. ^ John Dwyer