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Tuscola township, IL map Land area: 62.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 5,390 (86% urban, 14% rural)
Males: 2,583  (47.9%)
Females: 2,807  (52.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 5,290 (4,099 owner occupied, 1,191 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%


Races in Tuscola township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.4%
  • Black: 0.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.4%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.4%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 38.4
Median age of females: 39.8

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Average household size: 2.39

Tuscola township:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.93

Estimated median household income in 2009: $46,455 ($40,106 in 1999)
This township:

$46,455
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $472 (lower quartile is $338, upper quartile is $573)
Here:

$472
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $103,465 (it was $79,000 in 2000)
Tuscola township:

$103,465
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,924 - $145,439

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $142,530
Here:

$142,530
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $190,146
Here:

$190,146
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $127,789
Here:

$127,789
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $115,885
Here:

$115,885
State:

$320,044

Mobile homes: $52,373
Here:

$52,373
State:

$35,670
Population density: 86 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

3.9%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

1.3%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Tuscola.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Cabot Corporation Tuscola Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Tuscola township include: Hillcrest Southern Baptist Church (A), Immanuel Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Zion Cemetery (1), Nelson Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hayes Branch (A), Hackett Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 95 (27% naturalized citizens)

Tuscola township:  1.8%
State:  12.3%

60% of Tuscola township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% 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: 4344
  • Northeast: 46
  • Midwest: 446
  • South: 244
  • West: 151

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $48,200

Tuscola 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: 0.0% of all households

89 people in nursing homes
11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,706
  • One, attached: 66
  • Two: 70
  • 3 or 4: 147
  • 5 to 9: 82
  • 10 to 19: 71
  • 20 to 49: 38
  • 50 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 151

Median worth of mobile homes: $21,000


Housing units in Tuscola township with a mortgage: 790 (34 second mortgage, 62 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 604

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 23
  • 1995 to 1998: 255
  • 1990 to 1994: 79
  • 1980 to 1989: 132
  • 1970 to 1979: 236
  • 1960 to 1969: 325
  • 1950 to 1959: 504
  • 1940 to 1949: 181
  • 1939 or earlier: 607

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 18
  • 4 rooms: 172
  • 5 rooms: 388
  • 6 rooms: 396
  • 7 rooms: 306
  • 8 rooms: 175
  • 9 or more rooms: 217

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

  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 38
  • 3 rooms: 48
  • 4 rooms: 252
  • 5 rooms: 106
  • 6 rooms: 63
  • 7 rooms: 16
  • 8 rooms: 11
  • 9 or more rooms: 5

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 43
  • 2 bedrooms: 405
  • 3 bedrooms: 855
  • 4 bedrooms: 322
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 47

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tuscola township:

  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 126
  • 2 bedrooms: 306
  • 3 bedrooms: 100
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 26
  • 1 vehicle: 443
  • 2 vehicles: 816
  • 3 vehicles: 336
  • 4 vehicles: 34
  • 5 or more vehicles: 17

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

  • no vehicle: 90
  • 1 vehicle: 316
  • 2 vehicles: 91
  • 3 vehicles: 32
  • 4 vehicles: 12
  • 5 or more vehicles: 8

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Chemicals (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Tuscola township:

  • German (29.9%)
  • United States or American (15.9%)
  • English (13.9%)
  • Irish (10.9%)
  • Scottish (4.3%)
  • Norwegian (2.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.7%)

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

  • Mexico (27%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (26%)
  • Germany (17%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Iran (7%)
  • El Salvador (7%)
  • Hungary (6%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,214 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 236 (9%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 40 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 141 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

89 people in nursing homes
11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

97.0% of residents of Tuscola township speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (46% speak English very well, 54% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,234
  • In family households: 4,414 (1,261 male householders, 254 female householders)
    1,231 spouses, 1,525 children (1,340 natural, 32 adopted, 153 stepchildren), 72 grandchildren, 16 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 16 other relatives, 34 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 820 (249 male householders (190 living alone)), 468 female householders (444 living alone)), 103 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 100 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 764 2-persons, 320 3-persons, 278 4-persons, 100 5-persons, 47 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 634 1-person, 69 2-persons, 14 3-persons,

1,015 married couples with children.
247 single-parent households (64 men, 183 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 33
Here:

5.2%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16
Here:

4.9%
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 Tuscola township:

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