Detroit, Illinois

Detroit, Illinois is a village in Pike County, Illinois, United States. The population was 83 at the 2010 census, a decline from 93 in 2000.

Detroit
The junction of IL 100 and IL 106 in Detroit.
Location of Detroit in Pike County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 39°37′11″N 90°40′35″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyPike
Area
  Total0.24 sq mi (0.63 km2)
  Land0.24 sq mi (0.63 km2)
  Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2010)
  Total83
  Estimate 
(2016)[2]
81
  Density331.97/sq mi (128.29/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
62363
Area code(s)217
FIPS code17-19681
Wikimedia CommonsDetroit, Illinois

History

Detroit was laid out in 1837, taking its name after Detroit, Michigan.[3] A post office was established at Detroit in 1845, and remained in operation until the 1970s.[4]

Geography

Detroit is located at 39°37′11″N 90°40′35″W.[5]

According to the 2010 census, Detroit has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all land.[6]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
1870160
18801685.0%
1890161−4.2%
1900149−7.5%
1910127−14.8%
19201291.6%
193014411.6%
1940140−2.8%
1950126−10.0%
19601260.0%
1970124−1.6%
198015625.8%
1990126−19.2%
200093−26.2%
201083−10.8%
Est. 201681[2]−2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the 2000 census,[8] there were 93 people, 37 households, and 21 families residing in the village. The population density was 388.7 people per square mile (149.6/km²). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 192.3 per square mile (74.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.92% White, and 1.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.45% of the population.

Of a total 37 households, 27.0% included children under the age of 18, 56.8% were married couples living together, and 43.2% were non-families. 35.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.43.

In the village, the population was spread out with 31.2% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $21,875, and the median income for a family was $35,000. Males had a median income of $34,063 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,127. There were 15.4% of families and 13.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 8.6% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References

  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. Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 92. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.
  4. "Pike County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  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". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 12, 2013. 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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