Wapella, Illinois

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Wapella
Main Street
Main Street
Location of Wapella in Witt County, Illinois.
Location of Wapella in Witt County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 40°13′17″N 88°57′46″W / 40.22139°N 88.96278°W / 40.22139; -88.96278Coordinates: 40°13′17″N 88°57′46″W / 40.22139°N 88.96278°W / 40.22139; -88.96278
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyDeWitt
Area
 • Total0.53 sq mi (1.37 km2)
 • Land0.53 sq mi (1.37 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
743 ft (226 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total558
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
538
 • Density1,018.94/sq mi (393.13/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
61777
Area code(s)217
FIPS code17-78773
Wikimedia CommonsWapella, Illinois
Websitewww.villageofwapella.org

Wapella is a village in DeWitt County, Illinois, United States. The population was 558 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Wapella is located at 40°13′17″N 88°57′46″W / 40.22139°N 88.96278°W / 40.22139; -88.96278 (40.221285, -88.962715).[3]

According to the 2010 census, Wapella has a total area of 0.53 square miles (1.37 km2), all land.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880369
18903710.5%
190044219.1%
191049812.7%
19205286.0%
1930521−1.3%
1940496−4.8%
19505041.6%
19605264.4%
19705728.7%
198076834.3%
1990608−20.8%
20006517.1%
2010558−14.3%
Est. 2016538[2]−3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 651 people, 253 households, and 184 families residing in the village; the population density was 1,193.6 people per square mile (457.0/km²). There were 276 housing units at an average density of 506.0 per square mile (193.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.23% White, 0.46% Native American, 0.15% from other races, and 0.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.

There were 253 households out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.9% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.9% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the village, the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $38,000, and the median income for a family was $44,063. Males had a median income of $34,844 versus $21,957 for females; the per capita income for the village was $17,395. About 5.5% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-12-25.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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