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Bremen township, IL map Land area: 37.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 109,575 (100% urban, 0% rural)
Males: 52,832  (48.2%)
Females: 56,743  (51.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 107,866 (89,267 owner occupied, 18,599 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

33%


Races in Bremen township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 61.8%
  • Black: 29.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.2%
  • Two or more races: 1.1%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 35.1
Median age of females: 36.4

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Average household size: 2.79

Bremen township:

2.8 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.31

Estimated median household income in 2009: $59,193 ($51,738 in 1999)
This township:

$59,193
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $841 (lower quartile is $711, upper quartile is $967)
Here:

$841
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $207,856 (it was $122,600 in 2000)
Bremen township:

$207,856
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $150,985 - $267,687

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $219,946
Here:

$219,946
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $217,983
Here:

$217,983
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $231,279
Here:

$231,279
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $176,324
Here:

$176,324
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $150,804
Here:

$150,804
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $57,867
Here:

$57,867
State:

$35,670
Population density: 2910 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

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

7.7%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

4.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Oak Forest, Country Club Hills, Hazel Crest, Midlothian, Markham, Crestwood, Robbins.


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Number of foreign born residents: 5,792 (44% naturalized citizens)

Bremen township:  5.3%
State:  12.3%

65% of Bremen township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 87% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 87307
  • Northeast: 1211
  • Midwest: 5923
  • South: 8115
  • West: 960

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $95,600

Bremen township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.7%

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

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

People in group quarters in Bremen township, Illinois:

  • 668 people in nursing homes
  • 485 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 485 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 430 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 67 people in other group homes
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 28,062
  • One, attached: 1,591
  • Two: 661
  • 3 or 4: 1,143
  • 5 to 9: 2,898
  • 10 to 19: 3,157
  • 20 to 49: 1,033
  • 50 or more: 813
  • Mobile homes: 653

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,200


Housing units in Bremen township with a mortgage: 20,417 (2,246 second mortgage, 2,702 home equity loan, 95 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,824

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 471
  • 1995 to 1998: 1,497
  • 1990 to 1994: 2,035
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,308
  • 1970 to 1979: 10,754
  • 1960 to 1969: 9,931
  • 1950 to 1959: 6,855
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,173
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,987

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

  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 223
  • 3 rooms: 703
  • 4 rooms: 2,564
  • 5 rooms: 6,505
  • 6 rooms: 8,120
  • 7 rooms: 6,675
  • 8 rooms: 4,017
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,989

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

  • 1 room: 242
  • 2 rooms: 767
  • 3 rooms: 1,757
  • 4 rooms: 2,089
  • 5 rooms: 1,809
  • 6 rooms: 710
  • 7 rooms: 235
  • 8 rooms: 198
  • 9 or more rooms: 67

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

  • no bedroom: 182
  • 1 bedroom: 625
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,887
  • 3 bedrooms: 17,524
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,696
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 887

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bremen township:

  • no bedroom: 343
  • 1 bedroom: 2,511
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,278
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,397
  • 4 bedrooms: 283
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 62

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

  • no vehicle: 1,021
  • 1 vehicle: 9,258
  • 2 vehicles: 14,147
  • 3 vehicles: 4,384
  • 4 vehicles: 1,464
  • 5 or more vehicles: 527

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

  • no vehicle: 1,637
  • 1 vehicle: 3,852
  • 2 vehicles: 2,037
  • 3 vehicles: 291
  • 4 vehicles: 21
  • 5 or more vehicles: 36

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Social assistance (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Bremen township:

  • Irish (13.6%)
  • German (12.8%)
  • Polish (10.6%)
  • Italian (7.0%)
  • Dutch (2.5%)
  • United States or American (2.1%)
  • English (2.0%)

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

  • Mexico (40%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • India (6%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Jordan (3%)
  • Poland (3%)
  • Pakistan (3%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 39,759 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 5,212 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 506 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 15 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 366 (1%)
  • Railroad: 3,496 (7%)
  • Taxi: 25 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 46 (0%)
  • Walked: 586 (1%)
  • Other means: 410 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,098 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

People in group quarters in Bremen township, Illinois:

  • 668 people in nursing homes
  • 485 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 485 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 430 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 67 people in other group homes
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded

90.7% of residents of Bremen township speak English at home.
4.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 107,939
  • In family households: 95,442 (20,480 male householders, 7,650 female householders)
    20,865 spouses, 36,527 children (33,754 natural, 935 adopted, 1,838 stepchildren), 3,498 grandchildren, 1,146 brothers or sisters, 940 parents, 2,244 other relatives, 2,092 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,497 (4,750 male householders (3,842 living alone)), 5,807 female householders (5,141 living alone)), 1,940 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,712 (1,158 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 9,697 2-persons, 6,680 3-persons, 6,264 4-persons, 3,274 5-persons, 1,433 6-persons, 782 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 8,983 1-person, 1,313 2-persons, 164 3-persons, 72 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 5 6-persons,

19,082 married couples with children.
6,644 single-parent households (1,331 men, 5,313 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,691
Here:

19.4%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 835
Here:

12.4%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,015
Here:

20.8%
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 Bremen township:

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