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Ball township, IL map Land area: 29.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 4,573 (79% urban, 21% rural)
Males: 2,296  (50.2%)
Females: 2,277  (49.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 4,563 (4,277 owner occupied, 286 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

6%
State:

33%


Races in Ball township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.7%
  • Black: 0.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 37.0
Median age of females: 37.6

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Average household size: 2.94

Ball township:

2.9 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.16

Estimated median household income in 2009: $87,337 ($71,119 in 1999)
This township:

$87,337
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $746 (lower quartile is $616, upper quartile is $842)
Here:

$746
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $203,364 (it was $144,600 in 2000)
Ball township:

$203,364
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $139,602 - $255,465

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $253,594
Here:

$253,594
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $227,601
Here:

$227,601
State:

$249,884
Population density: 153 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

2.9%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

1.4%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Air Evac Lifeteam (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Ball township: Sugar Creek Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Cumberland Sugar Creek Cemetery (1), Saint Bernard Cemetery (2), Stout Cemetery (3), Sugar Creek Cemetery (4), Easley Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Panther Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 76 (59% naturalized citizens)

Ball township:  1.7%
State:  12.3%

45% of Ball township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 3709
  • Northeast: 58
  • Midwest: 523
  • South: 230
  • West: 63

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $275,000

Ball township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.5%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,579
  • One, attached: 39
  • Two: 10
  • 3 or 4: 10
  • 5 to 9: 8

Housing units in Ball township with a mortgage: 1,137 (93 second mortgage, 175 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 197

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 127
  • 1995 to 1998: 305
  • 1990 to 1994: 202
  • 1980 to 1989: 242
  • 1970 to 1979: 470
  • 1960 to 1969: 138
  • 1950 to 1959: 64
  • 1940 to 1949: 37
  • 1939 or earlier: 61

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 17
  • 5 rooms: 109
  • 6 rooms: 265
  • 7 rooms: 438
  • 8 rooms: 327
  • 9 or more rooms: 303

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 44
  • 5 rooms: 16
  • 6 rooms: 31
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 37
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 57
  • 3 bedrooms: 791
  • 4 bedrooms: 458
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 146

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ball township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 61
  • 3 bedrooms: 40
  • 4 bedrooms: 19
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 8

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

  • no vehicle: 14
  • 1 vehicle: 189
  • 2 vehicles: 787
  • 3 vehicles: 398
  • 4 vehicles: 73
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 55
  • 2 vehicles: 53
  • 3 vehicles: 20
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Public administration (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Public administration (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
  • Social assistance (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Ball township:

  • German (30.2%)
  • Irish (16.9%)
  • English (12.4%)
  • United States or American (7.8%)
  • Italian (4.1%)
  • European (4.1%)
  • Dutch (3.7%)

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

  • Other Eastern Europe (51%)
  • United Kingdom (28%)
  • Canada (13%)
  • Philippines (8%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,281 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 232 (9%)
  • Worked at home: 131 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

96.9% of residents of Ball township speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 55% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,654
  • In family households: 4,374 (1,232 male householders, 181 female householders)
    1,232 spouses, 1,566 children (1,412 natural, 69 adopted, 85 stepchildren), 26 grandchildren, 23 brothers or sisters, 25 parents, 13 other relatives, 76 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 280 (98 male householders (70 living alone)), 129 female householders (119 living alone)), 53 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 12 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 568 2-persons, 281 3-persons, 384 4-persons, 147 5-persons, 31 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 189 1-person, 19 2-persons, 19 3-persons,

1,174 married couples with children.
139 single-parent households (36 men, 103 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 24
Here:

3.8%
Illinois:

13.4%

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

3.6%
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 Ball township:

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