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Hickory Point township, IL map Land area: 35.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 17,603 (97% urban, 3% rural)
Males: 8,147  (46.3%)
Females: 9,456  (53.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 17,042 (12,582 owner occupied, 4,460 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%


Races in Hickory Point township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 87.4%
  • Black: 8.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Two or more races: 1.0%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 40.7
Median age of females: 41.5

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Average household size: 2.26

Hickory Point township:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.81

Estimated median household income in 2009: $47,338 ($40,635 in 1999)
This township:

$47,338
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $549 (lower quartile is $446, upper quartile is $638)
Here:

$549
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $122,693 (it was $89,600 in 2000)
Hickory Point township:

$122,693
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $95,848 - $201,426

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $185,538
Here:

$185,538
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $144,378
Here:

$144,378
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $105,641
Here:

$105,641
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $257,805
Here:

$257,805
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $130,443
Here:

$130,443
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $41,687
Here:

$41,687
State:

$35,670
Population density: 495 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

7.9%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

3.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Forsyth.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

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

Park in Hickory Point township: Boiling Springs Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 443 (46% naturalized citizens)

Hickory Point township:  2.5%
State:  12.3%

53% of Hickory Point township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 13646
  • Northeast: 382
  • Midwest: 1672
  • South: 1086
  • West: 297

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

Hickory Point township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.7%

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 Hickory Point township, Illinois:

  • 380 people in state prisons
  • 113 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,957
  • One, attached: 167
  • Two: 61
  • 3 or 4: 392
  • 5 to 9: 520
  • 10 to 19: 451
  • 20 to 49: 649
  • 50 or more: 178
  • Mobile homes: 507

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in Hickory Point township with a mortgage: 2,823 (190 second mortgage, 291 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,666

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 91
  • 1995 to 1998: 696
  • 1990 to 1994: 438
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,067
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,289
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,507
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,285
  • 1940 to 1949: 304
  • 1939 or earlier: 205

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hickory Point township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 73
  • 4 rooms: 379
  • 5 rooms: 945
  • 6 rooms: 1,224
  • 7 rooms: 978
  • 8 rooms: 851
  • 9 or more rooms: 705

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hickory Point township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 39
  • 2 rooms: 153
  • 3 rooms: 688
  • 4 rooms: 771
  • 5 rooms: 424
  • 6 rooms: 134
  • 7 rooms: 63
  • 8 rooms: 59
  • 9 or more rooms: 40

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Hickory Point township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 39
  • 2 bedrooms: 900
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,797
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,185
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 234

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hickory Point township:

  • no bedroom: 86
  • 1 bedroom: 897
  • 2 bedrooms: 957
  • 3 bedrooms: 378
  • 4 bedrooms: 45
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 8

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

  • no vehicle: 140
  • 1 vehicle: 1,320
  • 2 vehicles: 2,630
  • 3 vehicles: 831
  • 4 vehicles: 171
  • 5 or more vehicles: 63

Cars and other vehicles available in Hickory Point township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 292
  • 1 vehicle: 1,509
  • 2 vehicles: 520
  • 3 vehicles: 45
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 5

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Machinery (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Food (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Hickory Point township:

  • German (28.3%)
  • United States or American (13.0%)
  • Irish (12.0%)
  • English (9.9%)
  • European (2.6%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.6%)
  • Polish (2.2%)

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

  • Korea (11%)
  • India (10%)
  • South Africa (10%)
  • Japan (7%)
  • Iran (6%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,117 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 722 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 28 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0%)
  • Walked: 55 (1%)
  • Other means: 25 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 231 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

People in group quarters in Hickory Point township, Illinois:

  • 380 people in state prisons
  • 113 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in homes for the mentally retarded

96.0% of residents of Hickory Point township speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (41% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,041
  • In family households: 14,218 (3,885 male householders, 1,119 female householders)
    4,064 spouses, 4,652 children (4,305 natural, 152 adopted, 195 stepchildren), 151 grandchildren, 45 brothers or sisters, 65 parents, 52 other relatives, 185 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,823 (1,123 male householders (972 living alone)), 1,399 female householders (1,306 living alone)), 301 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 562 (494 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,694 2-persons, 1,014 3-persons, 820 4-persons, 335 5-persons, 131 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 2,278 1-person, 216 2-persons, 22 3-persons, 6 4-persons,

2,758 married couples with children.
1,018 single-parent households (170 men, 848 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 411
Here:

23.1%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 153
Here:

16.4%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 103
Here:

17.1%
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 Hickory Point township:

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