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Grant township, IL map Land area: 18.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 5.2 sq. mi.
Population: 17,397 (97% urban, 3% rural)
Males: 8,758  (50.3%)
Females: 8,639  (49.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 17,373 (13,650 owner occupied, 3,723 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%


Races in Grant township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 92.1%
  • Black: 0.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.3%
  • Two or more races: 0.9%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 36.0
Median age of females: 36.7

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Average household size: 2.55

Grant township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.07

Estimated median household income in 2009: $63,744 ($55,897 in 1999)
This township:

$63,744
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $876 (lower quartile is $744, upper quartile is $1,127)
Here:

$876
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $225,177 (it was $150,800 in 2000)
Grant township:

$225,177
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $153,001 - $294,651

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $250,264
Here:

$250,264
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $229,848
Here:

$229,848
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $400,191
Here:

$400,191
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $380,845
Here:

$380,845
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $249,784
Here:

$249,784
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $133,338
Here:

$133,338
State:

$35,670
Population density: 962 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

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

5.3%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

2.2%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Fox Lake, Long Lake, Volo.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Grant township: Camp Hickory (A), Camp Henry Horner (B), Camp Duncan (C), Fox Lake Fire Department Station 3 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Grant Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Fox Lake (A), Wooster Lake (B), Fish Lake (C), Duck Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Grant township include: Gavin Bog and Prairie Nature Preserve (1), Grant Woods Forest Preserve (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 906 (51% naturalized citizens)

Grant township:  5.2%
State:  12.3%

52% of Grant township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 13193
  • Northeast: 335
  • Midwest: 1553
  • South: 747
  • West: 461

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $180,600

Grant township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Grant township, Illinois:

  • 15 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,659
  • One, attached: 404
  • Two: 154
  • 3 or 4: 164
  • 5 to 9: 318
  • 10 to 19: 272
  • 20 to 49: 177
  • 50 or more: 238
  • Mobile homes: 167
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 20

Median worth of mobile homes: $59,600


Housing units in Grant township with a mortgage: 3,579 (346 second mortgage, 506 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,046

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 430
  • 1995 to 1998: 681
  • 1990 to 1994: 699
  • 1980 to 1989: 803
  • 1970 to 1979: 861
  • 1960 to 1969: 754
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,325
  • 1940 to 1949: 780
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,240

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

  • 1 room: 17
  • 2 rooms: 35
  • 3 rooms: 97
  • 4 rooms: 598
  • 5 rooms: 1,069
  • 6 rooms: 1,264
  • 7 rooms: 965
  • 8 rooms: 582
  • 9 or more rooms: 436

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

  • 1 room: 101
  • 2 rooms: 160
  • 3 rooms: 323
  • 4 rooms: 416
  • 5 rooms: 404
  • 6 rooms: 154
  • 7 rooms: 110
  • 8 rooms: 29
  • 9 or more rooms: 32

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

  • no bedroom: 27
  • 1 bedroom: 178
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,334
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,435
  • 4 bedrooms: 956
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 133

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant township:

  • no bedroom: 101
  • 1 bedroom: 518
  • 2 bedrooms: 799
  • 3 bedrooms: 251
  • 4 bedrooms: 50
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 10

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

  • no vehicle: 105
  • 1 vehicle: 1,211
  • 2 vehicles: 2,459
  • 3 vehicles: 903
  • 4 vehicles: 257
  • 5 or more vehicles: 128

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

  • no vehicle: 279
  • 1 vehicle: 761
  • 2 vehicles: 581
  • 3 vehicles: 87
  • 4 vehicles: 13
  • 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 (%):



  • Construction (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



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

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Grant township:

  • German (26.9%)
  • Polish (13.2%)
  • Irish (11.4%)
  • Italian (8.1%)
  • United States or American (5.8%)
  • English (4.0%)
  • Norwegian (3.1%)

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

  • Mexico (28%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Poland (8%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Russia (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,580 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 917 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 18 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2 (0%)
  • Railroad: 221 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 157 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 261 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

People in group quarters in Grant township, Illinois:

  • 15 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

91.7% of residents of Grant township speak English at home.
3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
3.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 38% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (44% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,249
  • In family households: 14,677 (3,807 male householders, 904 female householders)
    3,887 spouses, 5,088 children (4,715 natural, 88 adopted, 285 stepchildren), 233 grandchildren, 110 brothers or sisters, 148 parents, 242 other relatives, 258 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,572 (1,170 male householders (864 living alone)), 938 female householders (783 living alone)), 464 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 28 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,914 2-persons, 1,178 3-persons, 993 4-persons, 445 5-persons, 140 6-persons, 41 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 1,647 1-person, 420 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 11 4-persons,

3,180 married couples with children.
849 single-parent households (235 men, 614 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 248
Here:

12.4%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 71
Here:

7.8%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 89
Here:

18.0%
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 Grant township:

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