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Coalton, Illinois

Coalton is a village located in Montgomery County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 307.

Geography Coalton is located at 39°17'7" North, 89°18'4" West (39.285144, -89.301034)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.3 km² (0.5 mi²). 1.3 km² (0.5 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 307 people, 123 households, and 79 families residing in the village. The population density is 227.9/km² (592.1/mi²). There are 132 housing units at an average density of 98.0/km² (254.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 97.07% White, 0.00% African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 1.63% from two or more races. 0.98% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 123 households out of which 34.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% are married couples living together, 4.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% are non-families. 32.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 22.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 3.24.

In the village the population is spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 83.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village is $37,500, and the median income for a family is $46,250. Males have a median income of $40,455 versus $15,938 for females. The per capita income for the village is $21,901. 22.6% of the population and 13.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 38.1% are under the age of 18 and 12.2% are 65 or older.

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