Simpson, Illinois

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Simpson, Illinois
Simpson post office on Main Street
Simpson post office on Main Street
Location of Simpson in Johnson County, Illinois
Location of Simpson in Johnson County, Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 37°28′5″N 88°45′23″W / 37.46806°N 88.75639°W / 37.46806; -88.75639Coordinates: 37°28′5″N 88°45′23″W / 37.46806°N 88.75639°W / 37.46806; -88.75639
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyJohnson
Area
 • Total0.53 sq mi (1.36 km2)
 • Land0.53 sq mi (1.36 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 • Total60
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
61
 • Density116.19/sq mi (44.84/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
62985
Area code(s)618
FIPS code17-70005
Wikimedia CommonsSimpson, Illinois

Simpson is a village in Johnson County, Illinois, United States. The population was 60 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Simpson is located in eastern Johnson County at 37°28′5″N 88°45′23″W / 37.46806°N 88.75639°W / 37.46806; -88.75639 (37.467977, -88.756277),[4] in the valley of Cedar Creek, a south-flowing tributary of Bay Creek and part of the Ohio River watershed. Illinois Route 147 passes through the village, leading southwest 9 miles (14 km) to Vienna, the county seat, and east 5 miles (8 km) to its terminus at Glendale.

According to the 2010 census, Simpson has a total area of 0.531 square miles (1.38 km2), of which 0.53 square miles (1.37 km2) (or 99.81%) is land and 0.001 square miles (0.00 km2) (or 0.19%) is water.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900187
1910161−13.9%
192017810.6%
1930144−19.1%
194017219.4%
1950119−30.8%
196089−25.2%
197082−7.9%
198067−18.3%
199061−9.0%
200054−11.5%
20106011.1%
Est. 201661[2]1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 54 people, 21 households, and 17 families residing in the village. The population density was 103.4 people per square mile (40.1/km²). There were 25 housing units at an average density of 47.9 per square mile (18.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 88.89% White, 7.41% African American, 1.85% Native American, 1.85% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.26% of the population.

There were 21 households out of which 42.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.0% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the village, the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 14.8% from 18 to 24, 22.2% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $23,125, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $16,563 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,325. There were no families and 7.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none 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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Simpson village, Illinois". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 15, 2018.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-12-25.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.