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Dora township, IL map Land area: 35.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 845 (all rural)
Males: 419  (49.6%)
Females: 426  (50.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 845 (700 owner occupied, 145 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

33%


Races in Dora township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.0%
  • Black: 0.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.1%

Median age of males: 36.2
Median age of females: 35.5

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Average household size: 2.67

Dora township:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.04

Estimated median household income in 2009: $56,178 ($48,500 in 1999)
This township:

$56,178
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $459 (lower quartile is $404, upper quartile is $521)
Here:

$459
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $87,394 (it was $72,000 in 2000)
Dora township:

$87,394
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,630 - $104,707

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $135,136
Here:

$135,136
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $315,427
Here:

$315,427
State:

$249,884

Mobile homes: $55,365
Here:

$55,365
State:

$35,670
Population density: 24 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

4.6%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

1.4%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Dalton City.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Dora Township Fire Protection District Lake City (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Dora township: Saint Isadore Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 

Number of foreign born residents: 6 (100% naturalized citizens)

Dora township:  0.7%
State:  12.3%

63% of Dora township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 718
  • Northeast: 11
  • Midwest: 51
  • South: 35
  • West: 15

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $36,700

Dora township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 279
  • One, attached: 1
  • Two: 3
  • 5 to 9: 4
  • 10 to 19: 24
  • Mobile homes: 28

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,000


Housing units in Dora township with a mortgage: 136 (10 second mortgage, 16 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 61

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 4
  • 1995 to 1998: 10
  • 1990 to 1994: 9
  • 1980 to 1989: 22
  • 1970 to 1979: 60
  • 1960 to 1969: 43
  • 1950 to 1959: 49
  • 1940 to 1949: 18
  • 1939 or earlier: 124

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 30
  • 5 rooms: 50
  • 6 rooms: 80
  • 7 rooms: 48
  • 8 rooms: 31
  • 9 or more rooms: 8

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 12
  • 4 rooms: 8
  • 5 rooms: 6
  • 6 rooms: 9
  • 7 rooms: 13
  • 8 rooms: 11
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 5
  • 2 bedrooms: 48
  • 3 bedrooms: 148
  • 4 bedrooms: 40
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 8

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dora township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 12
  • 2 bedrooms: 19
  • 3 bedrooms: 18
  • 4 bedrooms: 11
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

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

  • no vehicle: 5
  • 1 vehicle: 50
  • 2 vehicles: 141
  • 3 vehicles: 36
  • 4 vehicles: 15
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

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

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 20
  • 2 vehicles: 30
  • 3 vehicles: 10
  • 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 (20%)
  • Machinery (9%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Personal and laundry services (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Dora township:

  • German (35.1%)
  • United States or American (16.0%)
  • Irish (15.6%)
  • English (10.0%)
  • Polish (2.6%)
  • Italian (2.4%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.2%)

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

  • Guyana (50%)
  • Canada (33%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 377 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 33 (8%)
  • Walked: 7 (2%)
  • Other means: 4 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 11 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Wood (2%)

98.1% of residents of Dora township speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 38% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 838
  • In family households: 764 (210 male householders, 42 female householders)
    218 spouses, 266 children (232 natural, 5 adopted, 29 stepchildren), 8 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 3 other relatives, 10 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 74 (42 male householders (37 living alone)), 24 female householders (24 living alone)), 8 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 112 2-persons, 55 3-persons, 59 4-persons, 19 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 61 1-person, 2 2-persons, 3 3-persons,

202 married couples with children.
34 single-parent households (11 men, 23 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

4.8%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

8.2%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

13.3%
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 Dora township:

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