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Bath
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Mason
Elevation 460 ft (140 m)
Coordinates 40°11′29″N 90°8′27″W / 40.19139°N 90.14083°W / 40.19139; -90.14083
Area 0.36 sq mi (1 km²)
 - land 0.36 sq mi (1 km²)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km²)
Population 310 (2000)
Density 848.9 /sq mi (328 /km²)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62617
Area code 309
Location of Bath within Illinois
Location of Bath within Illinois
Location of Bath within Illinois

Bath is a village in Mason County, Illinois, United States. The population was 310 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, Bath has a total area of 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 336
1860 513 52.7%
1870 464 −9.6%
1880 439 −5.4%
1890 384 −12.5%
1900 330 −14.1%
1910 475 43.9%
1920 408 −14.1%
1930 346 −15.2%
1940 358 3.5%
1950 423 18.2%
1960 398 −5.9%
1970 422 6.0%
1980 475 12.6%
1990 388 −18.3%
2000 310 −20.1%
2010 333 7.4%
Est. 2015 306 −8.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 310 people, 130 households, and 86 families residing in the village. The population density was 848.9 people per square mile (323.5/km²). There were 153 housing units at an average density of 419.0 per square mile (159.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.45% White, 0.32% African American, 0.97% Native American, and 2.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.32% of the population.

There were 130 households out of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% were non-families. 32.3% 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 2.38 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the village, the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $30,208, and the median income for a family was $31,875. Males had a median income of $27,250 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $10,262. About 22.2% of families and 24.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 37.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 3.2% of those sixty five or over.

Events

Bath is host to the annual midsummer Redneck Fishing Tournament.

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