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Auburn township, IL map Land area: 35.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 6,020 (83% urban, 17% rural)
Males: 2,893  (48.1%)
Females: 3,127  (51.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 5,959 (4,763 owner occupied, 1,196 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%


Races in Auburn township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.3%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.4%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 33.3
Median age of females: 34.3

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Average household size: 2.66

Auburn township:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.08

Estimated median household income in 2009: $54,603 ($44,464 in 1999)
This township:

$54,603
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $455 (lower quartile is $354, upper quartile is $545)
Here:

$455
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $116,449 (it was $82,800 in 2000)
Auburn township:

$116,449
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,880 - $148,501

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $144,561
Here:

$144,561
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $109,892
Here:

$109,892
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $103,367
Here:

$103,367
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $101,723
Here:

$101,723
State:

$35,670
Population density: 168 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

6.8%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

2.1%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Auburn, Thayer.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Edgewood Country Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Auburn Cemetery (1), Wimmer Cemetery (2), West Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 69 (71% naturalized citizens)

Auburn township:  1.1%
State:  12.3%

53% of Auburn township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 5044
  • Northeast: 23
  • Midwest: 508
  • South: 225
  • West: 169

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $77,000

Auburn township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.6%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

61 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,045
  • One, attached: 17
  • Two: 50
  • 3 or 4: 36
  • 5 to 9: 25
  • 20 to 49: 51
  • Mobile homes: 207

Median worth of mobile homes: $50,800


Housing units in Auburn township with a mortgage: 1,181 (126 second mortgage, 115 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 444

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 77
  • 1995 to 1998: 220
  • 1990 to 1994: 271
  • 1980 to 1989: 170
  • 1970 to 1979: 391
  • 1960 to 1969: 376
  • 1950 to 1959: 239
  • 1940 to 1949: 189
  • 1939 or earlier: 498

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 9
  • 4 rooms: 161
  • 5 rooms: 567
  • 6 rooms: 447
  • 7 rooms: 325
  • 8 rooms: 158
  • 9 or more rooms: 103

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

  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 34
  • 4 rooms: 160
  • 5 rooms: 165
  • 6 rooms: 58
  • 7 rooms: 28
  • 8 rooms: 34
  • 9 or more rooms: 8

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 34
  • 2 bedrooms: 365
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,128
  • 4 bedrooms: 200
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 43

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Auburn township:

  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 52
  • 2 bedrooms: 267
  • 3 bedrooms: 164
  • 4 bedrooms: 4
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 44
  • 1 vehicle: 478
  • 2 vehicles: 926
  • 3 vehicles: 245
  • 4 vehicles: 56
  • 5 or more vehicles: 21

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

  • no vehicle: 38
  • 1 vehicle: 222
  • 2 vehicles: 193
  • 3 vehicles: 38
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Auburn township:

  • German (32.4%)
  • United States or American (11.9%)
  • English (10.7%)
  • Irish (9.3%)
  • Italian (7.8%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.1%)
  • Swedish (3.1%)

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

  • Taiwan (26%)
  • Mexico (26%)
  • United Kingdom (19%)
  • Korea (14%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • Philippines (3%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,478 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 421 (14%)
  • Taxi: 21 (1%)
  • Walked: 46 (1%)
  • Other means: 31 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 95 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

61 people in nursing homes

95.5% of residents of Auburn township speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,009
  • In family households: 5,194 (1,352 male householders, 293 female householders)
    1,429 spouses, 1,964 children (1,844 natural, 31 adopted, 89 stepchildren), 24 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 14 parents, 38 other relatives, 80 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 815 (226 male householders (166 living alone)), 398 female householders (337 living alone)), 191 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 62 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 641 2-persons, 379 3-persons, 400 4-persons, 148 5-persons, 60 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 503 1-person, 70 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 15 4-persons, 16 5-persons,

1,321 married couples with children.
359 single-parent households (82 men, 277 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 56
Here:

6.0%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 11
Here:

3.2%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 22
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 Auburn township:

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