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Farrington township, IL map Land area: 36.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 552 (all rural)
Males: 278  (50.4%)
Females: 274  (49.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 552 (513 owner occupied, 39 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

7%
State:

33%


Races in Farrington township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.4%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%

Median age of males: 36.1
Median age of females: 35.8

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Average household size: 2.68

Farrington township:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.07

Estimated median household income in 2009: $40,127 ($34,643 in 1999)
This township:

$40,127
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $399 (lower quartile is $271, upper quartile is $530)
Here:

$399
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $151,050 (it was $106,300 in 2000)
Farrington township:

$151,050
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $98,730 - $192,977

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $214,941
Here:

$214,941
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $973,024
Here:

$973,024
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $736,171
Here:

$736,171
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $81,699
Here:

$81,699
State:

$35,670
Population density: 15 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

8.9%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

3.8%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Farrington township include: Wells Chapel (A), Mount Zion Church (B), New Home Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wells Chapel Cemetery (1), Mount Zion Cemetery (2), Lowery Cemetery (3), Harmony Cemetery (4), McConnaughhay Cemetery (5), Mifflin Cemetery (6), Greenwalt Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: O'Daniel Lodge Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Coal Bank Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 36 (47% naturalized citizens)

Farrington township:  6.5%
State:  12.3%

64% of Farrington township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 91% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 2346
  • Northeast: 41
  • Midwest: 24
  • South: 60
  • West: 33

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $91,700

Farrington township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 938
  • One, attached: 25
  • Two: 12
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • 5 to 9: 34
  • 20 to 49: 4
  • Mobile homes: 76

Median worth of mobile homes: $42,200


Housing units in Farrington township with a mortgage: 391 (42 second mortgage, 69 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 281

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 58
  • 1995 to 1998: 135
  • 1990 to 1994: 61
  • 1980 to 1989: 177
  • 1970 to 1979: 179
  • 1960 to 1969: 91
  • 1950 to 1959: 127
  • 1940 to 1949: 82
  • 1939 or earlier: 181

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 64
  • 5 rooms: 162
  • 6 rooms: 217
  • 7 rooms: 158
  • 8 rooms: 133
  • 9 or more rooms: 64

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

  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 56
  • 5 rooms: 35
  • 6 rooms: 22
  • 7 rooms: 21
  • 8 rooms: 9
  • 9 or more rooms: 4

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 185
  • 3 bedrooms: 470
  • 4 bedrooms: 107
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 32

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Farrington township:

  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 26
  • 2 bedrooms: 78
  • 3 bedrooms: 44
  • 4 bedrooms: 21
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 13
  • 1 vehicle: 156
  • 2 vehicles: 414
  • 3 vehicles: 129
  • 4 vehicles: 68
  • 5 or more vehicles: 18

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

  • no vehicle: 18
  • 1 vehicle: 91
  • 2 vehicles: 47
  • 3 vehicles: 13
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Plastics and rubber products (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (6%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (24%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (9%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6%)
  • Data processing, libraries, and other information services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (19%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Farrington township:

  • German (46.7%)
  • United States or American (15.1%)
  • English (6.9%)
  • Irish (5.4%)
  • Italian (4.4%)
  • Dutch (2.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.1%)

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

  • Korea (53%)
  • Cambodia (28%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (11%)
  • India (8%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 883 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 162 (15%)
  • Walked: 15 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 42 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (51%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

96.4% of residents of Farrington township speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (31% speak English very well, 54% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,374
  • In family households: 2,108 (653 male householders, 73 female householders)
    657 spouses, 667 children (599 natural, 12 adopted, 56 stepchildren), 14 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 11 parents, 8 other relatives, 12 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 266 (112 male householders (88 living alone)), 118 female householders (112 living alone)), 36 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 171 (162 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 353 2-persons, 196 3-persons, 114 4-persons, 38 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 200 1-person, 23 2-persons, 7 3-persons,

111 married couples with children.
30 single-parent households (9 men, 21 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 20
Here:

7.2%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 17
Here:

14.5%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

22.9%
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 Farrington township:

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