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Newman township, IL map Land area: 40.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,200 (all rural)
Males: 559  (46.6%)
Females: 641  (53.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,143 (911 owner occupied, 232 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%


Races in Newman township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.5%
  • Black: 1.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.8%

Median age of males: 43.6
Median age of females: 45.1

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Average household size: 2.33

Newman township:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.88

Estimated median household income in 2009: $39,093 ($33,750 in 1999)
This township:

$39,093
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $392 (lower quartile is $298, upper quartile is $461)
Here:

$392
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $61,424 (it was $46,900 in 2000)
Newman township:

$61,424
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $41,165 - $85,328

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $93,520
Here:

$93,520
State:

$252,233

In 2-unit structures: $56,701
Here:

$56,701
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $70,319
Here:

$70,319
State:

$35,670
Population density: 30 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

14.7%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

4.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Newman.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Newman township include: Pleasant Ridge Church (A), Fairfield Church (B), Newman United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pope Branch (A), Newman Number 2 Drain (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Newman township: Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 5 (0% naturalized citizens)

Newman township:  0.4%
State:  12.3%

69% of Newman township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 960
  • Northeast: 13
  • Midwest: 89
  • South: 98
  • West: 37

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $55,000

Newman township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.9%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

57 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 484
  • Two: 7
  • 3 or 4: 6
  • 5 to 9: 20
  • Mobile homes: 29

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,200


Housing units in Newman township with a mortgage: 153 (7 second mortgage, 9 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 166

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 10
  • 1995 to 1998: 7
  • 1990 to 1994: 16
  • 1980 to 1989: 17
  • 1970 to 1979: 59
  • 1960 to 1969: 54
  • 1950 to 1959: 43
  • 1940 to 1949: 62
  • 1939 or earlier: 278

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 10
  • 4 rooms: 37
  • 5 rooms: 73
  • 6 rooms: 80
  • 7 rooms: 91
  • 8 rooms: 23
  • 9 or more rooms: 54

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 28
  • 5 rooms: 39
  • 6 rooms: 17
  • 7 rooms: 12
  • 8 rooms: 15
  • 9 or more rooms: 3

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 12
  • 2 bedrooms: 107
  • 3 bedrooms: 174
  • 4 bedrooms: 48
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 27

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newman township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 24
  • 2 bedrooms: 59
  • 3 bedrooms: 38
  • 4 bedrooms: 8
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

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

  • no vehicle: 22
  • 1 vehicle: 103
  • 2 vehicles: 145
  • 3 vehicles: 59
  • 4 vehicles: 30
  • 5 or more vehicles: 9

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

  • no vehicle: 14
  • 1 vehicle: 48
  • 2 vehicles: 51
  • 3 vehicles: 10
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5 or more vehicles: 1

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 (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (6%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (26%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Newman township:

  • German (23.3%)
  • United States or American (21.7%)
  • English (17.3%)
  • Irish (10.8%)
  • French (except Basque) (5.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.7%)
  • Italian (1.6%)

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

  • United Kingdom (40%)
  • Jordan (40%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 475 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 65 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (1%)
  • Walked: 14 (2%)
  • Other means: 4 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 7 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)

57 people in nursing homes

98.3% of residents of Newman township speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (40% speak English well, 60% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,146
  • In family households: 967 (261 male householders, 67 female householders)
    264 spouses, 322 children (290 natural, 10 adopted, 22 stepchildren), 22 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 3 other relatives, 21 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 179 (59 male householders (55 living alone)), 107 female householders (98 living alone)), 13 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 57 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 163 2-persons, 83 3-persons, 45 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 153 1-person, 13 2-persons,

170 married couples with children.
64 single-parent households (14 men, 50 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%

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 Newman township:

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