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Niles township, IL map Land area: 21.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 102,638 (all urban)
Males: 48,377  (47.1%)
Females: 54,261  (52.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 100,362 (83,522 owner occupied, 16,840 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

33%


Races in Niles township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 69.5%
  • Black: 2.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 19.9%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.1%
  • Two or more races: 2.4%
  • Some other race: 0.2%

Median age of males: 43.4
Median age of females: 45.1

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Average household size: 2.65

Niles township:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.18

Estimated median household income in 2009: $67,750 ($59,218 in 1999)
This township:

$67,750
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $1,032 (lower quartile is $925, upper quartile is $1,240)
Here:

$1,032
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $365,358 (it was $215,500 in 2000)
Niles township:

$365,358
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $286,291 - $473,717

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $426,309
Here:

$426,309
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $288,677
Here:

$288,677
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $434,314
Here:

$434,314
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $311,596
Here:

$311,596
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $280,973
Here:

$280,973
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $187,821
Here:

$187,821
State:

$35,670
Population density: 4829 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

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

4.8%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

2.3%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Skokie, Morton Grove, Lincolnwood, Golf.


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Number of foreign born residents: 35,525 (63% naturalized citizens)

Niles township:  34.6%
State:  12.3%

67% of Niles township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 88% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 32% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 55868
  • Northeast: 2473
  • Midwest: 4760
  • South: 2121
  • West: 1399

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $213,300

Niles township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.1%

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

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

People in group quarters in Niles township, Illinois:

  • 1,625 people in nursing homes
  • 272 people in other group homes
  • 145 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 81 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 75 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 67 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 11 people in religious group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 24,758
  • One, attached: 2,108
  • Two: 1,328
  • 3 or 4: 2,494
  • 5 to 9: 1,346
  • 10 to 19: 1,024
  • 20 to 49: 2,832
  • 50 or more: 2,808
  • Mobile homes: 47

Median worth of mobile homes: $225,000


Housing units in Niles township with a mortgage: 15,244 (1,171 second mortgage, 2,490 home equity loan, 65 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,546

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 318
  • 1995 to 1998: 824
  • 1990 to 1994: 995
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,321
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,187
  • 1960 to 1969: 8,072
  • 1950 to 1959: 16,331
  • 1940 to 1949: 4,223
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,474

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

  • 1 room: 30
  • 2 rooms: 248
  • 3 rooms: 1,257
  • 4 rooms: 2,518
  • 5 rooms: 6,825
  • 6 rooms: 7,775
  • 7 rooms: 5,945
  • 8 rooms: 3,670
  • 9 or more rooms: 2,437

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

  • 1 room: 412
  • 2 rooms: 635
  • 3 rooms: 1,408
  • 4 rooms: 2,000
  • 5 rooms: 1,565
  • 6 rooms: 778
  • 7 rooms: 206
  • 8 rooms: 154
  • 9 or more rooms: 34

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

  • no bedroom: 83
  • 1 bedroom: 1,152
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,260
  • 3 bedrooms: 16,469
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,744
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 997

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Niles township:

  • no bedroom: 492
  • 1 bedroom: 2,000
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,185
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,387
  • 4 bedrooms: 111
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 17

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

  • no vehicle: 1,801
  • 1 vehicle: 10,326
  • 2 vehicles: 13,289
  • 3 vehicles: 4,049
  • 4 vehicles: 931
  • 5 or more vehicles: 309

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

  • no vehicle: 1,591
  • 1 vehicle: 3,338
  • 2 vehicles: 1,887
  • 3 vehicles: 271
  • 4 vehicles: 73
  • 5 or more vehicles: 32

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Niles township:

  • German (8.5%)
  • Polish (7.8%)
  • Russian (7.7%)
  • Irish (5.3%)
  • United States or American (4.6%)
  • Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac (3.7%)
  • Greek (3.7%)

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

  • India (11%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • Russia (6%)
  • Ukraine (6%)
  • Iraq (5%)
  • Poland (5%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 35,547 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 4,953 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 989 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 4 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 1,211 (3%)
  • Railroad: 1,325 (3%)
  • Taxi: 32 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 104 (0%)
  • Walked: 884 (2%)
  • Other means: 280 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,671 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

People in group quarters in Niles township, Illinois:

  • 1,625 people in nursing homes
  • 272 people in other group homes
  • 145 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 81 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 75 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 67 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 11 people in religious group quarters

56.4% of residents of Niles township speak English at home.
4.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
21.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (57% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
11.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
5.5% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 100,375
  • In family households: 89,189 (22,228 male householders, 5,603 female householders)
    23,519 spouses, 31,114 children (29,755 natural, 780 adopted, 579 stepchildren), 850 grandchildren, 1,248 brothers or sisters, 1,808 parents, 1,971 other relatives, 848 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,186 (3,227 male householders (2,780 living alone)), 6,823 female householders (6,339 living alone)), 1,136 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,263 (1,767 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 11,471 2-persons, 5,884 3-persons, 5,853 4-persons, 2,881 5-persons, 1,261 6-persons, 481 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 9,119 1-person, 802 2-persons, 101 3-persons, 19 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 6 6-persons,

18,621 married couples with children.
2,511 single-parent households (509 men, 2,002 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,786
Here:

16.8%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 766
Here:

13.0%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,812
Here:

33.1%
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 Niles township:

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