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Deer Creek
Location of Deer Creek in Woodford County, Illinois.
Location of Deer Creek in Woodford County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Country United States
State Illinois
County Tazewell
Area
 • Total 0.55 sq mi (1.41 km2)
 • Land 0.54 sq mi (1.39 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
758 ft (231 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 667
 • Density 1,246.73/sq mi (481.56/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
61733
Area code(s) 309
FIPS code 17-18940
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Deer Creek is a village in Tazewell and Woodford counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. The population was 704 at the 2010 census. Deer Creek is part of the Peoria, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Deer Creek is located at 40°37′45″N 89°19′54″W / 40.62917°N 89.33167°W / 40.62917; -89.33167 (40.629252, -89.331626).

According to the 2010 census, Deer Creek has a total area of 0.569 square miles (1.47 km2), of which 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2) (or 98.42%) is land and 0.009 square miles (0.02 km2) (or 1.58%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 125
1900 298 138.4%
1910 332 11.4%
1920 344 3.6%
1930 290 −15.7%
1940 469 61.7%
1950 501 6.8%
1960 583 16.4%
1970 647 11.0%
1980 688 6.3%
1990 630 −8.4%
2000 605 −4.0%
2010 704 16.4%
2020 667 −5.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 704 people, 294 households, and 193 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,924.2 people per square mile (753.5/km2). There were 243 housing units at an average density of 772.8 per square mile (302.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.84% White, 0.50% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 0.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.17% of the population.

There were 227 households, out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.9% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 27.8% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $38,542, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $31,985 versus $25,278 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,578. About 6.6% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.3% of those under age 18 and 3.9% of those age 65 or over.

Notable person

  • Wilson Tucker, theater technician and writer.
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