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Biggsville, Illinois
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Location of Biggsville in Henderson County, Illinois
Location of Biggsville in Henderson County, Illinois
Biggsville, Illinois is located in Illinois
Biggsville, Illinois
Biggsville, Illinois
Location in Illinois
Biggsville, Illinois is located in the United States
Biggsville, Illinois
Biggsville, Illinois
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Illinois
County Henderson
Township Biggsville
Area
 • Total 0.34 sq mi (0.87 km2)
 • Land 0.34 sq mi (0.87 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
682 ft (208 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 300
 • Density 890.21/sq mi (343.79/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID 1175542

Biggsville is a village in Henderson County, Illinois, United States. The population was 304 at the 2010 census, down from 343 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Burlington, IA–IL Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Biggsville is located at 40°51′17″N 90°51′49″W / 40.85472°N 90.86361°W / 40.85472; -90.86361 (40.854585, -90.863625).

According to the 2010 census, Biggsville has a total area of 0.34 square miles (0.88 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 63
1870 353 460.3%
1880 358 1.4%
1890 487 36.0%
1900 417 −14.4%
1910 400 −4.1%
1920 425 6.3%
1930 363 −14.6%
1940 344 −5.2%
1950 379 10.2%
1960 345 −9.0%
1970 391 13.3%
1980 411 5.1%
1990 349 −15.1%
2000 343 −1.7%
2010 304 −11.4%
2020 300 −1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 343 people, 143 households, and 96 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,032.0 people per square mile (401.3/km2). There were 161 housing units at an average density of 484.4 per square mile (188.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.83% White and 1.17% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.04% of the population.

There were 143 households, out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.2% were non-families. 30.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 24.5% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 19.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $35,714, and the median income for a family was $43,125. Males had a median income of $30,833 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,215. About 6.3% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.6% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people

  • Todd Hamilton, golfer
  • Ora Smith, farmer and politician

See also

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