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Berwyn township, IL map Land area: 3.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 54,016 (all urban)
Males: 26,314  (48.7%)
Females: 27,702  (51.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 53,835 (36,916 owner occupied, 16,919 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

33%


Races in Berwyn township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 56.4%
  • Black: 1.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 38.0%
  • Two or more races: 1.7%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 33.8
Median age of females: 35.2

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Average household size: 2.73

Berwyn township:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.45

Estimated median household income in 2009: $50,148 ($43,833 in 1999)
This township:

$50,148
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $743 (lower quartile is $677, upper quartile is $880)
Here:

$743
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $232,948 (it was $137,400 in 2000)
Berwyn township:

$232,948
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $176,384 - $251,346

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $220,565
Here:

$220,565
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $240,330
Here:

$240,330
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $267,600
Here:

$267,600
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $333,019
Here:

$333,019
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $240,463
Here:

$240,463
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $78,421
Here:

$78,421
State:

$35,670

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $18,515
Here:

$18,515
State:

$62,382
Population density: 13876 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

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

7.9%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

3.4%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Berwyn.


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Number of foreign born residents: 13,552 (43% naturalized citizens)

Berwyn township:  25.1%
State:  12.3%

57% of Berwyn township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 90% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 35157
  • Northeast: 758
  • Midwest: 1676
  • South: 1499
  • West: 699

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $134,600


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.1%

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

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

People in group quarters in Berwyn township, Illinois:

  • 140 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in religious group quarters
  • 19 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,025
  • One, attached: 279
  • Two: 3,950
  • 3 or 4: 2,881
  • 5 to 9: 1,611
  • 10 to 19: 1,060
  • 20 to 49: 736
  • 50 or more: 115
  • Mobile homes: 24
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $85,700


Housing units in Berwyn township with a mortgage: 6,013 (518 second mortgage, 883 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,225

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 17
  • 1995 to 1998: 140
  • 1990 to 1994: 140
  • 1980 to 1989: 339
  • 1970 to 1979: 810
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,076
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,511
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,438
  • 1939 or earlier: 10,220

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

  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 111
  • 3 rooms: 376
  • 4 rooms: 1,053
  • 5 rooms: 3,396
  • 6 rooms: 3,223
  • 7 rooms: 1,844
  • 8 rooms: 1,123
  • 9 or more rooms: 998

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

  • 1 room: 296
  • 2 rooms: 481
  • 3 rooms: 1,776
  • 4 rooms: 2,197
  • 5 rooms: 1,744
  • 6 rooms: 751
  • 7 rooms: 165
  • 8 rooms: 70
  • 9 or more rooms: 92

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

  • no bedroom: 22
  • 1 bedroom: 511
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,918
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,337
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,699
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 643

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Berwyn township:

  • no bedroom: 452
  • 1 bedroom: 2,871
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,777
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,284
  • 4 bedrooms: 115
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 73

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

  • no vehicle: 977
  • 1 vehicle: 4,340
  • 2 vehicles: 4,957
  • 3 vehicles: 1,307
  • 4 vehicles: 436
  • 5 or more vehicles: 113

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

  • no vehicle: 1,773
  • 1 vehicle: 3,848
  • 2 vehicles: 1,586
  • 3 vehicles: 327
  • 4 vehicles: 21
  • 5 or more vehicles: 17

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Social assistance (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Berwyn township:

  • Polish (10.3%)
  • Italian (10.1%)
  • German (8.1%)
  • Irish (7.9%)
  • Czech (4.7%)
  • United States or American (1.9%)
  • English (1.4%)

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

  • Mexico (58%)
  • Poland (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Italy (3%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (2%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (2%)
  • Yugoslavia (2%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,818 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 3,582 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 687 (3%)
  • Subway or elevated: 788 (3%)
  • Railroad: 1,051 (4%)
  • Taxi: 118 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 71 (0%)
  • Walked: 784 (3%)
  • Other means: 94 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 384 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

People in group quarters in Berwyn township, Illinois:

  • 140 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in religious group quarters
  • 19 people in other nonhousehold living situations

56.9% of residents of Berwyn township speak English at home.
31.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
9.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 53,836
  • In family households: 45,941 (9,462 male householders, 3,491 female householders)
    9,727 spouses, 17,511 children (16,653 natural, 273 adopted, 585 stepchildren), 1,039 grandchildren, 1,057 brothers or sisters, 787 parents, 1,710 other relatives, 1,157 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,895 (2,899 male householders (2,485 living alone)), 3,855 female householders (3,311 living alone)), 1,141 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 180 (136 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,308 2-persons, 2,973 3-persons, 2,567 4-persons, 1,620 5-persons, 806 6-persons, 679 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 5,796 1-person, 822 2-persons, 102 3-persons, 29 4-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons,

9,861 married couples with children.
2,615 single-parent households (711 men, 1,904 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 719
Here:

11.8%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 375
Here:

13.9%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 688
Here:

25.6%
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 Berwyn township:

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