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Spring Garden township, IL map Land area: 36.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.
Population: 3,454 (all rural)
Males: 2,695  (78.0%)
Females: 759  (22.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,489 (1,225 owner occupied, 264 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

33%


Races in Spring Garden township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 64.8%
  • Black: 29.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.5%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%

Median age of males: 34.2
Median age of females: 37.6

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Average household size: 2.58

Spring Garden township:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.01

Estimated median household income in 2009: $34,946 ($30,170 in 1999)
This township:

$34,946
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $279 (lower quartile is $190, upper quartile is $372)
Here:

$279
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $71,475 (it was $50,300 in 2000)
Spring Garden township:

$71,475
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $38,818 - $102,156

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $113,347
Here:

$113,347
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $713,551
Here:

$713,551
State:

$249,884

Mobile homes: $71,431
Here:

$71,431
State:

$35,670
Population density: 94 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

11.3%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

3.8%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Ina, Bonnie.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Spring Garden township include: Hams Grove Church (A), Moores Prairie Church (B), New Hope Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Carroll Cemetery (1), McKinney Cemetery (2), Hope Cemetery (3), Knowles Cemetery (4), Round Knob Cemetery (5), Kirk Cemetery (6), Smith Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Atchison Creek (A), Dodds Creek (B), Poplar Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Spring Garden township: Bonnie Public Use Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 51 (45% naturalized citizens)

Spring Garden township:  1.5%
State:  12.3%

53% of Spring Garden township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 2834
  • Northeast: 27
  • Midwest: 205
  • South: 247
  • West: 57

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $65,000

Spring Garden township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

1,965 people in state prisons

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 461
  • One, attached: 6
  • Two: 19
  • 5 to 9: 3
  • Mobile homes: 153

Median worth of mobile homes: $34,000


Housing units in Spring Garden township with a mortgage: 135 (2 second mortgage, 12 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 134

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 18
  • 1995 to 1998: 57
  • 1990 to 1994: 26
  • 1980 to 1989: 101
  • 1970 to 1979: 105
  • 1960 to 1969: 67
  • 1950 to 1959: 59
  • 1940 to 1949: 48
  • 1939 or earlier: 161

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Spring Garden township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 71
  • 5 rooms: 181
  • 6 rooms: 126
  • 7 rooms: 51
  • 8 rooms: 17
  • 9 or more rooms: 19

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Spring Garden township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 30
  • 5 rooms: 35
  • 6 rooms: 9
  • 7 rooms: 6
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Spring Garden township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 172
  • 3 bedrooms: 261
  • 4 bedrooms: 25
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 5

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Spring Garden township:

  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 21
  • 2 bedrooms: 42
  • 3 bedrooms: 31
  • 4 bedrooms: 3
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 22
  • 1 vehicle: 142
  • 2 vehicles: 179
  • 3 vehicles: 86
  • 4 vehicles: 35
  • 5 or more vehicles: 7

Cars and other vehicles available in Spring Garden township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 13
  • 1 vehicle: 40
  • 2 vehicles: 41
  • 3 vehicles: 2
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 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 (%):



  • Plastics and rubber products (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Truck transportation (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (5%)
  • Construction (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Spring Garden township:

  • United States or American (23.8%)
  • German (19.9%)
  • Irish (12.3%)
  • English (11.2%)
  • French (except Basque) (6.1%)
  • Italian (4.0%)
  • Polish (3.2%)

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

  • Mexico (51%)
  • Germany (16%)
  • Cuba (16%)
  • Other Western Asia (10%)
  • Poland (4%)
  • Panama (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 503 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 82 (13%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0%)
  • Walked: 24 (4%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 21 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (5%)

1,965 people in state prisons

96.7% of residents of Spring Garden township speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,485
  • In family households: 1,307 (359 male householders, 57 female householders)
    355 spouses, 461 children (438 natural, 9 adopted, 14 stepchildren), 20 grandchildren, 7 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 6 other relatives, 36 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 178 (70 male householders (62 living alone)), 83 female householders (69 living alone)), 25 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,961 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 201 2-persons, 72 3-persons, 76 4-persons, 42 5-persons, 25 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 131 1-person, 19 2-persons, 2 3-persons, 1 4-persons,

284 married couples with children.
68 single-parent households (22 men, 46 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

6.1%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 22
Here:

12.8%
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 Spring Garden township:

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