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Grant township, IL map Land area: 87.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 6,672 (88% urban, 12% rural)
Males: 3,331  (49.9%)
Females: 3,341  (50.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 6,307 (4,465 owner occupied, 1,842 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

33%


Races in Grant township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 90.3%
  • Black: 0.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%

Median age of males: 40.0
Median age of females: 40.7

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Average household size: 2.45

Grant township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.02

Estimated median household income in 2009: $33,265 ($32,371 in 1999)
This township:

$33,265
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $359 (lower quartile is $226, upper quartile is $452)
Here:

$359
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $71,560 (it was $49,900 in 2000)
Grant township:

$71,560
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,924 - $104,101

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $99,242
Here:

$99,242
State:

$252,233

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $118,972
Here:

$118,972
State:

$320,044

Mobile homes: $356,250
Here:

$356,250
State:

$35,670
Population density: 77 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

12.8%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

5.1%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Hoopeston.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: College Corners (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Grant township: Antioch Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 

Number of foreign born residents: 118 (40% naturalized citizens)

Grant township:  1.8%
State:  12.3%

67% of Grant township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 75% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 5213
  • Northeast: 64
  • Midwest: 536
  • South: 533
  • West: 161

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $12,400

Grant township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.3%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Grant township, Illinois:

  • 308 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,228
  • One, attached: 14
  • Two: 120
  • 3 or 4: 112
  • 5 to 9: 69
  • 10 to 19: 59
  • 20 to 49: 64
  • 50 or more: 73
  • Mobile homes: 64

Median worth of mobile homes: $18,800


Housing units in Grant township with a mortgage: 955 (81 second mortgage, 99 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 702

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 47
  • 1995 to 1998: 66
  • 1990 to 1994: 56
  • 1980 to 1989: 79
  • 1970 to 1979: 335
  • 1960 to 1969: 394
  • 1950 to 1959: 380
  • 1940 to 1949: 422
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,024

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 24
  • 3 rooms: 30
  • 4 rooms: 143
  • 5 rooms: 419
  • 6 rooms: 404
  • 7 rooms: 327
  • 8 rooms: 207
  • 9 or more rooms: 199

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

  • 1 room: 37
  • 2 rooms: 54
  • 3 rooms: 170
  • 4 rooms: 143
  • 5 rooms: 177
  • 6 rooms: 104
  • 7 rooms: 95
  • 8 rooms: 17
  • 9 or more rooms: 19

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 58
  • 2 bedrooms: 500
  • 3 bedrooms: 786
  • 4 bedrooms: 366
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 43

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant township:

  • no bedroom: 48
  • 1 bedroom: 198
  • 2 bedrooms: 328
  • 3 bedrooms: 158
  • 4 bedrooms: 73
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 11

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

  • no vehicle: 66
  • 1 vehicle: 542
  • 2 vehicles: 747
  • 3 vehicles: 326
  • 4 vehicles: 59
  • 5 or more vehicles: 13

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

  • no vehicle: 168
  • 1 vehicle: 445
  • 2 vehicles: 167
  • 3 vehicles: 27
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Metal and metal products (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Grant township:

  • United States or American (20.6%)
  • German (19.1%)
  • English (15.3%)
  • Irish (7.8%)
  • Swedish (2.8%)
  • Polish (2.3%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.9%)

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

  • Mexico (80%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Argentina (6%)
  • Canada (5%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,178 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 385 (14%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 80 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 95 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

People in group quarters in Grant township, Illinois:

  • 308 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

93.2% of residents of Grant township speak English at home.
6.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,276
  • In family households: 5,364 (1,389 male householders, 344 female householders)
    1,374 spouses, 1,997 children (1,741 natural, 48 adopted, 208 stepchildren), 61 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 25 parents, 45 other relatives, 125 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 912 (337 male householders (305 living alone)), 486 female householders (450 living alone)), 89 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 368 (358 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 816 2-persons, 371 3-persons, 309 4-persons, 141 5-persons, 51 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 755 1-person, 59 2-persons, 2 3-persons, 7 4-persons,

1,092 married couples with children.
402 single-parent households (85 men, 317 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): 9
Here:

2.2%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 22
Here:

9.1%
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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