New Salem, IllinoisNew Salem
is a village located in Pike County, Illinois
. As of the 2000
census, the village had a total population of 136.
Geography\nNew Salem is located at 39°42'26" North, 90°50'47" West (39.707124, -90.846520)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the village has a total area of 2.7 km²
). 2.7 km² (1.0 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 136 people, 53 households, and 35 families residing in the village. The population density
is 50.5/km² (130.4/mi²). There are 67 housing units at an average density of 24.9/km² (64.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 99.26% White, 0.00% African American
, 0.00% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.74% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 53 households out of which 30.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% are married couples living together, 5.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% are non-families. 22.6% 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 2.97.
In the village the population is spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 76.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 81.8 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $27,917, and the median income for a family is $26,875. Males have a median income of $20,625 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the village is $19,351. 24.7% of the population and 21.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 47.1% are under the age of 18 and 4.2% are 65 or older.