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Wellington
Village
The grain elevator and railroad.
The grain elevator and railroad.
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Iroquois
Township Lovejoy
Area
 • Total 0.28 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 • Land 0.28 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 699 ft (213 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 264
 • Density 953.1/sq mi (368.2/km2)
ZIP code 60973
Area code(s) 815
GNIS feature ID 0420732

Wellington is a village in Lovejoy Township, Iroquois County, Illinois, United States. The population was 264 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Wellington is located at 40°32′29″N 87°40′51″W / 40.54139°N 87.68083°W / 40.54139; -87.68083 (40.541261, -87.680772).

According to the 2010 census, Wellington has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all land.

Wellington, Illinois, USA aerial
Aerial view looking to the east

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 295
1920 288 −2.4%
1930 303 5.2%
1940 297 −2.0%
1950 300 1.0%
1960 334 11.3%
1970 410 22.8%
1980 370 −9.8%
1990 294 −20.5%
2000 264 −10.2%
2010 242 −8.3%
Est. 2015 234 −3.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 264 people, 111 households, and 82 families residing in the village. The population density was 954.0 people per square mile (364.0/km²). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 426.4 per square mile (162.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.62% White and 0.38% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.89% of the population.

There were 111 households out of which 25.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the village, the population was spread out with 21.2% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 32.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,083, and the median income for a family was $35,000. Males had a median income of $30,250 versus $21,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,324. About 2.5% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

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