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Ruyle township, IL map Land area: 28.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 381 (all rural)
Males: 195  (51.2%)
Females: 186  (48.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 381 (321 owner occupied, 60 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

33%


Races in Ruyle township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.2%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Two or more races: 1.3%

Median age of males: 37.5
Median age of females: 39.3

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Average household size: 2.95

Ruyle township:

3.0 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.24

Estimated median household income in 2009: $50,676 ($43,750 in 1999)
This township:

$50,676
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $478 (lower quartile is $445, upper quartile is $504)
Here:

$478
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $104,109 (it was $77,200 in 2000)
Ruyle township:

$104,109
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,292 - $139,052

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $172,446
Here:

$172,446
State:

$252,233

Mobile homes: $17,899
Here:

$17,899
State:

$35,670
Population density: 13 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

1.6%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

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

Cemeteries: Medora Cemetery (1), Elliott Cemetery (2), Kemper Cemetery (3), Oakland Cemetery (4), Pruitt Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 

82% of Ruyle township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 245
  • Northeast: 5
  • Midwest: 31
  • South: 19
  • West: 11
Ruyle township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 115
  • Mobile homes: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $10,000


Housing units in Ruyle township with a mortgage: 40 (5 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 0

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 16
  • 1995 to 1998: 10
  • 1990 to 1994: 10
  • 1980 to 1989: 21
  • 1970 to 1979: 21
  • 1960 to 1969: 15
  • 1950 to 1959: 11
  • 1940 to 1949: 0
  • 1939 or earlier: 21

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 5
  • 4 rooms: 4
  • 5 rooms: 26
  • 6 rooms: 11
  • 7 rooms: 31
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 5
  • 2 bedrooms: 9
  • 3 bedrooms: 58
  • 4 bedrooms: 10
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 5

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ruyle township:

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

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 6
  • 2 vehicles: 45
  • 3 vehicles: 26
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 0
  • 2 vehicles: 0
  • 3 vehicles: 9
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Truck transportation (20%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Repair and maintenance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Machinery (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Personal and laundry services (15%)
  • Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (7%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (25%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (17%)
  • Engineers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Registered nurses (18%)
  • Personal appearance workers (15%)
  • Cashiers (15%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Ruyle township:

  • German (41.6%)
  • United States or American (35.4%)
  • English (16.8%)
  • Irish (6.2%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 139 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 6 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 18 (11%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (84%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Electricity (5%)

97.1% of residents of Ruyle township speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 316
  • In family households: 292 (86 male householders, 16 female householders)
    85 spouses, 100 children (90 natural, 5 adopted, 5 stepchildren), 5 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 24 (14 male householders (9 living alone)), 0 female householders (0 living alone)), 10 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 58 2-persons, 32 4-persons, 12 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 9 1-person, 5 3-persons,

82 married couples with children.
13 single-parent households (1 men, 12 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

11.1%

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 Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Ruyle township:

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