Elizabeth (Illinois)

Jo Daviess County


Elizabeth is a small town ( with a status of "Village" ) in Jo Daviess County in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Illinois. In 2010, Elizabeth had 761 inhabitants.


Elizabeth is located on the southeastern shore of the Apple River at 42 ° 19'04 " north latitude and 90 ° 13'17 " west longitude and extending 1.14 km ². The place is situated mostly in Elizabeth Township, but extends to a lesser extent, in the Woodbine Township.

Towns nearby are Elizabeth Galena ( 24.2 km north west ), Scales Mound (22,5 km to the north ), Stockton (21,1 km to the east ) and Hanover (10,6 km southwest).

After Dubuque in Iowa are of Elizabeth 48.6 km in a north-westerly direction, Wisconsin's capital, Madison is 143 km in a north-easterly direction away over the Rockford 100 km away, there are 239 km south-east to Chicago and the Quad Cities are 126 km in south.


In west-east direction of the U.S. Highway 20 leads as the main road through Elizabeth. All other roads are minor roads, some unpaved roadways and within local roads.

The closest airports are the 60.1 km west located in Iowa Dubuque Regional Airport, which is located 56.5 kilometers north-west in Wisconsin Platteville Municipal Airport, which is located 58.5 km east Albertus Airport in Freeport and the 39.8 km south to Tri Township Airport in Savanna.

Demographic data

According to the census in 2010 lived in Elizabeth 761 people in 348 households. The population density was 667.5 inhabitants per square kilometer. In the 348 households lived statistically 2.09 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 97.2 percent white, 0.7 percent African Americans and 01 percent (one person) from other ethnic groups; 2 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity were 0.9 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

22.2 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 50.6 percent were between 18 and 64 and 27.2 percent were 65 years or older. 53.9 percent of the population was female.

The median annual income for a household was $ 36,042. The per capita income was $ 18,188. 13.3 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.