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Murdock township, IL map Land area: 30.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 267 (all rural)
Males: 123  (46.1%)
Females: 144  (53.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 267 (225 owner occupied, 42 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

33%


Races in Murdock township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.5%

Median age of males: 41.6
Median age of females: 39.3

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Average household size: 2.62

Murdock township:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.96

Estimated median household income in 2009: $36,841 ($31,806 in 1999)
This township:

$36,841
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $0
Here:

$0
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $85,915 (it was $65,600 in 2000)
Murdock township:

$85,915
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $31,007 - $114,906

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $134,827
Here:

$134,827
State:

$252,233

Mobile homes: $72,800
Here:

$72,800
State:

$35,670
Population density: 9 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

9.2%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Camargo Countryside Fire Protection District Murdock (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Jordan Cemetery (1), Murdock Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

85% of Murdock township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 210
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 21
  • South: 7
  • West: 0

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $22,500


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 94
  • Mobile homes: 4

Median worth of mobile homes: $27,500


Housing units in Murdock township with a mortgage: 32 (0 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 33

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 4
  • 1970 to 1979: 7
  • 1960 to 1969: 2
  • 1950 to 1959: 17
  • 1940 to 1949: 8
  • 1939 or earlier: 60

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 17
  • 6 rooms: 7
  • 7 rooms: 30
  • 8 rooms: 12
  • 9 or more rooms: 16

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 12
  • 3 bedrooms: 47
  • 4 bedrooms: 23
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Murdock township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 0
  • 3 bedrooms: 8
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 13
  • 2 vehicles: 32
  • 3 vehicles: 29
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 0
  • 2 vehicles: 8
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Murdock township:

  • English (29.1%)
  • United States or American (26.8%)
  • German (18.4%)
  • Irish (12.8%)
  • Swiss (3.9%)
  • Dutch (3.4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 77 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 7 (8%)
  • Worked at home: 7 (8%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Other fuel (12%)

All residents speak only English at home

Household type by relationship:

Households: 238
  • In family households: 210 (53 male householders, 21 female householders)
    60 spouses, 71 children (45 natural, 11 adopted, 15 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 5 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 28 (4 male householders (0 living alone)), 13 female householders (13 living alone)), 11 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 53 2-persons, 9 4-persons, 12 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 13 1-person, 4 3-persons,

52 married couples with children.
6 single-parent households (0 men, 6 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

11.1%

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 Murdock township:

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