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Encyclopedia > Carrollton, Illinois

Carrollton is a city located in Greene County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 2,605. It is the county seat of Greene County6.


Carrollton is located at 39°17'48" North, 90°24'29" West (39.296662, _90.408059)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.3 km˛ (1.7 mi˛). 4.3 km˛ (1.7 mi˛) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 2,605 people, 1,077 households, and 724 families residing in the city. The population density is 602.3/km˛ (1,561.2/mi˛). There are 1,175 housing units at an average density of 271.7/km˛ (704.2/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 98.77% White, 0.04% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. 0.50% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,077 households out of which 31.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7% are married couples living together, 9.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% are non-families. 29.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.36 and the average family size is 2.92.

In the city the population is spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 21.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 88.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $30,154, and the median income for a family is $37,368. Males have a median income of $33,194 versus $19,211 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,340. 9.0% of the population and 6.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 13.7% of those under the age of 18 and 8.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=39.296662&longitude=_90.408059&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=39.296662&lon=_90.408059&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=_90.408059&lat=39.296662&w=750&h=500)

  Results from FactBites:
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Greene county was formed in 1821 from Madison County in central Illinois and is named for Nathaniel Greene, a famous Revolutionary War Major General.
The county seat is Carrollton and the population on July 1, 1999, was 15,737, an increase of 420 over the 1990 census.
Carrollton is located in southwestern Illinois in central Greene County (of which it is the county...
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Rick is the President of the Carrollton City Cemetery Board and is the Deputy Coroner for Greene County.
Rick is a Public Address Announcer for the Carrollton High School Basketball teams, the Hawks and Lady Hawks.
He is a member of the Carrollton Lions Club, the #1 Booster Club for Carrollton High School Athletics and Carrollton First Baptist Church.
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