Media, Illinois

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Media
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Henderson
Township Media
Coordinates 40°46′23″N 90°50′5″W / 40.77306°N 90.83472°W / 40.77306; -90.83472Coordinates: 40°46′23″N 90°50′5″W / 40.77306°N 90.83472°W / 40.77306; -90.83472
Area 1.70 sq mi (4 km2)
 - land 1.70 sq mi (4 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 130 (2000)
Density 76.5/sq mi (30/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61460
Area code 309
Location of Media within Illinois
Location of Media within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Media, Illinois

Media is a village in Henderson County, Illinois, United States. The population was 130 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Burlington, IA–IL Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Media is located at 40°46′23″N 90°50′5″W / 40.77306°N 90.83472°W / 40.77306; -90.83472 (40.773075, -90.834690).[1]

According to the 2010 census, Media has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.40 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 226
1920 170 −24.8%
1930 194 14.1%
1940 187 −3.6%
1950 148 −20.9%
1960 165 11.5%
1970 180 9.1%
1980 179 −0.6%
1990 146 −18.4%
2000 130 −11.0%
2010 107 −17.7%
Est. 2015 102 [3] −4.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 130 people, 56 households, and 39 families residing in the village. The population density was 76.5 people per square mile (29.5/km²). There were 59 housing units at an average density of 34.7 per square mile (13.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.69% White, 1.54% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.54% of the population.

There were 56 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the village, the population was spread out with 18.5% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 21.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $35,125, and the median income for a family was $36,500. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $25,781 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,149. There were 5.9% of families and 12.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 29.4% of under eighteens and 9.1% of those over 64.

Origin of the village name[edit]

According to the common theory, the name of the village originated from the fact that the town is situated halfway between Chicago, Illinois and Kansas City, Missouri on the Santa Fe Railroad.[citation needed]

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 2015-10-26. 
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". 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.