Astoria, Illinois

Astoria (formerly “Vienna”) is an incorporated town in Fulton County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,141 at the 2010 census.[4]

Town in Illinois, United States
Astoria, Illinois

Downtown Astoria

Location of Astoria in Fulton County, Illinois.

Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates:

40°13′39″N90°21′28″W

Country United States
State Illinois
County Fulton
Township Astoria
Incorporated January 24, 1839 (1839-01-24)
Area

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  Total 0.59 sq mi (1.52 km2)
  Land 0.59 sq mi (1.52 km2)
  Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation

710 ft (220 m)
Population

 (2010)
  Total 1,141
  Estimate 

(2019)[2]
1,036
  Density 1,767.92/sq mi (683.17/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
61501
Area code(s) 309
FIPS code 17-02635
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Astoria is located in southwestern Fulton County at 40°13′39″N90°21′28″W (40.227439, -90.357791).[5]U.S. Route 24 passes through the center of town, leading northeast 18 miles (29 km) to Lewistown, the county seat, and southwest 15 miles (24 km) to Rushville.

According to the 2010 census, Astoria has a total area of 0.59 square miles (1.53 km2), all land.[6]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 1,280
1890 1,357 6.0%
1900 1,684 24.1%
1910 1,357 −19.4%
1920 1,340 −1.3%
1930 1,189 −11.3%
1940 1,292 8.7%
1950 1,308 1.2%
1960 1,206 −7.8%
1970 1,281 6.2%
1980 1,370 6.9%
1990 1,205 −12.0%
2000 1,193 −1.0%
2010 1,141 −4.4%
2019 (est.) 1,036 [2] −9.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

At the 2000 census there were 1,193 people, 501 households, and 328 families in the town. The population density was 2,020.8 people per square mile (780.7/km2). There were 541 housing units at an average density of 916.4 per square mile (354.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.74% White, 0.34% Asian, 0.42% from other races, and 0.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.17%.[8]

Of the 501 households 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% were non-families. 32.1% of households were one person and 20.0% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.89.

The age distribution was 23.9% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 23.6% 65 or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males.

The median household income was $26,694 and the median family income was $31,940. Males had a median income of $30,774 versus $19,479 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,758. About 9.2% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.0% of those under age 18 and 10.3% of those age 65 or over.

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