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Rock Creek-Lima township, IL map Land area: 54.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 2,171 (all rural)
Males: 1,089  (50.2%)
Females: 1,082  (49.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 2,155 (1,727 owner occupied, 428 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%


Races in Rock Creek-Lima township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.5%
  • Black: 0.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Two or more races: 1.1%

Median age of males: 39.0
Median age of females: 40.4

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Average household size: 2.50

Rock Creek-Lima township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.00

Estimated median household income in 2009: $46,673 ($40,294 in 1999)
This township:

$46,673
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $353 (lower quartile is $262, upper quartile is $434)
Here:

$353
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $94,244 (it was $70,500 in 2000)
Rock Creek-Lima township:

$94,244
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,954 - $131,445

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $157,356
Here:

$157,356
State:

$252,233

In 2-unit structures: $322,981
Here:

$322,981
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $25,612
Here:

$25,612
State:

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

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

8.2%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

3.1%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Lanark.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Schriner Cemetery (1), Brookville Lutheran Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Rock Creek-Lima township: Brookville Lutheran Cemetery Prairie Nature Preserve (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 8 (75% naturalized citizens)

Rock Creek-Lima township:  0.4%
State:  12.3%

65% of Rock Creek-Lima 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: 1911
  • Northeast: 18
  • Midwest: 203
  • South: 62
  • West: 35

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $81,500

Rock Creek-Lima township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.4%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

16 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 835
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 21
  • 3 or 4: 23
  • 5 to 9: 22
  • 10 to 19: 6
  • 20 to 49: 9
  • Mobile homes: 17

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in Rock Creek-Lima township with a mortgage: 308 (28 second mortgage, 30 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 273

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 11
  • 1995 to 1998: 36
  • 1990 to 1994: 39
  • 1980 to 1989: 24
  • 1970 to 1979: 66
  • 1960 to 1969: 54
  • 1950 to 1959: 105
  • 1940 to 1949: 57
  • 1939 or earlier: 543

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rock Creek-Lima township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 12
  • 4 rooms: 37
  • 5 rooms: 108
  • 6 rooms: 186
  • 7 rooms: 172
  • 8 rooms: 88
  • 9 or more rooms: 85

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rock Creek-Lima township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 25
  • 4 rooms: 31
  • 5 rooms: 23
  • 6 rooms: 41
  • 7 rooms: 44
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9 or more rooms: 14

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rock Creek-Lima township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 147
  • 3 bedrooms: 387
  • 4 bedrooms: 125
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 20

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rock Creek-Lima township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 33
  • 2 bedrooms: 43
  • 3 bedrooms: 57
  • 4 bedrooms: 38
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 14

Cars and other vehicles available in Rock Creek-Lima township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 19
  • 1 vehicle: 230
  • 2 vehicles: 294
  • 3 vehicles: 109
  • 4 vehicles: 21
  • 5 or more vehicles: 15

Cars and other vehicles available in Rock Creek-Lima township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 20
  • 1 vehicle: 74
  • 2 vehicles: 70
  • 3 vehicles: 11
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5 or more vehicles: 7

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Machinery (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Construction (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Rock Creek-Lima township:

  • German (54.1%)
  • Irish (9.4%)
  • United States or American (7.2%)
  • English (6.3%)
  • Dutch (3.7%)
  • Swedish (2.6%)
  • Polish (2.6%)

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

  • United Kingdom (25%)
  • Germany (25%)
  • Philippines (25%)
  • Canada (25%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 741 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 164 (15%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 57 (5%)
  • Other means: 6 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 107 (10%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

16 people in homes for the mentally retarded

97.3% of residents of Rock Creek-Lima township speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,230
  • In family households: 1,944 (530 male householders, 96 female householders)
    543 spouses, 698 children (653 natural, 12 adopted, 33 stepchildren), 26 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 24 other relatives, 19 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 286 (118 male householders (90 living alone)), 122 female householders (115 living alone)), 46 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 16 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 259 2-persons, 123 3-persons, 157 4-persons, 56 5-persons, 23 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 205 1-person, 30 2-persons, 5 4-persons,

433 married couples with children.
90 single-parent households (21 men, 69 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

1.9%
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 Rock Creek-Lima township:

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