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Mount Hope township, IL map Land area: 48.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,172 (all rural)
Males: 570  (48.6%)
Females: 602  (51.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,128 (932 owner occupied, 196 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

33%


Races in Mount Hope township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.4%
  • Black: 0.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Two or more races: 0.4%

Median age of males: 38.6
Median age of females: 39.1

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Average household size: 2.60

Mount Hope township:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.93

Estimated median household income in 2009: $57,170 ($47,981 in 1999)
This township:

$57,170
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $466 (lower quartile is $263, upper quartile is $545)
Here:

$466
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $114,921 (it was $81,300 in 2000)
Mount Hope township:

$114,921
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,746 - $138,504

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $143,032
Here:

$143,032
State:

$252,233

Mobile homes: $36,520
Here:

$36,520
State:

$35,670
Population density: 24 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

0.6%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

0.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: McLean.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Church in Mount Hope township: Ebenezer Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Camp Cemetery (1), Longsworth Cemetery (2), McLean-Mount Hope Cemetery (3), Old Mount Hope Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Timber Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 12 (100% naturalized citizens)

Mount Hope township:  1.0%
State:  12.3%

75% of Mount Hope township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 937
  • Northeast: 6
  • Midwest: 84
  • South: 61
  • West: 18

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $72,500

Mount Hope township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.5%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

44 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 427
  • Two: 5
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • 10 to 19: 2
  • Mobile homes: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $27,500


Housing units in Mount Hope township with a mortgage: 205 (23 second mortgage, 33 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 114

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 10
  • 1995 to 1998: 8
  • 1990 to 1994: 16
  • 1980 to 1989: 26
  • 1970 to 1979: 84
  • 1960 to 1969: 37
  • 1950 to 1959: 56
  • 1940 to 1949: 28
  • 1939 or earlier: 181

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mount Hope township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 23
  • 5 rooms: 82
  • 6 rooms: 89
  • 7 rooms: 84
  • 8 rooms: 44
  • 9 or more rooms: 46

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mount Hope township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 6
  • 5 rooms: 11
  • 6 rooms: 24
  • 7 rooms: 9
  • 8 rooms: 9
  • 9 or more rooms: 2

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mount Hope township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 74
  • 3 bedrooms: 190
  • 4 bedrooms: 86
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 12

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mount Hope township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 26
  • 3 bedrooms: 23
  • 4 bedrooms: 6
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

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

  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 72
  • 2 vehicles: 176
  • 3 vehicles: 71
  • 4 vehicles: 35
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

Cars and other vehicles available in Mount Hope township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 15
  • 2 vehicles: 31
  • 3 vehicles: 15
  • 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 (11%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Finance and insurance (26%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Mount Hope township:

  • German (31.7%)
  • United States or American (29.3%)
  • English (10.9%)
  • Irish (9.1%)
  • Italian (3.3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.2%)
  • Swedish (2.2%)

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

  • Taiwan (33%)
  • United Kingdom (25%)
  • Jordan (25%)
  • India (17%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 517 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 40 (7%)
  • Walked: 7 (1%)
  • Other means: 9 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 29 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

44 people in nursing homes

98.8% of residents of Mount Hope township speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,076
  • In family households: 1,006 (293 male householders, 53 female householders)
    312 spouses, 322 children (313 natural, 5 adopted, 4 stepchildren), 5 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 0 other relatives, 12 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 70 (19 male householders (19 living alone)), 48 female householders (46 living alone)), 3 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 44 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 169 2-persons, 69 3-persons, 83 4-persons, 25 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 65 1-person, 2 2-persons,

220 married couples with children.
59 single-parent households (18 men, 41 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 9
Here:

7.6%
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: 0
Here:

0.0%
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 Mount Hope township:

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