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Buckhart township, IL map Land area: 58.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,868 (all rural)
Males: 918  (49.1%)
Females: 950  (50.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,868 (1,547 owner occupied, 321 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

33%


Races in Buckhart township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.6%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.4%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%

Median age of males: 39.6
Median age of females: 40.0

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Average household size: 2.44

Buckhart township:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.87

Estimated median household income in 2009: $45,704 ($39,458 in 1999)
This township:

$45,704
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $461 (lower quartile is $361, upper quartile is $536)
Here:

$461
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $101,930 (it was $78,900 in 2000)
Buckhart township:

$101,930
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,670 - $133,696

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $145,748
Here:

$145,748
State:

$252,233

In 2-unit structures: $206,721
Here:

$206,721
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $101,744
Here:

$101,744
State:

$35,670
Population density: 32 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

7.8%
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: Edinburg.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Robinson Farm (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Buckhart township: Bethel Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Buckhart Dutch Reform Cemetery (1), Goode Cemetery (2), Edinburg Cemetery (3), Bethel Baptist Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 9 (56% naturalized citizens)

Buckhart township:  0.5%
State:  12.3%

67% of Buckhart township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 1653
  • Northeast: 3
  • Midwest: 78
  • South: 44
  • West: 48

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $55,000

Buckhart township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.4%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 704
  • One, attached: 1
  • Two: 23
  • 3 or 4: 10
  • 5 to 9: 8
  • 10 to 19: 13
  • 20 to 49: 2
  • Mobile homes: 61

Median worth of mobile homes: $37,500


Housing units in Buckhart township with a mortgage: 304 (10 second mortgage, 31 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 222

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 27
  • 1995 to 1998: 22
  • 1990 to 1994: 42
  • 1980 to 1989: 70
  • 1970 to 1979: 148
  • 1960 to 1969: 83
  • 1950 to 1959: 76
  • 1940 to 1949: 68
  • 1939 or earlier: 286

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

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 60
  • 5 rooms: 153
  • 6 rooms: 194
  • 7 rooms: 113
  • 8 rooms: 59
  • 9 or more rooms: 41

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 12
  • 3 rooms: 8
  • 4 rooms: 45
  • 5 rooms: 50
  • 6 rooms: 24
  • 7 rooms: 8
  • 8 rooms: 1
  • 9 or more rooms: 2

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

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 19
  • 2 bedrooms: 153
  • 3 bedrooms: 336
  • 4 bedrooms: 99
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 15

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buckhart township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 23
  • 2 bedrooms: 91
  • 3 bedrooms: 33
  • 4 bedrooms: 3
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 22
  • 1 vehicle: 123
  • 2 vehicles: 286
  • 3 vehicles: 120
  • 4 vehicles: 61
  • 5 or more vehicles: 12

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

  • no vehicle: 25
  • 1 vehicle: 68
  • 2 vehicles: 36
  • 3 vehicles: 21
  • 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 (%):



  • Construction (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Buckhart township:

  • German (29.4%)
  • English (19.0%)
  • United States or American (18.6%)
  • Irish (9.4%)
  • Italian (4.1%)
  • European (1.7%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.7%)

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

  • Other South Central Asia (44%)
  • Philippines (44%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 728 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 152 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Railroad: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 22 (2%)
  • Other means: 7 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 55 (6%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

98.0% of residents of Buckhart township speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,844
  • In family households: 1,593 (470 male householders, 88 female householders)
    451 spouses, 501 children (453 natural, 12 adopted, 36 stepchildren), 24 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 8 other relatives, 40 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 251 (110 male householders (100 living alone)), 117 female householders (101 living alone)), 24 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 258 2-persons, 166 3-persons, 83 4-persons, 39 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 201 1-person, 26 2-persons,

324 married couples with children.
78 single-parent households (27 men, 51 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

3.4%
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: 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 Buckhart township:

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