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Amity township, IL map Land area: 36.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 869 (all rural)
Males: 426  (49.0%)
Females: 443  (51.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 869 (718 owner occupied, 151 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

33%


Races in Amity township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.0%
  • Black: 0.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%

Median age of males: 39.1
Median age of females: 39.1

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Average household size: 2.63

Amity township:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.09

Estimated median household income in 2009: $54,606 ($47,143 in 1999)
This township:

$54,606
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $435 (lower quartile is $312, upper quartile is $526)
Here:

$435
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $87,426 (it was $68,600 in 2000)
Amity township:

$87,426
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,218 - $120,443

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $144,527
Here:

$144,527
State:

$252,233

Mobile homes: $45,419
Here:

$45,419
State:

$35,670
Population density: 24 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

7.1%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

4.2%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Cornell.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Camp Aramoni (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Amity township: Nigh Chapel United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Bayou Cemetery (1), Morris Cemetery (2), Nigh Chapel Cemetery (3), Earp Cemetery (4), Springer Cemetery (5), Zooks Cemetery (6), Cornell Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Short Point Creek (A), Morehouse Creek (B), Baker Run (C), Scattering Point Creek (D), Rooks Creek (E), Ida Creek (F), Wolf Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 4 (100% naturalized citizens)

Amity township:  0.5%
State:  12.3%

73% of Amity township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 74% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 759
  • Northeast: 9
  • Midwest: 69
  • South: 17
  • West: 11

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $65,000

Amity township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 319
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 2
  • 3 or 4: 11
  • 10 to 19: 2
  • Mobile homes: 26

Median worth of mobile homes: $25,800


Housing units in Amity township with a mortgage: 124 (13 second mortgage, 12 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 93

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 13
  • 1990 to 1994: 4
  • 1980 to 1989: 31
  • 1970 to 1979: 64
  • 1960 to 1969: 45
  • 1950 to 1959: 33
  • 1940 to 1949: 14
  • 1939 or earlier: 158

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 27
  • 5 rooms: 30
  • 6 rooms: 74
  • 7 rooms: 60
  • 8 rooms: 43
  • 9 or more rooms: 19

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 17
  • 5 rooms: 19
  • 6 rooms: 20
  • 7 rooms: 7
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 44
  • 3 bedrooms: 134
  • 4 bedrooms: 62
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 9

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amity township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 12
  • 2 bedrooms: 29
  • 3 bedrooms: 25
  • 4 bedrooms: 9
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 52
  • 2 vehicles: 107
  • 3 vehicles: 61
  • 4 vehicles: 19
  • 5 or more vehicles: 8

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

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 34
  • 2 vehicles: 27
  • 3 vehicles: 8
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Printing and related support activities (9%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Machinery (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Food and beverage stores (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Printing and related support activities (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Amity township:

  • German (38.5%)
  • United States or American (13.7%)
  • English (9.8%)
  • Irish (7.2%)
  • Norwegian (6.7%)
  • Italian (2.8%)
  • Swedish (2.2%)

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

  • Mexico (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 345 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 71 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (1%)
  • Walked: 22 (5%)
  • Other means: 1 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 8 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

97.4% of residents of Amity township speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 37% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 869
  • In family households: 786 (225 male householders, 35 female householders)
    204 spouses, 276 children (243 natural, 0 adopted, 33 stepchildren), 5 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 8 other relatives, 15 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 83 (42 male householders (38 living alone)), 36 female householders (34 living alone)), 5 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 117 2-persons, 44 3-persons, 57 4-persons, 29 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 72 1-person, 6 2-persons,

179 married couples with children.
40 single-parent households (10 men, 30 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

5.0%
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: 2
Here:

13.3%
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 Amity township:

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