Cutler, Illinois

Cutler is a village in Perry County, Illinois, United States. The population was 543 at the 2000 census.

Location of Cutler in Perry County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 38°2′2″N 89°33′57″W
CountryUnited States
  Total0.47 sq mi (1.22 km2)
  Land0.47 sq mi (1.22 km2)
  Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
  Density891.26/sq mi (343.95/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
Area code(s)618
FIPS code17-18225
Wikimedia CommonsCutler, Illinois


A post office has been in operation at Cutler since 1872.[3] The village's name honors Cutler Dawson, a railroad official.[4]


Cutler is located at 38°02′02″N 89°33′57″W.[5]

According to the 2010 census, Cutler has a total area of 0.47 square miles (1.22 km2), all land.[6]


Historical population
Est. 2016418[2]−5.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 543 people, 199 households, and 149 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,146.4 inhabitants per square mile (446.1/km²). There were 207 housing units at an average density of 437.0 per square mile (170.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.26% White, 0.18% African American, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.37% of the population.

There were 199 households out of which 38.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.1% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the village, the population was spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $30,417, and the median income for a family was $32,292. Males had a median income of $30,938 versus $20,417 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,678. About 22.0% of families and 29.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.7% of those under age 18 and 22.6% of those age 65 or over.


  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 29, 2017.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. "Perry County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 November 2015.
  4. Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 85. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.
  5. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-08-02.
  7. "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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