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Adams township, IL map Land area: 33.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,589 (all rural)
Males: 797  (50.2%)
Females: 792  (49.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,589 (1,229 owner occupied, 360 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%


Races in Adams township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.0%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%

Median age of males: 35.1
Median age of females: 35.2

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Average household size: 2.75

Adams township:

2.8 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.20

Estimated median household income in 2009: $61,771 ($46,750 in 1999)
This township:

$61,771
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $594 (lower quartile is $474, upper quartile is $730)
Here:

$594
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $178,443 (it was $122,600 in 2000)
Adams township:

$178,443
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $120,242 - $224,871

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $254,749
Here:

$254,749
State:

$252,233

In 2-unit structures: $557,086
Here:

$557,086
State:

$282,193
Population density: 48 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

7.8%
Whole state:

10.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

3.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Leland.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Baker Cemetery (1), Little Indian Creek Cemetery (2), Pierce Family Cemetery (3), Saint Clara Catholic Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 23 (83% naturalized citizens)

Adams township:  1.4%
State:  12.3%

64% of Adams township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Illinois.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1306
  • Northeast: 26
  • Midwest: 145
  • South: 43
  • West: 46

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $103,100

Adams township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 532
  • Two: 25
  • 3 or 4: 10
  • 5 to 9: 15
  • 10 to 19: 6
  • Mobile homes: 19

Housing units in Adams township with a mortgage: 246 (17 second mortgage, 37 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 111

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 6
  • 1995 to 1998: 59
  • 1990 to 1994: 52
  • 1980 to 1989: 46
  • 1970 to 1979: 54
  • 1960 to 1969: 54
  • 1950 to 1959: 47
  • 1940 to 1949: 44
  • 1939 or earlier: 245

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Adams township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 25
  • 5 rooms: 74
  • 6 rooms: 111
  • 7 rooms: 106
  • 8 rooms: 55
  • 9 or more rooms: 62

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Adams township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 15
  • 4 rooms: 42
  • 5 rooms: 17
  • 6 rooms: 18
  • 7 rooms: 24
  • 8 rooms: 8
  • 9 or more rooms: 6

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Adams township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 62
  • 3 bedrooms: 273
  • 4 bedrooms: 84
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 14

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Adams township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 32
  • 2 bedrooms: 51
  • 3 bedrooms: 43
  • 4 bedrooms: 11
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

Cars and other vehicles available in Adams township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 13
  • 1 vehicle: 87
  • 2 vehicles: 231
  • 3 vehicles: 66
  • 4 vehicles: 22
  • 5 or more vehicles: 20

Cars and other vehicles available in Adams township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 66
  • 2 vehicles: 55
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Adams township:

  • German (25.1%)
  • Norwegian (19.7%)
  • Irish (10.4%)
  • United States or American (8.6%)
  • English (6.2%)
  • Italian (4.3%)
  • French (except Basque) (3.7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Germany (26%)
  • Mexico (26%)
  • Greece (13%)
  • Korea (13%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (9%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 570 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 64 (9%)
  • Walked: 37 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 43 (6%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Wood (1%)

97.2% of residents of Adams township speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,590
  • In family households: 1,440 (374 male householders, 64 female householders)
    391 spouses, 552 children (491 natural, 14 adopted, 47 stepchildren), 13 grandchildren, 7 brothers or sisters, 8 parents, 7 other relatives, 24 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 150 (64 male householders (54 living alone)), 68 female householders (65 living alone)), 18 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 172 2-persons, 90 3-persons, 100 4-persons, 55 5-persons, 16 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 119 1-person, 9 2-persons, 4 3-persons,

380 married couples with children.
64 single-parent households (30 men, 34 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

4.8%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16
Here:

15.8%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Adams township:

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