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Maine township, IL map Land area: 26.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 135,623 (all urban)
Males: 65,039  (48.0%)
Females: 70,584  (52.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 133,152 (107,155 owner occupied, 25,997 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%


Races in Maine township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 75.5%
  • Black: 1.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 12.0%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.5%
  • Two or more races: 1.4%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 40.4
Median age of females: 42.3

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Average household size: 2.57

Maine township:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.16

Estimated median household income in 2009: $63,453 ($55,462 in 1999)
This township:

$63,453
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $998 (lower quartile is $884, upper quartile is $1,187)
Here:

$998
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $326,025 (it was $192,300 in 2000)
Maine township:

$326,025
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $260,578 - $472,874

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $414,870
Here:

$414,870
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $267,870
Here:

$267,870
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $450,291
Here:

$450,291
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $388,785
Here:

$388,785
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $208,138
Here:

$208,138
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $33,577
Here:

$33,577
State:

$35,670
Population density: 5222 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

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

4.5%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

1.9%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Des Plaines, Park Ridge, Niles.


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Number of foreign born residents: 39,143 (51% naturalized citizens)

Maine township:  28.9%
State:  12.3%

65% of Maine township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 86% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 39% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 82022
  • Northeast: 2714
  • Midwest: 6529
  • South: 2790
  • West: 1381

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $256,500

Maine township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.9%

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

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

People in group quarters in Maine township, Illinois:

  • 1,991 people in nursing homes
  • 134 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 129 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 92 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 56 people in religious group quarters
  • 53 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 29,640
  • One, attached: 3,835
  • Two: 1,005
  • 3 or 4: 1,377
  • 5 to 9: 4,423
  • 10 to 19: 3,956
  • 20 to 49: 4,113
  • 50 or more: 3,984
  • Mobile homes: 729

Median worth of mobile homes: $22,000


Housing units in Maine township with a mortgage: 19,597 (1,465 second mortgage, 3,130 home equity loan, 34 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,033

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 464
  • 1995 to 1998: 1,343
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,786
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,944
  • 1970 to 1979: 8,768
  • 1960 to 1969: 13,454
  • 1950 to 1959: 14,029
  • 1940 to 1949: 4,279
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,995

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

  • 1 room: 60
  • 2 rooms: 569
  • 3 rooms: 1,863
  • 4 rooms: 4,222
  • 5 rooms: 9,598
  • 6 rooms: 9,024
  • 7 rooms: 6,876
  • 8 rooms: 4,658
  • 9 or more rooms: 3,109

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

  • 1 room: 874
  • 2 rooms: 1,441
  • 3 rooms: 3,244
  • 4 rooms: 3,418
  • 5 rooms: 1,660
  • 6 rooms: 820
  • 7 rooms: 261
  • 8 rooms: 122
  • 9 or more rooms: 90

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

  • no bedroom: 123
  • 1 bedroom: 2,354
  • 2 bedrooms: 10,670
  • 3 bedrooms: 18,921
  • 4 bedrooms: 6,735
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 1,176

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Maine township:

  • no bedroom: 1,021
  • 1 bedroom: 5,385
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,181
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,101
  • 4 bedrooms: 172
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 70

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

  • no vehicle: 1,956
  • 1 vehicle: 12,836
  • 2 vehicles: 18,083
  • 3 vehicles: 5,259
  • 4 vehicles: 1,367
  • 5 or more vehicles: 478

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

  • no vehicle: 2,336
  • 1 vehicle: 5,817
  • 2 vehicles: 3,140
  • 3 vehicles: 476
  • 4 vehicles: 100
  • 5 or more vehicles: 61

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Maine township:

  • Polish (17.1%)
  • German (13.5%)
  • Irish (9.6%)
  • Italian (9.1%)
  • Greek (2.7%)
  • English (2.7%)
  • United States or American (2.6%)

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

  • Poland (20%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • India (15%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Ukraine (3%)
  • Greece (3%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 51,459 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 5,897 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,567 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 22 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 964 (1%)
  • Railroad: 2,476 (4%)
  • Ferryboat: 7 (0%)
  • Taxi: 155 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 113 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,344 (2%)
  • Other means: 342 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,732 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

People in group quarters in Maine township, Illinois:

  • 1,991 people in nursing homes
  • 134 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 129 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 92 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 56 people in religious group quarters
  • 53 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3 people in homes for the physically handicapped

62.5% of residents of Maine township speak English at home.
7.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
22.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (56% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
6.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 133,174
  • In family households: 114,852 (28,980 male householders, 6,858 female householders)
    29,994 spouses, 40,137 children (38,269 natural, 993 adopted, 875 stepchildren), 921 grandchildren, 1,605 brothers or sisters, 1,847 parents, 2,921 other relatives, 1,589 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 18,322 (6,206 male householders (5,066 living alone)), 9,847 female householders (9,082 living alone)), 2,269 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,477 (2,003 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 14,851 2-persons, 7,767 3-persons, 7,384 4-persons, 3,604 5-persons, 1,492 6-persons, 740 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 14,148 1-person, 1,680 2-persons, 179 3-persons, 19 4-persons, 9 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons,

23,929 married couples with children.
3,510 single-parent households (860 men, 2,650 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,087
Here:

15.6%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 525
Here:

7.8%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,013
Here:

31.1%
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 Maine township:

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