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Encyclopedia > Greenville, Illinois

Greenville is a city located in Bond County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 6,955. It is the county seat of Bond County6. Bond County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ... Bond County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

Greenville is located at 38°53'22" North, 89°24'13" West (38.889537, -89.403618)1. Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 13.5 km² (5.2 mi²). 13.5 km² (5.2 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 6,955 people, 2,019 households, and 1,280 families residing in the city. The population density is 516.4/km² (1,337.0/mi²). There are 2,171 housing units at an average density of 161.2/km² (417.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 82.40% White, 15.44% African American, 0.62% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. 2.46% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 2,019 households out of which 30.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% are married couples living together, 10.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.6% are non-families. 33.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.28 and the average family size is 2.90. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 15.9% under the age of 18, 18.1% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 143.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 152.5 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $35,650, and the median income for a family is $45,557. Males have a median income of $26,105 versus $20,889 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,326. 11.8% of the population and 8.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 14.0% of those under the age of 18 and 9.9% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Schools

Greenville is home to Bond County Community Unit #2 High School (a.k.a. Greenville High School), as well as a junior high and elementary school. The newly appointed principal for the 2005 school year is Kevin Cochrane; husband of Greenville High School graduate Velma Keeton, and father of three Greenville High School alumni, Sarah, Rebecca, and Katherine.


Greenville is also home to Greenville College. Greenville College is located in Greenville, Illinois, a small (population 6500) southern Illinois city, located some 45 miles from St. ...


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Greenville, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (426 words)
Greenville is a city located in Bond County, Illinois.
Greenville is home to Bond County Community Unit #2 High School (a.k.a.
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Greenville Regional Hospital is rooted in the strength of the community and the surrounding region.
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Patients and visitors at Greenville Regional Hospital will soon begin to see more renovation work talking place within the hospital’s walls, with the installation of a new CT scan machine.
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