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Summit township, IL map Land area: 33.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population: 3,431 (all rural)
Males: 1,764  (51.4%)
Females: 1,667  (48.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 3,431 (3,182 owner occupied, 249 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

7%
State:

33%


Races in Summit township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.8%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 37.9
Median age of females: 38.1

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Average household size: 2.77

Summit township:

2.8 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.10

Estimated median household income in 2009: $55,691 ($48,080 in 1999)
This township:

$55,691
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $632 (lower quartile is $441, upper quartile is $736)
Here:

$632
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $145,695 (it was $117,000 in 2000)
Summit township:

$145,695
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $101,081 - $229,753

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $232,078
Here:

$232,078
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $1,687,982
Here:

$1,687,982
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $46,072
Here:

$46,072
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $100,766
Here:

$100,766
State:

$35,670
Population density: 102 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

7.0%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

4.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Summit township: Sporleder Farms (A), Latch Farms (B), Laue Farms (C), Shumway Fire Protection District (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Summit township include: Ebenezer Church (A), Van Treese Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Brown Cemetery (1), Blue Point Baptist Cemetery (2), Arborcrest Cemetery (3), Ewington Cemetery (4), Toothaker Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Sara (A), Little Wabash River Reservoir (B), Central Illinois Public Service Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Milton Branch (A), Blue Point Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 42 (74% naturalized citizens)

Summit township:  1.2%
State:  12.3%

61% of Summit township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 2745
  • Northeast: 71
  • Midwest: 264
  • South: 148
  • West: 57

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $167,900

Summit township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.9%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,349
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 15
  • 3 or 4: 17
  • Mobile homes: 62

Median worth of mobile homes: $33,400


Housing units in Summit township with a mortgage: 688 (57 second mortgage, 94 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 248

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 24
  • 1995 to 1998: 226
  • 1990 to 1994: 178
  • 1980 to 1989: 203
  • 1970 to 1979: 471
  • 1960 to 1969: 184
  • 1950 to 1959: 51
  • 1940 to 1949: 21
  • 1939 or earlier: 95

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 18
  • 4 rooms: 68
  • 5 rooms: 198
  • 6 rooms: 291
  • 7 rooms: 204
  • 8 rooms: 145
  • 9 or more rooms: 215

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 27
  • 4 rooms: 11
  • 5 rooms: 18
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 9
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9 or more rooms: 12

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 23
  • 2 bedrooms: 183
  • 3 bedrooms: 646
  • 4 bedrooms: 252
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 40

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Summit township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 38
  • 3 bedrooms: 29
  • 4 bedrooms: 9
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 3

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

  • no vehicle: 13
  • 1 vehicle: 302
  • 2 vehicles: 500
  • 3 vehicles: 255
  • 4 vehicles: 49
  • 5 or more vehicles: 25

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 32
  • 2 vehicles: 39
  • 3 vehicles: 12
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (13%)
  • Printing and related support activities (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Health care (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Summit township:

  • German (50.8%)
  • United States or American (15.6%)
  • English (6.8%)
  • Irish (5.5%)
  • Polish (2.9%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.6%)
  • Dutch (2.1%)

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

  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (29%)
  • Germany (24%)
  • Canada (14%)
  • France (12%)
  • Other Central America (12%)
  • Philippines (10%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,587 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 141 (8%)
  • Other means: 8 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 45 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

98.3% of residents of Summit township speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (20% speak English very well, 60% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,331
  • In family households: 3,083 (906 male householders, 117 female householders)
    879 spouses, 1,053 children (942 natural, 35 adopted, 76 stepchildren), 28 grandchildren, 14 brothers or sisters, 22 parents, 12 other relatives, 52 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 248 (109 male householders (93 living alone)), 107 female householders (103 living alone)), 32 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 462 2-persons, 213 3-persons, 223 4-persons, 82 5-persons, 41 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 196 1-person, 17 2-persons, 3 6-persons,

815 married couples with children.
100 single-parent households (29 men, 71 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 193
Here:

42.1%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 35
Here:

17.5%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

4.2%
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 Summit township:

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