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Oil township, IN map Land area: 66.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 2,032 (all rural)
Males: 1,470  (72.3%)
Females: 562  (27.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,135 (1,060 owner occupied, 75 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

7%
State:

29%


Races in Oil township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 85.1%
  • Black: 12.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.4%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 1.0%

Median age of males: 33.2
Median age of females: 35.5

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Average household size: 2.75

Oil township:

2.8 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.17

Estimated median household income in 2009: $41,416 ($37,900 in 1999)
This township:

$41,416
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $383 (lower quartile is $296, upper quartile is $408)
Here:

$383
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $104,744 (it was $78,300 in 2000)
Oil township:

$104,744
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,337 - $139,849

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $144,783
Here:

$144,783
State:

$155,412

Mobile homes: $112,983
Here:

$112,983
State:

$33,761
Population density: 31 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

12.4%
Whole state:

9.5%

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

2.4%
Whole state:

4.2%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Oil township: Lake Celina Recreation Site (A), Branchville Correctional Facility Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Oil township: Bethel Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Sprinkle Cemetery (1), Senn Cemetery (2), Rickenbaugh Cemetery (3), Miller Cemetery (4), Luxenburger Cemetery (5), Jones Cemetery (6), Jeffries Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Oriole Lake (A), Lake Celina (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Sprinkle Creek (A), Tige Creek (B), Jubin Creek (C), Massey Creek (D), Ewing Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 16 (50% naturalized citizens)

Oil township:  0.8%
State:  3.1%

43% of Oil township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 1505
  • Northeast: 13
  • Midwest: 162
  • South: 252
  • West: 17
Oil township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

893 people in state prisons
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 327
  • Mobile homes: 129

Median worth of mobile homes: $47,000


Housing units in Oil township with a mortgage: 57 (5 second mortgage, 16 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 73

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 16
  • 1995 to 1998: 53
  • 1990 to 1994: 44
  • 1980 to 1989: 92
  • 1970 to 1979: 114
  • 1960 to 1969: 23
  • 1950 to 1959: 20
  • 1940 to 1949: 49
  • 1939 or earlier: 45

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Oil township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 8
  • 4 rooms: 62
  • 5 rooms: 106
  • 6 rooms: 62
  • 7 rooms: 43
  • 8 rooms: 39
  • 9 or more rooms: 30

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oil township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 18
  • 5 rooms: 15
  • 6 rooms: 6
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 14
  • 2 bedrooms: 86
  • 3 bedrooms: 187
  • 4 bedrooms: 66
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 3

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oil township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 23
  • 3 bedrooms: 16
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 57
  • 2 vehicles: 197
  • 3 vehicles: 67
  • 4 vehicles: 16
  • 5 or more vehicles: 11

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

  • no vehicle: 13
  • 1 vehicle: 15
  • 2 vehicles: 0
  • 3 vehicles: 11
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 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%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (8%)
  • Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Personal and laundry services (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Oil township:

  • German (24.8%)
  • United States or American (16.6%)
  • Irish (11.1%)
  • English (8.3%)
  • French (except Basque) (5.1%)
  • Swiss (2.6%)
  • Dutch (2.4%)

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

  • Jamaica (50%)
  • Mexico (50%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 434 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 58 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (1%)
  • Other means: 4 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 18 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

893 people in state prisons
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

94.6% of residents of Oil township speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (49% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,082
  • In family households: 985 (286 male householders, 34 female householders)
    295 spouses, 345 children (311 natural, 14 adopted, 20 stepchildren), 10 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 15 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 97 (45 male householders (45 living alone)), 47 female householders (44 living alone)), 5 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 906 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 153 2-persons, 66 3-persons, 69 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 89 1-person, 3 2-persons,

237 married couples with children.
50 single-parent households (15 men, 35 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

3.7%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 50
Here:

30.3%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 94
Here:

57.3%
Indiana:

23.4%

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 Oil township:

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