Ferris, Illinois

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Ferris is a village in Hancock County, Illinois, United States. The population was 168 at the 2000 census.



Ferris is located at 40°28′8″N 91°10′10″W / 40.46889°N 91.16944°W / 40.46889; -91.16944 (40.468753, -91.169448).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.1 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 168 people, 69 households, and 44 families residing in the village. The population density was 85.8 people per square mile (33.1/km²). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 36.8/sq mi (14.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.62% White, 0.60% African American, and 1.79% from two or more races.

There were 69 households out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.8% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the village the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 112.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $41,667, and the median income for a family was $47,188. Males had a median income of $27,250 versus $22,188 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,341. None of the families and 2.7% of the population were living below the poverty line.


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