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Alto township, IL map Land area: 34.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 577 (all rural)
Males: 309  (53.6%)
Females: 268  (46.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 577 (461 owner occupied, 116 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%


Races in Alto township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 93.8%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%
  • Some other race: 0.3%

Median age of males: 35.9
Median age of females: 37.0

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Average household size: 2.83

Alto township:

2.8 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.13

Estimated median household income in 2009: $58,978 ($50,917 in 1999)
This township:

$58,978
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $532 (lower quartile is $438, upper quartile is $944)
Here:

$532
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $147,605 (it was $107,400 in 2000)
Alto township:

$147,605
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,603 - $220,357

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $235,056
Here:

$235,056
State:

$252,233

Mobile homes: $31,950
Here:

$31,950
State:

$35,670
Population density: 17 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

4.0%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

1.4%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Steward.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Journeysend Farm (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Union Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Johns Creek South (A), Johns Creek Tributary (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 7 (0% naturalized citizens)

Alto township:  1.2%
State:  12.3%

58% of Alto township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 515
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 31
  • South: 25
  • West: 0

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $75,000

Alto township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.4%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 203
  • Two: 2
  • Mobile homes: 9

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in Alto township with a mortgage: 104 (3 second mortgage, 12 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 30

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 12
  • 1995 to 1998: 7
  • 1990 to 1994: 6
  • 1980 to 1989: 8
  • 1970 to 1979: 25
  • 1960 to 1969: 13
  • 1950 to 1959: 15
  • 1940 to 1949: 11
  • 1939 or earlier: 117

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

  • 1 room: 1
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 1
  • 4 rooms: 14
  • 5 rooms: 15
  • 6 rooms: 40
  • 7 rooms: 27
  • 8 rooms: 38
  • 9 or more rooms: 28

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 14
  • 6 rooms: 8
  • 7 rooms: 10
  • 8 rooms: 5
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 1
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 25
  • 3 bedrooms: 78
  • 4 bedrooms: 34
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 22

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alto township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 10
  • 3 bedrooms: 19
  • 4 bedrooms: 8
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 3
  • 1 vehicle: 36
  • 2 vehicles: 54
  • 3 vehicles: 56
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5 or more vehicles: 7

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

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 12
  • 2 vehicles: 13
  • 3 vehicles: 9
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 3

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Warehousing and storage (8%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Radio, TV, and computer stores (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (25%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Alto township:

  • Norwegian (23.5%)
  • German (21.8%)
  • Irish (12.9%)
  • United States or American (7.5%)
  • English (7.3%)
  • Swedish (3.7%)
  • Russian (2.7%)

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

  • Russia (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 242 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 6 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (1%)
  • Walked: 7 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 22 (8%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

97.7% of residents of Alto township speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (43% speak English very well, 43% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 585
  • In family households: 547 (154 male householders, 24 female householders)
    153 spouses, 212 children (202 natural, 1 adopted, 9 stepchildren), 2 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 2 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 38 (21 male householders (18 living alone)), 10 female householders (10 living alone)), 7 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 85 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 34 4-persons, 17 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 28 1-person, 3 4-persons,

110 married couples with children.
36 single-parent households (9 men, 27 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
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 Alto township:

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