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Demographics Analysis

The people of Afton Township, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 72

5 to 9 years : 27

10 to 14 years : 0

15 to 17 years : 15

18 and 19 years : 14

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 50

25 to 29 years : 54

30 to 34 years : 33

35 to 39 years : 0

40 to 44 years : 9

45 to 49 years : 17

50 to 54 years : 17

55 to 59 years : 10

60 and 61 years : 24

62 to 64 years : 0

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 13

70 to 74 years : 17

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 43

5 to 9 years : 38

10 to 14 years : 0

15 to 17 years : 0

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 38

30 to 34 years : 29

35 to 39 years : 9

40 to 44 years : 7

45 to 49 years : 30

50 to 54 years : 39

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 0

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 31

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 11

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 412

Multiple ancestry : 217

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 26


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Afton Township, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 655

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 115

5 to 17 years : 80

18 to 24 years : 64

25 to 34 years : 154

35 to 44 years : 25

45 to 54 years : 103

55 to 59 years : 10

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 61

75 years and over : 11

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 115

5 to 17 years : 80

18 to 24 years : 64

25 to 34 years : 148

35 to 44 years : 25

45 to 54 years : 88

55 to 59 years : 10

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 48

75 years and over : 11

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 6

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 15

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 13

75 years and over : 0

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 353

Female : 268

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 19

Female : 15

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 601

Born in other state in the United States : 34

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 102

Now married, except separated : 279

Divorced : 32

Separated : 0

Widowed : 28

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 21

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 13

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 383

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 57

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 100

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Afton Township, Illinois

  • German: 200   (28.1%)
  • English: 127   (17.8%)
  • Swedish: 73   (10.3%)
  • Irish: 70   (9.8%)
  • Norwegian: 65   (9.1%)
  • United States Or American: 42   (5.9%)
  • Scottish: 23   (3.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 21   (2.9%)
  • Other Groups: 17   (2.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 15   (2.1%)
  • Swiss: 10   (1.4%)
  • Italian: 9   (1.3%)
  • Belgian: 8   (1.1%)
  • Brazilian: 7   (1.0%)
  • Polish: 6   (0.8%)
  • Russian: 5   (0.7%)
  • Hungarian: 5   (0.7%)
  • Czech: 5   (0.7%)
  • Dutch: 4   (0.6%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Afton Township, Illinois is 655



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Afton Township, Illinois: 372
Female Population in Afton Township, Illinois: 283


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Afton Township, Illinois: 26.3
Median Female Resident Age in Afton Township, Illinois: 31.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Afton Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

40.8

Male

39.1

Female

41.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.0

Male

33.5

Female

31.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.5

Male

22.5

Female

42.0

Asian


Both sexes

31.5

Male

26.0

Female

33.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

34.5

Male

37.5

Female

32.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

21.5

Male

20.5

Female

21.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

32.5

Male

32.0

Female

32.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.4

Male

39.8

Female

43.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Afton Township, Illinois


  • White: 635
  • African American: 20
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Afton Township, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Afton Township, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 1   (0.43%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (2.55%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 78   (33.19%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 10   (4.26%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 44   (18.72%)
  • Associate Degree: 8   (3.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 43   (18.3%)
  • Master's Degree: 33   (14.04%)
  • Professional School Degree: 7   (2.98%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (2.13%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 3   (1.38%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 5   (2.29%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 88   (40.37%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 15   (6.88%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 8   (3.67%)
  • Associate Degree: 21   (9.63%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 57   (26.15%)
  • Master's Degree: 16   (7.34%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (2.29%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Afton Township, Illinois

  • Dekalb Cusd 428


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 901 S 4th St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2350, Students: 5,694 )

  • Kishwaukee Educ Consortium


    ( Location: 901 S 4th St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2400, )

  • Kec Area Voc Center


    ( Location: 901 S 4th St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2400, )

  • Dekalb County Spec Educ Assoc


    ( Location: 1600 E Lincoln Hwy D, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 758-0651, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Afton Township, Illinois

  • Clinton Rosette Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 650 N 1st St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2226, Students: 730 )

  • Huntley Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 821 S 7th St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2241, Students: 554 )

  • Littlejohn Elem School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1121 School St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2258, Students: 460 )

  • Jefferson Elem School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 211 Mccormick Dr, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2263, Students: 380 )

  • Gwendolyn Brooks Elem Sch


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 3225 Sangamon Rd, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-9936, Students: 362 )

  • Lincoln Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 220 E Sunset Pl, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2212, Students: 281 )

