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North Palmyra township, IL map Land area: 36.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 974 (all rural)
Males: 479  (49.2%)
Females: 495  (50.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 974 (728 owner occupied, 246 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%


Races in North Palmyra township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.6%
  • Black: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Two or more races: 0.1%

Median age of males: 40.4
Median age of females: 41.1

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Average household size: 2.43

North Palmyra township:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.80

Estimated median household income in 2009: $43,557 ($37,604 in 1999)
This township:

$43,557
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $388 (lower quartile is $313, upper quartile is $436)
Here:

$388
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $76,484 (it was $57,300 in 2000)
North Palmyra township:

$76,484
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,114 - $122,980

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $133,166
Here:

$133,166
State:

$252,233

In 2-unit structures: $57,727
Here:

$57,727
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $63,115
Here:

$63,115
State:

$35,670
Population density: 27 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

10.9%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

5.7%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Modesto.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in North Palmyra township include: Berean Church (A), Holy Rosary Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Blue Grass Cemetery (1), Hollingsworth Cemetery (2), Nifong Cemetery (3), O'Neal Cemetery (4), Oak Grove Cemetery (5), Pulliam Cemetery (6), Sims Old Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Palmyra-Modesto City Lake (A), Lake Greenwood (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in North Palmyra township include: Goodes Woods Nature Preserve (1), Terry Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

59% of North Palmyra township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 864
  • Northeast: 9
  • Midwest: 46
  • South: 35
  • West: 12

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $45,000

North Palmyra township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.2%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 325
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 19
  • Mobile homes: 76

Median worth of mobile homes: $19,000


Housing units in North Palmyra township with a mortgage: 102 (0 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 88

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 24
  • 1995 to 1998: 11
  • 1990 to 1994: 30
  • 1980 to 1989: 30
  • 1970 to 1979: 99
  • 1960 to 1969: 28
  • 1950 to 1959: 30
  • 1940 to 1949: 13
  • 1939 or earlier: 160

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in North Palmyra township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 1
  • 3 rooms: 8
  • 4 rooms: 32
  • 5 rooms: 85
  • 6 rooms: 67
  • 7 rooms: 60
  • 8 rooms: 24
  • 9 or more rooms: 25

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in North Palmyra township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 10
  • 4 rooms: 31
  • 5 rooms: 20
  • 6 rooms: 18
  • 7 rooms: 12
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 5

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in North Palmyra township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 17
  • 2 bedrooms: 77
  • 3 bedrooms: 150
  • 4 bedrooms: 46
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 12

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in North Palmyra township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 51
  • 3 bedrooms: 32
  • 4 bedrooms: 3
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 4

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

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 70
  • 2 vehicles: 143
  • 3 vehicles: 59
  • 4 vehicles: 13
  • 5 or more vehicles: 9

Cars and other vehicles available in North Palmyra township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 10
  • 1 vehicle: 35
  • 2 vehicles: 38
  • 3 vehicles: 9
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (22%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in North Palmyra township:

  • German (28.0%)
  • English (20.9%)
  • United States or American (17.3%)
  • Irish (10.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (5.7%)
  • Dutch (2.3%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.2%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 384 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 72 (14%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (1%)
  • Walked: 15 (3%)
  • Other means: 5 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 31 (6%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

99.5% of residents of North Palmyra township speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 969
  • In family households: 852 (264 male householders, 47 female householders)
    223 spouses, 288 children (261 natural, 12 adopted, 15 stepchildren), 1 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 8 parents, 2 other relatives, 16 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 117 (48 male householders (35 living alone)), 51 female householders (51 living alone)), 18 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 162 2-persons, 49 3-persons, 75 4-persons, 25 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 86 1-person, 10 2-persons, 3 4-persons,

163 married couples with children.
58 single-parent households (15 men, 43 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2
Here:

2.1%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

4.5%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

21.2%
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 North Palmyra township:

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