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Maroa township, IL map Land area: 41.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,988 (all rural)
Males: 1,001  (50.4%)
Females: 987  (49.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,988 (1,618 owner occupied, 370 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%


Races in Maroa township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.4%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.3%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 39.1
Median age of females: 40.3

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Average household size: 2.52

Maroa township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.97

Estimated median household income in 2009: $48,874 ($41,953 in 1999)
This township:

$48,874
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $444 (lower quartile is $342, upper quartile is $498)
Here:

$444
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $89,829 (it was $65,600 in 2000)
Maroa township:

$89,829
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,463 - $149,323

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $184,391
Here:

$184,391
State:

$252,233

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $779,729
Here:

$779,729
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $29,012
Here:

$29,012
State:

$35,670
Population density: 48 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

4.4%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

1.4%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Maroa.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Maroa Cemetery (1), Upper Ridge Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 18 (83% naturalized citizens)

Maroa township:  0.9%
State:  12.3%

62% of Maroa 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, 64% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 1661
  • Northeast: 50
  • Midwest: 131
  • South: 102
  • West: 42

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $65,000

Maroa township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.3%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 646
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • 5 to 9: 47
  • 10 to 19: 8
  • 20 to 49: 14
  • Mobile homes: 131

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in Maroa township with a mortgage: 312 (30 second mortgage, 12 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 172

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 22
  • 1995 to 1998: 34
  • 1990 to 1994: 34
  • 1980 to 1989: 80
  • 1970 to 1979: 128
  • 1960 to 1969: 90
  • 1950 to 1959: 108
  • 1940 to 1949: 47
  • 1939 or earlier: 311

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

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 74
  • 5 rooms: 145
  • 6 rooms: 132
  • 7 rooms: 93
  • 8 rooms: 67
  • 9 or more rooms: 82

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

  • 1 room: 1
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 26
  • 4 rooms: 81
  • 5 rooms: 38
  • 6 rooms: 26
  • 7 rooms: 2
  • 8 rooms: 9
  • 9 or more rooms: 3

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

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 13
  • 2 bedrooms: 151
  • 3 bedrooms: 307
  • 4 bedrooms: 105
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 24

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Maroa township:

  • no bedroom: 1
  • 1 bedroom: 35
  • 2 bedrooms: 110
  • 3 bedrooms: 25
  • 4 bedrooms: 15
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 17
  • 1 vehicle: 144
  • 2 vehicles: 292
  • 3 vehicles: 96
  • 4 vehicles: 24
  • 5 or more vehicles: 29

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

  • no vehicle: 23
  • 1 vehicle: 81
  • 2 vehicles: 70
  • 3 vehicles: 11
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 1

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (9%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Food (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Maroa township:

  • German (30.1%)
  • English (16.5%)
  • Irish (13.6%)
  • United States or American (13.5%)
  • Scottish (2.7%)
  • Polish (2.6%)
  • Dutch (2.4%)

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

  • United Kingdom (22%)
  • Austria (17%)
  • Japan (17%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (11%)
  • Korea (11%)
  • Australia (11%)
  • Canada (11%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 885 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 107 (10%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0%)
  • Walked: 16 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 21 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

97.5% of residents of Maroa township speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (39% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 30% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (47% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,007
  • In family households: 1,749 (457 male householders, 114 female householders)
    478 spouses, 620 children (551 natural, 21 adopted, 48 stepchildren), 16 grandchildren, 8 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 6 other relatives, 50 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 258 (88 male householders (83 living alone)), 145 female householders (124 living alone)), 25 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 268 2-persons, 122 3-persons, 110 4-persons, 42 5-persons, 19 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 207 1-person, 23 2-persons, 3 3-persons,

403 married couples with children.
98 single-parent households (28 men, 70 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5
Here:

2.0%
Illinois:

13.4%

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

7.4%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
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 Maroa township:

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