Pontoosuc, Illinois

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Pontoosuc, Illinois
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Hancock
Coordinates 40°37′46″N 91°12′35″W / 40.62944°N 91.20972°W / 40.62944; -91.20972Coordinates: 40°37′46″N 91°12′35″W / 40.62944°N 91.20972°W / 40.62944; -91.20972
Area 2.07 sq mi (5 km2)
 - land 1.41 sq mi (4 km2)
 - water 0.67 sq mi (2 km2)
Population 146 (2010)
Density 103.5/sq mi (40/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62330 (Dallas City)
Area code 217
Location of Pontoosuc within Illinois
Location of Pontoosuc within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Pontoosuc, Illinois

Pontoosuc is a village in Hancock County, Illinois, United States. The population was 146 at the 2010 census,[1] down from 171 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Pontoosuc is located in northern Hancock County at 40°37′46″N 91°12′35″W / 40.62944°N 91.20972°W / 40.62944; -91.20972 (40.629520, -91.209603).[2] It is bordered to the north by the Mississippi River, which forms the state border with Iowa, and to the east by Dallas City. Illinois Route 9 passes through the village, leading east into Dallas City and west 5 miles (8 km) to the Fort Madison Toll Bridge over the Mississippi. Illinois Route 96 passes through Pontoosuc concurrently with IL-9 but leads southwest 13 miles (21 km) to Nauvoo.

According to the 2010 census, Pontoosuc has a total area of 2.077 square miles (5.38 km2), of which 1.41 square miles (3.65 km2) (or 67.89%) is land and 0.667 square miles (1.73 km2) (or 32.11%) is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 266
1890 249 −6.4%
1900 299 20.1%
1910 285 −4.7%
1920 199 −30.2%
1930 143 −28.1%
1940 165 15.4%
1950 214 29.7%
1960 210 −1.9%
1970 226 7.6%
1980 261 15.5%
1990 264 1.1%
2000 171 −35.2%
2010 146 −14.6%
Est. 2016 142 [4] −2.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 171 people, 74 households, and 50 families residing in the village. The population density was 121.3 people per square mile (46.8/km²). There were 122 housing units at an average density of 86.6 per square mile (33.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.83% White, and 1.17% from two or more races.

There were 74 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.67.

In the village, the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 2.9% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $27,813, and the median income for a family was $31,563. Males had a median income of $29,688 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,453. About 16.3% of families and 16.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 19.4% of those sixty five or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Pontoosuc village, Illinois". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 12, 2017. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-12-25. 
  4. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.