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Tennessee is a village in McDonough County, Illinois, United States. The population was 144 at the 2000 census.

Tennessee
Location of Tennessee in McDonough County, Illinois.
Location of Tennessee in McDonough County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 40°24′44″N 90°50′15″W / 40.41222°N 90.83750°W / 40.41222; -90.83750Coordinates: 40°24′44″N 90°50′15″W / 40.41222°N 90.83750°W / 40.41222; -90.83750
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyMcDonough
Area
 • Total0.43 sq mi (1.12 km2)
 • Land0.43 sq mi (1.12 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total115
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
110
 • Density254.63/sq mi (98.20/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
62374
Area code(s)309
FIPS code17-74665
Wikimedia CommonsTennessee, Illinois

HistoryEdit

A post office called Tennessee has been in operation since 1856.[3] The village was named after the state of Tennessee.[4]

GeographyEdit

Tennessee is located at 40°24′44″N 90°50′15″W / 40.41222°N 90.83750°W / 40.41222; -90.83750 (40.412204, -90.837508).[5]

According to the 2010 census, Tennessee has a total area of 0.43 square miles (1.11 km2), all land.[6]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1880262
189031319.5%
19003274.5%
1910274−16.2%
1920252−8.0%
1930223−11.5%
19402439.0%
19502492.5%
1960206−17.3%
1970179−13.1%
1980175−2.2%
1990127−27.4%
200014413.4%
2010115−20.1%
Est. 2016110[2]−4.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 144 people, 64 households, and 38 families residing in the village. The population density was 339.2 people per square mile (132.4/km²). There were 70 housing units at an average density of 164.9 per square mile (64.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.61% White, 0.69% Native American, and 0.69% from two or more races.

There were 64 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.6% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the village, the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 19.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $27,188, and the median income for a family was $34,750. Males had a median income of $20,833 versus $23,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,311. There were 9.8% of families and 22.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including 38.5% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "McDonough County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Towns named after states". Reading Eagle. Jul 2, 1897. p. 3. Retrieved 14 October 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 2015-12-25.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.