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Elk Grove township, IL map Land area: 27.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population: 94,969 (all urban)
Males: 47,620  (50.1%)
Females: 47,349  (49.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 94,626 (63,789 owner occupied, 30,837 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

33%


Races in Elk Grove township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 70.7%
  • Black: 2.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 10.5%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.2%
  • Two or more races: 1.3%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 35.9
Median age of females: 37.8

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Average household size: 2.52

Elk Grove township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.13

Estimated median household income in 2009: $61,317 ($53,595 in 1999)
This township:

$61,317
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $1,043 (lower quartile is $975, upper quartile is $1,209)
Here:

$1,043
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $309,919 (it was $182,800 in 2000)
Elk Grove township:

$309,919
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $268,417 - $422,673

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $373,293
Here:

$373,293
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $273,960
Here:

$273,960
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $300,298
Here:

$300,298
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $288,381
Here:

$288,381
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $179,230
Here:

$179,230
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $39,488
Here:

$39,488
State:

$35,670

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $11,782
Here:

$11,782
State:

$62,382
Population density: 3413 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

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

5.0%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

2.3%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Mount Prospect, Elk Grove Village.


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Number of foreign born residents: 25,944 (32% naturalized citizens)

Elk Grove township:  27.3%
State:  12.3%

59% of Elk Grove township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 55293
  • Northeast: 2250
  • Midwest: 6461
  • South: 2852
  • West: 1495

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $164,700

Elk Grove township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.8%

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 Elk Grove township, Illinois:

  • 282 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in religious group quarters
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,970
  • One, attached: 2,125
  • Two: 331
  • 3 or 4: 1,035
  • 5 to 9: 3,699
  • 10 to 19: 3,228
  • 20 to 49: 4,714
  • 50 or more: 5,020
  • Mobile homes: 1,516
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 14

Median worth of mobile homes: $18,500


Housing units in Elk Grove township with a mortgage: 11,546 (1,001 second mortgage, 1,745 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,162

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 170
  • 1995 to 1998: 1,014
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,782
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,384
  • 1970 to 1979: 11,811
  • 1960 to 1969: 12,848
  • 1950 to 1959: 5,002
  • 1940 to 1949: 832
  • 1939 or earlier: 809

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Elk Grove township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 88
  • 2 rooms: 433
  • 3 rooms: 1,265
  • 4 rooms: 2,891
  • 5 rooms: 4,560
  • 6 rooms: 5,473
  • 7 rooms: 4,537
  • 8 rooms: 3,226
  • 9 or more rooms: 2,029

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elk Grove township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 906
  • 2 rooms: 1,675
  • 3 rooms: 3,619
  • 4 rooms: 4,026
  • 5 rooms: 2,015
  • 6 rooms: 481
  • 7 rooms: 196
  • 8 rooms: 150
  • 9 or more rooms: 51

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Elk Grove township:

  • no bedroom: 207
  • 1 bedroom: 1,569
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,604
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,391
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,979
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 752

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elk Grove township:

  • no bedroom: 1,129
  • 1 bedroom: 5,480
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,354
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,001
  • 4 bedrooms: 149
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

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

  • no vehicle: 1,158
  • 1 vehicle: 7,932
  • 2 vehicles: 11,589
  • 3 vehicles: 2,948
  • 4 vehicles: 735
  • 5 or more vehicles: 140

Cars and other vehicles available in Elk Grove township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 1,549
  • 1 vehicle: 6,724
  • 2 vehicles: 4,149
  • 3 vehicles: 625
  • 4 vehicles: 67
  • 5 or more vehicles: 5

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Air transportation (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Elk Grove township:

  • German (15.5%)
  • Polish (13.8%)
  • Italian (9.7%)
  • Irish (9.3%)
  • English (3.1%)
  • Greek (2.3%)
  • United States or American (2.1%)

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

  • Mexico (32%)
  • India (15%)
  • Poland (12%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Japan (4%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Greece (3%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 38,969 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 5,696 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 545 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 4 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 211 (0%)
  • Railroad: 1,669 (3%)
  • Taxi: 76 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 342 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,123 (2%)
  • Other means: 346 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,129 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

People in group quarters in Elk Grove township, Illinois:

  • 282 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in religious group quarters
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded

65.0% of residents of Elk Grove township speak English at home.
13.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (32% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 29% speak English not well, 20% don't speak English at all).
14.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (58% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
5.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 94,622
  • In family households: 79,333 (20,149 male householders, 4,621 female householders)
    20,611 spouses, 26,364 children (24,990 natural, 681 adopted, 693 stepchildren), 1,020 grandchildren, 1,736 brothers or sisters, 1,151 parents, 1,917 other relatives, 1,764 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 15,289 (5,859 male householders (4,688 living alone)), 7,053 female householders (6,277 living alone)), 2,377 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 343 (286 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 10,351 2-persons, 5,486 3-persons, 4,904 4-persons, 2,442 5-persons, 954 6-persons, 633 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 10,965 1-person, 1,714 2-persons, 154 3-persons, 50 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons,

16,346 married couples with children.
3,061 single-parent households (698 men, 2,363 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,125
Here:

12.4%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 287
Here:

6.4%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,008
Here:

24.5%
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 Elk Grove township:

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