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Bishop township, IL map Land area: 35.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,407 (all rural)
Males: 717  (51.0%)
Females: 690  (49.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,407 (1,246 owner occupied, 161 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

11%
State:

33%


Races in Bishop township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.4%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.1%

Median age of males: 29.9
Median age of females: 32.3

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Average household size: 3.13

Bishop township:

3.1 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.59

Estimated median household income in 2009: $49,039 ($42,337 in 1999)
This township:

$49,039
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $401 (lower quartile is $340, upper quartile is $537)
Here:

$401
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $91,651 (it was $73,600 in 2000)
Bishop township:

$91,651
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,707 - $133,568

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $152,643
Here:

$152,643
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $562,661
Here:

$562,661
State:

$249,884

Mobile homes: $79,618
Here:

$79,618
State:

$35,670
Population density: 40 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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:

0.3%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Dieterich.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Bishop township: Probst Family Farms (A), Goeckner Farms (B), Beckman Farms (C), Behrns Farms (D), Hamland Acres (E), Niemerg Dairy Farm (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint John Lutheran Cemetery (1), Saint Aloysius Cemetery (2), King Cemetery (3), Dieterich Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Rocky Ford Sportsman Club South Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 

Number of foreign born residents: 4 (0% naturalized citizens)

Bishop township:  0.3%
State:  12.3%

69% of Bishop township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 1267
  • Northeast: 1
  • Midwest: 33
  • South: 12
  • West: 6
Bishop township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.2%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 408
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 10
  • 5 to 9: 5
  • Mobile homes: 35
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Median worth of mobile homes: $23,900


Housing units in Bishop township with a mortgage: 152 (5 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 138

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 12
  • 1995 to 1998: 36
  • 1990 to 1994: 37
  • 1980 to 1989: 43
  • 1970 to 1979: 88
  • 1960 to 1969: 48
  • 1950 to 1959: 52
  • 1940 to 1949: 41
  • 1939 or earlier: 109

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 11
  • 5 rooms: 66
  • 6 rooms: 123
  • 7 rooms: 79
  • 8 rooms: 57
  • 9 or more rooms: 38

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 10
  • 4 rooms: 17
  • 5 rooms: 18
  • 6 rooms: 6
  • 7 rooms: 8
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 37
  • 3 bedrooms: 231
  • 4 bedrooms: 91
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 11

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bishop township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 30
  • 3 bedrooms: 16
  • 4 bedrooms: 5
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 1

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

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 85
  • 2 vehicles: 183
  • 3 vehicles: 69
  • 4 vehicles: 17
  • 5 or more vehicles: 16

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

  • no vehicle: 7
  • 1 vehicle: 25
  • 2 vehicles: 24
  • 3 vehicles: 5
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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 (15%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Printing and related support activities (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (15%)
  • Printing and related support activities (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (7%)
  • Social assistance (7%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Printing workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Bishop township:

  • German (68.1%)
  • United States or American (18.5%)
  • English (4.2%)
  • Irish (2.4%)
  • Swedish (1.6%)
  • Dutch (1.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian (0.7%)

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

  • Sweden (50%)
  • Australia (50%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 542 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 55 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (1%)
  • Walked: 6 (1%)
  • Other means: 13 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 48 (7%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

98.4% of residents of Bishop township speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (45% speak English very well, 55% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,324
  • In family households: 1,214 (281 male householders, 56 female householders)
    281 spouses, 537 children (519 natural, 2 adopted, 16 stepchildren), 14 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 6 other relatives, 39 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 110 (55 male householders (41 living alone)), 43 female householders (43 living alone)), 12 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 114 2-persons, 54 3-persons, 74 4-persons, 67 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 84 1-person, 14 2-persons,

418 married couples with children.
73 single-parent households (18 men, 55 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): 0
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

12.5%
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 Bishop township:

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