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Dorr township, IL map Land area: 36.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 18,157 (85% urban, 15% rural)
Males: 9,018  (49.7%)
Females: 9,139  (50.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 17,823 (12,000 owner occupied, 5,823 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

33%


Races in Dorr township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 81.0%
  • Black: 0.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.9%
  • Two or more races: 0.8%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 33.7
Median age of females: 35.0

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Average household size: 2.66

Dorr township:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.24

Estimated median household income in 2009: $59,089 ($51,418 in 1999)
This township:

$59,089
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $820 (lower quartile is $719, upper quartile is $1,065)
Here:

$820
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $225,145 (it was $155,100 in 2000)
Dorr township:

$225,145
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $175,458 - $296,238

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $287,828
Here:

$287,828
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $189,038
Here:

$189,038
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $314,731
Here:

$314,731
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $176,659
Here:

$176,659
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $298,597
Here:

$298,597
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $51,422
Here:

$51,422
State:

$35,670
Population density: 501 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

7.5%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

2.6%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Woodstock, Bull Valley.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Dorr township: Crystal Woods Golf Club (A), Pleasant Valley Camp (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dorr township include: Fox Valley Christian Reformed Church (A), Lord and Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), McHenry County Jewish Congregation (C), Ridgefield-Crystal Lake Presbyterian Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Memorial Park Cemetery (1), Mount Thabor Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: Lily Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Dorr township: Parker Fen Nature Preserve (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 2,752 (26% naturalized citizens)

Dorr township:  15.2%
State:  12.3%

53% of Dorr township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 11918
  • Northeast: 366
  • Midwest: 2015
  • South: 568
  • West: 391

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $308,300

Dorr township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.4%

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

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

People in group quarters in Dorr township, Illinois:

  • 189 people in nursing homes
  • 94 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 31 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,249
  • One, attached: 441
  • Two: 543
  • 3 or 4: 351
  • 5 to 9: 582
  • 10 to 19: 337
  • 20 to 49: 262
  • 50 or more: 248
  • Mobile homes: 9

Median worth of mobile homes: $37,500


Housing units in Dorr township with a mortgage: 2,836 (237 second mortgage, 357 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 861

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 114
  • 1995 to 1998: 667
  • 1990 to 1994: 838
  • 1980 to 1989: 829
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,188
  • 1960 to 1969: 685
  • 1950 to 1959: 570
  • 1940 to 1949: 491
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,640

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

  • 1 room: 23
  • 2 rooms: 42
  • 3 rooms: 101
  • 4 rooms: 306
  • 5 rooms: 711
  • 6 rooms: 944
  • 7 rooms: 678
  • 8 rooms: 676
  • 9 or more rooms: 749

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

  • 1 room: 117
  • 2 rooms: 208
  • 3 rooms: 588
  • 4 rooms: 727
  • 5 rooms: 454
  • 6 rooms: 180
  • 7 rooms: 113
  • 8 rooms: 41
  • 9 or more rooms: 50

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

  • no bedroom: 39
  • 1 bedroom: 219
  • 2 bedrooms: 664
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,004
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,049
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 255

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dorr township:

  • no bedroom: 145
  • 1 bedroom: 888
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,024
  • 3 bedrooms: 347
  • 4 bedrooms: 65
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 9

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

  • no vehicle: 110
  • 1 vehicle: 1,041
  • 2 vehicles: 2,122
  • 3 vehicles: 641
  • 4 vehicles: 245
  • 5 or more vehicles: 71

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

  • no vehicle: 279
  • 1 vehicle: 1,352
  • 2 vehicles: 715
  • 3 vehicles: 123
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 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 (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Printing and related support activities (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Top executives (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Cashiers (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Dorr township:

  • German (28.6%)
  • Irish (10.2%)
  • English (6.4%)
  • Polish (6.4%)
  • Italian (5.0%)
  • United States or American (3.6%)
  • Norwegian (2.9%)

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

  • Mexico (72%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Poland (4%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (3%)
  • India (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Korea (2%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,392 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 1,160 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 108 (1%)
  • Railroad: 246 (3%)
  • Taxi: 12 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 211 (2%)
  • Other means: 63 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 249 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

People in group quarters in Dorr township, Illinois:

  • 189 people in nursing homes
  • 94 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 31 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

81.0% of residents of Dorr township speak English at home.
15.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
3.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,831
  • In family households: 15,131 (3,655 male householders, 952 female householders)
    3,862 spouses, 5,548 children (5,182 natural, 72 adopted, 294 stepchildren), 118 grandchildren, 234 brothers or sisters, 107 parents, 293 other relatives, 362 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,700 (1,024 male householders (724 living alone)), 1,114 female householders (1,024 living alone)), 562 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 341 (205 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,706 2-persons, 1,010 3-persons, 1,066 4-persons, 460 5-persons, 230 6-persons, 135 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 1,748 1-person, 321 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 19 4-persons, 26 5-persons,

3,781 married couples with children.
837 single-parent households (199 men, 638 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 236
Here:

10.3%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 176
Here:

17.3%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 108
Here:

14.7%
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 Dorr township:

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