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Pleasant View township, IL map Land area: 30.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,428 (all rural)
Males: 690  (48.3%)
Females: 738  (51.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,428 (1,144 owner occupied, 284 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%


Races in Pleasant View township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.4%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.1%

Median age of males: 37.0
Median age of females: 37.4

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Average household size: 2.52

Pleasant View township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.95

Estimated median household income in 2009: $53,703 ($46,098 in 1999)
This township:

$53,703
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $426 (lower quartile is $370, upper quartile is $481)
Here:

$426
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $86,406 (it was $63,100 in 2000)
Pleasant View township:

$86,406
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,303 - $124,714

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $137,784
Here:

$137,784
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $271,028
Here:

$271,028
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $16,650
Here:

$16,650
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $59,261
Here:

$59,261
State:

$35,670
Population density: 47 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

3.3%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

2.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Blue Mound.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Church in Pleasant View township: Bethel Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Bethel Cemetery (1), Pleasant View Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Pleasant View township: Griswold County Conservation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 5 (100% naturalized citizens)

Pleasant View township:  0.4%
State:  12.3%

60% of Pleasant View township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 89% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 1245
  • Northeast: 20
  • Midwest: 81
  • South: 44
  • West: 16

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $16,700

Pleasant View 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: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 488
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 13
  • 3 or 4: 16
  • 5 to 9: 16
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • Mobile homes: 62

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in Pleasant View township with a mortgage: 203 (6 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 168

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 9
  • 1990 to 1994: 2
  • 1980 to 1989: 33
  • 1970 to 1979: 119
  • 1960 to 1969: 83
  • 1950 to 1959: 82
  • 1940 to 1949: 20
  • 1939 or earlier: 256

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pleasant View township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 41
  • 5 rooms: 142
  • 6 rooms: 83
  • 7 rooms: 72
  • 8 rooms: 63
  • 9 or more rooms: 39

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pleasant View township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 37
  • 5 rooms: 33
  • 6 rooms: 10
  • 7 rooms: 13
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 10

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Pleasant View township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 146
  • 3 bedrooms: 209
  • 4 bedrooms: 65
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 20

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pleasant View township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 17
  • 2 bedrooms: 60
  • 3 bedrooms: 32
  • 4 bedrooms: 5
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

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

  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 107
  • 2 vehicles: 222
  • 3 vehicles: 80
  • 4 vehicles: 23
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

Cars and other vehicles available in Pleasant View township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 7
  • 1 vehicle: 45
  • 2 vehicles: 58
  • 3 vehicles: 4
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 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 (%):



  • Food (11%)
  • Truck transportation (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Pleasant View township:

  • United States or American (30.9%)
  • German (26.4%)
  • English (12.5%)
  • Irish (9.4%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.9%)
  • Dutch (2.3%)
  • Polish (1.9%)

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

  • United Kingdom (60%)
  • Indonesia (40%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 636 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 60 (8%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (1%)
  • Walked: 11 (2%)
  • Other means: 3 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 10 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

97.2% of residents of Pleasant View township speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,415
  • In family households: 1,236 (355 male householders, 64 female householders)
    334 spouses, 418 children (360 natural, 29 adopted, 29 stepchildren), 16 grandchildren, 7 brothers or sisters, 10 parents, 13 other relatives, 19 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 179 (63 male householders (51 living alone)), 92 female householders (84 living alone)), 24 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 197 2-persons, 113 3-persons, 72 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 11 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 135 1-person, 15 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 2 4-persons,

277 married couples with children.
59 single-parent households (15 men, 44 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 25
Here:

15.5%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

7.7%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 15
Here:

28.8%
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 Pleasant View township:

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