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New Athens, Illinois

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New Athens is a village located in St. Clair County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 1,981.

Geography

New Athens is located at 38°19'22" North, 89°52'29" West (38.322660, -89.874811)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.8 km² (1.8 mi²). 4.5 km² (1.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 5.98% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 1,981 people, 774 households, and 541 families residing in the village. The population density is 442.1/km² (1,148.3/mi²). There are 819 housing units at an average density of 182.8/km² (474.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 97.98% White, 0.76% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. 0.56% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 774 households out of which 33.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% are married couples living together, 10.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% are non-families. 26.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 3.00.

In the village the population is spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 88.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village is $39,625, and the median income for a family is $49,236. Males have a median income of $36,307 versus $22,462 for females. The per capita income for the village is $17,627. 8.4% of the population and 6.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.0% of those under the age of 18 and 6.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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