Shipman, Illinois

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Shipman
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Macoupin
Municipality Village
Elevation 630 ft (192 m)
Coordinates 39°7′6″N 90°2′37″W / 39.11833°N 90.04361°W / 39.11833; -90.04361Coordinates: 39°7′6″N 90°2′37″W / 39.11833°N 90.04361°W / 39.11833; -90.04361
Area 1.33 sq mi (3 km2)
 - land 1.32 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.01 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 655 (2000)
Density 495.8/sq mi (191/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62685
Area code 618
Location of Shipman within Illinois
Location of Shipman within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Shipman, Illinois

Shipman is a village in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States. The population was 655 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Shipman is located at 39°7′6″N 90°2′37″W / 39.11833°N 90.04361°W / 39.11833; -90.04361 (39.118240, -90.043506).[1]

According to the 2010 census, Shipman has a total area of 1.333 square miles (3.45 km2), of which 1.32 square miles (3.42 km2) (or 99.02%) is land and 0.013 square miles (0.03 km2) (or 0.98%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 485
1890 410 −15.5%
1900 396 −3.4%
1910 392 −1.0%
1920 333 −15.1%
1930 308 −7.5%
1940 372 20.8%
1950 376 1.1%
1960 417 10.9%
1970 482 15.6%
1980 581 20.5%
1990 624 7.4%
2000 655 5.0%
2010 624 −4.7%
Est. 2015 603 [3] −3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 655 people, 249 households, and 181 families residing in the village. The population density was 495.8 people per square mile (191.6/km²). There were 273 housing units at an average density of 206.7/sq mi (79.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.86% White, 0.76% African American, 0.61% Native American, 0.31% Asian, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.

There were 249 households, of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.0% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the village, the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 105.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $34,318, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $31,875 versus $21,786 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,139. About 7.2% of families and 14.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.1% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over.

Notable person[edit]

Museum registrar Helena M. Weiss was raised in Shipman.[6]

Andrew Baca - Most notable Sales Recruiting Coordinator to ever live, who has played a crucial role in the gay pride movement of macoupin county.

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. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Helena M. Weiss Papers, 1923-2001". SIA Acc. 05-112. Smithsonian Institution Archives. Retrieved 16 May 2012.