Camargo, Illinois

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Camargo is a village in Douglas County, Illinois. The population was 469 at the 2000 census. Camargo is at the intersection of Illinois Route 130 and U.S. Highway 36. Camargo is the oldest township in Douglas County. In 2006, the first annual Camargo Woolly Worm Festival was launched during the first weekend in October, attracting several local celebrities. This is to be an annual event.

Geography

Camargo is located at 39°47′56″N 88°9′54″W / 39.79889°N 88.165°W / 39.79889; -88.165 (39.798775, -88.164942)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²), of which, 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²) of it is land and 0.78% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 469 people, 187 households, and 134 families residing in the village. The population density was 371.2 people per square mile (143.7/km²). There were 197 housing units at an average density of 155.9/sq mi (60.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.4% White.

There were 187 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.0% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $39,844, and the median income for a family was $49,375. Males had a median income of $37,500 versus $21,477 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,369. About 5.3% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under age 18 and 3.3% of those age 65 or over.

References

Arcola | Newman | Tuscola | Villa Grove

Arthur‡ | Atwood‡ | Camargo | Garrett | Hindsboro

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