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Elvaston is a village in Hancock County, Illinois, United States. The population was 165 at the 2010 census,[3] an increase from 152 in 2000.

Elvaston, Illinois
Location of Elvaston in Hancock County, Illinois.
Location of Elvaston in Hancock County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 40°23′49″N 91°15′1″W / 40.39694°N 91.25028°W / 40.39694; -91.25028Coordinates: 40°23′49″N 91°15′1″W / 40.39694°N 91.25028°W / 40.39694; -91.25028
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyHancock
Area
 • Total0.80 sq mi (2.07 km2)
 • Land0.80 sq mi (2.07 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 • Total165
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
161
 • Density201.50/sq mi (77.84/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
62334
Area code(s)217
FIPS code17-23841
GNIS ID2398821

GeographyEdit

Elvaston is located in west-central Hancock County at 40°23′49″N 91°15′1″W / 40.39694°N 91.25028°W / 40.39694; -91.25028 (40.396983, -91.250296).[4] U.S. Route 136 passes through the center of the village, leading east 6 miles (10 km) to Carthage, the county seat, and west 5 miles (8 km) to Hamilton on the Mississippi River.

According to the 2010 census, Elvaston has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.07 km2), all land.[5]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1880294
18903074.4%
19003080.3%
1910250−18.8%
1920204−18.4%
19302102.9%
19402267.6%
19502385.3%
1960232−2.5%
19702382.6%
1980231−2.9%
1990198−14.3%
2000152−23.2%
20101658.6%
Est. 2016161[2]−2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the 2000 United States Census,[7] there were 152 people, 67 households, and 45 families residing in the village. The population density was 190.8 people per square mile (73.4/km²). There were 71 housing units at an average density of 89.1 per square mile (34.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.34% White and 0.66% African American.

There were 67 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.8% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.69.

In the village, the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $34,792, and the median income for a family was $45,833. Males had a median income of $35,000 versus $16,818 for females. The per capita income for the village was $27,947. About 11.5% of families and 12.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.7% of those sixty five or over.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 29, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Elvaston village, Illinois". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 12, 2017.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-08-03.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.