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Braceville township, IL map Land area: 18.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 4,895 (70% urban, 30% rural)
Males: 2,375  (48.5%)
Females: 2,520  (51.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 4,895 (3,829 owner occupied, 1,066 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%


Races in Braceville township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.4%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.7%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%

Median age of males: 33.5
Median age of females: 33.5

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Average household size: 2.61

Braceville township:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.14

Estimated median household income in 2009: $54,179 ($46,774 in 1999)
This township:

$54,179
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $670 (lower quartile is $490, upper quartile is $850)
Here:

$670
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $161,899 (it was $107,000 in 2000)
Braceville township:

$161,899
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $129,613 - $203,688

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $163,392
Here:

$163,392
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $152,169
Here:

$152,169
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $63,338
Here:

$63,338
State:

$282,193

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,191,144
Here:

$1,191,144
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $34,618
Here:

$34,618
State:

$35,670
Population density: 273 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

4.3%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

2.2%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Coal City, Diamond, Braceville.


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Number of foreign born residents: 57 (93% naturalized citizens)

Braceville township:  1.2%
State:  12.3%

58% of Braceville township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 4064
  • Northeast: 58
  • Midwest: 328
  • South: 253
  • West: 115

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $106,300


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.6%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,392
  • One, attached: 159
  • Two: 83
  • 3 or 4: 59
  • 5 to 9: 81
  • 10 to 19: 7
  • 20 to 49: 18
  • Mobile homes: 182

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,600


Housing units in Braceville township with a mortgage: 784 (68 second mortgage, 63 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 395

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 58
  • 1995 to 1998: 368
  • 1990 to 1994: 189
  • 1980 to 1989: 228
  • 1970 to 1979: 219
  • 1960 to 1969: 138
  • 1950 to 1959: 196
  • 1940 to 1949: 198
  • 1939 or earlier: 387

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 17
  • 4 rooms: 194
  • 5 rooms: 320
  • 6 rooms: 410
  • 7 rooms: 263
  • 8 rooms: 97
  • 9 or more rooms: 89

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

  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 16
  • 3 rooms: 84
  • 4 rooms: 174
  • 5 rooms: 93
  • 6 rooms: 64
  • 7 rooms: 31
  • 8 rooms: 12
  • 9 or more rooms: 3

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 17
  • 2 bedrooms: 370
  • 3 bedrooms: 807
  • 4 bedrooms: 181
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 20

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Braceville township:

  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 104
  • 2 bedrooms: 243
  • 3 bedrooms: 114
  • 4 bedrooms: 8
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 8

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

  • no vehicle: 27
  • 1 vehicle: 371
  • 2 vehicles: 595
  • 3 vehicles: 298
  • 4 vehicles: 96
  • 5 or more vehicles: 8

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

  • no vehicle: 59
  • 1 vehicle: 222
  • 2 vehicles: 149
  • 3 vehicles: 40
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 5

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (20%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Chemicals (7%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Petroleum and coal products (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Braceville township:

  • German (23.7%)
  • Italian (18.2%)
  • Irish (15.5%)
  • English (7.2%)
  • United States or American (5.1%)
  • Polish (4.5%)
  • Norwegian (2.8%)

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

  • Germany (46%)
  • Mexico (23%)
  • France (11%)
  • Cambodia (11%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Netherlands (4%)
  • Canada (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,923 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 263 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 30 (1%)
  • Other means: 13 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 50 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

94.8% of residents of Braceville township speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,914
  • In family households: 4,273 (1,099 male householders, 225 female householders)
    1,076 spouses, 1,655 children (1,522 natural, 28 adopted, 105 stepchildren), 78 grandchildren, 7 brothers or sisters, 12 parents, 31 other relatives, 90 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 641 (268 male householders (214 living alone)), 290 female householders (263 living alone)), 83 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 524 2-persons, 300 3-persons, 277 4-persons, 151 5-persons, 56 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 477 1-person, 78 2-persons, 3 4-persons,

1,018 married couples with children.
247 single-parent households (64 men, 183 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

0.9%
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: 38
Here:

22.1%
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 Braceville township:

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