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Edgar township, IL map Land area: 55.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 508 (all rural)
Males: 257  (50.6%)
Females: 251  (49.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 508 (431 owner occupied, 77 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

33%


Races in Edgar township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.8%

Median age of males: 41.2
Median age of females: 40.9

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Average household size: 2.61

Edgar township:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.97

Estimated median household income in 2009: $53,572 ($46,250 in 1999)
This township:

$53,572
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $303 (lower quartile is $191, upper quartile is $545)
Here:

$303
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $98,473 (it was $75,300 in 2000)
Edgar township:

$98,473
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,853 - $181,843

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $197,336
Here:

$197,336
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $322,790
Here:

$322,790
State:

$249,884

Mobile homes: $120,475
Here:

$120,475
State:

$35,670
Population density: 9 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

5.2%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

3.7%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Pine Grove Community Center (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Bloomfield Cemetery (1), Hoult Cemetery (2), McKee Cemetery (3), Scott Cemetery (4), Franklin Cemetery (5), Cherry Point Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: South Fork Brouilletts Creek (A), Snake Creek (B), Indian Creek (C), Willow Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 12 (58% naturalized citizens)

Edgar township:  2.4%
State:  12.3%

79% of Edgar township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 30% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 368
  • Northeast: 4
  • Midwest: 130
  • South: 28
  • West: 0
Edgar township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 175
  • One, attached: 4
  • Mobile homes: 41

Median worth of mobile homes: $49,300


Housing units in Edgar township with a mortgage: 34 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 31

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 9
  • 1995 to 1998: 23
  • 1990 to 1994: 13
  • 1980 to 1989: 30
  • 1970 to 1979: 24
  • 1960 to 1969: 12
  • 1950 to 1959: 15
  • 1940 to 1949: 28
  • 1939 or earlier: 66

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 27
  • 6 rooms: 46
  • 7 rooms: 70
  • 8 rooms: 11
  • 9 or more rooms: 13

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 5
  • 5 rooms: 8
  • 6 rooms: 9
  • 7 rooms: 5
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 38
  • 3 bedrooms: 93
  • 4 bedrooms: 26
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 4

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Edgar township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 14
  • 3 bedrooms: 23
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 19
  • 2 vehicles: 66
  • 3 vehicles: 45
  • 4 vehicles: 30
  • 5 or more vehicles: 7

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

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 15
  • 2 vehicles: 22
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 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 (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (24%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Social assistance (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (16%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Edgar township:

  • United States or American (32.1%)
  • German (21.8%)
  • English (18.2%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.8%)
  • Irish (4.8%)
  • Polish (4.2%)
  • Welsh (2.4%)

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

  • France (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 215 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 50 (18%)
  • Walked: 4 (1%)
  • Other means: 4 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 5 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (75%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Wood (6%)

96.9% of residents of Edgar township speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 542
  • In family households: 490 (151 male householders, 8 female householders)
    162 spouses, 157 children (150 natural, 3 adopted, 4 stepchildren), 7 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 5 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 52 (11 male householders (8 living alone)), 31 female householders (27 living alone)), 10 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 82 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 36 4-persons, 20 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 35 1-person, 3 2-persons, 4 3-persons,

93 married couples with children.
13 single-parent households (4 men, 9 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
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 Edgar township:

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