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Du Page township, IL map Land area: 36.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.
Population: 71,745 (100% urban, 0% rural)
Males: 35,766  (49.9%)
Females: 35,979  (50.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 71,466 (63,230 owner occupied, 8,236 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

33%


Races in Du Page township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 65.1%
  • Black: 15.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 5.6%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.5%
  • Two or more races: 1.9%
  • Some other race: 0.2%

Median age of males: 32.1
Median age of females: 33.0

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Average household size: 3.13

Du Page township:

3.1 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.48

Estimated median household income in 2009: $77,585 ($66,893 in 1999)
This township:

$77,585
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $972 (lower quartile is $832, upper quartile is $1,297)
Here:

$972
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $218,227 (it was $140,500 in 2000)
Du Page township:

$218,227
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $168,841 - $297,236

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $264,735
Here:

$264,735
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $183,213
Here:

$183,213
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $137,502
Here:

$137,502
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,547
Here:

$169,547
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $154,973
Here:

$154,973
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $126,841
Here:

$126,841
State:

$35,670
Population density: 1982 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

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

3.8%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

1.9%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Bolingbrook, Romeoville.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

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Parks in Du Page township include: Romeoville Prairie County Forest Preserve (1), Veteran Woods County Forest Preserve (2), Keepataw County Forest Preserve (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 9,057 (41% naturalized citizens)

Du Page township:  12.6%
State:  12.3%

58% of Du Page township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 46932
  • Northeast: 2285
  • Midwest: 6790
  • South: 4510
  • West: 1618

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $123,100

Du Page township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.3%

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 Du Page township, Illinois:

  • 270 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 17,245
  • One, attached: 4,054
  • Two: 33
  • 3 or 4: 247
  • 5 to 9: 275
  • 10 to 19: 399
  • 20 to 49: 462
  • 50 or more: 862
  • Mobile homes: 39

Median worth of mobile homes: $94,200


Housing units in Du Page township with a mortgage: 17,021 (1,929 second mortgage, 2,801 home equity loan, 56 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,926

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 1,166
  • 1995 to 1998: 2,842
  • 1990 to 1994: 2,982
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,629
  • 1970 to 1979: 8,099
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,595
  • 1950 to 1959: 972
  • 1940 to 1949: 186
  • 1939 or earlier: 145

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Du Page township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 79
  • 3 rooms: 387
  • 4 rooms: 789
  • 5 rooms: 2,511
  • 6 rooms: 4,659
  • 7 rooms: 4,171
  • 8 rooms: 3,686
  • 9 or more rooms: 3,582

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Du Page township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 120
  • 2 rooms: 164
  • 3 rooms: 735
  • 4 rooms: 593
  • 5 rooms: 480
  • 6 rooms: 411
  • 7 rooms: 242
  • 8 rooms: 162
  • 9 or more rooms: 87

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Du Page township:

  • no bedroom: 36
  • 1 bedroom: 223
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,042
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,998
  • 4 bedrooms: 6,409
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 1,156

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Du Page township:

  • no bedroom: 128
  • 1 bedroom: 951
  • 2 bedrooms: 793
  • 3 bedrooms: 824
  • 4 bedrooms: 254
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 44

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

  • no vehicle: 308
  • 1 vehicle: 4,091
  • 2 vehicles: 10,380
  • 3 vehicles: 3,768
  • 4 vehicles: 975
  • 5 or more vehicles: 342

Cars and other vehicles available in Du Page township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 402
  • 1 vehicle: 1,424
  • 2 vehicles: 909
  • 3 vehicles: 175
  • 4 vehicles: 55
  • 5 or more vehicles: 29

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Health care (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Du Page township:

  • German (16.1%)
  • Irish (10.2%)
  • Polish (8.7%)
  • Italian (7.0%)
  • English (3.5%)
  • United States or American (3.2%)
  • Czech (1.8%)

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

  • Mexico (36%)
  • Philippines (12%)
  • India (7%)
  • Ghana (4%)
  • Poland (3%)
  • Pakistan (3%)
  • Germany (3%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 29,824 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 3,393 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 243 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 13 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 47 (0%)
  • Railroad: 1,275 (3%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 48 (0%)
  • Walked: 358 (1%)
  • Other means: 203 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,130 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (96%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

People in group quarters in Du Page township, Illinois:

  • 270 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

81.3% of residents of Du Page township speak English at home.
9.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
4.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
3.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 71,468
  • In family households: 66,369 (15,246 male householders, 3,502 female householders)
    15,637 spouses, 26,427 children (24,299 natural, 765 adopted, 1,363 stepchildren), 1,327 grandchildren, 645 brothers or sisters, 487 parents, 1,585 other relatives, 1,513 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,099 (2,064 male householders (1,615 living alone)), 2,069 female householders (1,810 living alone)), 966 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 277 (268 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,534 2-persons, 4,151 3-persons, 4,885 4-persons, 2,568 5-persons, 1,105 6-persons, 505 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 3,425 1-person, 575 2-persons, 86 3-persons, 38 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons,

17,264 married couples with children.
3,219 single-parent households (797 men, 2,422 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 879
Here:

8.6%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 248
Here:

5.6%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 802
Here:

26.3%
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 Du Page township:

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