All U.S. Cities  
City-Data Forum City-Data

Nelson township, Lee County, Illinois (IL)





Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Business Search
14 Million Businesses in
12,000 Categories
Find:
Near:

Back to: Lee County, Illinois (IL), All US cities.



Nelson township, IL map Land area: 22.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.
Population: 854 (all rural)
Males: 439  (51.4%)
Females: 415  (48.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 854 (731 owner occupied, 123 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

33%


Races in Nelson township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.1%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.1%

Median age of males: 41.7
Median age of females: 40.6

Discuss Illinois on our huge forum. We have over 16 million posts!

Average household size: 2.61

Nelson township:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.96

Estimated median household income in 2009: $50,766 ($43,828 in 1999)
This township:

$50,766
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $438 (lower quartile is $408, upper quartile is $465)
Here:

$438
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $98,266 (it was $71,500 in 2000)
Nelson township:

$98,266
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,434 - $138,680

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $163,711
Here:

$163,711
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $2,236,838
Here:

$2,236,838
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $623,194
Here:

$623,194
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $89,638
Here:

$89,638
State:

$35,670
Population density: 38 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

5.8%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

0.3%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Nelson.


Click to draw/clear Nelson township borders

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Pine Grove Cemetery (1), Nelson Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Nelson township: Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 13 (100% naturalized citizens)

Nelson township:  1.5%
State:  12.3%

68% of Nelson township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 94% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 676
  • Northeast: 16
  • Midwest: 61
  • South: 17
  • West: 17

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

Nelson township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 363
  • One, attached: 6
  • Two: 2
  • 3 or 4: 3
  • Mobile homes: 39
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $22,500


Housing units in Nelson township with a mortgage: 161 (16 second mortgage, 16 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 96

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 21
  • 1990 to 1994: 11
  • 1980 to 1989: 29
  • 1970 to 1979: 120
  • 1960 to 1969: 104
  • 1950 to 1959: 31
  • 1940 to 1949: 11
  • 1939 or earlier: 88

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 1
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 29
  • 5 rooms: 105
  • 6 rooms: 65
  • 7 rooms: 49
  • 8 rooms: 34
  • 9 or more rooms: 12

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 1
  • 1 bedroom: 17
  • 2 bedrooms: 82
  • 3 bedrooms: 163
  • 4 bedrooms: 30
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nelson township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 3
  • 2 bedrooms: 2
  • 3 bedrooms: 14
  • 4 bedrooms: 6
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

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

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 67
  • 2 vehicles: 128
  • 3 vehicles: 64
  • 4 vehicles: 18
  • 5 or more vehicles: 14

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 8
  • 2 vehicles: 12
  • 3 vehicles: 9
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 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 (18%)
  • Metal and metal products (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (20%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Extraction workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Nelson township:

  • German (32.0%)
  • Irish (18.4%)
  • English (9.3%)
  • United States or American (6.4%)
  • Italian (4.5%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.4%)
  • Polish (4.0%)

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

  • United Kingdom (69%)
  • Other Western Europe (15%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (15%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 349 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 26 (7%)
  • Walked: 3 (1%)
  • Other means: 2 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 13 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

98.6% of residents of Nelson township speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 819
  • In family households: 749 (238 male householders, 9 female householders)
    251 spouses, 189 children (162 natural, 20 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 23 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 11 other relatives, 28 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 70 (41 male householders (36 living alone)), 21 female householders (18 living alone)), 8 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 131 2-persons, 52 3-persons, 42 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 54 1-person, 8 2-persons,

156 married couples with children.
28 single-parent households (11 men, 17 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10
Here:

9.1%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

10.5%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

13.0%
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 Nelson township:

Back to: Lee County, Illinois (IL), All US cities, Our forum.




City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Some parts © 2014 Advameg, Inc.