Ridott, Illinois

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Ridott
Village
Post office for Ridott.
Post office for Ridott.
Location of Ridott in Stephenson County, Illinois.
Location of Ridott in Stephenson County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 42°17′50″N 89°28′36″W / 42.29722°N 89.47667°W / 42.29722; -89.47667Coordinates: 42°17′50″N 89°28′36″W / 42.29722°N 89.47667°W / 42.29722; -89.47667
Country United States
State Illinois
County Stephenson
Township Ridott
Government
 • Village President Kim Kopp
Area[1]
 • Total 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Land 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 758 ft (231 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 164
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 158
 • Density 1,549.02/sq mi (596.49/km2)
ZIP Code(s) 61067
Area code(s) 815
FIPS code 17-64044
Wikimedia Commons Ridott, Illinois

Ridott is a village in Stephenson County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census the village population was 164, up from 158 in 2000.

History[edit]

Originally called Cochranville, Ridott was renamed in 1863 after Ridott Township.[3] A post office was established as Cochranville in 1860, and renamed Ridott in 1861.[4]

Geography[edit]

Ridott is located at 42°17′50″N 89°28′36″W / 42.29722°N 89.47667°W / 42.29722; -89.47667 (42.297101, -89.476529).[5]

According to the 2010 census, Ridott has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all land.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 212
1910 173 −18.4%
1920 187 8.1%
1930 201 7.5%
1940 169 −15.9%
1950 187 10.7%
1960 221 18.2%
1970 244 10.4%
1980 194 −20.5%
1990 156 −19.6%
2000 159 1.9%
2010 164 3.1%
Est. 2016 158 [2] −3.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 159 people, 62 households, and 47 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,518.9 people per square mile (613.9/km²). There were 68 housing units at an average density of 649.6 per square mile (262.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 62 households out of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.0% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.6% were non-families. 17.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 32.1% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 114.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $41,875, and the median income for a family was $46,042. Males had a median income of $29,750 versus $19,583 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,846. None of the families and 2.9% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 12.9% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 30, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 118. 
  4. ^ "Stephenson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-12-25. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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