  • Chesebro Elem School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 900 Garden St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2208, Students: 240 )

  • Tyler Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1021 Alden Cir, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2389, Students: 231 )

  • Kecol


    ( Location: 901 S 4th St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2400, )

  • Kec Area Voc Center


    ( Location: 315 N 6th St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2400, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Afton Township, Illinois

  • De Kalb High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1515 S 4th St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2100, Students: 1,661 )

  • Kec Central Efe 170


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 901 S 4th St, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 754-2400, Students: 32 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Afton Township, Illinois

  • Northern Illinois University


    ( 4-year, Public, Student Population: 25,254; Location: 425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, IL 60115, Web: http://www.niu.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Afton Township, Illinois

  • St Mary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 210 Gurler Road, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 756-7905, Students: 261 )

  • The Camelot Schools-dekalb


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 509 Oak Street, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 787-4144, Students: 67 )

  • Montessori School Of Dekalb


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: Po Box 70 302 Fisk Avenue, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 758-6822, Students: 4 )

Academic Libraries In Afton Township, Illinois

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Afton Township, Illinois

  • Dekalb Public Library


    309 Oak Street, Dekalb, IL 60115

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Afton Township, Illinois


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Afton Township, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Afton Township, Illinois.

Area Features of Afton Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Jack W Watson Airport   (2) Uncle Chuck S Airport   (3) Walter Airport  

Building


(1) Adams Hall   (2) Altgeld Hall   (3) Anderson Hall   (4) Boutell Memorial Concert Hall   (5) Center For Black Studies   (6) Chick Evans Field House   (7) Cole Hall   (8) Davis Hall   (9) Dekalb Fire Department Station 1   (10) Dekalb Fire Department Station 2   (11) Dekalb Fire Department Station 3   (12) Dekalb Police Department   (13) Dorland Building   (14) Douglas Hall   (15) Dusable Hall   (16) East Heating Plant   (17) Faraday Hall   (18) Faraday Hall West   (19) Founders Memorial Library   (20) Gabel Hall   (21) Gilbert Hall   (22) Graham Hall   (23) Grant Towers North   (24) Grant Towers South   (25) Haish Memorial Library   (26) Holmes Student Center   (27) Jack Olson Gallery   (28) Kishwaukee Hall   (29) Lincoln Hall   (30) Lowden Hall   (31) Mcmurry Hall   (32) Montgomery Hall   (33) Neptune Central Hall   (34) Neptune East Hall   (35) Neptune North Hall   (36) Neptune West Hall   (37) Pine Acres Rest Home   (38) Reavis Hall   (39) Ridge Ambulance Service   (40) Stevens Building   (41) Stevenson Towers North   (42) Stevenson Towers South   (43) Still Gymnasium   (44) Still Hall   (45) Swen Parson Hall   (46) Tom Kennedy Recycling Center   (47) Watson Hall   (48) West Heating Plant   (49) Williston Hall   (50) Wirtz Hall   (51) Zulauf Hall  

Cemetery


(1) Afton Center Cemetery   (2) Evergreen Cemetery   (3) Fairview Park Cemetery   (4) Oaklawn Cemetery  

Church


(1) First Baptist Church Of Dekalb   (2) First Congregational United Church Of Christ   (3) First Lutheran Church   (4) Open Bible Church   (5) Saint Mary Catholic Church   (6) Trinity Lutheran Church   (7) United Methodist Church Of Dekalb  

Civil


(1) City Of Dekalb   (2) Dekalb County   (3) Township Of Afton   (4) Township Of Dekalb  

Locale


(1) Dekalb Tollway Oasis   (2) Honey Hill Orchard  

Park


(1) Huntley Park   (2) Huskie Stadium   (3) Lions Park   (4) Mccormack Park   (5) Shipman Park  

Populated Place


(1) Afton Center   (2) Dekalb   (3) Elva   (4) Mcgirr  

Post Office


(1) Dekalb Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) East Lagoon   (2) Lorusso Lagoon  

School


(1) Afton School Historical   (2) Alsthon School Historical   (3) Baker School Historical   (4) Bemis School Historical   (5) Bovee School Historical   (6) Carlton School Historical   (7) Chesebro Elementary School   (8) Deitrich School Historical   (9) Dekalb High School   (10) Dresser School Historical   (11) Farley School Historical   (12) Gallagher School Historical   (13) Glidden School   (14) Haish School   (15) Huntley Middle School   (16) Lincoln School   (17) Mcgirr School Historical   (18) Newman School   (19) Northern Illinois University   (20) Notre Dame School   (21) Pooler School Historical   (22) Saint Marys School   (23) Slade School Historical   (24) Tyler Elementary School   (25) Wiltberger School Historical  

