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Argyle Community Building and Public Library
|• Total||0.62 sq mi (1.61 km2)|
|• Land||0.62 sq mi (1.61 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||807 ft (246 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,382.3/sq mi (533.7/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1582711|
Argyle is located at(42.701827, -89.866408).
The village has its origins from its being a convenient ford for crossing the East Branch Pecatonica River. The first settler named it for the Duke of Argyll who had sponsored his coming to the United States. The village's original settlers were dominantly from New England, Norway and Ireland, which is reflected in the village's three oldest churches, Argyle Methodist Church (UMC), Argyle Lutheran Church (ELCA), and St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
As of the census of 2010, there were 857 people, 366 households, and 223 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,382.3 inhabitants per square mile (533.7/km2). There were 393 housing units at an average density of 633.9 per square mile (244.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.1% White, 0.1% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.1% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.
There were 366 households of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.1% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.00.
The median age in the village was 39.6 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.6% were from 25 to 44; 25.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.
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