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Prairie Du Long township, IL map Land area: 35.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 1,352 (all rural)
Males: 686  (50.7%)
Females: 666  (49.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,352 (1,254 owner occupied, 98 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

7%
State:

33%


Races in Prairie Du Long township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.4%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 38.6
Median age of females: 38.8

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Average household size: 2.91

Prairie Du Long township:

2.9 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.16

Estimated median household income in 2009: $75,429 ($63,750 in 1999)
This township:

$75,429
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $913 (lower quartile is $836, upper quartile is $956)
Here:

$913
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $169,137 (it was $98,200 in 2000)
Prairie Du Long township:

$169,137
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $124,652 - $345,329

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $233,908
Here:

$233,908
State:

$252,233

Mobile homes: $131,243
Here:

$131,243
State:

$35,670
Population density: 38 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

1.4%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

0.9%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Broad Hollow Grange (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Augustine Cemetery (1), Freedom Cemetery (2), Thompson Cemetery (3), Richland Cemetery (4), Hill Cemetery (5), Hirst Cemetery (6), Maurer Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Sportsman Lake (A), Smithton Sportmans Club Lake (B), Justamir Association Lake (C), New West Fork Club Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: West Fork Richland Creek (A), Kinney Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 4 (100% naturalized citizens)

Prairie Du Long township:  0.3%
State:  12.3%

60% of Prairie Du Long township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 1045
  • Northeast: 8
  • Midwest: 161
  • South: 90
  • West: 20
Prairie Du Long township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 469
  • Mobile homes: 18

Median worth of mobile homes: $63,100


Housing units in Prairie Du Long township with a mortgage: 255 (0 second mortgage, 59 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 74

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 47
  • 1995 to 1998: 77
  • 1990 to 1994: 46
  • 1980 to 1989: 39
  • 1970 to 1979: 55
  • 1960 to 1969: 44
  • 1950 to 1959: 42
  • 1940 to 1949: 34
  • 1939 or earlier: 103

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Prairie Du Long township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 59
  • 5 rooms: 88
  • 6 rooms: 69
  • 7 rooms: 118
  • 8 rooms: 50
  • 9 or more rooms: 66

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Prairie Du Long township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 7
  • 5 rooms: 0
  • 6 rooms: 7
  • 7 rooms: 7
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Prairie Du Long township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 25
  • 2 bedrooms: 97
  • 3 bedrooms: 226
  • 4 bedrooms: 77
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 25

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Prairie Du Long township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 7
  • 3 bedrooms: 7
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Prairie Du Long township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 59
  • 2 vehicles: 211
  • 3 vehicles: 81
  • 4 vehicles: 64
  • 5 or more vehicles: 29

Cars and other vehicles available in Prairie Du Long township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 7
  • 2 vehicles: 14
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Computer specialists (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Prairie Du Long township:

  • German (59.6%)
  • United States or American (11.7%)
  • Irish (5.4%)
  • Polish (5.4%)
  • English (3.7%)
  • Italian (3.0%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.9%)

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

  • Canada (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 613 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 14 (2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 54 (8%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Wood (3%)

98.6% of residents of Prairie Du Long township speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (56% speak English very well, 44% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,345
  • In family households: 1,265 (371 male householders, 45 female householders)
    375 spouses, 451 children (422 natural, 9 adopted, 20 stepchildren), 8 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 15 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 80 (40 male householders (37 living alone)), 34 female householders (34 living alone)), 6 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 185 2-persons, 75 3-persons, 116 4-persons, 25 5-persons, 15 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 71 1-person, 3 3-persons,

319 married couples with children.
26 single-parent households (11 men, 15 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 55
Here:

31.4%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 33
Here:

28.9%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

26.7%
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 Prairie Du Long township:

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