Wheeler, Illinois

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Wheeler
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jasper
Coordinates 39°2′38″N 88°19′2″W / 39.04389°N 88.31722°W / 39.04389; -88.31722Coordinates: 39°2′38″N 88°19′2″W / 39.04389°N 88.31722°W / 39.04389; -88.31722
Area 0.58 sq mi (2 km2)
 - land 0.58 sq mi (2 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 119 (2000)
Density 206.5/sq mi (80/km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62479
Area code 618
Location of Wheeler within Illinois
Location of Wheeler within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Wheeler, Illinois

Wheeler is a village in Jasper County, Illinois, United States. The population was 119 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Wheeler is located at 39°2′38″N 88°19′2″W / 39.04389°N 88.31722°W / 39.04389; -88.31722 (39.043804, -88.317342).[1]

According to the 2010 census, Wheeler has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.50 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 206
1910 255 23.8%
1920 214 −16.1%
1930 189 −11.7%
1940 174 −7.9%
1950 178 2.3%
1960 173 −2.8%
1970 173 0.0%
1980 166 −4.0%
1990 161 −3.0%
2000 119 −26.1%
2010 147 23.5%
Est. 2015 146 [3] −0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 119 people, 41 households, and 30 families residing in the village. The population density was 206.5 people per square mile (79.2/km²). There were 48 housing units at an average density of 83.3 per square mile (32.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.16% White, 0.84% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.36% of the population.

There were 41 households out of which 41.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 19.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.43.

In the village, the population was spread out with 34.5% under the age of 666, 11.8% from 18 to 666, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 14.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 116.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $24,250, and the median income for a family was $23,333. Males had a median income of $24,500 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the village was $9,425. There were 28.1% of families and 27.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 37.5% of under eighteens and 18.8% of those over 64.

References[edit]

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