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Godley
Location of Godley in Will County, Illinois.
Location of Godley in Will County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Country United States
State Illinois
Counties Grundy, Will
Area
 • Total 1.08 sq mi (2.81 km2)
 • Land 1.08 sq mi (2.81 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 566
 • Density 522.62/sq mi (201.74/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
60407
Area codes 815 & 779
FIPS code 17-30120
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Godley is a village in Grundy and Will counties, Illinois, United States. The population was 601 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Godley is located at 41°14′14″N 88°14′41″W / 41.23722°N 88.24472°W / 41.23722; -88.24472 (41.237292, -88.244693).

According to the 2010 census, Godley has a total area of 1.091 square miles (2.83 km2), of which 1.09 square miles (2.82 km2) (or 99.91%) is land and 0.001 square miles (0.00 km2) (or 0.09%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 296
1900 329 11.1%
1910 194 −41.0%
1920 83 −57.2%
1930 60 −27.7%
1940 85 41.7%
1950 102 20.0%
1960 97 −4.9%
1970 242 149.5%
1980 373 54.1%
1990 322 −13.7%
2000 594 84.5%
2010 601 1.2%
2020 566 −5.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census there were 594 people, 200 households, and 155 families living in the village. The population density was 547.0 people per square mile (210.4/km2). There were 208 housing units at an average density of 191.5 per square mile (73.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.46% White, 0.17% African American, 3.03% from other races, and 0.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.06%.

Of the 200 households 47.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 15.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% were non-families. 17.5% of households were one person and 7.5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.37.

The age distribution was 37.4% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 14.6% from 45 to 64, and 7.4% 65 or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

The median household income was $42,857 and the median family income was $43,036. Males had a median income of $37,422 versus $20,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,238. About 12.8% of families and 14.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.1% of those under age 18 and 13.0% of those age 65 or over.

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