Population of Kane County

By Townships, Cities and Villages, as shown by United States Decennial Census Reports (1850-1900)

Source: Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois (Edited by Newton Bateman, LL.D. and Paul Selby, A.M.) and History of Kane County Edited by Gen. John S. Wilcox. Chicago; Munsell Publishing Company, 1904, pp. 723


 

1850

1860

1870

1880

1890

1900

Aurora Township

Aurora City

1,895

----

6,011

----

2,033

11,162

2,286

11,873

2,571

19,688

3,069

24,147

Batavia Township

Batavia City

892

----

1,621

----

3,018

----

679

2,639

749

3,543

771

3,871

Big Rock Township

496

911

829

963

808

879

Blackbery Township

Elburn Village

725

----

1,080

----

1,173

----

1,212

----

706

584

814

606

Burlington Township

664

886

919

883

310

920

Campton Township

875

1,027

957

956

938

1,040

Dundee Township

West Dundee

East Dundee

Carpentersville

1,374

----

----

----

1,889

----

----

----

2,079

----

----

----

1,017

585

849

348

1,099

873

1,150

754

1,170

1,348

1,417

1,002

Elgin Township

Elgin City

2,359

----

3,341

----

1,298

5,441

1,270

8,787

1,360

17,823

1,354

22,433

Geneva Township

Geneva City

911

----

997

----

1,829

----

407

1,239

338

1,692

660

2,446

Hampshire Township

Hampshire Village

759

----

1,050

----

1,049

----

1,003

483

922

696

929

760

Kaneville Township

592

1,072

999

970

833

818

Plato Township

813

1,008

1,004

982

1,114

1,144

Rutland Township

Gilbert's Village

848

----

1,013

----

960

----

1,033

----

1,140

----

956

222

St. Charles Township

St. Charles City

2,132

----

1,822

----

2,281

----

986

1,533

988

1,690

1,031

2,675

Sugar Grove Township

734

969

787

808

816

823

Virgil Township

Maple Park Village

634

----

1,209

----

1,273

----

972

385

994

382

933

391

Totals


Totals according to Moses' History of Illinois, Page 1138

16,703



16,703

25,906



30,062

39,091



39,091

45,148



44,939

65,061



64,572

78,629

(Moses gives the population in 1840 as 6,501 and in 1845 as 12,721 , page 548)


Batavia Population in 1893

as reported in the Batavia Herald on 24 August 1893

The following census has been taken of East Batavia, by Z. Esmay, in a competent manner, being the number of actual residents of East Batavia, up to August 8th, 1893.

West side census was taken by E.F. Stafford in a very able manner

(Submitter's note: Batavia is divided by the Fox River and even in present day, one gives directions based on which side of the river you live on - east or west)

 

East Side

 

West Side

No of Males in 1st Ward

357

2nd Ward:

573

No. Of Females in 1st Ward

378

2nd Ward:

573

No. Males and Females over 21

218

2nd Ward:

689

No. of Males in 4th Ward

603

3rd Ward:

429

No. of Females in 4th Ward

605

3rd Ward:

388

No. Males and Females over 21

381

3rd Ward:

415

No. Males outside city limits

167

 

179

No. Females outside city limits

154

 

153

No. of Males and Females outside of the city limits over 21

103

 

198

Total No. in 1st Ward

735

2nd Ward:

1146

Total No. in 4th Ward

1,208

3rd Ward:

808

Total No. outside city limits

321

 

323

Total No. on East Side

2264

West Side

2277

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