Oakford, Illinois

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Oakford
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Menard
Elevation 491 ft (150 m)
Coordinates 40°6′8″N 89°57′53″W / 40.10222°N 89.96472°W / 40.10222; -89.96472Coordinates: 40°6′8″N 89°57′53″W / 40.10222°N 89.96472°W / 40.10222; -89.96472
Area 0.25 sq mi (1 km2)
 - land 0.25 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 309 (2000)
Density 1,249.3/sq mi (482/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62673
Area code 217
Location of Oakford within Illinois
Location of Oakford within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Oakford, Illinois

Oakford is a village in Menard County, Illinois, United States. The population was 309 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Springfield, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Oakford is located at 40°6′8″N 89°57′53″W / 40.10222°N 89.96472°W / 40.10222; -89.96472 (40.102320, -89.964713).[1]

According to the 2010 census, Oakford has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 338
1910 317 −6.2%
1920 351 10.7%
1930 291 −17.1%
1940 339 16.5%
1950 281 −17.1%
1960 301 7.1%
1970 272 −9.6%
1980 351 29.0%
1990 246 −29.9%
2000 309 25.6%
2010 286 −7.4%
Est. 2015 279 [3] −2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 309 people, 131 households, and 86 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,249.3 people per square mile (477.2/km²). There were 140 housing units at an average density of 566.0 per square mile (216.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.38% White, 0.32% African American, 0.32% Asian, 0.32% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races.

There were 131 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the village, the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $37,857, and the median income for a family was $38,333. Males had a median income of $31,591 versus $26,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $21,309. About 14.8% of families and 13.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.2% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

Notable people[edit]

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 2015-12-25. 
  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. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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