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Morris township, IL map Land area: 3.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population: 7,781 (99% urban, 1% rural)
Males: 3,868  (49.7%)
Females: 3,913  (50.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 7,555 (4,457 owner occupied, 3,098 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

41%
State:

33%


Races in Morris township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 89.2%
  • Black: 0.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 36.2
Median age of females: 38.3

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Average household size: 2.36

Morris township:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.03

Estimated median household income in 2009: $49,266 ($42,533 in 1999)
This township:

$49,266
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $652 (lower quartile is $501, upper quartile is $834)
Here:

$652
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $169,161 (it was $111,800 in 2000)
Morris township:

$169,161
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $132,760 - $201,210

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $159,293
Here:

$159,293
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $81,887
Here:

$81,887
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $91,968
Here:

$91,968
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $730,065
Here:

$730,065
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $354,254
Here:

$354,254
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $40,519
Here:

$40,519
State:

$35,670
Population density: 2183 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

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

7.9%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

3.6%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Morris.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 390 (19% naturalized citizens)

Morris township:  5.0%
State:  12.3%

47% of Morris township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 5813
  • Northeast: 107
  • Midwest: 616
  • South: 382
  • West: 349

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $98,500


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.7%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

180 people in nursing homes
46 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,177
  • One, attached: 122
  • Two: 217
  • 3 or 4: 207
  • 5 to 9: 229
  • 10 to 19: 129
  • 20 to 49: 94
  • 50 or more: 141
  • Mobile homes: 60

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in Morris township with a mortgage: 1,119 (81 second mortgage, 149 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 505

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 6
  • 1995 to 1998: 102
  • 1990 to 1994: 82
  • 1980 to 1989: 285
  • 1970 to 1979: 506
  • 1960 to 1969: 433
  • 1950 to 1959: 500
  • 1940 to 1949: 383
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,079

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 54
  • 4 rooms: 144
  • 5 rooms: 376
  • 6 rooms: 536
  • 7 rooms: 290
  • 8 rooms: 183
  • 9 or more rooms: 126

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

  • 1 room: 74
  • 2 rooms: 143
  • 3 rooms: 256
  • 4 rooms: 442
  • 5 rooms: 257
  • 6 rooms: 175
  • 7 rooms: 72
  • 8 rooms: 20
  • 9 or more rooms: 15

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 60
  • 2 bedrooms: 399
  • 3 bedrooms: 941
  • 4 bedrooms: 277
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 41

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morris township:

  • no bedroom: 83
  • 1 bedroom: 473
  • 2 bedrooms: 575
  • 3 bedrooms: 264
  • 4 bedrooms: 42
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 17

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

  • no vehicle: 75
  • 1 vehicle: 519
  • 2 vehicles: 763
  • 3 vehicles: 297
  • 4 vehicles: 56
  • 5 or more vehicles: 8

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

  • no vehicle: 174
  • 1 vehicle: 738
  • 2 vehicles: 491
  • 3 vehicles: 20
  • 4 vehicles: 31
  • 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 (%):



  • Construction (13%)
  • Chemicals (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Morris township:

  • Irish (17.6%)
  • German (14.3%)
  • Norwegian (12.9%)
  • United States or American (9.1%)
  • Italian (7.0%)
  • English (5.6%)
  • Polish (4.6%)

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

  • Mexico (86%)
  • Italy (5%)
  • India (3%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Austria (1%)
  • Poland (1%)
  • France (1%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,155 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 389 (10%)
  • Railroad: 48 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 8 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 24 (1%)
  • Walked: 116 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 76 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

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

180 people in nursing homes
46 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

91.0% of residents of Morris township speak English at home.
7.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (43% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,478
  • In family households: 5,995 (1,562 male householders, 372 female householders)
    1,582 spouses, 2,142 children (1,870 natural, 33 adopted, 239 stepchildren), 32 grandchildren, 32 brothers or sisters, 31 parents, 116 other relatives, 126 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,483 (648 male householders (521 living alone)), 597 female householders (530 living alone)), 238 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 231 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 818 2-persons, 488 3-persons, 374 4-persons, 168 5-persons, 54 6-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 1,051 1-person, 168 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 6 5-persons,

1,311 married couples with children.
417 single-parent households (110 men, 307 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 89
Here:

10.7%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

0.7%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 82
Here:

21.5%
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 Morris township:

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