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Pigeon Grove township, IL map Land area: 35.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,160 (all rural)
Males: 533  (45.9%)
Females: 627  (54.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,144 (941 owner occupied, 203 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

33%


Races in Pigeon Grove township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.8%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%

Median age of males: 41.9
Median age of females: 43.8

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Average household size: 2.36

Pigeon Grove township:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.03

Estimated median household income in 2009: $41,161 ($35,536 in 1999)
This township:

$41,161
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $368 (lower quartile is $259, upper quartile is $478)
Here:

$368
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $95,783 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Pigeon Grove township:

$95,783
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,117 - $135,186

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $145,413
Here:

$145,413
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $685,389
Here:

$685,389
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $101,112
Here:

$101,112
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $35,572
Here:

$35,572
State:

$35,670
Population density: 32 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

8.3%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

3.3%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Cissna Park.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Kaeb Dairy (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 5 (60% naturalized citizens)

Pigeon Grove township:  0.4%
State:  12.3%

70% of Pigeon Grove township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 1009
  • Northeast: 14
  • Midwest: 68
  • South: 30
  • West: 13

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $55,000

Pigeon Grove township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.9%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

16 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 450
  • One, attached: 14
  • Two: 26
  • 3 or 4: 16
  • 5 to 9: 3
  • Mobile homes: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,500


Housing units in Pigeon Grove township with a mortgage: 145 (10 second mortgage, 23 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 192

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 7
  • 1995 to 1998: 12
  • 1990 to 1994: 17
  • 1980 to 1989: 17
  • 1970 to 1979: 74
  • 1960 to 1969: 67
  • 1950 to 1959: 96
  • 1940 to 1949: 48
  • 1939 or earlier: 181

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pigeon Grove township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 37
  • 5 rooms: 79
  • 6 rooms: 97
  • 7 rooms: 85
  • 8 rooms: 38
  • 9 or more rooms: 46

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pigeon Grove township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 11
  • 4 rooms: 29
  • 5 rooms: 16
  • 6 rooms: 13
  • 7 rooms: 8
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9 or more rooms: 12

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Pigeon Grove township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 110
  • 3 bedrooms: 169
  • 4 bedrooms: 73
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 23

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pigeon Grove township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 17
  • 2 bedrooms: 45
  • 3 bedrooms: 17
  • 4 bedrooms: 16
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 4

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

  • no vehicle: 17
  • 1 vehicle: 121
  • 2 vehicles: 170
  • 3 vehicles: 60
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5 or more vehicles: 9

Cars and other vehicles available in Pigeon Grove township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 56
  • 2 vehicles: 23
  • 3 vehicles: 10
  • 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 (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Pigeon Grove township:

  • German (64.0%)
  • English (11.5%)
  • United States or American (8.0%)
  • Irish (4.3%)
  • Swiss (2.4%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.8%)
  • Swedish (1.5%)

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

  • Germany (40%)
  • Russia (40%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 382 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 65 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0%)
  • Walked: 36 (7%)
  • Other means: 3 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 35 (7%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (1%)

16 people in homes for the mentally retarded

91.6% of residents of Pigeon Grove township speak English at home.
8.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,127
  • In family households: 940 (269 male householders, 48 female householders)
    267 spouses, 327 children (316 natural, 1 adopted, 10 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 5 other relatives, 14 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 187 (64 male householders (52 living alone)), 109 female householders (109 living alone)), 14 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 16 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 165 2-persons, 58 3-persons, 44 4-persons, 31 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 161 1-person, 12 2-persons,

236 married couples with children.
39 single-parent households (5 men, 34 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

5.0%
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: 0
Here:

0.0%
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 Pigeon Grove township:

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