Pierron
Location of Pierron in Madison County, Illinois.
Location of Pierron in Madison County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 38°46′45″N 89°35′31″W / 38.779156°N 89.591824°W / 38.779156; -89.591824
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyBond, Madison
Founded1871
Incorporated1893
Government
 • Village presidentRon Hartnagel
Area
 • Total0.73 sq mi (1.90 km2)
 • Land0.73 sq mi (1.90 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)  0%
Population
 (2020)
 • Total459
 • Density630/sq mi (240/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
62273
Area code(s)618
FIPS code17-59709
Wikimedia CommonsPierron, Illinois

Pierron is a village in Bond and Madison counties, Illinois, United States. The population was 459 at the 2020 census, down from 600 at the 2010 census.[2]

History

The first post office was established at Pierron in 1870.[3] Pierron was laid out as a village in 1871, and named for its founder Jacques Pierron.[4] Pierron was incorporated as a village in 1893.

Geography

Pierron is located at 38°46′44″N 89°33′34″W / 38.77889°N 89.55944°W / 38.77889; -89.55944 (38.778767, -89.559306).[5]

According to the 2021 census gazetteer files, Pierron has a total area of 0.73 square miles (1.89 km2), all land.[6]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
188073
1900305
191041736.7%
19204559.1%
19304693.1%
1940349−25.6%
19503716.3%
196045121.6%
19704673.5%
198057723.6%
1990554−4.0%
200065317.9%
2010600−8.1%
2020459−23.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the 2020 census[8] there were 459 people, 180 households, and 111 families residing in the village. The population density was 625.34 inhabitants per square mile (241.45/km2). There were 232 housing units at an average density of 316.08 per square mile (122.04/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.37% White, 0.65% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.65% from other races, and 5.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.74% of the population.

There were 180 households, out of which 21.11% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.00% were married couples living together, 6.67% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.33% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.11% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 2.18.

The village's age distribution consisted of 13.7% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 31.9% from 45 to 64, and 26.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52.3 years. For every 100 females, there were 110.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $70,313, and the median income for a family was $78,319. Males had a median income of $31,713 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $29,822. About 4.5% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 13.7% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 15, 2022.
  2. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Pierron village, Illinois". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 23, 2012.
  3. ^ Allan H. Keith, Historical Stories: About Greenville and Bond County, IL. Consulted on August 15, 2007.
  4. ^ Norton, William T. (1912). Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois, and Its People, 1812 to 1912. The Lewis Publishing Co. pp. 605.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ Bureau, US Census. "Gazetteer Files". Census.gov. Retrieved 2022-06-29.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-06-28.