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Washington township, IL map Land area: 54.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 19,427 (89% urban, 11% rural)
Males: 9,446  (48.6%)
Females: 9,981  (51.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 19,316 (15,855 owner occupied, 3,461 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

33%


Races in Washington township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.9%
  • Black: 0.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.6%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 37.6
Median age of females: 38.9

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Average household size: 2.53

Washington township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.00

Estimated median household income in 2009: $59,088 ($49,963 in 1999)
This township:

$59,088
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $550 (lower quartile is $390, upper quartile is $697)
Here:

$550
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $138,033 (it was $94,600 in 2000)
Washington township:

$138,033
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $101,196 - $191,037

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $163,207
Here:

$163,207
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $109,913
Here:

$109,913
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $363,357
Here:

$363,357
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $562,387
Here:

$562,387
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $946,883
Here:

$946,883
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $26,449
Here:

$26,449
State:

$35,670
Population density: 354 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

4.6%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

2.3%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Washington.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Washington township: Bible Camp (A), Pekin Junction (B), Pleasantland Farm (C), Pine Lakes Country Club (D), Washington Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Washington township include: Trinity Church (A), Grace Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wrenn Cemetery (1), Holland's Grove Cemetery (2), Ficht Cemetery (3), Farmdale Cemetery (4), Union Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bowen Lake (A), Farmdale Reservoir (B), Pine Lakes Country Club North Pond (C), Pine Lakes Country Club South Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Washington township include: Farmdale Recreation Area (1), Oak Ridge Park (2), Bowen Lake Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 156 (55% naturalized citizens)

Washington township:  0.8%
State:  12.3%

63% of Washington township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 15589
  • Northeast: 278
  • Midwest: 1987
  • South: 928
  • West: 434

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $130,800

Washington township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.7%

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

107 people in nursing homes
4 people in religious group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,483
  • One, attached: 141
  • Two: 200
  • 3 or 4: 190
  • 5 to 9: 479
  • 10 to 19: 331
  • 20 to 49: 71
  • 50 or more: 39
  • Mobile homes: 13
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $17,500


Housing units in Washington township with a mortgage: 3,698 (317 second mortgage, 613 home equity loan, 30 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,866

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 175
  • 1995 to 1998: 325
  • 1990 to 1994: 298
  • 1980 to 1989: 590
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,763
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,750
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,275
  • 1940 to 1949: 890
  • 1939 or earlier: 887

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 57
  • 4 rooms: 393
  • 5 rooms: 1,512
  • 6 rooms: 1,451
  • 7 rooms: 960
  • 8 rooms: 749
  • 9 or more rooms: 814

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

  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 178
  • 3 rooms: 427
  • 4 rooms: 518
  • 5 rooms: 293
  • 6 rooms: 153
  • 7 rooms: 66
  • 8 rooms: 34
  • 9 or more rooms: 33

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 76
  • 2 bedrooms: 889
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,529
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,255
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 195

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Washington township:

  • no bedroom: 58
  • 1 bedroom: 553
  • 2 bedrooms: 739
  • 3 bedrooms: 277
  • 4 bedrooms: 62
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 26

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

  • no vehicle: 130
  • 1 vehicle: 1,401
  • 2 vehicles: 3,024
  • 3 vehicles: 1,022
  • 4 vehicles: 312
  • 5 or more vehicles: 55

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

  • no vehicle: 243
  • 1 vehicle: 865
  • 2 vehicles: 452
  • 3 vehicles: 127
  • 4 vehicles: 20
  • 5 or more vehicles: 8

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Machinery (20%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Washington township:

  • German (37.6%)
  • English (12.8%)
  • United States or American (11.5%)
  • Irish (10.6%)
  • Italian (4.6%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.2%)
  • Scottish (2.2%)

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

  • Australia (25%)
  • Philippines (16%)
  • United Kingdom (15%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • Poland (8%)
  • Iran (7%)
  • Vietnam (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,541 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 673 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 13 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 5 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 126 (1%)
  • Other means: 38 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 263 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

107 people in nursing homes
4 people in religious group quarters

97.7% of residents of Washington township speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (46% speak English very well, 54% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,321
  • In family households: 17,083 (4,681 male householders, 992 female householders)
    4,942 spouses, 5,852 children (5,241 natural, 246 adopted, 365 stepchildren), 161 grandchildren, 124 brothers or sisters, 56 parents, 71 other relatives, 204 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,238 (824 male householders (714 living alone)), 1,139 female householders (1,043 living alone)), 275 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 111 (107 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,543 2-persons, 1,278 3-persons, 1,179 4-persons, 495 5-persons, 164 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 1,757 1-person, 182 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 12 5-persons,

3,826 married couples with children.
812 single-parent households (163 men, 649 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 263
Here:

11.5%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 74
Here:

6.6%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 65
Here:

6.4%
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 Washington township:

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