Lima, Illinois

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Lima, Illinois
Location of Lima in Adams County, Illinois.
Location of Lima in Adams County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 40°10′41″N 91°22′36″W / 40.17806°N 91.37667°W / 40.17806; -91.37667Coordinates: 40°10′41″N 91°22′36″W / 40.17806°N 91.37667°W / 40.17806; -91.37667
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyAdams
TownshipLima
Area
 • Total0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Land0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total163
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
159
 • Density836.84/sq mi (322.47/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
62348
Area code(s)217
FIPS code17-43445
Wikimedia CommonsLima, Illinois

Lima /ˈlmə/ is a village in Adams County, Illinois, United States. It is part of the Quincy, IL–MO Micropolitan Statistical Area. Lima is the hometown of well-known archaeologist and anthropologist Stuart Struever.

History[edit]

Lima was platted in 1833,[3] the year that the first store was established in the village, by Dr. Joseph Orr.[4] Orr named the village Lima after Lima, Peru, on the suggestion of a Peruvian friend.[4] In 1839 a large number of Latter-day Saints settled at this location. An LDS stake was organized here in 1840 and a conference here in 1841 had more than 400 Latter-day Saints presence; the Latter-day Saints left in 1845 due to mob violence.

As of 1955, Lima was the principal community of Lima Township, Illinois.[4]

Geography[edit]

Lima is located at 40°10′41″N 91°22′36″W / 40.17806°N 91.37667°W / 40.17806; -91.37667 (40.178095, -91.376783),[5] along Illinois State Route 96.[4]

According to the 2010 census, Lima has a total area of 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2), all land.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870285
1880250−12.3%
18902510.4%
190028011.6%
1910797184.6%
1920213−73.3%
1930198−7.0%
1940192−3.0%
1950154−19.8%
19601603.9%
1970125−21.9%
198016632.8%
1990120−27.7%
200015932.5%
20101632.5%
Est. 2016159[2]−2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 159 people, 57 households, and 45 families residing in the village, which rose slightly to 163 in the 2010 census;[9] the village population almost identical in 1955, at 154;[4] the population density was 741.8 people per square mile (292.3/km²). There were 63 housing units at an average density of 293.9 per square mile (115.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.37% White, and 0.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.52% of the population.

There were 57 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.9% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.3% were non-families. 14.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the village, the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $37,500, and the median income for a family was $38,000. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $19,167 for females; the per capita income for the village was $13,825. None of the families and 0.7% of the population were living below the poverty line.

References[edit]

  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. ^ Joseph Smith Papers entry on Lima
  4. ^ a b c d e Drury, James (1955). This is Adams County, Illlinois; the American Aerial County History Series, No. 20. Chicago, Illinois: The Loree Company. p. 357 – via Internet Archive.
  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 2015-08-04.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  9. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lima village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 7, 2013.