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Fountain Green township, IL map Land area: 37.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 329 (all rural)
Males: 161  (48.9%)
Females: 168  (51.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 329 (246 owner occupied, 83 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%


Races in Fountain Green township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.8%
  • Black: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Some other race: 0.3%

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

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Average household size: 2.49

Fountain Green township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.85

Estimated median household income in 2009: $37,355 ($32,250 in 1999)
This township:

$37,355
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $236 (lower quartile is $221, upper quartile is $250)
Here:

$236
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $66,181 (it was $50,700 in 2000)
Fountain Green township:

$66,181
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $24,104 - $84,175

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $128,352
Here:

$128,352
State:

$252,233

Mobile homes: $27,289
Here:

$27,289
State:

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

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

9.9%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

1.3%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: La Harpe Fire Protection District Station 3 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Wright Cemetery (1), Lincoln Catholic Cemetery (2), McConnell Cemetery (3), Fountain Green Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Baptist Creek (A), Rock Creek (B), Little Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 6 (100% naturalized citizens)

Fountain Green township:  1.8%
State:  12.3%

74% of Fountain Green township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 39% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 289
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 86
  • South: 4
  • West: 6

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $102,500

Fountain Green township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 140
  • One, attached: 2
  • Mobile homes: 19

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in Fountain Green township with a mortgage: 24 (5 second mortgage, 3 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 35

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 4
  • 1990 to 1994: 9
  • 1980 to 1989: 17
  • 1970 to 1979: 24
  • 1960 to 1969: 6
  • 1950 to 1959: 10
  • 1940 to 1949: 14
  • 1939 or earlier: 77

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fountain Green township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 9
  • 5 rooms: 25
  • 6 rooms: 19
  • 7 rooms: 23
  • 8 rooms: 34
  • 9 or more rooms: 16

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fountain Green township, Illinois:

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

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fountain Green township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 31
  • 3 bedrooms: 49
  • 4 bedrooms: 43
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 7

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fountain Green township:

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

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

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 26
  • 2 vehicles: 56
  • 3 vehicles: 37
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

Cars and other vehicles available in Fountain Green township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 10
  • 2 vehicles: 4
  • 3 vehicles: 5
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (54%)
  • Transportation equipment (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Truck transportation (2%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Transportation equipment (28%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Personal and laundry services (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (52%)
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Other financial specialists (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Assemblers and fabricators (18%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Secondary school teachers (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Fountain Green township:

  • United States or American (30.1%)
  • English (28.7%)
  • German (19.0%)
  • European (7.9%)
  • Irish (5.6%)
  • Swedish (2.8%)

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

  • United Kingdom (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 148 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 5 (3%)
  • Other means: 2 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 21 (12%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (81%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

97.7% of residents of Fountain Green township speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 391
  • In family households: 338 (94 male householders, 16 female householders)
    89 spouses, 100 children (84 natural, 15 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 23 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 1 other relatives, 11 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 53 (15 male householders (13 living alone)), 34 female householders (34 living alone)), 4 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 52 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 2 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 47 1-person, 2 3-persons,

63 married couples with children.
5 single-parent households (1 men, 4 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

6.5%
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 Fountain Green township:

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