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Southern View
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Sangamon
Coordinates Missing latitude in Module:Coordinates.formatTest()
Area 0.51 sq mi (1 km²)
 - land 0.51 sq mi (1 km²)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km²)
Population 1,695 (2000)
Density 3,218.4 /sq mi (1,243 /km²)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62703
Area code 217
Location in Sangamon County and the state of Illinois.
Location in Sangamon County and the state of Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
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Southern View is a village in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,695 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Springfield, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Southern View is located at Missing latitude in Module:Coordinates.formatTest()
(39.756260, -89.650370).

According to the 2010 census, Southern View has a total area of 0.51 square miles (1.32 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 433
1950 898 107.4%
1960 1,485 65.4%
1970 1,504 1.3%
1980 1,306 −13.2%
1990 1,906 45.9%
2000 1,695 −11.1%
2010 1,642 −3.1%
Est. 2015 1,635 −0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,695 people, 798 households, and 453 families residing in the village. The population density was 3,218.4 people per square mile (1,234.8/km²). There were 841 housing units at an average density of 1,596.8 per square mile (612.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.34% White, 0.83% African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.83% Asian, 1.06% from other races, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.71% of the population.

There were 798 households out of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.9% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.2% were non-families. 36.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the village, the population was spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 85.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $37,964, and the median income for a family was $47,386. Males had a median income of $32,284 versus $27,188 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,633. About 4.7% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 4.4% of those age 65 or over.


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