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Danforth township, IL map Land area: 51.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 951 (all rural)
Males: 440  (46.3%)
Females: 511  (53.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 844 (668 owner occupied, 176 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%


Races in Danforth township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.7%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.7%
  • Two or more races: 0.8%
  • Some other race: 0.4%

Median age of males: 42.8
Median age of females: 45.8

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Average household size: 2.51

Danforth township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.04

Estimated median household income in 2009: $47,029 ($40,602 in 1999)
This township:

$47,029
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $426 (lower quartile is $370, upper quartile is $472)
Here:

$426
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $105,617 (it was $82,700 in 2000)
Danforth township:

$105,617
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,057 - $141,026

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $186,628
Here:

$186,628
State:

$252,233

In 2-unit structures: $272,131
Here:

$272,131
State:

$282,193
Population density: 18 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

4.0%
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: Danforth.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Danforth Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 

Number of foreign born residents: 2 (0% naturalized citizens)

Danforth township:  0.2%
State:  12.3%

71% of Danforth township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 814
  • Northeast: 5
  • Midwest: 40
  • South: 15
  • West: 23

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $38,800


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

107 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 341
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 2
  • 3 or 4: 11

Housing units in Danforth township with a mortgage: 125 (15 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 106

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 4
  • 1995 to 1998: 4
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 7
  • 1970 to 1979: 36
  • 1960 to 1969: 28
  • 1950 to 1959: 31
  • 1940 to 1949: 33
  • 1939 or earlier: 213

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 10
  • 5 rooms: 53
  • 6 rooms: 58
  • 7 rooms: 64
  • 8 rooms: 29
  • 9 or more rooms: 44

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 1
  • 4 rooms: 3
  • 5 rooms: 15
  • 6 rooms: 14
  • 7 rooms: 18
  • 8 rooms: 19
  • 9 or more rooms: 1

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 55
  • 3 bedrooms: 108
  • 4 bedrooms: 67
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 28

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Danforth township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 18
  • 3 bedrooms: 32
  • 4 bedrooms: 15
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 5

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

  • no vehicle: 15
  • 1 vehicle: 54
  • 2 vehicles: 96
  • 3 vehicles: 71
  • 4 vehicles: 18
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 26
  • 2 vehicles: 33
  • 3 vehicles: 8
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (26%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Social assistance (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Construction (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (13%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Child care workers (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Communications equipment operators (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Danforth township:

  • German (56.1%)
  • Irish (8.1%)
  • Dutch (7.5%)
  • Italian (4.5%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.2%)
  • English (4.0%)
  • United States or American (2.8%)

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

  • Mexico (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 335 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 29 (7%)
  • Walked: 6 (1%)
  • Other means: 3 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 47 (11%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Electricity (7%)

107 people in nursing homes

98.2% of residents of Danforth township speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 802
  • In family households: 683 (176 male householders, 45 female householders)
    178 spouses, 245 children (233 natural, 2 adopted, 10 stepchildren), 16 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 6 other relatives, 14 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 119 (70 male householders (64 living alone)), 42 female householders (40 living alone)), 7 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 110 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 87 2-persons, 57 3-persons, 49 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 104 1-person, 8 2-persons,

171 married couples with children.
29 single-parent households (12 men, 17 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 14
Here:

14.3%
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 Danforth township:

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