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Taylorville township, IL map Land area: 42.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population: 12,659 (94% urban, 6% rural)
Males: 5,982  (47.3%)
Females: 6,677  (52.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 12,291 (9,072 owner occupied, 3,219 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%


Races in Taylorville township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.5%
  • Black: 0.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.6%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 39.2
Median age of females: 41.5

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Average household size: 2.30

Taylorville township:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.90

Estimated median household income in 2009: $40,640 ($35,086 in 1999)
This township:

$40,640
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $426 (lower quartile is $317, upper quartile is $505)
Here:

$426
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $80,614 (it was $62,400 in 2000)
Taylorville township:

$80,614
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,529 - $108,694

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $109,063
Here:

$109,063
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $122,667
Here:

$122,667
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $104,276
Here:

$104,276
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $189,306
Here:

$189,306
State:

$320,044

Mobile homes: $44,053
Here:

$44,053
State:

$35,670
Population density: 297 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

9.6%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

3.2%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Taylorville.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Sharp Farms (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Glen Haven Memorial Gardens (1), Langley Cemetery (2), Young Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Kincaid City Lake (A), Lake Kincaid (B), Bertinettis Lake (C), Ostermeir Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Flat Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 209 (40% naturalized citizens)

Taylorville township:  1.7%
State:  12.3%

58% of Taylorville township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 10681
  • Northeast: 81
  • Midwest: 791
  • South: 698
  • West: 190

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $80,500

Taylorville township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.9%

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 Taylorville township, Illinois:

  • 176 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 42 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 42 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 26 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,310
  • One, attached: 115
  • Two: 152
  • 3 or 4: 223
  • 5 to 9: 217
  • 10 to 19: 51
  • 20 to 49: 56
  • 50 or more: 241
  • Mobile homes: 361

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,400


Housing units in Taylorville township with a mortgage: 1,957 (210 second mortgage, 109 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,403

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 32
  • 1995 to 1998: 137
  • 1990 to 1994: 184
  • 1980 to 1989: 472
  • 1970 to 1979: 986
  • 1960 to 1969: 717
  • 1950 to 1959: 696
  • 1940 to 1949: 806
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,696

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 30
  • 3 rooms: 33
  • 4 rooms: 697
  • 5 rooms: 1,197
  • 6 rooms: 874
  • 7 rooms: 502
  • 8 rooms: 271
  • 9 or more rooms: 195

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

  • 1 room: 25
  • 2 rooms: 107
  • 3 rooms: 465
  • 4 rooms: 524
  • 5 rooms: 234
  • 6 rooms: 126
  • 7 rooms: 35
  • 8 rooms: 33
  • 9 or more rooms: 8

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

  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 100
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,409
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,771
  • 4 bedrooms: 416
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 87

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Taylorville township:

  • no bedroom: 39
  • 1 bedroom: 622
  • 2 bedrooms: 633
  • 3 bedrooms: 230
  • 4 bedrooms: 25
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 8

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

  • no vehicle: 180
  • 1 vehicle: 1,243
  • 2 vehicles: 1,545
  • 3 vehicles: 616
  • 4 vehicles: 138
  • 5 or more vehicles: 77

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

  • no vehicle: 381
  • 1 vehicle: 734
  • 2 vehicles: 357
  • 3 vehicles: 79
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 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 (%):



  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Social assistance (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Taylorville township:

  • German (24.9%)
  • United States or American (20.0%)
  • English (12.2%)
  • Irish (9.5%)
  • Italian (8.3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.5%)
  • Dutch (2.4%)

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

  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (42%)
  • India (18%)
  • Italy (8%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Argentina (7%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,515 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 946 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 13 (0%)
  • Taxi: 23 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 141 (2%)
  • Other means: 47 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 125 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

People in group quarters in Taylorville township, Illinois:

  • 176 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 42 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 42 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 26 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill

97.0% of residents of Taylorville township speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 26% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (7% speak English very well, 81% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,336
  • In family households: 10,184 (2,677 male householders, 772 female householders)
    2,758 spouses, 3,434 children (3,056 natural, 91 adopted, 287 stepchildren), 103 grandchildren, 89 brothers or sisters, 37 parents, 78 other relatives, 236 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,152 (802 male householders (656 living alone)), 1,092 female householders (1,021 living alone)), 258 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 369 (268 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,614 2-persons, 808 3-persons, 663 4-persons, 269 5-persons, 71 6-persons, 24 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 1,677 1-person, 186 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 4 5-persons,

2,026 married couples with children.
761 single-parent households (205 men, 556 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 199
Here:

13.4%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 60
Here:

9.2%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 29
Here:

7.1%
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 Taylorville township:

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