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Sangamon township, IL map Land area: 47.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 2,041 (all rural)
Males: 1,041  (51.0%)
Females: 1,000  (49.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 2,041 (1,805 owner occupied, 236 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

33%


Races in Sangamon township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.4%
  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%

Median age of males: 38.5
Median age of females: 39.2

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Average household size: 2.79

Sangamon township:

2.8 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.07

Estimated median household income in 2009: $64,534 ($55,714 in 1999)
This township:

$64,534
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $486 (lower quartile is $439, upper quartile is $513)
Here:

$486
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $187,737 (it was $127,300 in 2000)
Sangamon township:

$187,737
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $109,601 - $238,130

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $236,796
Here:

$236,796
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $508,476
Here:

$508,476
State:

$249,884

Mobile homes: $170,970
Here:

$170,970
State:

$35,670

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $438,492
Here:

$438,492
State:

$62,382
Population density: 43 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

1.9%
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 Sangamon township: Caveny Farm (A), Pontious Farm (B), Mid Piatt County Fire Protection District (C), Monticello and Sangamon Valley Railway Museum (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Argo Cemetery (1), Boyer Cemetery (2), Camp Creek Cemetery (3), Ingram Cemetery (4), Hughes Cemetery (5), Mackey Cemetery (6), Madden Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Madden Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Sangamon township include: Sangamon Park (1), Lodge Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

70% of Sangamon township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 1652
  • Northeast: 59
  • Midwest: 154
  • South: 128
  • West: 63

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $137,500

Sangamon 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: 0.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 677
  • One, attached: 6
  • Two: 6
  • 3 or 4: 15
  • 5 to 9: 22
  • Mobile homes: 16
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $75,000


Housing units in Sangamon township with a mortgage: 360 (12 second mortgage, 70 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 185

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 31
  • 1995 to 1998: 52
  • 1990 to 1994: 80
  • 1980 to 1989: 83
  • 1970 to 1979: 186
  • 1960 to 1969: 105
  • 1950 to 1959: 17
  • 1940 to 1949: 14
  • 1939 or earlier: 180

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 12
  • 4 rooms: 9
  • 5 rooms: 40
  • 6 rooms: 193
  • 7 rooms: 162
  • 8 rooms: 115
  • 9 or more rooms: 102

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 15
  • 4 rooms: 27
  • 5 rooms: 20
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 14
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 12
  • 2 bedrooms: 32
  • 3 bedrooms: 376
  • 4 bedrooms: 174
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 39

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sangamon township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 20
  • 2 bedrooms: 43
  • 3 bedrooms: 20
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 84
  • 2 vehicles: 354
  • 3 vehicles: 158
  • 4 vehicles: 31
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 46
  • 2 vehicles: 30
  • 3 vehicles: 7
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (26%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Sangamon township:

  • German (26.3%)
  • Irish (19.5%)
  • United States or American (16.2%)
  • English (12.5%)
  • Norwegian (4.0%)
  • Polish (3.2%)
  • French (except Basque) (3.0%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 904 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 95 (9%)
  • Other means: 6 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 51 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

95.8% of residents of Sangamon township speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (54% speak English very well, 46% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,056
  • In family households: 1,906 (568 male householders, 44 female householders)
    543 spouses, 690 children (632 natural, 30 adopted, 28 stepchildren), 24 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 8 other relatives, 25 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 150 (48 male householders (36 living alone)), 76 female householders (62 living alone)), 26 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 275 2-persons, 113 3-persons, 142 4-persons, 59 5-persons, 20 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 98 1-person, 26 2-persons,

495 married couples with children.
53 single-parent households (27 men, 26 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5
Here:

1.6%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

2.6%
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 Sangamon township:

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