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Creek township, IL map Land area: 35.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.
Population: 402 (all rural)
Males: 222  (55.2%)
Females: 180  (44.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 402 (331 owner occupied, 71 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

33%


Races in Creek township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.5%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Two or more races: 1.2%
  • Some other race: 0.5%

Median age of males: 41.3
Median age of females: 42.8

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Average household size: 2.47

Creek township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.92

Estimated median household income in 2009: $37,602 ($32,463 in 1999)
This township:

$37,602
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $370 (lower quartile is $357, upper quartile is $384)
Here:

$370
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $85,281 (it was $68,600 in 2000)
Creek township:

$85,281
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $41,247 - $136,398

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $140,026
Here:

$140,026
State:

$252,233

Mobile homes: $90,369
Here:

$90,369
State:

$35,670
Population density: 11 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

1.4%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Church in Creek township: Shiloh Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Lisenby Cemetery (1), Rose Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Shinneman (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 

89% of Creek township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 74% 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: 285
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 57
  • South: 21
  • West: 0

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $73,300

Creek township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 141
  • 20 to 49: 7
  • Mobile homes: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $22,500


Housing units in Creek township with a mortgage: 42 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 34

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 10
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 21
  • 1970 to 1979: 31
  • 1960 to 1969: 1
  • 1950 to 1959: 20
  • 1940 to 1949: 13
  • 1939 or earlier: 62

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 29
  • 5 rooms: 15
  • 6 rooms: 23
  • 7 rooms: 16
  • 8 rooms: 23
  • 9 or more rooms: 6

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 1
  • 4 rooms: 3
  • 5 rooms: 0
  • 6 rooms: 7
  • 7 rooms: 2
  • 8 rooms: 8
  • 9 or more rooms: 11

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 35
  • 3 bedrooms: 63
  • 4 bedrooms: 8
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Creek township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 1
  • 2 bedrooms: 3
  • 3 bedrooms: 22
  • 4 bedrooms: 6
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 7
  • 1 vehicle: 35
  • 2 vehicles: 48
  • 3 vehicles: 18
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5 or more vehicles: 3

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 2
  • 2 vehicles: 12
  • 3 vehicles: 16
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 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 (30%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Construction (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (19%)
  • Printing and related support activities (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (10%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Computer specialists (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Computer specialists (19%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (14%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (14%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Creek township:

  • United States or American (27.2%)
  • English (16.3%)
  • German (12.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (9.6%)
  • Irish (6.3%)
  • European (5.3%)
  • Welsh (5.0%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 94 (57%)
  • Carpooled: 21 (13%)
  • Worked at home: 51 (31%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (85%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

97.1% of residents of Creek township speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 363
  • In family households: 302 (110 male householders, 0 female householders)
    113 spouses, 79 children (79 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 61 (27 male householders (21 living alone)), 28 female householders (28 living alone)), 6 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 72 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 7 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 49 1-person, 6 2-persons,

87 married couples with children.
8 single-parent households (4 men, 4 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
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 Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Creek township:

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