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Assumption township, IL map Land area: 42.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,509 (all rural)
Males: 702  (46.5%)
Females: 807  (53.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,509 (1,172 owner occupied, 337 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%


Races in Assumption township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.1%

Median age of males: 38.5
Median age of females: 39.3

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Average household size: 2.36

Assumption township:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.93

Estimated median household income in 2009: $42,554 ($36,738 in 1999)
This township:

$42,554
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $376 (lower quartile is $198, upper quartile is $472)
Here:

$376
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $63,561 (it was $49,200 in 2000)
Assumption township:

$63,561
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,524 - $91,850

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $95,318
Here:

$95,318
State:

$252,233

In 2-unit structures: $45,938
Here:

$45,938
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $425,941
Here:

$425,941
State:

$320,044

Mobile homes: $70,438
Here:

$70,438
State:

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

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

7.7%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

3.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Assumption.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Motion Raceway (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Assumption township: Saint Marys Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 

Number of foreign born residents: 9 (22% naturalized citizens)

Assumption township:  0.6%
State:  12.3%

60% of Assumption township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 1393
  • Northeast: 31
  • Midwest: 45
  • South: 38
  • West: 23

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $39,300

Assumption township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.9%

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

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 620
  • One, attached: 3
  • Two: 14
  • 3 or 4: 57
  • 10 to 19: 20
  • Mobile homes: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $32,500


Housing units in Assumption township with a mortgage: 238 (16 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 205

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 3
  • 1995 to 1998: 25
  • 1990 to 1994: 15
  • 1980 to 1989: 57
  • 1970 to 1979: 65
  • 1960 to 1969: 54
  • 1950 to 1959: 67
  • 1940 to 1949: 73
  • 1939 or earlier: 363

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 42
  • 5 rooms: 134
  • 6 rooms: 126
  • 7 rooms: 84
  • 8 rooms: 56
  • 9 or more rooms: 41

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 43
  • 4 rooms: 39
  • 5 rooms: 24
  • 6 rooms: 25
  • 7 rooms: 15
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9 or more rooms: 2

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 138
  • 3 bedrooms: 242
  • 4 bedrooms: 79
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 20

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Assumption township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 61
  • 2 bedrooms: 45
  • 3 bedrooms: 29
  • 4 bedrooms: 26
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 24
  • 1 vehicle: 154
  • 2 vehicles: 206
  • 3 vehicles: 73
  • 4 vehicles: 26
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

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

  • no vehicle: 36
  • 1 vehicle: 73
  • 2 vehicles: 47
  • 3 vehicles: 2
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 3

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Warehousing and storage (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Assumption township:

  • German (30.2%)
  • United States or American (21.8%)
  • Irish (17.1%)
  • English (9.4%)
  • French (except Basque) (3.7%)
  • Italian (2.6%)
  • Polish (2.4%)

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

  • United Kingdom (22%)
  • Germany (22%)
  • Ukraine (22%)
  • Japan (22%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 604 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 82 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 15 (2%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 15 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

98.8% of residents of Assumption township speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,545
  • In family households: 1,303 (360 male householders, 68 female householders)
    363 spouses, 457 children (359 natural, 12 adopted, 86 stepchildren), 15 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 8 parents, 10 other relatives, 22 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 242 (74 male householders (64 living alone)), 143 female householders (140 living alone)), 25 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 221 2-persons, 83 3-persons, 54 4-persons, 38 5-persons, 26 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 204 1-person, 6 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 2 4-persons, 2 5-persons,

279 married couples with children.
86 single-parent households (30 men, 56 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): 2
Here:

2.0%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

17.2%
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 Assumption township:

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