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Albers, Illinois
Location of Albers in Clinton County, Illinois.
Location of Albers in Clinton County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Country United States
State Illinois
County Clinton
Area
 • Total 0.99 sq mi (2.57 km2)
 • Land 0.99 sq mi (2.57 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,121
 • Density 1,130.04/sq mi (436.29/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
62215
Area code(s) 618
FIPS code 17-00555

Albers is a village in Clinton County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,190 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Albers is located in western Clinton County at 38°32′41″N 89°36′59″W / 38.54472°N 89.61639°W / 38.54472; -89.61639 (38.544833, -89.616300). Illinois Route 161 runs through the village, leading east 27 miles (43 km) to Centralia and west 6 miles (10 km) to Interstate 64, which leads 28 miles (45 km) farther west to St. Louis. I-64 eastbound can be reached 3 miles (5 km) south of Albers in the village of Damiansville.

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.85 square miles (2.2 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 566
1970 656 15.9%
1980 663 1.1%
1990 700 5.6%
2000 878 25.4%
2010 1,190 35.5%
2020 1,121 −5.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 878 people, 315 households, and 225 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,211.1 people per square mile (470.8/km2). There were 322 housing units at an average density of 444.1 per square mile (172.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.86% White, 0.11% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.34% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.80% of the population.

There were 315 households, out of which 43.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.4% 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 3.40.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 30.4% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 33.8% from 25 to 44, 14.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $46,964, and the median income for a family was $57,625. Males had a median income of $36,316 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,017. About 2.7% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over.

History

Albers had its start in the 1860s when the railroad was extended to that point.


Education

  • Central Community High School - Formed as a consolidation of the Breese and Aviston high schools in 1971

See also

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