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Sargent township, IL map Land area: 47.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 293 (all rural)
Males: 159  (54.3%)
Females: 134  (45.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 293 (234 owner occupied, 59 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%


Races in Sargent township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.3%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Two or more races: 0.3%

Median age of males: 43.7
Median age of females: 44.5

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Average household size: 2.46

Sargent township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.72

Estimated median household income in 2009: $47,297 ($40,833 in 1999)
This township:

$47,297
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $438 (lower quartile is $408, upper quartile is $465)
Here:

$438
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $115,252 (it was $88,000 in 2000)
Sargent township:

$115,252
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,261 - $118,450

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $215,931
Here:

$215,931
State:

$252,233

Mobile homes: $72,800
Here:

$72,800
State:

$35,670
Population density: 6 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

9.2%
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:

Notable locations in Sargent township: Prairie Observatory (A), Brushy Fork Town Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Sargent township: Wesley Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Grove Cemetery (1), Albin Cemetery (2), Gwinn Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Walnut Point State Park Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brushy Fork (A), Deer Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sargent township include: Walnut Point State Park (1), Upper Embarras Woods Nature Preserve (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

76% of Sargent 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: 301
  • Northeast: 4
  • Midwest: 28
  • South: 3
  • West: 0

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $9,999

Sargent township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 142
  • Mobile homes: 3

Median worth of mobile homes: $27,500


Housing units in Sargent township with a mortgage: 30 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 10
  • 1995 to 1998: 3
  • 1990 to 1994: 7
  • 1980 to 1989: 3
  • 1970 to 1979: 7
  • 1960 to 1969: 19
  • 1950 to 1959: 4
  • 1940 to 1949: 19
  • 1939 or earlier: 73

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

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

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 32
  • 3 bedrooms: 49
  • 4 bedrooms: 25
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sargent township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 8
  • 3 bedrooms: 13
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 3
  • 1 vehicle: 5
  • 2 vehicles: 42
  • 3 vehicles: 33
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5 or more vehicles: 15

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 9
  • 2 vehicles: 8
  • 3 vehicles: 11
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (35%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Repair and maintenance (8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (6%)
  • Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (35%)
  • Finance and insurance (28%)
  • Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • U. S. Postal service (9%)
  • Health care (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (23%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Financial managers (28%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (20%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Secondary school teachers (11%)
  • Therapists (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Sargent township:

  • German (26.9%)
  • English (21.7%)
  • Irish (18.2%)
  • United States or American (10.3%)
  • Danish (7.1%)
  • French (except Basque) (3.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.6%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 144 (85%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (4%)
  • Walked: 4 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 16 (9%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (63%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (8%)

All residents speak only English at home

Household type by relationship:

Households: 336
  • In family households: 305 (92 male householders, 7 female householders)
    95 spouses, 107 children (107 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 31 (22 male householders (22 living alone)), 9 female householders (9 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 56 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 36 4-persons, 4 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 31 1-person,

47 married couples with children.
8 single-parent households (6 men, 2 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

24.1%
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: 3
Here:

9.4%
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 Sargent township:

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