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Western Mound township, IL map Land area: 35.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 302 (all rural)
Males: 152  (50.3%)
Females: 150  (49.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 302 (223 owner occupied, 79 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%


Races in Western Mound township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.7%
  • Black: 0.3%

Median age of males: 37.8
Median age of females: 39.3

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Average household size: 2.50

Western Mound township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.07

Estimated median household income in 2009: $44,080 ($38,056 in 1999)
This township:

$44,080
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $397 (lower quartile is $343, upper quartile is $462)
Here:

$397
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $135,883 (it was $101,800 in 2000)
Western Mound township:

$135,883
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,937 - $78,815

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $243,739
Here:

$243,739
State:

$252,233

Mobile homes: $19,946
Here:

$19,946
State:

$35,670
Population density: 9 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

8.4%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

8.4%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Western Mound township include: Bethel Church (A), Saint Catherine Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bethel Cemetery (1), Reader Cemetery (2), Bethel Bapyist Cemetery (3), Chism Cemetery (4), Crossland Cemetery (5), Keller Family Cemetery (6), Saint Catherine Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Jacobie School (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bear Creek (A), Matodd Branch (B), Lick Creek (C), Solomon Creek (D), Otter Creek (E), Steer Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

62% of Western Mound township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 268
  • Northeast: 5
  • Midwest: 10
  • South: 25
  • West: 0
Western Mound township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 112
  • Mobile homes: 17

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in Western Mound township with a mortgage: 4 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 4
  • 1995 to 1998: 5
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 12
  • 1970 to 1979: 31
  • 1960 to 1969: 9
  • 1950 to 1959: 9
  • 1940 to 1949: 4
  • 1939 or earlier: 55

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Western Mound township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 14
  • 5 rooms: 4
  • 6 rooms: 22
  • 7 rooms: 18
  • 8 rooms: 8
  • 9 or more rooms: 13

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Western Mound township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 4
  • 5 rooms: 17
  • 6 rooms: 4
  • 7 rooms: 4
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 5

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Western Mound township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 22
  • 3 bedrooms: 40
  • 4 bedrooms: 21
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Western Mound township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 21
  • 3 bedrooms: 8
  • 4 bedrooms: 5
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 10
  • 2 vehicles: 42
  • 3 vehicles: 23
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Western Mound township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 9
  • 2 vehicles: 5
  • 3 vehicles: 12
  • 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 (26%)
  • Machinery (14%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (9%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Carpenters (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (15%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (12%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Western Mound township:

  • German (35.5%)
  • English (29.1%)
  • United States or American (12.3%)
  • Italian (5.5%)
  • Irish (5.0%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.8%)
  • Scottish (1.8%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 122 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 16 (9%)
  • Walked: 8 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 27 (16%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (81%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Electricity (4%)

All residents speak only English at home

Household type by relationship:

Households: 308
  • In family households: 267 (84 male householders, 3 female householders)
    82 spouses, 93 children (85 natural, 0 adopted, 8 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 5 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 41 (13 male householders (13 living alone)), 24 female householders (21 living alone)), 4 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 35 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 27 4-persons, 17 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 34 1-person, 3 2-persons,

60 married couples with children.
14 single-parent households (4 men, 10 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
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 Western Mound township:

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