Ramsey, Illinois

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Ramsey, Illinois
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fayette
Township Ramsey
Elevation 187 m (614 ft)
Coordinates 39°8′38″N 89°6′36″W / 39.14389°N 89.11000°W / 39.14389; -89.11000Coordinates: 39°8′38″N 89°6′36″W / 39.14389°N 89.11000°W / 39.14389; -89.11000
Area 1.01 sq mi (3 km2)
 - land 1.01 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 1,037 (2010)
Density 1,025.7/sq mi (396/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62080
Area code 618
Location of Ramsey within Illinois
Location of Ramsey within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Ramsey, Illinois

Ramsey is a village in Fayette County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,037 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Ramsey is located in northwestern Fayette County at 39°8′38″N 89°6′36″W / 39.14389°N 89.11000°W / 39.14389; -89.11000 (39.143884, -89.110012).[2] U.S. Route 51 passes through the center of town, leading north 17 miles (27 km) to Pana and south 13 miles (21 km) to Vandalia, the county seat. It is a dry town, meaning there is no alcohol sold within the city limits.

According to the 2010 census, Ramsey has a total area of 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2), all land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 376
1890 598 59.0%
1900 747 24.9%
1910 769 2.9%
1920 772 0.4%
1930 807 4.5%
1940 881 9.2%
1950 808 −8.3%
1960 815 0.9%
1970 830 1.8%
1980 1,058 27.5%
1990 963 −9.0%
2000 1,056 9.7%
2010 1,037 −1.8%
Est. 2015 1,026 [4] −1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

At the 2000 census,[6] there were 1,056 people, 441 households and 287 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,048.7 per square mile (403.7/km²). There were 482 housing units at an average density of 478.7 per square mile (184.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.24% White, 0.38% Native American, 0.09% Asian, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.19% of the population.

There were 441 households of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.7% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 3.01.

27.4% of the population were under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males.

The median household income was $29,792 and the median family income was $36,354. Males had a median income of $30,893 and females $18,846. The per capita income was $13,878. About 9.3% of families and 13.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.9% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Ramsey village, Illinois". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 3, 2016. 
  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. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008. 
  7. ^ "Glen F Hobbie, 77", The Journal-News, August 11, 2013
  8. ^ Sälter, Gerhard; et al. (2016). Die vergessenen Toten. Todesopfer des DDR-Grenzregimes in Berlin von der Teilung bis zum Mauerbau (1948-1961). Berlin: Ch. Links. pp. 225–228.