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Paris township, IL map Land area: 45.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population: 10,692 (88% urban, 12% rural)
Males: 5,169  (48.3%)
Females: 5,523  (51.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 10,091 (7,350 owner occupied, 2,741 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

33%


Races in Paris township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.0%
  • Black: 3.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.9%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 39.0
Median age of females: 41.5

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Average household size: 2.30

Paris township:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.89

Estimated median household income in 2009: $37,380 ($32,271 in 1999)
This township:

$37,380
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $392 (lower quartile is $301, upper quartile is $512)
Here:

$392
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $68,656 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Paris township:

$68,656
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,643 - $111,009

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $109,544
Here:

$109,544
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $66,380
Here:

$66,380
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $40,648
Here:

$40,648
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,995
Here:

$86,995
State:

$320,044

Mobile homes: $40,281
Here:

$40,281
State:

$35,670
Population density: 238 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

12.3%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

4.6%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Paris.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Paris Memorial Gardens (1), Redmon Cemetery (2), Edgar Cemetery (3), Conkey Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Third Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 72 (85% naturalized citizens)

Paris township:  0.7%
State:  12.3%

60% of Paris township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 7343
  • Northeast: 98
  • Midwest: 2368
  • South: 626
  • West: 153

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $42,500

Paris township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.1%

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 Paris township, Illinois:

  • 367 people in state prisons
  • 165 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,762
  • One, attached: 40
  • Two: 175
  • 3 or 4: 211
  • 5 to 9: 66
  • 10 to 19: 40
  • 20 to 49: 31
  • 50 or more: 102
  • Mobile homes: 300
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $22,200


Housing units in Paris township with a mortgage: 1,500 (91 second mortgage, 43 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,291

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 55
  • 1995 to 1998: 138
  • 1990 to 1994: 83
  • 1980 to 1989: 280
  • 1970 to 1979: 615
  • 1960 to 1969: 676
  • 1950 to 1959: 524
  • 1940 to 1949: 510
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,856

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 7
  • 4 rooms: 250
  • 5 rooms: 957
  • 6 rooms: 717
  • 7 rooms: 553
  • 8 rooms: 310
  • 9 or more rooms: 325

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

  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 60
  • 3 rooms: 285
  • 4 rooms: 389
  • 5 rooms: 241
  • 6 rooms: 188
  • 7 rooms: 46
  • 8 rooms: 33
  • 9 or more rooms: 9

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 56
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,013
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,497
  • 4 bedrooms: 430
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 123

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Paris township:

  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 399
  • 2 bedrooms: 556
  • 3 bedrooms: 253
  • 4 bedrooms: 21
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 16

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

  • no vehicle: 107
  • 1 vehicle: 975
  • 2 vehicles: 1,332
  • 3 vehicles: 521
  • 4 vehicles: 134
  • 5 or more vehicles: 50

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

  • no vehicle: 198
  • 1 vehicle: 751
  • 2 vehicles: 226
  • 3 vehicles: 64
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5 or more vehicles: 11

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Plastics and rubber products (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Paris township:

  • United States or American (31.1%)
  • German (19.3%)
  • Irish (13.2%)
  • English (11.5%)
  • Dutch (3.0%)
  • Italian (2.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.5%)

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

  • Mexico (26%)
  • Bolivia (22%)
  • Canada (15%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • United Kingdom (11%)
  • Other Northern Europe (11%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,665 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 707 (15%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 97 (2%)
  • Other means: 24 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 108 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

People in group quarters in Paris township, Illinois:

  • 367 people in state prisons
  • 165 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

97.7% of residents of Paris township speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 41% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,084
  • In family households: 8,247 (2,142 male householders, 633 female householders)
    2,225 spouses, 2,776 children (2,527 natural, 92 adopted, 157 stepchildren), 197 grandchildren, 18 brothers or sisters, 46 parents, 75 other relatives, 135 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,837 (575 male householders (500 living alone)), 1,018 female householders (917 living alone)), 244 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 613 (572 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,279 2-persons, 621 3-persons, 558 4-persons, 215 5-persons, 92 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 1,417 1-person, 152 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 8 6-persons,

1,495 married couples with children.
701 single-parent households (186 men, 515 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 115
Here:

9.4%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 22
Here:

4.4%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 38
Here:

21.7%
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 Paris township:

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