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Buda, Illinois
Buda in 2003
Buda in 2003
Location of Buda in Bureau County, Illinois.
Location of Buda in Bureau County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Country United States
State Illinois
County Bureau
Township Concord
Area
 • Total 1.01 sq mi (2.63 km2)
 • Land 1.01 sq mi (2.63 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)  0%
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 482
 • Density 475.35/sq mi (183.46/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 309
FIPS code 17-09356
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Buda is a village in Bureau County, Illinois, United States. The population was 482 at the 2020 census. It is part of the Ottawa Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

The village was named after Buda, now a part of Budapest, in Hungary.

Buda was established in 1854. It displaced French Grove, Illinois which had been the post office in the area before the establishment of Buda.

A industrialist named George Chalender founded the Buda Engine Co. in Buda Illinois in 1910. The Company was acquired by Allis-Chalmers in 1953.

Geography

Buda is located at 41°19′35″N 89°40′48″W / 41.32639°N 89.68000°W / 41.32639; -89.68000 (41.326297, -89.680131).

According to the 2010 census, Buda has a total area of 1 square mile (2.59 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 778
1890 990 27.2%
1900 873 −11.8%
1910 887 1.6%
1920 796 −10.3%
1930 794 −0.3%
1940 734 −7.6%
1950 761 3.7%
1960 732 −3.8%
1970 675 −7.8%
1980 668 −1.0%
1990 563 −15.7%
2000 592 5.2%
2010 538 −9.1%
2020 482 −10.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 592 people, 236 households, and 171 families residing in the village. The population density was 587.3 people per square mile (226.3/km2). There were 258 housing units at an average density of 256.0 per square mile (98.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.16% White, 0.17% Asian, 0.34% from other races, and 0.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.35% of the population.

There were 236 households, out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 24.6% 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 2.51 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 28.0% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 80.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $34,231, and the median income for a family was $38,854. Males had a median income of $31,094 versus $16,771 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,320. About 9.2% of families and 12.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.8% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The communities of Buda and Sheffield combined to form the Western School District in 1960. The name came from the fact that the two towns are on the western side of Bureau County. In 1995 Buda and Sheffield again consolidated by joining school districts based in Manlius, Walnut, Wyanet to form the Bureau Valley School District.

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