Stream


(1) North Branch South Branch Kishwaukee River  

Tower


(1) Wdek-fm Dekalb   (2) Wlbk-am Dekalb  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Afton Township, Illinois

60115 (pop. 42,372)


Cities Nearby Afton Township, Illinois

Milan Township, IL  (pop. 440) 5.1 Miles
Waterman Village, IL  (pop. 1,373) 5.6 Miles
Dekalb City, IL  (pop. 44,675) 5.7 Miles
Dekalb Township, IL  (pop. 46,478) 6.0 Miles
Clinton Township, IL  (pop. 1,682) 6.1 Miles
Pierce Township, IL  (pop. 535) 6.7 Miles
Cortland Town, IL  (pop. 3,334) 6.7 Miles
Malta Village, IL  (pop. 891) 6.9 Miles
Shabbona Village, IL  (pop. 1,227) 7.7 Miles
Malta Township, IL  (pop. 1,214) 7.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Afton Township, Illinois

815



Elevation in Afton Township, Illinois is 863.0 ft. (263.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Afton Township, Illinois

Lat: 41.851555 N        Long: -88.778072 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Afton Township, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Afton Township, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 20   (5.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 9   (2.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 13   (3.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 51   (13.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 116   (29.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 69   (17.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 29   (7.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 35   (9.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 7   (1.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 10   (2.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 30   (7.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 291

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 31

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 0


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 0

5 to 9 minutes : 15

10 to 14 minutes : 50

15 to 19 minutes : 66

20 to 24 minutes : 91

25 to 29 minutes : 15

30 to 34 minutes : 44

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 25

60 to 89 minutes : 10

90 or more minutes : 6


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Afton Township, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 41

No Social Security income : 199


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Afton Township, Illinois)

With retirement income : 21

No retirement income : 219


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 8

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $44,999 : 33

$45,000 to $49,999 : 22

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $74,999 : 8

$75,000 to $99,999 : 9

$100,000 to $124,999 : 65

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $94,167


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Afton Township, Illinois

  • WRHL (1060 AM; 0.25 kW; Kings, IL; Owner: Rochelle Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WSQR (1180 AM; 0.9 kW; Sycamore, IL; Owner: Dekalb County Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WBIG (1280 AM; 1.0 kW; Aurora, IL; Owner: Big Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WNTA (1330 AM; 1.0 kW; Rockford, IL; Owner: Maverick Media Of Rockford License Llc)
  • WLBK (1360 AM; 1.0 kW; Dekalb, IL; Owner: Wpw Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WRMN (1410 AM; 1.3 kW; South Elgin, IL; Owner: Elgin Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5.0 kW; Rockford, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5.0 kW; Rockford, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WSPY (1480 AM; 1.0 kW; Saint Charles, IL; Owner: Nelson Multimedia, Inc.)
  • WKKD (1580 AM; 0.2 kW; Aurora, IL; Owner: Kovas Communications Of Indiana, Inc.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4.2 kW; Yorkville, IL; Owner: Starboard Media Foundation, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Afton Township, Illinois

  • WGLC-FM (100.1 FM; Mendota, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WRHL-FM (102.3 FM; Kings, IL; Owner: Rochelle Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; Mendota, IL; Owner: Km Radio Of Earlville, L.l.c.)
  • WWYW (103.9 FM; Gilberts, IL; Owner: Nm Licensing Llc)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; Rockford, IL; Owner: Maverick Media Of Rockford License Llc)
  • WYRB (106.3 FM; Kingston, IL; Owner: Dontron, Inc.)
  • WSPY-FM (107.1 FM; Plano, IL; Owner: Nelson Enterprises, Inc.)
  • WWTG (88.1 FM; Gilberts, IL; Owner: Lifetalk Broadcasting Association)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; Rockford, IL; Owner: Faith Academy, D/b/a Wfen)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Shabbona, IL; Owner: Basalt Of The Earth, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Carol Stream, IL; Owner: Bridgebuilders International Leadership Network)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Hampshire, IL; Owner: Christian Educational Association)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Saint Charles, IL; Owner: St. Edward Central Catholic High School)
  • WSRI (88.7 FM; Bristol, IL; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • WSRI (88.7 FM; Sugar Grove, IL; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • WEPS (88.9 FM; Elgin, IL; Owner: Board Of Education School District U-46)
  • WNIJ (89.5 FM; Lindenwood, IL; Owner: Northern Illinois University)
  • WNIU (90.5 FM; Lindenwood, IL; Owner: Northern Illinois University)
  • 990917MM (91.7 FM; Marengo, IL; Owner: Cornerstone Community Radio, Inc.)
  • WDEK (92.5 FM; Dekalb, IL; Owner: Wdek, Inc.)
  • WJKL (94.3 FM; South Elgin, IL; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • WDKB (94.9 FM; Malta, IL; Owner: Dekalb County Radio, Limited)
  • WRTB (95.3 FM; Rockford, IL; Owner: Maverick Media Of Rockford License Llc)
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; Aurora, IL; Owner: Nm Licensing Llc)
  • WKGL-FM (96.7 FM; Rockford, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; Rockford, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Afton Township, Illinois

