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Nixon township, IL map Land area: 27.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 590 (all rural)
Males: 289  (49.0%)
Females: 301  (51.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 590 (479 owner occupied, 111 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%


Races in Nixon township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 1.0%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%
  • Some other race: 1.0%

Median age of males: 38.0
Median age of females: 40.1

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Average household size: 2.45

Nixon township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.82

Estimated median household income in 2009: $48,560 ($41,923 in 1999)
This township:

$48,560
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $404 (lower quartile is $313, upper quartile is $441)
Here:

$404
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $75,336 (it was $60,600 in 2000)
Nixon township:

$75,336
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,871 - $117,215

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $116,330
Here:

$116,330
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $1,572,565
Here:

$1,572,565
State:

$249,884

Mobile homes: $93,238
Here:

$93,238
State:

$35,670
Population density: 21 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

6.2%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

3.4%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Weldon.


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Number of foreign born residents: 2 (100% naturalized citizens)

Nixon township:  0.3%
State:  12.3%

59% of Nixon township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 89% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 481
  • Northeast: 15
  • Midwest: 32
  • South: 35
  • West: 9

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $37,500

Nixon township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.8%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 226
  • One, attached: 2
  • Mobile homes: 26

Median worth of mobile homes: $23,200


Housing units in Nixon township with a mortgage: 73 (6 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 73

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 9
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 5
  • 1970 to 1979: 40
  • 1960 to 1969: 33
  • 1950 to 1959: 30
  • 1940 to 1949: 24
  • 1939 or earlier: 113

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 18
  • 5 rooms: 65
  • 6 rooms: 36
  • 7 rooms: 44
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9 or more rooms: 14

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 5
  • 4 rooms: 10
  • 5 rooms: 18
  • 6 rooms: 5
  • 7 rooms: 3
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9 or more rooms: 4

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 57
  • 3 bedrooms: 97
  • 4 bedrooms: 25
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nixon township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 5
  • 2 bedrooms: 15
  • 3 bedrooms: 20
  • 4 bedrooms: 5
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 4

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

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 46
  • 2 vehicles: 78
  • 3 vehicles: 53
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 14
  • 2 vehicles: 30
  • 3 vehicles: 3
  • 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 (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electricians (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Bus drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Nixon township:

  • English (20.9%)
  • German (19.7%)
  • United States or American (12.5%)
  • Irish (10.4%)
  • Italian (4.5%)
  • Dutch (4.2%)
  • Norwegian (3.3%)

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

  • Canada (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 212 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 28 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0%)
  • Walked: 11 (4%)
  • Other means: 1 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 20 (7%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

98.1% of residents of Nixon township speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 574
  • In family households: 481 (145 male householders, 22 female householders)
    133 spouses, 155 children (132 natural, 0 adopted, 23 stepchildren), 6 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 4 other relatives, 12 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 93 (37 male householders (25 living alone)), 34 female householders (33 living alone)), 22 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 72 2-persons, 41 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 58 1-person, 4 2-persons, 9 3-persons,

107 married couples with children.
22 single-parent households (7 men, 15 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5
Here:

7.6%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

16.7%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

18.8%
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 Nixon township:

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