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Troy township, IL map Land area: 34.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.
Population: 27,970 (97% urban, 3% rural)
Males: 13,976  (50.0%)
Females: 13,994  (50.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 27,586 (25,193 owner occupied, 2,393 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

9%
State:

33%


Races in Troy township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 86.0%
  • Black: 5.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.6%
  • Two or more races: 1.0%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 35.1
Median age of females: 36.6

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Average household size: 2.77

Troy township:

2.8 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.21

Estimated median household income in 2009: $76,747 ($66,171 in 1999)
This township:

$76,747
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $797 (lower quartile is $738, upper quartile is $1,263)
Here:

$797
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $222,110 (it was $143,000 in 2000)
Troy township:

$222,110
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $190,977 - $277,694

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $246,446
Here:

$246,446
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $190,494
Here:

$190,494
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $463,763
Here:

$463,763
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $165,901
Here:

$165,901
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $146,037
Here:

$146,037
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $22,187
Here:

$22,187
State:

$35,670
Population density: 804 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

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

2.7%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

1.4%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Shorewood.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: LIFESTAR / Loyola Medical Center (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Troy township: Westview Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 1,125 (71% naturalized citizens)

Troy township:  4.0%
State:  12.3%

63% of Troy township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 22511
  • Northeast: 499
  • Midwest: 2196
  • South: 1187
  • West: 332

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $136,200

Troy township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.5%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

384 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,710
  • One, attached: 869
  • Two: 25
  • 3 or 4: 277
  • 5 to 9: 189
  • 10 to 19: 521
  • 20 to 49: 70
  • 50 or more: 400
  • Mobile homes: 209

Median worth of mobile homes: $13,800


Housing units in Troy township with a mortgage: 6,262 (705 second mortgage, 880 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,496

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 536
  • 1995 to 1998: 1,359
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,572
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,741
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,776
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,665
  • 1950 to 1959: 459
  • 1940 to 1949: 84
  • 1939 or earlier: 78

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 15
  • 3 rooms: 152
  • 4 rooms: 631
  • 5 rooms: 1,396
  • 6 rooms: 2,204
  • 7 rooms: 1,577
  • 8 rooms: 1,497
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,231

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

  • 1 room: 63
  • 2 rooms: 92
  • 3 rooms: 246
  • 4 rooms: 389
  • 5 rooms: 246
  • 6 rooms: 112
  • 7 rooms: 46
  • 8 rooms: 53
  • 9 or more rooms: 7

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

  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 93
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,280
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,747
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,291
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 286

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Troy township:

  • no bedroom: 73
  • 1 bedroom: 369
  • 2 bedrooms: 527
  • 3 bedrooms: 238
  • 4 bedrooms: 40
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 7

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

  • no vehicle: 155
  • 1 vehicle: 1,855
  • 2 vehicles: 4,543
  • 3 vehicles: 1,653
  • 4 vehicles: 429
  • 5 or more vehicles: 68

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

  • no vehicle: 230
  • 1 vehicle: 616
  • 2 vehicles: 320
  • 3 vehicles: 48
  • 4 vehicles: 23
  • 5 or more vehicles: 17

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (11%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



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

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Troy township:

  • German (19.1%)
  • Irish (13.8%)
  • Italian (12.9%)
  • Polish (9.6%)
  • English (5.6%)
  • United States or American (3.8%)
  • Slovene (2.1%)

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

  • Mexico (25%)
  • Greece (8%)
  • India (8%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Italy (5%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Canada (3%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,657 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 850 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 23 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 7 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 18 (0%)
  • Railroad: 166 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 63 (0%)
  • Other means: 28 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 348 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

384 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

92.2% of residents of Troy township speak English at home.
4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,583
  • In family households: 24,824 (6,612 male householders, 1,070 female householders)
    6,558 spouses, 9,541 children (8,656 natural, 265 adopted, 620 stepchildren), 274 grandchildren, 102 brothers or sisters, 174 parents, 212 other relatives, 281 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,759 (958 male householders (703 living alone)), 1,356 female householders (1,251 living alone)), 445 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 387 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 2,881 2-persons, 1,763 3-persons, 1,865 4-persons, 841 5-persons, 183 6-persons, 149 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 1,954 1-person, 322 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 4 6-persons,

6,413 married couples with children.
844 single-parent households (227 men, 617 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 752
Here:

21.3%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 235
Here:

13.8%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 364
Here:

26.2%
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 Troy township:

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