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Raccoon township, IL map Land area: 35.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population: 1,395 (all rural)
Males: 732  (52.5%)
Females: 663  (47.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,395 (1,292 owner occupied, 103 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

7%
State:

33%


Races in Raccoon township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.7%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.9%

Median age of males: 40.2
Median age of females: 41.3

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Average household size: 2.58

Raccoon township:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.91

Estimated median household income in 2009: $58,186 ($50,234 in 1999)
This township:

$58,186
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $345 (lower quartile is $258, upper quartile is $417)
Here:

$345
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $93,668 (it was $72,400 in 2000)
Raccoon township:

$93,668
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,354 - $154,013

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $190,876
Here:

$190,876
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $706,225
Here:

$706,225
State:

$249,884

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,403,805
Here:

$1,403,805
State:

$320,044

Mobile homes: $79,771
Here:

$79,771
State:

$35,670
Population density: 40 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

5.7%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

1.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Raccoon township: Beal's Orchard (A), Raccoon Townhall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Raccoon township include: Pleasant View Church (A), Romine Church (B), United Church (C), Mount Moriah Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Antioch Cemetery (1), Branch Cemetery (2), Zion Grove Cemetery (3), Burge Cemetery (4), Old Covenanter Cemetery (5), Phillips Cemetery (6), Romine Prairie Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Centralia (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Martin Branch (A), Sulphur Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

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

Raccoon township:  0.4%
State:  12.3%

66% of Raccoon 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, 65% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 1124
  • Northeast: 26
  • Midwest: 102
  • South: 58
  • West: 30

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $85,000

Raccoon township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.5%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 434
  • One, attached: 3
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • Mobile homes: 108

Median worth of mobile homes: $41,700


Housing units in Raccoon township with a mortgage: 148 (12 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 62

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 12
  • 1995 to 1998: 64
  • 1990 to 1994: 66
  • 1980 to 1989: 107
  • 1970 to 1979: 75
  • 1960 to 1969: 49
  • 1950 to 1959: 38
  • 1940 to 1949: 48
  • 1939 or earlier: 90

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 23
  • 4 rooms: 65
  • 5 rooms: 134
  • 6 rooms: 77
  • 7 rooms: 88
  • 8 rooms: 60
  • 9 or more rooms: 25

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 30
  • 5 rooms: 7
  • 6 rooms: 12
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 25
  • 2 bedrooms: 139
  • 3 bedrooms: 229
  • 4 bedrooms: 55
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 24

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Raccoon township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 51
  • 3 bedrooms: 3
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 5
  • 1 vehicle: 93
  • 2 vehicles: 239
  • 3 vehicles: 100
  • 4 vehicles: 23
  • 5 or more vehicles: 12

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 39
  • 2 vehicles: 21
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 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 (%):



  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Printing and related support activities (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Printing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Raccoon township:

  • German (24.2%)
  • English (23.6%)
  • United States or American (16.9%)
  • Irish (14.6%)
  • Italian (2.9%)
  • Polish (2.9%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.6%)

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

  • Philippines (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 655 (90%)
  • Carpooled: 58 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 4 (1%)
  • Walked: 2 (0%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 7 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (75%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

99.1% of residents of Raccoon township speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,361
  • In family households: 1,203 (338 male householders, 59 female householders)
    343 spouses, 397 children (321 natural, 18 adopted, 58 stepchildren), 9 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 10 other relatives, 22 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 158 (71 male householders (52 living alone)), 59 female householders (49 living alone)), 28 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 165 2-persons, 115 3-persons, 81 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 101 1-person, 29 2-persons,

257 married couples with children.
52 single-parent households (17 men, 35 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 20
Here:

13.5%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

2.8%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

5.4%
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 Raccoon township:

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