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Belknap, Illinois
Welcome sign in Belknap
Welcome sign in Belknap
Location of Belknap in Johnson County, Illinois
Location of Belknap in Johnson County, Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Country United States
State Illinois
County Johnson
Area
 • Total 1.06 sq mi (2.74 km2)
 • Land 1.06 sq mi (2.74 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 104
 • Estimate 
(2019)
106
 • Density 100.28/sq mi (38.70/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
62908
Area code(s) 618
FIPS code 17-04715
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Belknap is a village in Johnson County, Illinois, United States. The population was 104 at the 2010 census.

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Belknap Post Office, September 2017

Geography

Belknap is located at 37°19′25″N 88°56′26″W / 37.32361°N 88.94056°W / 37.32361; -88.94056 (37.323620, -88.940579).

According to the 2010 census, Belknap has a total area of 1.062 square miles (2.75 km2), of which 1.06 square miles (2.75 km2) (or 99.81%) is land and 0.002 square miles (0.01 km2) (or 0.19%) is water.

Demographics

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Belknap Community Church, September 2017

As of the census of 2000, there were 133 people, 51 households, and 32 families residing in the village. The population density was 128.6 people per square mile (49.9/km2). There were 62 housing units at an average density of 59.9 per square mile (23.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 87.22% White, 0.75% African American, 1.50% from other races, and 10.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.50% of the population.

There were 51 households, out of which 41.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.3% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.45.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 29.3% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 17.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 68.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $25,625, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $12,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,319. There were 6.1% of families and 13.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including 12.1% of under eighteens and 18.2% of those over 64.

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