2010 CENSUS DATA RELEASED
Information from the 2010 U.S. Census shows population is up in Illinois and the U.S. Illinois population has increased from 5.6 million people in 1910 to 12.8 million in 2010. That is a total increase of 7.2 million, or a change of 129%.
U.S. population, for the same periods, increased from 92.2 million to 308.7 million, or a change of 235%.
Illinois population, as a percentage of the whole U.S. population, has been decreasing, hitting its high mark in 1930 and its low mark in the 2010 census just completed.
Between 2000 and 2010, the makeup of the population has changed. The U.S. shows White population up 5.7%, Black or African American population up 12.3% and Hispanic or Latino population up 43.0%. The same categories in Illinois show White population up 0.6%, Black or African American population down 0.6% and Hispanic or Latino population up 32.5%.
Other races also show an increase since the last census but represent less than 10% of the total population, each.
BRUCE E. BRACKEN
Bruce E. Bracken, age 53, of Pierron, passed away Wednesday, March 23 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville. A memorial service will be Thursday, at 7:00 p.m. at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Friends may call Thursday, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
SHIRLEY JENE HUSTEDDE
Shirley Jene Hustedde, age 76, of rural Trenton, passed away Monday, March 28. A funeral Mass will be Thursday, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis Catholic Church in Aviston. Burial will be private at a later date. Friends may call Wednesday, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at Hempen Funeral Home in Aviston.
Virginia Cromeans, age 88, of Granite City, passed away Monday, March 28 at Stearns Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Granite City. Funeral services will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery. Friends may call Friday, one hour before service time at the funeral home.
DEWEY L. LIEURANCE
Dewey L. Lieurance, age 86, of Greenville, formerly of Granite City, passed away Monday, March 28 at Barnes Hospital. Funeral services will be Friday, at 11:30 a.m. at Young Funeral Home. Burial will be in Sunset Hills Cemetery in Edwardsville. Friends may call Friday, after 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Greenville First United Methodist Church.
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