Pontoosuc, Illinois

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Pontoosuc is a village in Hancock County, Illinois, United States. The population was 171 at the 2000 census.



Pontoosuc is located at 40°37′46″N 91°12′35″W / 40.62944°N 91.20972°W / 40.62944; -91.20972 (40.629520, -91.209603).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 km²), of which, 1.4 square miles (3.7 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.7 km²) of it (32.21%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 171 people, 74 households, and 50 families residing in the village. The population density was 121.3 people per square mile (46.8/km²). There were 122 housing units at an average density of 86.6/sq mi (33.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.83% White, and 1.17% from two or more races.

There were 74 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.67.

In the village the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 2.9% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $27,813, and the median income for a family was $31,563. Males had a median income of $29,688 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,453. About 16.3% of families and 16.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 19.4% of those sixty five or over.

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