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Creve Coeur
Village
Etymology: means "broken heart" in French
Location of Creve Coeur in Tazewell County, Illinois.
Location of Creve Coeur in Tazewell County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Country United States
State Illinois
County Tazewell
Township Groveland
Area
 • Total 4.55 sq mi (11.78 km2)
 • Land 4.23 sq mi (10.96 km2)
 • Water 0.32 sq mi (0.82 km2)
Elevation
656 ft (200 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 4,934
 • Density 1,166.15/sq mi (450.26/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CST)
Zip code
61610
Area code(s) 309
FIPS code 17-17549
Wikimedia Commons Creve Coeur, Illinois

Creve Coeur is a village in Groveland Township, Tazewell County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2020 census, the village population was 4,934. Creve Coeur is a suburb of Peoria and is part of the Peoria, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Creve Coeur is located at 40°38′32″N 89°35′55″W / 40.64222°N 89.59861°W / 40.64222; -89.59861 (40.6422705 -89.5987040).

According to the 2010 census, Creve Coeur has a total area of 4.675 square miles (12.11 km2), of which 4.31 square miles (11.16 km2) (or 92.19%) is land and 0.365 square miles (0.95 km2) (or 7.81%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 350
1940 3,535 910.0%
1950 5,499 55.6%
1960 6,684 21.5%
1970 6,440 −3.7%
1980 6,851 6.4%
1990 5,938 −13.3%
2000 5,448 −8.3%
2010 5,451 0.1%
2020 4,934 −9.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census there were 5,448 people, 2,219 households, and 1,488 families in the village. The population density was 1,342.2 people per square mile (518.1/km2). There were 2,476 housing units at an average density of 610.0 per square mile (235.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.14% White, 0.39% African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.81% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.95%.

Of the 2,219 households 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.2% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.9% were non-families. 27.2% of households were one person and 9.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.97.

The age distribution was 24.7% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% 65 or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.

The median household income was $36,138 and the median family income was $41,006. Males had a median income of $32,188 versus $21,302 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,712. About 4.5% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.6% of those under age 18 and 5.5% of those age 65 or over.

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