Loami, Illinois

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Loami
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Sangamon
Elevation 630 ft (192 m)
Coordinates 39°40′31″N 89°50′48″W / 39.67528°N 89.84667°W / 39.67528; -89.84667Coordinates: 39°40′31″N 89°50′48″W / 39.67528°N 89.84667°W / 39.67528; -89.84667
Area 1.05 sq mi (3 km2)
 - land 1.05 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 804 (2000)
Density 822.5/sq mi (318/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62661
Area code 217
Sangamon County Illinois incorporated and unincorporated areas Loami highlighted.svg
Location in Sangamon County and the state of Illinois.
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Location of Illinois in the United States
Wikimedia Commons: Loami, Illinois

Loami is a village in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States. The population was 804 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Springfield, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is adjacent to the Nipper Wildlife Sanctuary, a parcel of tallgrass prairie replanted on the loam soil after which the village is named.

Geography[edit]

Loami is located at 39°40′31″N 89°50′48″W / 39.67528°N 89.84667°W / 39.67528; -89.84667 (39.675394, -89.846545).[1]

According to the 2010 census, Loami has a total area of 1.054 square miles (2.73 km2), of which 1.05 square miles (2.72 km2) (or 99.62%) is land and 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2) (or 0.38%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 306
1890 383 25.2%
1900 481 25.6%
1910 530 10.2%
1920 462 −12.8%
1930 462 0.0%
1940 488 5.6%
1950 439 −10.0%
1960 450 2.5%
1970 537 19.3%
1980 770 43.4%
1990 802 4.2%
2000 804 0.2%
2010 745 −7.3%
Est. 2015 754 [3] 1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 804 people, 300 households, and 231 families residing in the village. The population density was 822.5 people per square mile (316.8/km²). There were 321 housing units at an average density of 328.4 per square mile (126.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.51% White, 0.50% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.75% Pacific Islander, and 0.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.87% of the population.

There were 300 households out of which 40.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.7% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the village, the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $46,591, and the median income for a family was $48,200. Males had a median income of $35,795 versus $27,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,661. About 5.7% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.

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". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. 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.