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Encyclopedia > Woodland, Illinois

Woodland is a village located in Iroquois County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 319.


Geography

Woodland is located at 40°42'50" North, 87°43'50" West (40.713892, -87.730535)1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.2 km˛ (0.4 mi˛). 1.2 km˛ (0.4 mi˛) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 319 people, 124 households, and 91 families residing in the village. The population density is 273.7/km˛ (709.7/mi˛). There are 135 housing units at an average density of 115.8/km˛ (300.4/mi˛). The racial makeup of the village is 94.36% White, 2.51% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.88% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. 4.39% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 124 households out of which 37.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% are married couples living together, 12.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.6% are non-families. 25.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.57 and the average family size is 2.98.


In the village the population is spread out with 30.7% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.7 males.


The median income for a household in the village is $32,115, and the median income for a family is $35,000. Males have a median income of $33,750 versus $16,750 for females. The per capita income for the village is $14,707. 21.2% of the population and 17.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 34.0% of those under the age of 18 and 23.1% 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=40.713892&longitude=-87.730535&zoom=6) or Google (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=40.713892,-87.730535)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=40.713892&lon=-87.730535&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-87.730535&lat=40.713892&w=750&h=500)

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Woodland Phlox (Phlox divaricata laphamii) (703 words)
Woodland Phlox is a common plant that occurs in nearly all counties of Illinois; it is somewhat less common in the NW area of the state (see
Woodland Phlox is usually found in mesic areas of this deciduous woodland.
Woodland Phlox is readily distinguished from other Phloxes by the shape of its flowers: The lobes (or petals) of the corolla are more narrow toward the center of the flower than at their tips.
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The Illinois Department of Public Health recommends monitoring existing area wells and restricting new wells in potentially-contaminated groundwater zones, including the area where residents who are participating in the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry's trichloroethylene subregistry live, and restricting development of properties where soil contamination exists.
Illinois EPA filed a complaint with the Illinois Pollution Control Board against the owner of the Salvage Yard, citing that water pollution had resulted from the waste disposal activities at the site.
Illinois EPA released a report that documented high levels of cyanide and heavy metals present in soil, sediment, surface water, and groundwater on and near the Salvage Yard.
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