Smithfield, Illinois

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Smithfield, Illinois
Village
Location of Smithfield in Fulton County, Illinois.
Location of Smithfield in Fulton County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 40°28′23″N 90°17′34″W / 40.47306°N 90.29278°W / 40.47306; -90.29278Coordinates: 40°28′23″N 90°17′34″W / 40.47306°N 90.29278°W / 40.47306; -90.29278
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fulton
Township Cass
Area[1]
 • Total 0.47 sq mi (1.20 km2)
 • Land 0.47 sq mi (1.20 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 647 ft (197 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 230
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 222
 • Density 477.42/sq mi (184.48/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Code(s) 61477
Area code(s) 309
FIPS code 17-70226
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Smithfield is a village in Fulton County, Illinois, United States. The population was 230 at the 2010 census.[3] The village is named in honor of Dr. Joseph N. Smith.

Geography[edit]

Smithfield is located in western Fulton County at 40°28′23″N 90°17′34″W / 40.47306°N 90.29278°W / 40.47306; -90.29278 (40.473086, -90.292639).[4] Illinois Route 95 forms the northern edge of the village; the highway leads east 6 miles (10 km) to Cuba and west 5.5 miles (8.9 km) to Marietta. Lewistown, the county seat, is 12 miles (19 km) to the southeast via IL 95 and IL 97.

According to the 2010 census, Smithfield has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2), all land.[5]

Smithfield is served by the Keokuk Junction Railway, a subsidiary of Pioneer Railcorp.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 118
1900 420
1910 389 −7.4%
1920 385 −1.0%
1930 315 −18.2%
1940 359 14.0%
1950 355 −1.1%
1960 329 −7.3%
1970 318 −3.3%
1980 340 6.9%
1990 277 −18.5%
2000 214 −22.7%
2010 230 7.5%
Est. 2016 222 [2] −3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 214 people, 95 households, and 66 families residing in the village. The population density was 450.0 people per square mile (172.1/km²). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 216.6 per square mile (82.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.53% White, and 0.47% from two or more races.

There were 95 households out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the village, the population was spread out with 19.6% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 29.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,031, and the median income for a family was $43,125. Males had a median income of $37,857 versus $25,938 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,661. About 3.3% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 5.3% of those sixty five or over.

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), Smithfield village, Illinois". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 18, 2016. 
  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. ^ http://www.pioneer-railcorp.com/Subsidiaries/KJRY/kjry.html
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.