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Omega township, IL map Land area: 35.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.
Population: 471 (all rural)
Males: 245  (52.0%)
Females: 226  (48.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 471 (396 owner occupied, 75 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

33%


Races in Omega township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%

Median age of males: 39.2
Median age of females: 39.3

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Average household size: 2.53

Omega township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.89

Estimated median household income in 2009: $40,734 ($35,167 in 1999)
This township:

$40,734
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $356 (lower quartile is $325, upper quartile is $376)
Here:

$356
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $47,869 (it was $37,000 in 2000)
Omega township:

$47,869
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $40,942 - $106,098

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $110,582
Here:

$110,582
State:

$252,233

Mobile homes: $29,666
Here:

$29,666
State:

$35,670
Population density: 13 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

11.6%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

0.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Omega township: Wamac Picnic Area (A), Stage Coach Trail Picnic Area (B), Sassafras Picnic Area (C), Black Oak Picnic Area (D), Circle Drive Picnic Area (E), Lakeview Picnic Area (F), Lookout Point Picnic Area (G), White Oak Picnic Area (H), Whippoorwill Picnic Area (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Omega township include: Bee Branch Church (A), Brown Church (B), Lovells Grove Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Millican Cemetery (1), Phillips Cemetery (2), Hadden Cemetery (3), Shadden Cemetery (4), Smith Cemetery (5), Clack Cemetery (6), Lovells Grove Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Forbes Lake (A), Boston Lake (B), Forbes Lake (C), Marlow Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mountain Branch (A), White Oak Branch (B), Bobbies Branch (C), Bee Branch (D), Rocky Branch (E), Lost Fork (F), Crabapple Branch (G), Phillips Branch (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Omega township: Stephen A Forbes State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Beach: Rocky Point Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

65% of Omega 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, 60% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 318
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 63
  • South: 23
  • West: 11
Omega township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 7.5%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 142
  • Mobile homes: 49

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,700


Housing units in Omega township with a mortgage: 34 (6 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 18
  • 1990 to 1994: 8
  • 1980 to 1989: 22
  • 1970 to 1979: 26
  • 1960 to 1969: 40
  • 1950 to 1959: 12
  • 1940 to 1949: 19
  • 1939 or earlier: 46

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 15
  • 5 rooms: 73
  • 6 rooms: 27
  • 7 rooms: 18
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 18

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 5
  • 2 bedrooms: 58
  • 3 bedrooms: 76
  • 4 bedrooms: 12
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Omega township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 15
  • 3 bedrooms: 11
  • 4 bedrooms: 6
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 36
  • 2 vehicles: 45
  • 3 vehicles: 47
  • 4 vehicles: 17
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

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

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 7
  • 2 vehicles: 23
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 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 (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Printing and related support activities (9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (9%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Chemicals (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Social assistance (9%)
  • Gasoline stations (8%)
  • Personal and laundry services (8%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Computer specialists (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (7%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Personal appearance workers (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Omega township:

  • United States or American (42.5%)
  • German (17.4%)
  • Irish (17.0%)
  • English (15.0%)
  • Swedish (2.4%)
  • French (except Basque) (0.8%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 123 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 31 (18%)
  • Other means: 6 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 17 (10%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (65%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

All residents speak only English at home

Household type by relationship:

Households: 415
  • In family households: 370 (130 male householders, 7 female householders)
    121 spouses, 109 children (100 natural, 3 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 1 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 45 (20 male householders (14 living alone)), 19 female householders (19 living alone)), 6 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 82 2-persons, 22 3-persons, 19 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 8 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 33 1-person, 6 2-persons,

88 married couples with children.
16 single-parent households (8 men, 8 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

17.6%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

11.1%

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 Omega township:

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