is a village located in Jackson County, Illinois
. As of the 2000
census, the village had a total population of 1,001.
Geography\nElkville is located at 37°54'39" North, 89°14'7" West (37.910851, -89.235198)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the village has a total area of 2.0 km²
). 2.0 km² (0.8 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,001 people, 400 households, and 289 families residing in the village. The population density
is 501.9/km² (1,305.6/mi²). There are 455 housing units at an average density of 228.2/km² (593.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 95.00% White, 2.90% African American
, 0.80% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.20% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. 1.90% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 400 households out of which 34.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% are married couples living together, 12.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% are non-families. 24.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 2.91.
In the village the population is spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.7 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $27,969, and the median income for a family is $30,417. Males have a median income of $25,833 versus $17,727 for females. The per capita income for the village is $12,475. 21.2% of the population and 17.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 33.0% are under the age of 18 and 11.0% are 65 or older.