Varna, Illinois

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Varna
Village
Location of Varna in Marshall County, Illinois.
Location of Varna in Marshall County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 41°2′12″N 89°13′29″W / 41.03667°N 89.22472°W / 41.03667; -89.22472Coordinates: 41°2′12″N 89°13′29″W / 41.03667°N 89.22472°W / 41.03667; -89.22472
Country United States
State Illinois
County Marshall
Area[1]
 • Total 0.30 sq mi (0.77 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.77 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 720 ft (220 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 384
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 362
 • Density 1,218.86/sq mi (471.01/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Code(s) 61375
Area code(s) 309
FIPS code 17-77395
Wikimedia Commons Varna, Illinois
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Varna is a village in Marshall County, Illinois, United States. The population was 384 at the 2010 census, down from 436 in 2000. It is part of the Peoria, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The village was named for Varna, Bulgaria. [4]

Lake Wildwood[edit]

Included in the postal zone of Varna is the nearby 1400 acre gated community of Lake Wildwood which was developed in the 1970s around a man-made 220 acre lake. In September 2015, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency completed a watershed management project to stabilize source water Shaw's Creek and prevent natural sediment from entering the watershed.[5]

Geography[edit]

Location of Varna, Illinois

According to the 2010 census, Varna has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all land.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 286
1890 398 39.2%
1900 403 1.3%
1910 406 0.7%
1920 359 −11.6%
1930 343 −4.5%
1940 383 11.7%
1950 400 4.4%
1960 373 −6.7%
1970 417 11.8%
1980 441 5.8%
1990 405 −8.2%
2000 436 7.7%
2010 384 −11.9%
Est. 2016 362 [2] −5.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 436 people, 177 households, and 138 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,488.2 people per square mile (580.5/km²). There were 190 housing units at an average density of 648.5 per square mile (253.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.85% White, 0.23% African American, 0.46% Native American, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.

There were 176 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the village, the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 26.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,308, and the median income for a family was $36,591. Males had a median income of $37,321 versus $20,694 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,948. About 3.0% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.5% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States (PDF) (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: United States Geologic Survey. p. 309. Retrieved 29 September 2017. 
  5. ^ "2015 Biannual Report" (PDF). www.epa.illinois.gov. Environmental Protection Agency. p. 67. Retrieved 29 April 2017. 
  6. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-12-25. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.