Tolono, Illinois

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Tolono is a village in Champaign County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,700 at the 2000 census. Its name was fabricated by J.B. Calhoun, land commission of the Illinois Central Railroad, who wrote about it simply: "[I] placed the vowel o three times, thus o-o-o, and filling in with the consonants t-l-n." (Stewart, pg. 362)

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Geography

Tolono is located at 39°59′10″N 88°15′35″W / 39.98611°N 88.25972°W / 39.98611; -88.25972 (39.986046, -88.259727)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.8 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,700 people, 1,083 households, and 753 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,444.4 people per square mile (557.5/km²). There were 1,137 housing units at an average density of 608.3/sq mi (234.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.78% White, 0.30% African American, 0.52% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.93% of the population.

There were 1,083 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 33.5% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 101.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.8 males.

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