Topeka, Illinois

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Topeka
Town
Location of Topeka in Mason County, Illinois.
Location of Topeka in Mason County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 40°19′48″N 89°55′52″W / 40.33000°N 89.93111°W / 40.33000; -89.93111Coordinates: 40°19′48″N 89°55′52″W / 40.33000°N 89.93111°W / 40.33000; -89.93111
Country United States
State Illinois
County Mason
Incorporated April 10, 1869 (1869-04-10)
Area[1]
 • Total 0.14 sq mi (0.35 km2)
 • Land 0.14 sq mi (0.35 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 473 ft (144 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 76
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 71
 • Density 518.25/sq mi (200.37/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Code(s) 61567
Area code(s) 309
FIPS code 17-75757
Wikimedia Commons Topeka, Illinois
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Topeka is an incorporated town in Mason County, Illinois, United States. The population was 90 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Topeka is located at 40°19′48″N 89°55′52″W / 40.33000°N 89.93111°W / 40.33000; -89.93111 (40.329960, -89.931034).[4]

According to the 2010 census, Topeka has a total area of 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2), all land.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 98
1890 141 43.9%
1900 160 13.5%
1910 130 −18.7%
1920 109 −16.2%
1930 81 −25.7%
1940 82 1.2%
1950 72 −12.2%
1960 77 6.9%
1970 74 −3.9%
1980 140 89.2%
1990 93 −33.6%
2000 90 −3.2%
2010 76 −15.6%
Est. 2016 71 [2] −6.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 90 people, 36 households, and 28 families residing in the town. The population density was 648.0 people per square mile (248.2/km²). There were 36 housing units at an average density of 259.2 per square mile (99.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.56% White, and 4.44% from two or more races.

There were 36 households out of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.2% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 109.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,750, and the median income for a family was $46,875. Males had a median income of $45,938 versus $0 for females[8] The per capita income for the town was $39,651. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

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. ^ Illinois Regional Archives Depository System. "Name Index to Illinois Local Governments". Illinois State Archives. Illinois Secretary of State. Retrieved 26 April 2013. 
  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 2015-08-01. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. ^ Bureau, U.S. Census. "American FactFinder - Results". factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2017-01-10.