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Detroit is a township in Pike County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Detroit. For links to other places called Detroit, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Detroit is 39.620N. The longitude is -90.641W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 640 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 354.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Detroit demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pike County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62361 ZIP code.
14% of Detroit residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Detroit ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Detroit was $13,099, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Detroit residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Detroit, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $220. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.
Pike County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Detroit political report.
The average commute time for Detroit workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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