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Wilson township, IL map Land area: 24.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 155 (all rural)
Males: 78  (50.3%)
Females: 77  (49.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 155 (120 owner occupied, 35 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%


Races in Wilson township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 94.8%
  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Two or more races: 3.2%

Median age of males: 43.9
Median age of females: 43.2

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Average household size: 2.38

Wilson township:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.85

Estimated median household income in 2009: $50,998 ($44,028 in 1999)
This township:

$50,998
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $404 (lower quartile is $260, upper quartile is $484)
Here:

$404
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $108,404 (it was $87,200 in 2000)
Wilson township:

$108,404
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,494 - $168,558

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $196,138
Here:

$196,138
State:

$252,233

Mobile homes: $197,328
Here:

$197,328
State:

$35,670
Population density: 6 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

7.8%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

1.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Church in Wilson township: Rucker Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Walters Cemetery (1), Walden Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 5 (60% naturalized citizens)

Wilson township:  3.2%
State:  12.3%

76% of Wilson township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 88% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Illinois.

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

  • This state: 1275
  • Northeast: 18
  • Midwest: 34
  • South: 26
  • West: 5

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $28,800

Wilson township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 436
  • 3 or 4: 6
  • Mobile homes: 64

Median worth of mobile homes: $40,000


Housing units in Wilson township with a mortgage: 153 (8 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 134

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 5
  • 1995 to 1998: 28
  • 1990 to 1994: 54
  • 1980 to 1989: 78
  • 1970 to 1979: 127
  • 1960 to 1969: 51
  • 1950 to 1959: 40
  • 1940 to 1949: 37
  • 1939 or earlier: 86

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

  • 1 room: 1
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 9
  • 4 rooms: 41
  • 5 rooms: 89
  • 6 rooms: 141
  • 7 rooms: 63
  • 8 rooms: 54
  • 9 or more rooms: 42

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

  • 1 room: 1
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 8
  • 4 rooms: 12
  • 5 rooms: 4
  • 6 rooms: 2
  • 7 rooms: 10
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 1
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 82
  • 3 bedrooms: 258
  • 4 bedrooms: 75
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 18

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilson township:

  • no bedroom: 1
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 16
  • 3 bedrooms: 16
  • 4 bedrooms: 2
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

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

  • no vehicle: 7
  • 1 vehicle: 82
  • 2 vehicles: 231
  • 3 vehicles: 88
  • 4 vehicles: 20
  • 5 or more vehicles: 15

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

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 23
  • 2 vehicles: 14
  • 3 vehicles: 2
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Transportation equipment (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Machinery (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (23%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Financial managers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Wilson township:

  • German (38.1%)
  • Polish (29.6%)
  • United States or American (6.7%)
  • English (5.6%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.9%)
  • Scottish (2.9%)
  • Irish (2.8%)

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

  • India (80%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 574 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 45 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (1%)
  • Walked: 9 (1%)
  • Other means: 3 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 28 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

97.2% of residents of Wilson township speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,357
  • In family households: 1,223 (336 male householders, 53 female householders)
    323 spouses, 442 children (427 natural, 3 adopted, 12 stepchildren), 17 grandchildren, 15 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 23 other relatives, 12 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 134 (58 male householders (43 living alone)), 47 female householders (37 living alone)), 29 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 11 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 160 2-persons, 80 3-persons, 86 4-persons, 44 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 80 1-person, 21 2-persons, 2 3-persons, 2 4-persons,

31 married couples with children.
6 single-parent households (2 men, 4 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): 1
Here:

1.2%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

22.2%
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 Wilson township:

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