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Bourbon township, IL map Land area: 43.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 3,662 (all rural)
Males: 1,779  (48.6%)
Females: 1,883  (51.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 3,662 (2,899 owner occupied, 763 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%


Races in Bourbon township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.5%
  • Black: 0.0%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%

Median age of males: 28.8
Median age of females: 31.3

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Average household size: 3.15

Bourbon township:

3.1 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.75

Estimated median household income in 2009: $45,545 ($39,320 in 1999)
This township:

$45,545
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $374 (lower quartile is $294, upper quartile is $460)
Here:

$374
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $98,881 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Bourbon township:

$98,881
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,301 - $139,986

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $161,843
Here:

$161,843
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $766,859
Here:

$766,859
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $121,276
Here:

$121,276
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $176,984
Here:

$176,984
State:

$35,670
Population density: 85 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

4.9%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

0.7%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Arthur.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Rockome Gardens (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Bourbon township: Pleasant View Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Bourbon Cemetery (1), Yoder Cemetery (2), Campbell Cemetery (3), Fillmore Cemetery (4), Miller Cemetery (5), Yoder Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bear Creek (A), West Fork Kaskaskia River (B), Dry Fork (C), Lake Fork (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 14 (64% naturalized citizens)

Bourbon township:  0.4%
State:  12.3%

70% of Bourbon township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 3253
  • Northeast: 18
  • Midwest: 215
  • South: 105
  • West: 47

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $53,800

Bourbon township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 1.3%

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

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 971
  • One, attached: 66
  • Two: 37
  • 3 or 4: 13
  • 5 to 9: 35
  • 20 to 49: 27
  • Mobile homes: 49

Median worth of mobile homes: $74,500


Housing units in Bourbon township with a mortgage: 317 (15 second mortgage, 18 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 366

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 27
  • 1995 to 1998: 78
  • 1990 to 1994: 116
  • 1980 to 1989: 148
  • 1970 to 1979: 157
  • 1960 to 1969: 158
  • 1950 to 1959: 138
  • 1940 to 1949: 94
  • 1939 or earlier: 282

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 58
  • 5 rooms: 254
  • 6 rooms: 194
  • 7 rooms: 163
  • 8 rooms: 101
  • 9 or more rooms: 106

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

  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 52
  • 4 rooms: 63
  • 5 rooms: 33
  • 6 rooms: 19
  • 7 rooms: 41
  • 8 rooms: 16
  • 9 or more rooms: 26

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 28
  • 2 bedrooms: 211
  • 3 bedrooms: 414
  • 4 bedrooms: 128
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 116

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bourbon township:

  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 46
  • 2 bedrooms: 116
  • 3 bedrooms: 22
  • 4 bedrooms: 26
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 46

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

  • no vehicle: 279
  • 1 vehicle: 208
  • 2 vehicles: 280
  • 3 vehicles: 93
  • 4 vehicles: 18
  • 5 or more vehicles: 19

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

  • no vehicle: 74
  • 1 vehicle: 120
  • 2 vehicles: 50
  • 3 vehicles: 7
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 12

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Wood products (16%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Woodworkers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Woodworkers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Bourbon township:

  • German (45.1%)
  • United States or American (26.3%)
  • English (7.1%)
  • Swiss (6.3%)
  • Irish (4.7%)
  • Pennsylvania German (1.9%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.7%)

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

  • Mexico (64%)
  • Canada (36%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 918 (56%)
  • Carpooled: 258 (16%)
  • Bicycle: 134 (8%)
  • Walked: 109 (7%)
  • Other means: 70 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 160 (10%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Wood (3%)

54.8% of residents of Bourbon township speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% don't speak English at all).
44.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,658
  • In family households: 3,385 (825 male householders, 86 female householders)
    809 spouses, 1,581 children (1,524 natural, 50 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 45 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 25 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 273 (99 male householders (94 living alone)), 169 female householders (169 living alone)), 5 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 340 2-persons, 169 3-persons, 141 4-persons, 95 5-persons, 50 6-persons, 116 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 263 1-person, 5 2-persons,

1,147 married couples with children.
81 single-parent households (18 men, 63 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 268
Here:

45.4%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 59
Here:

34.7%
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 Bourbon township:

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