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Cartwright township, IL map Land area: 72.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,507 (all rural)
Males: 748  (49.6%)
Females: 759  (50.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,507 (1,243 owner occupied, 264 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

33%


Races in Cartwright township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.1%
  • Black: 1.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 37.2
Median age of females: 37.5

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Average household size: 2.76

Cartwright township:

2.8 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.10

Estimated median household income in 2009: $64,089 ($52,188 in 1999)
This township:

$64,089
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $439 (lower quartile is $402, upper quartile is $537)
Here:

$439
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $137,545 (it was $97,800 in 2000)
Cartwright township:

$137,545
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $93,399 - $167,233

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $203,330
Here:

$203,330
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $412,465
Here:

$412,465
State:

$249,884

Mobile homes: $100,107
Here:

$100,107
State:

$35,670
Population density: 21 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

2.6%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

0.6%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Pleasant Plains.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

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

Cemeteries: Bethel Cemetery (1), Harrison Cemetery (2), Richland Baptist Cemetery (3), Irwin Cemetery (4), Anderson Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Braun Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: North Fork Richland Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 11 (45% naturalized citizens)

Cartwright township:  0.7%
State:  12.3%

64% of Cartwright township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 1391
  • Northeast: 20
  • Midwest: 79
  • South: 89
  • West: 15

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $89,200

Cartwright township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.8%

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

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 556
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 14
  • Mobile homes: 16

Median worth of mobile homes: $29,100


Housing units in Cartwright township with a mortgage: 273 (38 second mortgage, 44 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 106

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 30
  • 1995 to 1998: 35
  • 1990 to 1994: 46
  • 1980 to 1989: 84
  • 1970 to 1979: 113
  • 1960 to 1969: 25
  • 1950 to 1959: 37
  • 1940 to 1949: 15
  • 1939 or earlier: 211

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 35
  • 5 rooms: 59
  • 6 rooms: 125
  • 7 rooms: 98
  • 8 rooms: 75
  • 9 or more rooms: 82

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 9
  • 5 rooms: 28
  • 6 rooms: 23
  • 7 rooms: 17
  • 8 rooms: 12
  • 9 or more rooms: 3

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 91
  • 3 bedrooms: 262
  • 4 bedrooms: 106
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 15

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cartwright township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 5
  • 2 bedrooms: 33
  • 3 bedrooms: 41
  • 4 bedrooms: 15
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 81
  • 2 vehicles: 231
  • 3 vehicles: 99
  • 4 vehicles: 55
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 24
  • 2 vehicles: 59
  • 3 vehicles: 11
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Construction (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Cartwright township:

  • German (38.6%)
  • United States or American (17.6%)
  • English (12.8%)
  • Irish (9.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.7%)
  • French Canadian (1.5%)
  • Swedish (1.4%)

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

  • Thailand (55%)
  • Argentina (45%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 695 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 83 (10%)
  • Walked: 27 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 54 (6%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

98.0% of residents of Cartwright township speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,607
  • In family households: 1,498 (384 male householders, 90 female householders)
    407 spouses, 553 children (477 natural, 10 adopted, 66 stepchildren), 27 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 9 other relatives, 26 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 109 (51 male householders (38 living alone)), 48 female householders (48 living alone)), 10 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 189 2-persons, 105 3-persons, 124 4-persons, 37 5-persons, 19 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 86 1-person, 13 2-persons,

345 married couples with children.
75 single-parent households (7 men, 68 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 13
Here:

5.9%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

2.5%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

7.1%
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 Cartwright township:

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