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Highland township, IL map Land area: 36.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 314 (all rural)
Males: 158  (50.3%)
Females: 156  (49.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 314 (229 owner occupied, 85 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

33%


Races in Highland township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 93.9%
  • Two or more races: 0.3%

Median age of males: 37.4
Median age of females: 36.8

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Average household size: 2.68

Highland township:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.09

Estimated median household income in 2009: $54,151 ($46,750 in 1999)
This township:

$54,151
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $519 (lower quartile is $488, upper quartile is $677)
Here:

$519
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $141,623 (it was $93,600 in 2000)
Highland township:

$141,623
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,409 - $156,448

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $233,658
Here:

$233,658
State:

$252,233
Population density: 9 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

2.4%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

2.4%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Kinsman.


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Number of foreign born residents: 5 (40% naturalized citizens)

Highland township:  1.6%
State:  12.3%

72% of Highland township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 97% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 276
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 30
  • South: 13
  • West: 8
Highland township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 115
  • One, attached: 2

Housing units in Highland township with a mortgage: 34 (2 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 31

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 9
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 6
  • 1970 to 1979: 13
  • 1960 to 1969: 14
  • 1950 to 1959: 4
  • 1940 to 1949: 8
  • 1939 or earlier: 63

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 7
  • 4 rooms: 7
  • 5 rooms: 17
  • 6 rooms: 17
  • 7 rooms: 8
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9 or more rooms: 22

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 2
  • 6 rooms: 16
  • 7 rooms: 11
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 3
  • 2 bedrooms: 13
  • 3 bedrooms: 44
  • 4 bedrooms: 22
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 3

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Highland township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 2
  • 3 bedrooms: 17
  • 4 bedrooms: 6
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 7

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

  • no vehicle: 3
  • 1 vehicle: 16
  • 2 vehicles: 33
  • 3 vehicles: 22
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5 or more vehicles: 5

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 3
  • 2 vehicles: 20
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 3

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (13%)
  • Machinery (11%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (17%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (11%)
  • Plant and system operators (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (15%)
  • Registered nurses (14%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Art and design workers (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Highland township:

  • United States or American (31.1%)
  • Italian (18.9%)
  • German (13.2%)
  • English (12.1%)
  • Irish (9.3%)
  • Norwegian (6.4%)
  • Polish (3.6%)

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

  • Japan (60%)
  • Mexico (40%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 126 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 4 (3%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (1%)
  • Walked: 5 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 12 (8%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Electricity (2%)

98.7% of residents of Highland township speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 332
  • In family households: 311 (81 male householders, 19 female householders)
    93 spouses, 110 children (105 natural, 5 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 3 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 21 (3 male householders (3 living alone)), 18 female householders (18 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 36 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 9 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 21 1-person,

66 married couples with children.
18 single-parent households (6 men, 12 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): 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 Highland township:

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