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Mazon township, IL map Land area: 35.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,377 (all rural)
Males: 691  (50.2%)
Females: 686  (49.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,377 (1,077 owner occupied, 300 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%


Races in Mazon township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.2%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.9%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%

Median age of males: 35.6
Median age of females: 36.7

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Average household size: 2.73

Mazon township:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.07

Estimated median household income in 2009: $63,485 ($54,808 in 1999)
This township:

$63,485
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $587 (lower quartile is $501, upper quartile is $729)
Here:

$587
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $167,497 (it was $110,700 in 2000)
Mazon township:

$167,497
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $132,331 - $192,024

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $187,523
Here:

$187,523
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $400,958
Here:

$400,958
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $205,578
Here:

$205,578
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $110,665
Here:

$110,665
State:

$35,670
Population density: 39 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

3.4%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

0.8%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Mazon.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Ward Cemetery (1), Wheeler Cemetery (2), Old Mazon Cemetery (3), Brookside Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Woods Run (A), Johnny Run (B), Murray Slough (C), Thunder Creek (D), Gooseberry Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 15 (40% naturalized citizens)

Mazon township:  1.1%
State:  12.3%

71% of Mazon township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 1133
  • Northeast: 12
  • Midwest: 73
  • South: 64
  • West: 17

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

Mazon township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.3%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 422
  • One, attached: 9
  • Two: 23
  • 3 or 4: 16
  • Mobile homes: 56

Median worth of mobile homes: $70,800


Housing units in Mazon township with a mortgage: 172 (12 second mortgage, 24 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 114

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 2
  • 1995 to 1998: 29
  • 1990 to 1994: 52
  • 1980 to 1989: 23
  • 1970 to 1979: 93
  • 1960 to 1969: 52
  • 1950 to 1959: 66
  • 1940 to 1949: 42
  • 1939 or earlier: 167

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 16
  • 5 rooms: 99
  • 6 rooms: 94
  • 7 rooms: 81
  • 8 rooms: 55
  • 9 or more rooms: 27

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 59
  • 5 rooms: 21
  • 6 rooms: 11
  • 7 rooms: 10
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 91
  • 3 bedrooms: 219
  • 4 bedrooms: 55
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 5

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mazon township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 73
  • 3 bedrooms: 25
  • 4 bedrooms: 6
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 57
  • 2 vehicles: 192
  • 3 vehicles: 81
  • 4 vehicles: 31
  • 5 or more vehicles: 9

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

  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 38
  • 2 vehicles: 50
  • 3 vehicles: 12
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (3%)
  • Chemicals (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Electricians (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Mazon township:

  • German (17.1%)
  • English (13.3%)
  • Norwegian (11.8%)
  • United States or American (11.3%)
  • Irish (10.1%)
  • Italian (4.7%)
  • Scottish (4.5%)

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

  • Mexico (60%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • Thailand (13%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 500 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 48 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 9 (1%)
  • Other means: 1 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 65 (10%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Electricity (12%)

96.5% of residents of Mazon township speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,317
  • In family households: 1,189 (326 male householders, 52 female householders)
    333 spouses, 447 children (421 natural, 7 adopted, 19 stepchildren), 13 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 7 other relatives, 11 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 128 (61 male householders (47 living alone)), 47 female householders (38 living alone)), 20 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 162 2-persons, 81 3-persons, 93 4-persons, 29 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 85 1-person, 23 2-persons,

275 married couples with children.
80 single-parent households (26 men, 54 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

6.5%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7
Here:

6.9%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

6.2%
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 Mazon township:

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