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Flanagan old high school.jpg
Flanagan high school on Illinois Route 116
Country United States
State Illinois
County Livingston
Elevation 670 ft (204 m)
Coordinates 40°52′39″N 88°51′32″W / 40.8775°N 88.85889°W / 40.8775; -88.85889
Area 0.54 sq mi (1 km²)
 - land 0.54 sq mi (1 km²)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km²)
Population 1,083 (2000)
Density 2,028.8 /sq mi (783 /km²)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61740
Area code 815
Location of Flanagan within Illinois
Location of Flanagan within Illinois
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Location of Flanagan within Illinois
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Flanagan is a village in Livingston County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,083 at the 2000 census. The local high school and grade school are both located within the village limits. The mascot for both schools is the Falcons.


Flanagan is located at 40°52′39″N 88°51′32″W / 40.877414°N 88.858902°W / 40.877414; -88.858902.

According to the 2010 census, Flanagan has a total area of 0.53 square miles (1.37 km2), all land. A small man-made lake (originally four separate lakes, some being filled in), called the Legion Lake, is located on the west side of the village. A walking trail surrounds it and a park shelter is located on the site. Artesian Park, another small park within the village boundaries, is located on the east side of town. It boasts two picnic shelters, a tennis court and playground equipment. A small business district of roughly one block in length is located in the center of town. Just north of this, the Flanagan Co-op can be found, a complex of several grain elevators and silos at Main and Lumber Streets.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 384
1900 509 32.6%
1910 590 15.9%
1920 637 8.0%
1930 631 −0.9%
1940 663 5.1%
1950 672 1.4%
1960 841 25.1%
1970 976 16.1%
1980 978 0.2%
1990 987 0.9%
2000 1,083 9.7%
2010 1,110 2.5%
Est. 2015 1,082 −2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,110 people, 446 occupied households, and 278 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,028.8 people per square mile (789.0/km²). There were 497 housing units at an average density of 889.8 per square mile (346.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.7% White, 0.8% African American, 0.7% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 446 households out of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.2% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.7% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the village, the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 26.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45.3 years. For every 100 females there were 84.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $39,479, and the median income for a family was $49,167. Males had a median income of $30,875 versus $21,359 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,767. About 2.6% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.6% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.

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