Thompsonville, Illinois

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Thompsonville, Illinois
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Franklin
Township Cave
Elevation 502 ft (153 m)
Coordinates 37°54′59″N 88°45′42″W / 37.91639°N 88.76167°W / 37.91639; -88.76167Coordinates: 37°54′59″N 88°45′42″W / 37.91639°N 88.76167°W / 37.91639; -88.76167
Area 2.05 sq mi (5 km2)
 - land 2.03 sq mi (5 km2)
 - water 0.02 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 543 (2010)
Density 267.4 / sq mi (103 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62890
Area code 618
Location of Thompsonville within Illinois
Location of Thompsonville within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Thompsonville, Illinois

Thompsonville is a village in Franklin County, Illinois, United States. The population was 543 at the 2010 census.[1]

History[edit]

There was an early settlement started in the general vicinity called "Jordan's Settlement". It was founded in 1811.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Thompsonville is located in southeastern Franklin County at 37°54′59″N 88°45′42″W / 37.91639°N 88.76167°W / 37.91639; -88.76167 (37.916443, -88.761564).[2] Illinois Route 34 passes through the village, leading northwest 10 miles (16 km) to Benton, the county seat, and southeast 21 miles (34 km) to Harrisburg. Illinois Route 149 leads west from Thompsonville 9 miles (14 km) to West Frankfort.

According to the 2010 census, Thompsonville has a total area of 2.046 square miles (5.30 km2), of which 2.03 square miles (5.26 km2) (or 99.22%) is land and 0.016 square miles (0.04 km2) (or 0.78%) is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 172
1890 309 79.7%
1900 398 28.8%
1910 573 44.0%
1920 577 0.7%
1930 569 −1.4%
1940 568 −0.2%
1950 530 −6.7%
1960 428 −19.2%
1970 449 4.9%
1980 610 35.9%
1990 602 −1.3%
2000 571 −5.1%
2010 543 −4.9%
Est. 2015 536 [4] −1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 571 people, 222 households, and 166 families residing in the village. The population density was 278.6 people per square mile (107.5/km²). There were 243 housing units at an average density of 118.6 per square mile (45.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.77% White, 0.35% Native American, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.70% of the population.

There were 222 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% 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 2.96.

In the village the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $30,500, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $25,563 versus $17,656 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,327. About 14.0% of families and 17.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.2% of those under age 18 and 12.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Thompsonville village, Illinois". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-12-25. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.