Valier, Illinois

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Valier, Illinois
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Franklin
Townships Tyrone, Browning
Elevation 460 ft (140 m)
Coordinates 38°0′57″N 89°2′28″W / 38.01583°N 89.04111°W / 38.01583; -89.04111Coordinates: 38°0′57″N 89°2′28″W / 38.01583°N 89.04111°W / 38.01583; -89.04111
Area 1.13 sq mi (3 km2)
 - land 1.12 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.01 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 669 (2010)
Density 595.3/sq mi (230/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62891
Area code 618
Location of Valier within Illinois
Location of Valier within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Valier, Illinois

Valier is a village in Franklin County, Illinois, United States. The population was 669 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Valier is located in western Franklin County at 38°0′57″N 89°2′28″W / 38.01583°N 89.04111°W / 38.01583; -89.04111 (38.015927, -89.041029).[2] It is 9 miles (14 km) west of Benton, the county seat.

According to the 2010 census, Valier has a total area of 1.128 square miles (2.92 km2), of which 1.12 square miles (2.90 km2) (or 99.29%) is land and 0.008 square miles (0.02 km2) (or 0.71%) is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 876
1930 1,176 34.2%
1940 930 −20.9%
1950 808 −13.1%
1960 649 −19.7%
1970 628 −3.2%
1980 729 16.1%
1990 708 −2.9%
2000 662 −6.5%
2010 669 1.1%
Est. 2015 659 [4] −1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 662 people, 271 households, and 199 families residing in the village. The population density was 587.0 people per square mile (226.2/km²). There were 301 housing units at an average density of 266.9 per square mile (102.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.19% White, 0.76% Native American, and 1.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.15% of the population.

There were 271 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.6% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $31,397, and the median income for a family was $43,056. Males had a median income of $34,375 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,366. About 5.2% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.5% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Valier 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.