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Leaf River township, IL map Land area: 35.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,260 (all rural)
Males: 633  (50.2%)
Females: 627  (49.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,260 (974 owner occupied, 286 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%


Races in Leaf River township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.5%
  • Black: 0.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.0%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%

Median age of males: 38.4
Median age of females: 38.7

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Average household size: 2.61

Leaf River township:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.00

Estimated median household income in 2009: $47,971 ($41,415 in 1999)
This township:

$47,971
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $501 (lower quartile is $444, upper quartile is $566)
Here:

$501
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $148,117 (it was $102,700 in 2000)
Leaf River township:

$148,117
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,460 - $163,420

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $208,764
Here:

$208,764
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $627,405
Here:

$627,405
State:

$249,884
Population density: 35 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

2.3%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

0.1%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Leaf River.


Click to draw/clear Leaf River township borders

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: North Grove Christian Cemetery (1), Lightsville Cemetery (2), North Grove Evangelical Cemetery (3), Egan Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Mud Creek (A), Otter Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 3 (0% naturalized citizens)

Leaf River township:  0.2%
State:  12.3%

73% of Leaf River 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, 76% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 1173
  • Northeast: 12
  • Midwest: 148
  • South: 58
  • West: 5

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $57,500

Leaf River township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.2%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 460
  • One, attached: 8
  • Two: 20
  • 3 or 4: 28
  • 5 to 9: 4

Housing units in Leaf River township with a mortgage: 171 (22 second mortgage, 23 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 133

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 12
  • 1995 to 1998: 13
  • 1990 to 1994: 8
  • 1980 to 1989: 11
  • 1970 to 1979: 30
  • 1960 to 1969: 51
  • 1950 to 1959: 54
  • 1940 to 1949: 60
  • 1939 or earlier: 281

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Leaf River township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 14
  • 5 rooms: 62
  • 6 rooms: 78
  • 7 rooms: 103
  • 8 rooms: 88
  • 9 or more rooms: 36

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Leaf River township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 25
  • 5 rooms: 18
  • 6 rooms: 14
  • 7 rooms: 4
  • 8 rooms: 38
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Leaf River township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 70
  • 3 bedrooms: 216
  • 4 bedrooms: 73
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 20

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Leaf River township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 22
  • 2 bedrooms: 31
  • 3 bedrooms: 27
  • 4 bedrooms: 31
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

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

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 66
  • 2 vehicles: 168
  • 3 vehicles: 98
  • 4 vehicles: 26
  • 5 or more vehicles: 19

Cars and other vehicles available in Leaf River township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 1
  • 1 vehicle: 41
  • 2 vehicles: 57
  • 3 vehicles: 18
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (6%)
  • Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Leaf River township:

  • German (48.2%)
  • Irish (9.4%)
  • English (8.2%)
  • United States or American (8.0%)
  • Swedish (6.0%)
  • Italian (5.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.8%)

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

  • Canada (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 530 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 61 (9%)
  • Walked: 13 (2%)
  • Other means: 3 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 61 (9%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (2%)

97.3% of residents of Leaf River township speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,399
  • In family households: 1,234 (303 male householders, 81 female householders)
    351 spouses, 484 children (385 natural, 7 adopted, 92 stepchildren), 6 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 0 other relatives, 6 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 165 (83 male householders (75 living alone)), 63 female householders (56 living alone)), 19 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 153 2-persons, 91 3-persons, 80 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 34 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 131 1-person, 14 2-persons, 1 3-persons,

255 married couples with children.
38 single-parent households (14 men, 24 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 19
Here:

11.8%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

2.9%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

42.1%
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 Leaf River township:

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