Parkersburg, Illinois

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Parkersburg is a village in Richland County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the village population was 234.



Parkersburg is located at 38°35′25″N 88°3′21″W / 38.59028°N 88.05583°W / 38.59028; -88.05583 (38.590191, -88.055697).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.8 square miles (1.9 km²), all of it land.



As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 234 people, 98 households, and 63 families residing in the village. The population density was 313.6 people per square mile (120.5/km²). There were 105 housing units at an average density of 140.7/sq mi (54.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 98 households out of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 33.8% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 103.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $23,250, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,581. About 8.3% of families and 18.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.8% of those sixty five or over.


Olney/Richland County Sesquicentennial 1841 to 1991 Book

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