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Artesia township, IL map Land area: 57.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 957 (all rural)
Males: 483  (50.5%)
Females: 474  (49.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 957 (771 owner occupied, 186 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%


Races in Artesia township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.9%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.1%

Median age of males: 40.6
Median age of females: 40.9

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Average household size: 2.37

Artesia township:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.87

Estimated median household income in 2009: $49,771 ($42,969 in 1999)
This township:

$49,771
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $428 (lower quartile is $306, upper quartile is $548)
Here:

$428
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $97,316 (it was $76,200 in 2000)
Artesia township:

$97,316
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,894 - $126,354

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $174,023
Here:

$174,023
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $306,891
Here:

$306,891
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $65,311
Here:

$65,311
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $41,393
Here:

$41,393
State:

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

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

4.8%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

1.9%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Buckley.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Saint John's Lutheran Cemetery (1), Lisk Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 23 (26% naturalized citizens)

Artesia township:  2.4%
State:  12.3%

70% of Artesia township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 921
  • Northeast: 3
  • Midwest: 59
  • South: 30
  • West: 29

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $45,000

Artesia township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 409
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 13
  • 3 or 4: 9
  • 5 to 9: 14
  • Mobile homes: 18

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in Artesia township with a mortgage: 135 (0 second mortgage, 9 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 126

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 10
  • 1990 to 1994: 15
  • 1980 to 1989: 36
  • 1970 to 1979: 42
  • 1960 to 1969: 60
  • 1950 to 1959: 73
  • 1940 to 1949: 26
  • 1939 or earlier: 206

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 10
  • 5 rooms: 70
  • 6 rooms: 107
  • 7 rooms: 47
  • 8 rooms: 71
  • 9 or more rooms: 42

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

  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 1
  • 3 rooms: 7
  • 4 rooms: 23
  • 5 rooms: 22
  • 6 rooms: 9
  • 7 rooms: 6
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9 or more rooms: 7

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 70
  • 3 bedrooms: 177
  • 4 bedrooms: 88
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 10

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Artesia township:

  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 10
  • 2 bedrooms: 38
  • 3 bedrooms: 20
  • 4 bedrooms: 17
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 9
  • 1 vehicle: 80
  • 2 vehicles: 172
  • 3 vehicles: 66
  • 4 vehicles: 15
  • 5 or more vehicles: 5

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

  • no vehicle: 9
  • 1 vehicle: 44
  • 2 vehicles: 17
  • 3 vehicles: 11
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 7

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 (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Truck transportation (9%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Artesia township:

  • German (58.6%)
  • United States or American (11.0%)
  • French (except Basque) (6.4%)
  • English (4.5%)
  • Irish (4.4%)
  • Swedish (3.1%)
  • Polish (2.1%)

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

  • Mexico (65%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (9%)
  • Canada (9%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 454 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 41 (7%)
  • Walked: 12 (2%)
  • Other means: 4 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 37 (7%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

95.1% of residents of Artesia township speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 35% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,076
  • In family households: 948 (291 male householders, 29 female householders)
    279 spouses, 326 children (312 natural, 11 adopted, 3 stepchildren), 8 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 2 other relatives, 7 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 128 (56 male householders (54 living alone)), 69 female householders (69 living alone)), 3 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 149 2-persons, 68 3-persons, 60 4-persons, 29 5-persons, 14 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 123 1-person, 2 2-persons,

183 married couples with children.
34 single-parent households (5 men, 29 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 80
Here:

69.0%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 30
Here:

30.3%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

7.1%
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 Artesia township:

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