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Channahon township, IL map Land area: 33.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.4 sq. mi.
Population: 8,339 (95% urban, 5% rural)
Males: 4,258  (51.1%)
Females: 4,081  (48.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 8,339 (7,596 owner occupied, 743 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

9%
State:

33%


Races in Channahon township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.3%
  • Black: 0.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 33.7
Median age of females: 33.9

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Average household size: 3.20

Channahon township:

3.2 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.46

Estimated median household income in 2009: $83,082 ($71,633 in 1999)
This township:

$83,082
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $664 (lower quartile is $594, upper quartile is $952)
Here:

$664
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $262,494 (it was $169,000 in 2000)
Channahon township:

$262,494
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $206,701 - $344,044

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $273,087
Here:

$273,087
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $204,653
Here:

$204,653
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $132,353
Here:

$132,353
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $194,045
Here:

$194,045
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $135,757
Here:

$135,757
State:

$280,866
Population density: 250 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

1.7%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

1.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Channahon.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Channahon township: Three Rivers Marina (A), Des Plaines Wildlife Headquarters (B), Flint Hills Resources Fire Station (C), Exxon Mobil Oil Corporation Fire Station (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Jackson Creek Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cedar Creek (A), Kankakee Cut-Off (B), Jackson Creek (C), Grant Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Channahon township: Des Plaines State Conservation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 108 (87% naturalized citizens)

Channahon township:  1.3%
State:  12.3%

61% of Channahon township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 6974
  • Northeast: 127
  • Midwest: 615
  • South: 325
  • West: 87

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $91,700

Channahon township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.6%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,363
  • One, attached: 99
  • Two: 22
  • 3 or 4: 31
  • 5 to 9: 10
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • Mobile homes: 167

Housing units in Channahon township with a mortgage: 1,781 (183 second mortgage, 388 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 369

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 68
  • 1995 to 1998: 530
  • 1990 to 1994: 579
  • 1980 to 1989: 331
  • 1970 to 1979: 600
  • 1960 to 1969: 202
  • 1950 to 1959: 182
  • 1940 to 1949: 61
  • 1939 or earlier: 144

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 21
  • 4 rooms: 76
  • 5 rooms: 370
  • 6 rooms: 512
  • 7 rooms: 393
  • 8 rooms: 552
  • 9 or more rooms: 391

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 9
  • 4 rooms: 90
  • 5 rooms: 91
  • 6 rooms: 53
  • 7 rooms: 27
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 9

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 29
  • 2 bedrooms: 209
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,324
  • 4 bedrooms: 692
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 61

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Channahon township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 29
  • 2 bedrooms: 108
  • 3 bedrooms: 125
  • 4 bedrooms: 17
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 296
  • 2 vehicles: 1,219
  • 3 vehicles: 471
  • 4 vehicles: 219
  • 5 or more vehicles: 98

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

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 119
  • 2 vehicles: 130
  • 3 vehicles: 17
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (13%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Chemicals (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Channahon township:

  • German (22.5%)
  • Irish (15.7%)
  • Italian (11.6%)
  • United States or American (8.1%)
  • English (5.7%)
  • Polish (4.9%)
  • Norwegian (4.2%)

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

  • Italy (29%)
  • Poland (15%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (11%)
  • Greece (10%)
  • Iran (8%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Philippines (6%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,516 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 441 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0%)
  • Railroad: 23 (1%)
  • Walked: 47 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 89 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

97.1% of residents of Channahon township speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (32% speak English very well, 49% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,247
  • In family households: 7,804 (1,943 male householders, 268 female householders)
    1,998 spouses, 3,301 children (3,147 natural, 40 adopted, 114 stepchildren), 94 grandchildren, 37 brothers or sisters, 24 parents, 112 other relatives, 27 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 443 (206 male householders (150 living alone)), 149 female householders (130 living alone)), 88 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 584 2-persons, 509 3-persons, 636 4-persons, 347 5-persons, 99 6-persons, 36 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 280 1-person, 57 2-persons, 18 3-persons,

2,325 married couples with children.
274 single-parent households (97 men, 177 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 53
Here:

4.2%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 45
Here:

7.4%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 61
Here:

19.7%
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 Channahon township:

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