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Patoka township, IL map Land area: 34.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,164 (all rural)
Males: 590  (50.7%)
Females: 574  (49.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,164 (1,001 owner occupied, 163 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

33%


Races in Patoka township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.6%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%

Median age of males: 39.4
Median age of females: 42.4

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Average household size: 2.39

Patoka township:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.93

Estimated median household income in 2009: $36,094 ($31,161 in 1999)
This township:

$36,094
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $260 (lower quartile is $134, upper quartile is $328)
Here:

$260
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $58,349 (it was $45,100 in 2000)
Patoka township:

$58,349
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $33,446 - $87,890

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $114,515
Here:

$114,515
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $325,950
Here:

$325,950
State:

$249,884

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $4,492,606
Here:

$4,492,606
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $77,806
Here:

$77,806
State:

$35,670
Population density: 33 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

13.9%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

4.4%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Patoka, Vernon.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Holt Cemetery (1), Meador Cemetery (2), Hatch Cemetery (3), Finch Cemetery (4), Cruse Cemetery (5), Thorp Cemetery (6), Tillman Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Deer Creek (A), Lee Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

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

Patoka township:  0.2%
State:  12.3%

63% of Patoka township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 985
  • Northeast: 7
  • Midwest: 112
  • South: 43
  • West: 44

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $72,500

Patoka township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.7%

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: 407
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 2
  • 5 to 9: 10
  • 10 to 19: 12
  • Mobile homes: 110

Median worth of mobile homes: $26,000


Housing units in Patoka township with a mortgage: 140 (7 second mortgage, 3 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 124

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 6
  • 1995 to 1998: 43
  • 1990 to 1994: 22
  • 1980 to 1989: 53
  • 1970 to 1979: 125
  • 1960 to 1969: 41
  • 1950 to 1959: 60
  • 1940 to 1949: 47
  • 1939 or earlier: 148

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 7
  • 4 rooms: 61
  • 5 rooms: 143
  • 6 rooms: 124
  • 7 rooms: 59
  • 8 rooms: 24
  • 9 or more rooms: 10

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

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 18
  • 5 rooms: 12
  • 6 rooms: 13
  • 7 rooms: 4
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 2

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 16
  • 2 bedrooms: 166
  • 3 bedrooms: 208
  • 4 bedrooms: 32
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 9

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Patoka township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 22
  • 2 bedrooms: 22
  • 3 bedrooms: 23
  • 4 bedrooms: 2
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

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

  • no vehicle: 22
  • 1 vehicle: 123
  • 2 vehicles: 151
  • 3 vehicles: 83
  • 4 vehicles: 45
  • 5 or more vehicles: 7

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

  • no vehicle: 18
  • 1 vehicle: 30
  • 2 vehicles: 20
  • 3 vehicles: 5
  • 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 (15%)
  • Truck transportation (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Wood products (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Patoka township:

  • German (25.8%)
  • United States or American (24.8%)
  • English (17.1%)
  • Irish (9.7%)
  • French (except Basque) (6.0%)
  • Dutch (2.2%)
  • Scottish (1.7%)

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

  • Germany (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 433 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 59 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0%)
  • Walked: 14 (3%)
  • Other means: 8 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 16 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (3%)

99.4% of residents of Patoka township speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (33% speak English very well, 67% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,193
  • In family households: 1,034 (278 male householders, 65 female householders)
    280 spouses, 374 children (325 natural, 6 adopted, 43 stepchildren), 17 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 6 other relatives, 10 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 159 (52 male householders (43 living alone)), 90 female householders (84 living alone)), 17 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 180 2-persons, 65 3-persons, 53 4-persons, 35 5-persons, 10 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 127 1-person, 14 2-persons, 1 4-persons,

186 married couples with children.
63 single-parent households (21 men, 42 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

1.1%
Illinois:

13.4%

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

0.0%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

19.0%
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 Patoka township:

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