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Stickney township, IL map Land area: 12.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 38,673 (all urban)
Males: 18,989  (49.1%)
Females: 19,684  (50.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 38,032 (32,326 owner occupied, 5,706 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

33%


Races in Stickney township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 82.3%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.6%
  • Two or more races: 2.1%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 36.8
Median age of females: 38.3

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Average household size: 2.90

Stickney township:

2.9 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.40

Estimated median household income in 2009: $54,213 ($47,386 in 1999)
This township:

$54,213
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $830 (lower quartile is $751, upper quartile is $939)
Here:

$830
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $230,574 (it was $136,000 in 2000)
Stickney township:

$230,574
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $177,011 - $270,214

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $230,893
Here:

$230,893
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $227,824
Here:

$227,824
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $335,596
Here:

$335,596
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $521,642
Here:

$521,642
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $165,942
Here:

$165,942
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $148,374
Here:

$148,374
State:

$35,670
Population density: 3092 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

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

5.6%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

2.8%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Stickney, Forest View.


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Number of foreign born residents: 8,258 (46% naturalized citizens)

Stickney township:  21.4%
State:  12.3%

70% of Stickney township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 91% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 27709
  • Northeast: 301
  • Midwest: 1030
  • South: 809
  • West: 282

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $130,000

Stickney township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.6%

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

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

People in group quarters in Stickney township, Illinois:

  • 471 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 96 people in nursing homes
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in religious group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,683
  • One, attached: 158
  • Two: 430
  • 3 or 4: 614
  • 5 to 9: 834
  • 10 to 19: 567
  • 20 to 49: 75
  • 50 or more: 29
  • Mobile homes: 33

Median worth of mobile homes: $139,600


Housing units in Stickney township with a mortgage: 6,304 (531 second mortgage, 748 home equity loan, 28 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,696

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 178
  • 1995 to 1998: 437
  • 1990 to 1994: 412
  • 1980 to 1989: 878
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,552
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,270
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,362
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,433
  • 1939 or earlier: 901

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 271
  • 4 rooms: 1,036
  • 5 rooms: 3,687
  • 6 rooms: 2,767
  • 7 rooms: 1,623
  • 8 rooms: 861
  • 9 or more rooms: 457

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

  • 1 room: 47
  • 2 rooms: 121
  • 3 rooms: 391
  • 4 rooms: 970
  • 5 rooms: 509
  • 6 rooms: 202
  • 7 rooms: 57
  • 8 rooms: 46
  • 9 or more rooms: 27

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

  • no bedroom: 57
  • 1 bedroom: 207
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,078
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,276
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,717
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 392

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stickney township:

  • no bedroom: 47
  • 1 bedroom: 608
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,148
  • 3 bedrooms: 472
  • 4 bedrooms: 49
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 46

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

  • no vehicle: 520
  • 1 vehicle: 3,123
  • 2 vehicles: 4,541
  • 3 vehicles: 1,814
  • 4 vehicles: 601
  • 5 or more vehicles: 128

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

  • no vehicle: 409
  • 1 vehicle: 1,230
  • 2 vehicles: 571
  • 3 vehicles: 146
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 14

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (11%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Food (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Stickney township:

  • Polish (28.7%)
  • Irish (13.3%)
  • German (9.4%)
  • Italian (8.4%)
  • Czech (3.2%)
  • United States or American (2.8%)
  • Arab/Arabic (2.6%)

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

  • Poland (46%)
  • Mexico (19%)
  • Jordan (4%)
  • Asia, n.e.c. (4%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (3%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (3%)
  • Israel (2%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,632 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 2,099 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 455 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 10 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 337 (2%)
  • Railroad: 248 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 21 (0%)
  • Walked: 643 (4%)
  • Other means: 144 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 209 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Electricity (4%)

People in group quarters in Stickney township, Illinois:

  • 471 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 96 people in nursing homes
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in religious group quarters

67.6% of residents of Stickney township speak English at home.
9.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
18.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (49% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.8% of residents speak other language at home (51% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 38,045
  • In family households: 34,532 (7,725 male householders, 2,221 female householders)
    7,806 spouses, 13,048 children (12,519 natural, 222 adopted, 307 stepchildren), 1,047 grandchildren, 510 brothers or sisters, 563 parents, 1,017 other relatives, 595 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,513 (1,334 male householders (1,109 living alone)), 1,761 female householders (1,627 living alone)), 418 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 628 (126 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,390 2-persons, 2,294 3-persons, 2,140 4-persons, 1,196 5-persons, 570 6-persons, 356 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 2,736 1-person, 304 2-persons, 35 3-persons, 20 4-persons,

7,082 married couples with children.
1,351 single-parent households (374 men, 977 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 630
Here:

13.7%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 291
Here:

12.9%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 657
Here:

34.7%
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 Stickney township:

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