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Ursa township, IL map Land area: 58.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.4 sq. mi.
Population: 1,110 (all rural)
Males: 539  (48.6%)
Females: 571  (51.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,110 (877 owner occupied, 233 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%


Races in Ursa township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.4%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%

Median age of males: 38.7
Median age of females: 38.8

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Average household size: 2.50

Ursa township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.04

Estimated median household income in 2009: $44,120 ($37,708 in 1999)
This township:

$44,120
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $398 (lower quartile is $346, upper quartile is $527)
Here:

$398
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $94,461 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Ursa township:

$94,461
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,831 - $135,029

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $155,988
Here:

$155,988
State:

$252,233

Mobile homes: $82,989
Here:

$82,989
State:

$35,670
Population density: 19 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

7.3%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

3.1%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Ursa.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

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

Cemeteries: Wesley Chapel Cemetery (1), Booth Cemetery (2), Keith Cemetery (3), New Providence Cemetery (4), Stone Family Cemetery (5), Denson Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Indian Grave Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Bear Creek (A), Rock Creek (B), Ursa Creek (C), Jenkins Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ursa township: Bear Creek Public Use Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 2 (0% naturalized citizens)

Ursa township:  0.2%
State:  12.3%

66% of Ursa 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, 49% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 1012
  • Northeast: 3
  • Midwest: 105
  • South: 20
  • West: 12

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $81,700

Ursa township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 489
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 10
  • 5 to 9: 7
  • 10 to 19: 10
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 50

Median worth of mobile homes: $40,000


Housing units in Ursa township with a mortgage: 126 (7 second mortgage, 13 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 106

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 7
  • 1995 to 1998: 62
  • 1990 to 1994: 56
  • 1980 to 1989: 41
  • 1970 to 1979: 62
  • 1960 to 1969: 81
  • 1950 to 1959: 82
  • 1940 to 1949: 40
  • 1939 or earlier: 144

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 23
  • 5 rooms: 83
  • 6 rooms: 86
  • 7 rooms: 54
  • 8 rooms: 41
  • 9 or more rooms: 38

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 22
  • 4 rooms: 27
  • 5 rooms: 16
  • 6 rooms: 11
  • 7 rooms: 23
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9 or more rooms: 11

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

  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 55
  • 3 bedrooms: 205
  • 4 bedrooms: 54
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 7

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ursa township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 33
  • 2 bedrooms: 32
  • 3 bedrooms: 38
  • 4 bedrooms: 15
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

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

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 63
  • 2 vehicles: 167
  • 3 vehicles: 74
  • 4 vehicles: 17
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

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

  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 47
  • 2 vehicles: 44
  • 3 vehicles: 15
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 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 (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (25%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Ursa township:

  • German (60.1%)
  • United States or American (14.4%)
  • Irish (4.7%)
  • English (4.2%)
  • French (except Basque) (3.3%)
  • Italian (2.6%)
  • Dutch (2.0%)

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

  • Philippines (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 478 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 29 (5%)
  • Walked: 22 (4%)
  • Other means: 5 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 31 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

97.5% of residents of Ursa township speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 60% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,154
  • In family households: 1,011 (287 male householders, 36 female householders)
    292 spouses, 379 children (344 natural, 6 adopted, 29 stepchildren), 2 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 2 other relatives, 9 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 143 (54 male householders (52 living alone)), 73 female householders (63 living alone)), 16 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 148 2-persons, 54 3-persons, 71 4-persons, 34 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 115 1-person, 10 2-persons, 2 4-persons,

246 married couples with children.
30 single-parent households (9 men, 21 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 47
Here:

29.4%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1
Here:

1.5%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

4.3%
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 Ursa township:

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