Sigel, Illinois

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Sigel
Town
Country United States
State Illinois
County Shelby
Elevation 634 ft (193 m)
Coordinates 39°13′34″N 88°29′43″W / 39.22611°N 88.49528°W / 39.22611; -88.49528Coordinates: 39°13′34″N 88°29′43″W / 39.22611°N 88.49528°W / 39.22611; -88.49528
Area 0.29 sq mi (1 km2)
 - land 0.28 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.01 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 373 (2010)
Density 1,411.6 / sq mi (545 / km2)
Incorporated March 7, 1867 (1867-03-07)
Mayor Sheryl Long
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62462
Area code 217
Location of Sigel within Illinois
Location of Sigel within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Sigel, Illinois
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Sigel is an incorporated town in Shelby County, Illinois, United States. The population was 386 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Sigel is located at 39°13′34″N 88°29′43″W / 39.22611°N 88.49528°W / 39.22611; -88.49528 (39.226214, -88.495161).[2]

According to the 2010 census, Sigel has a total area of 0.288 square miles (0.75 km2), of which 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2) (or 97.22%) is land and 0.008 square miles (0.02 km2) (or 2.78%) is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 302
1890 258 −14.6%
1900 293 13.6%
1910 308 5.1%
1920 292 −5.2%
1930 259 −11.3%
1940 281 8.5%
1950 296 5.3%
1960 387 30.7%
1970 337 −12.9%
1980 360 6.8%
1990 344 −4.4%
2000 386 12.2%
2010 373 −3.4%
Est. 2015 360 [4] −3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 386 people, 141 households, and 97 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,411.6 people per square mile (552.0/km²). There were 154 housing units at an average density of 563.2 per square mile (220.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.22% White, 0.52% from other races, and 0.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.81% of the population.

There were 141 households out of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the town, the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 16.3% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,607, and the median income for a family was $51,500. Males had a median income of $34,375 versus $22,656 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,933. About 2.4% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over.

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