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Peotone township, IL map Land area: 36.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 3,938 (76% urban, 24% rural)
Males: 1,923  (48.8%)
Females: 2,015  (51.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 3,938 (3,136 owner occupied, 802 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%


Races in Peotone township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.3%
  • Black: 1.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.0%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%

Median age of males: 37.3
Median age of females: 38.1

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Average household size: 2.74

Peotone township:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.24

Estimated median household income in 2009: $66,755 ($57,556 in 1999)
This township:

$66,755
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $669 (lower quartile is $600, upper quartile is $845)
Here:

$669
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $246,496 (it was $158,700 in 2000)
Peotone township:

$246,496
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $195,557 - $278,482

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $275,833
Here:

$275,833
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $184,947
Here:

$184,947
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $180,365
Here:

$180,365
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $392,038
Here:

$392,038
State:

$35,670
Population density: 109 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

1.2%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

0.7%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Peotone.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Peotone Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Peotone township include: Saint Johns Church (A), West Peotone Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: West Peotone Presbyterian Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Evangelical United Church of Christ Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Peotone township: Wayne Lehnert Forest Preserve (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 55 (64% naturalized citizens)

Peotone township:  1.4%
State:  12.3%

67% of Peotone township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 3311
  • Northeast: 31
  • Midwest: 335
  • South: 79
  • West: 32

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $137,500

Peotone township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.3%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,077
  • One, attached: 54
  • Two: 97
  • 3 or 4: 68
  • 5 to 9: 75
  • 10 to 19: 28
  • Mobile homes: 40

Median worth of mobile homes: $275,000


Housing units in Peotone township with a mortgage: 631 (74 second mortgage, 102 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 271

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 44
  • 1995 to 1998: 62
  • 1990 to 1994: 67
  • 1980 to 1989: 126
  • 1970 to 1979: 269
  • 1960 to 1969: 181
  • 1950 to 1959: 173
  • 1940 to 1949: 93
  • 1939 or earlier: 424

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 28
  • 4 rooms: 55
  • 5 rooms: 152
  • 6 rooms: 229
  • 7 rooms: 251
  • 8 rooms: 224
  • 9 or more rooms: 104

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 27
  • 4 rooms: 179
  • 5 rooms: 88
  • 6 rooms: 17
  • 7 rooms: 21
  • 8 rooms: 21
  • 9 or more rooms: 13

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 28
  • 2 bedrooms: 152
  • 3 bedrooms: 559
  • 4 bedrooms: 225
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 79

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Peotone township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 27
  • 2 bedrooms: 284
  • 3 bedrooms: 31
  • 4 bedrooms: 23
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 10

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

  • no vehicle: 22
  • 1 vehicle: 255
  • 2 vehicles: 462
  • 3 vehicles: 215
  • 4 vehicles: 68
  • 5 or more vehicles: 21

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

  • no vehicle: 26
  • 1 vehicle: 180
  • 2 vehicles: 141
  • 3 vehicles: 18
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 10

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (21%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Peotone township:

  • German (34.5%)
  • Irish (14.2%)
  • Polish (8.4%)
  • Italian (8.0%)
  • English (5.1%)
  • United States or American (4.3%)
  • Ukrainian (2.6%)

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

  • Poland (42%)
  • Mexico (36%)
  • Philippines (22%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,693 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 195 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (0%)
  • Railroad: 58 (3%)
  • Walked: 53 (3%)
  • Other means: 9 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 57 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

96.9% of residents of Peotone township speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,843
  • In family households: 3,380 (886 male householders, 169 female householders)
    895 spouses, 1,274 children (1,188 natural, 68 adopted, 18 stepchildren), 43 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 11 parents, 43 other relatives, 48 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 463 (174 male householders (121 living alone)), 216 female householders (216 living alone)), 73 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 390 2-persons, 227 3-persons, 249 4-persons, 115 5-persons, 74 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 337 1-person, 40 2-persons, 13 3-persons,

851 married couples with children.
185 single-parent households (35 men, 150 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 37
Here:

7.5%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

4.5%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 22
Here:

11.0%
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 Peotone township:

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