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Viola township, IL map Land area: 35.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 279 (all rural)
Males: 143  (51.3%)
Females: 136  (48.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 279 (210 owner occupied, 69 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%


Races in Viola township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.3%

Median age of males: 39.5
Median age of females: 41.0

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Average household size: 2.68

Viola township:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.07

Estimated median household income in 2009: $39,629 ($34,213 in 1999)
This township:

$39,629
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $477 (lower quartile is $410, upper quartile is $530)
Here:

$477
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $200,379 (it was $145,800 in 2000)
Viola township:

$200,379
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $111,125 - $270,979

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $349,305
Here:

$349,305
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $1,118,419
Here:

$1,118,419
State:

$249,884

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $757,431
Here:

$757,431
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $80,763
Here:

$80,763
State:

$35,670
Population density: 8 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

0.0%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Ackland Farm (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Fisk Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 14 (86% naturalized citizens)

Viola township:  5.0%
State:  12.3%

66% of Viola township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 191
  • Northeast: 4
  • Midwest: 39
  • South: 0
  • West: 12
Viola township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 87
  • One, attached: 9
  • 5 to 9: 6
  • Mobile homes: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $32,500


Housing units in Viola township with a mortgage: 24 (7 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 18

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 18
  • 1990 to 1994: 8
  • 1980 to 1989: 4
  • 1970 to 1979: 21
  • 1960 to 1969: 2
  • 1950 to 1959: 17
  • 1940 to 1949: 6
  • 1939 or earlier: 34

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 8
  • 5 rooms: 2
  • 6 rooms: 24
  • 7 rooms: 11
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9 or more rooms: 14

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 6
  • 5 rooms: 6
  • 6 rooms: 15
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9 or more rooms: 6

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 14
  • 3 bedrooms: 24
  • 4 bedrooms: 23
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 4

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Viola township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 18
  • 3 bedrooms: 15
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

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

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 14
  • 2 vehicles: 32
  • 3 vehicles: 4
  • 4 vehicles: 13
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 18
  • 2 vehicles: 15
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 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 (38%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (47%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (22%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Book stores and news dealers (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (31%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Secondary school teachers (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Assemblers and fabricators (22%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (20%)
  • Registered nurses (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (12%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Viola township:

  • German (45.5%)
  • English (9.1%)
  • Irish (8.6%)
  • Italian (8.6%)
  • Norwegian (7.7%)
  • French (except Basque) (6.2%)
  • Czech (5.7%)

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

  • Germany (86%)
  • Canada (14%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 96 (60%)
  • Carpooled: 4 (3%)
  • Walked: 15 (9%)
  • Worked at home: 45 (28%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (66%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Wood (5%)

95.0% of residents of Viola township speak English at home.
5.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 260
  • In family households: 215 (73 male householders, 7 female householders)
    84 spouses, 24 children (24 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 16 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 7 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 45 (27 male householders (27 living alone)), 18 female householders (18 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 56 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 6 5-persons, 8 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 45 1-person,

56 married couples with children.
12 single-parent households (2 men, 10 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2
Here:

100.0%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

100.0%
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 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 Viola township:

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