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Belle Prairie City
Town
Country United States
State Illinois
County Hamilton
Township Crouch
Coordinates 38°13′11″N 88°33′19″W / 38.21972°N 88.55528°W / 38.21972; -88.55528
Area 0.45 sq mi (1 km²)
 - land 0.45 sq mi (1 km²)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km²)
Population 60 (2000)
Density 133.6 /sq mi (52 /km²)
Incorporated March 30, 1869 (1869-03-30)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62828
Area code 618
Location of Belle Prairie City within Illinois
Location of Belle Prairie City within Illinois
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Location of Belle Prairie City within Illinois
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Belle Prairie City is an incorporated town in Hamilton County, Illinois, United States. The population was 60 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Mount Vernon Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Belle Prairie City is located at 38°13′11″N 88°33′19″W / 38.21972°N 88.55528°W / 38.21972; -88.55528 (38.219686, -88.555383).

According to the 2010 census, Belle Prairie City has a total area of 0.45 square miles (1.17 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 129
1910 87 −32.6%
1920 78 −10.3%
1930 48 −38.5%
1940 67 39.6%
1950 82 22.4%
1960 82 0.0%
1970 52 −36.6%
1980 58 11.5%
1990 64 10.3%
2000 60 −6.3%
2010 54 −10.0%
Est. 2015 53 −1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 60 people, 24 households, and 19 families residing in the town. The population density was 133.6 people per square mile (51.5/km²). There were 26 housing units at an average density of 57.9 per square mile (22.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 24 households out of which 41.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.8% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 106.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $37,031, and the median income for a family was $37,344. Males had a median income of $35,000 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,528. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.


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