Valley City, Illinois

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Valley City
Location of Valley City in Pike County, Illinois.
Location of Valley City in Pike County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 39°42′22″N 90°39′13″W / 39.70611°N 90.65361°W / 39.70611; -90.65361Coordinates: 39°42′22″N 90°39′13″W / 39.70611°N 90.65361°W / 39.70611; -90.65361
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyPike
Area
 • Total0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Land0.20 sq mi (0.51 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total13
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
13
 • Density65.99/sq mi (25.46/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
62340
Area code(s)217
FIPS code17-77187
Wikimedia CommonsValley City, Illinois

Valley City is a village in Pike County, Illinois, United States. The population was 13 at the 2010 census, making Valley City the smallest incorporated place in Illinois in terms of population. In late December 2015 and early January 2016 the city had flooded and that left much of the roads underwater. [3]

History[edit]

Geography[edit]

Valley City is located at 39°42′22″N 90°39′13″W / 39.70611°N 90.65361°W / 39.70611; -90.65361 (39.705990, −90.653656).[4]

According to the 2010 census, Valley City has a total area of 0.212 square miles (0.55 km2), of which 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (or 94.34%) is land and 0.012 square miles (0.03 km2) (or 5.66%) is water.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
188060
1960109
197066−39.4%
198060−9.1%
199023−61.7%
200014−39.1%
201013−7.1%
Est. 201812[6]−7.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 14 people, 4 households, and 3 families residing in the village; the population density was 71.5 people per square mile (27.0/km2). There were 7 housing units at an average density of 35.7 per square mile (13.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 4 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.0% were married couples living together, and 25.0% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.50 and the average family size was 4.00.

In the village, the population was spread out with 14.3% under the age of 18, 35.7% from 18 to 24, 21.4% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 75.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 71.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $41,250, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $0 for females; the per capita income for the village was $6,833. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 30, 2017.
  2. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 4 March 2011.
  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 2015-12-25.
  6. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 2, 2019.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.