Lima, Illinois

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Lima /ˈlaɪmə/ is a village in Adams County, Illinois, United States. The population was 159 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Quincy, IL–MO Micropolitan Statistical Area. Lima is the hometown of well-known archaeologist and anthropologist Stuart Struever.



Lima is located at 40°10′41″N 91°22′36″W / 40.17806°N 91.37667°W / 40.17806; -91.37667 (40.178095, -91.376783)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 159 people, 57 households, and 45 families residing in the village. The population density was 741.8 people per square mile (292.3/km²). There were 63 housing units at an average density of 293.9/sq mi (115.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.37% White, and 0.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.52% of the population.

There were 57 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.9% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.3% were non-families. 14.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 89.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $37,500, and the median income for a family was $38,000. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,825. None of the families and 0.7% of the population were living below the poverty line.


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