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Young America township, IL map Land area: 55.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 769 (all rural)
Males: 361  (46.9%)
Females: 408  (53.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 769 (597 owner occupied, 172 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%


Races in Young America township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.7%

Median age of males: 40.3
Median age of females: 41.4

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Average household size: 2.37

Young America township:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.81

Estimated median household income in 2009: $39,920 ($34,464 in 1999)
This township:

$39,920
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $311 (lower quartile is $275, upper quartile is $358)
Here:

$311
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $49,563 (it was $37,900 in 2000)
Young America township:

$49,563
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $27,089 - $88,192

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $84,839
Here:

$84,839
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $422,109
Here:

$422,109
State:

$249,884

Mobile homes: $37,459
Here:

$37,459
State:

$35,670
Population density: 14 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

11.3%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

5.4%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Hume, Metcalf.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Church in Young America township: Palermo Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Clark Branch (A), Hughes Drain (B), Shiloh Number 2 Drain (C), Gilkey Branch (D), McCown Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

76% of Young America township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% 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: 606
  • Northeast: 3
  • Midwest: 97
  • South: 57
  • West: 10

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $43,800

Young America township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 305
  • One, attached: 4
  • 3 or 4: 6
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 37

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,600


Housing units in Young America township with a mortgage: 71 (6 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 142

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 4
  • 1990 to 1994: 10
  • 1980 to 1989: 29
  • 1970 to 1979: 69
  • 1960 to 1969: 32
  • 1950 to 1959: 29
  • 1940 to 1949: 40
  • 1939 or earlier: 141

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Young America township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 18
  • 5 rooms: 76
  • 6 rooms: 83
  • 7 rooms: 47
  • 8 rooms: 20
  • 9 or more rooms: 12

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Young America township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 10
  • 5 rooms: 11
  • 6 rooms: 33
  • 7 rooms: 5
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Young America township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 83
  • 3 bedrooms: 142
  • 4 bedrooms: 12
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 10

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Young America township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 23
  • 3 bedrooms: 28
  • 4 bedrooms: 8
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 76
  • 2 vehicles: 115
  • 3 vehicles: 32
  • 4 vehicles: 23
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

Cars and other vehicles available in Young America township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 23
  • 2 vehicles: 24
  • 3 vehicles: 8
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 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 (21%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Secondary school teachers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Young America township:

  • United States or American (34.8%)
  • German (20.2%)
  • English (13.2%)
  • Irish (9.9%)
  • Italian (4.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.9%)
  • Swedish (2.2%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 285 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 37 (11%)
  • Walked: 3 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 5 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

97.4% of residents of Young America township speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (25% speak English very well, 75% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (40% speak English very well, 60% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 773
  • In family households: 664 (194 male householders, 41 female householders)
    184 spouses, 199 children (176 natural, 7 adopted, 16 stepchildren), 11 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 11 parents, 10 other relatives, 8 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 109 (28 male householders (21 living alone)), 66 female householders (60 living alone)), 15 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 126 2-persons, 50 3-persons, 40 4-persons, 17 5-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 81 1-person, 11 2-persons, 2 3-persons,

129 married couples with children.
31 single-parent households (10 men, 21 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 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 Young America township:

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