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Dwight township, IL map Land area: 34.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 5,625 (96% urban, 4% rural)
Males: 2,164  (38.5%)
Females: 3,461  (61.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 4,378 (3,271 owner occupied, 1,107 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%


Races in Dwight township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 83.7%
  • Black: 12.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 35.5
Median age of females: 35.2

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Average household size: 2.49

Dwight township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.08

Estimated median household income in 2009: $46,398 ($40,057 in 1999)
This township:

$46,398
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $556 (lower quartile is $430, upper quartile is $673)
Here:

$556
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $116,993 (it was $91,800 in 2000)
Dwight township:

$116,993
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,727 - $159,707

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $155,397
Here:

$155,397
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $252,464
Here:

$252,464
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $286,468
Here:

$286,468
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $43,701
Here:

$43,701
State:

$35,670
Population density: 162 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

11.2%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

6.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Dwight.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemetery: Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 72 (36% naturalized citizens)

Dwight township:  1.3%
State:  12.3%

54% of Dwight township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 4708
  • Northeast: 35
  • Midwest: 264
  • South: 370
  • West: 118

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $66,800

Dwight township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.1%

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 Dwight township, Illinois:

  • 1,009 people in state prisons
  • 169 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 68 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,293
  • One, attached: 40
  • Two: 151
  • 3 or 4: 103
  • 5 to 9: 74
  • 10 to 19: 13
  • 20 to 49: 6
  • Mobile homes: 197

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in Dwight township with a mortgage: 604 (83 second mortgage, 50 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 444

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 6
  • 1995 to 1998: 92
  • 1990 to 1994: 99
  • 1980 to 1989: 171
  • 1970 to 1979: 292
  • 1960 to 1969: 192
  • 1950 to 1959: 203
  • 1940 to 1949: 184
  • 1939 or earlier: 638

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 10
  • 4 rooms: 130
  • 5 rooms: 339
  • 6 rooms: 359
  • 7 rooms: 173
  • 8 rooms: 135
  • 9 or more rooms: 91

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 29
  • 3 rooms: 68
  • 4 rooms: 218
  • 5 rooms: 75
  • 6 rooms: 64
  • 7 rooms: 32
  • 8 rooms: 18
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 27
  • 2 bedrooms: 368
  • 3 bedrooms: 646
  • 4 bedrooms: 172
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 24

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dwight township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 115
  • 2 bedrooms: 263
  • 3 bedrooms: 105
  • 4 bedrooms: 13
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 8

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

  • no vehicle: 46
  • 1 vehicle: 474
  • 2 vehicles: 517
  • 3 vehicles: 138
  • 4 vehicles: 41
  • 5 or more vehicles: 21

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

  • no vehicle: 49
  • 1 vehicle: 261
  • 2 vehicles: 129
  • 3 vehicles: 36
  • 4 vehicles: 21
  • 5 or more vehicles: 8

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Printing and related support activities (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Printing and related support activities (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Social assistance (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Dwight township:

  • German (29.5%)
  • Irish (15.8%)
  • United States or American (11.3%)
  • Danish (6.7%)
  • English (5.4%)
  • Norwegian (4.4%)
  • Italian (4.2%)

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

  • Mexico (71%)
  • Ireland (13%)
  • Colombia (10%)
  • Canada (7%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,659 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 250 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 7 (0%)
  • Taxi: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 85 (4%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 44 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

People in group quarters in Dwight township, Illinois:

  • 1,009 people in state prisons
  • 169 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 68 people in nursing homes

95.9% of residents of Dwight township speak English at home.
3.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 29% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (52% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,342
  • In family households: 3,696 (879 male householders, 274 female householders)
    934 spouses, 1,439 children (1,333 natural, 46 adopted, 60 stepchildren), 45 grandchildren, 10 brothers or sisters, 20 parents, 0 other relatives, 95 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 646 (199 male householders (185 living alone)), 372 female householders (318 living alone)), 75 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,239 (1,065 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 459 2-persons, 268 3-persons, 247 4-persons, 121 5-persons, 37 6-persons, 21 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 503 1-person, 68 2-persons,

904 married couples with children.
239 single-parent households (54 men, 185 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 53
Here:

8.9%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

2.9%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 37
Here:

30.1%
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 Dwight township:

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