  • WTVO (Channel 17; Rockford, IL; Owner: Mission Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; Rockford, IL; Owner: Gray Television Licensee, Inc.)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; Rockford, IL; Owner: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Afton Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 111  (51.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 13  (6.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 17  (7.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 21  (9.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 31  (14.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 83  (40.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 35  (17.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 77  (37.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 106 Farms In Afton Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Afton Township, Illinois

First National Bank Of Omaha - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $82.1m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 123

The National Bank & Trust Company Of Sycamore - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 10

Tcf National Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $37.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 383

Resource Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $771.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 9

Associated Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $25.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 236

Fifth Third Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $130.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,348

Pnc Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $316.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

American Midwest Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $468.3k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 7

First State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $857.8k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 240

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Afton Township, Illinois

  • De Kalb Taylor Municipal


    (about 6.6 miles in Cortland, Illinois; Airport Code: II3)

  • Aurora Municipal


    (about 16.7 miles in Sugar Grove, Illinois; Airport Code: AUZ)

  • Du Page County


    (about 27.7 miles in Northwoods, Illinois; Airport Code: DPA)

  • Chicago/Rockford International


    (about 28.8 miles in Rockford, Illinois; Airport Code: RFD)

  • Lewis University


    (about 39.0 miles in Homer Glen, Illinois; Airport Code: II2)

  • Lewis University


    (about 39.0 miles in Homer Glen, Illinois; Airport Code: LOT)

  • Illinois Valley Regional


    (about 39.6 miles in Peru, Illinois; Airport Code: VYS)

  • Chicago O'Hare International


    (about 45.7 miles in Amf O'hare, Illinois; Airport Code: ORD)

  • Whiteside County-Jos H. Bittorf Field


    (about 47.1 miles in Rock Falls, Illinois; Airport Code: SQI)

  • Palwaukee Municipal


    (about 48.5 miles in Prospect Heights, Illinois; Airport Code: PWK)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Afton Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.24%

Carpooled

14.63%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

0.0%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

5.12%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Afton Township, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 154

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 0

Female householder, no husband present : 0

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 70

Householder not living alone : 16


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 240


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 132

Renter-occupied housing units : 22

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 62

Renter-occupied housing units : 24


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 11

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 13

$25,000 to $29,999 : 8

$30,000 to $34,999 : 17

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $44,999 : 33

$45,000 to $49,999 : 31

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $74,999 : 36

$75,000 to $99,999 : 17

$100,000 to $124,999 : 65

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Total : 275


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 240

Vacant : 35


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 90

Built 2000 to 2004 : 29

Built 1990 to 1999 : 24

Built 1980 to 1989 : 0

Built 1970 to 1979 : 24

Built 1960 to 1969 : 25

Built 1950 to 1959 : 0

Built 1940 to 1949 : 22

Built 1939 or earlier : 61


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 156

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 68

Electricity : 16

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 11

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 42

$150,000 to $174,999 : 36

$175,000 to $199,999 : 17

$200,000 to $249,999 : 19

$250,000 to $299,999 : 15

$300,000 to $399,999 : 33

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 13

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 11

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 118

Housing units without a mortgage : 65


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Afton Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : $144,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $260,700

Built 1990 to 1999 :

Built 1980 to 1989 :

Built 1970 to 1979 : $519,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $193,400

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $265,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Afton Township, Illinois: 72.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Afton Township, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 74 74 $7,871,900
  Two Family 1 2 $190,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 8 68 $2,608,000
  Total

83 144 $10,669,900
2000        
  Single Family 43 43 $6,368,655
  Two Family 38 76 $4,651,961
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $187,056
  Five or More Family 15 147 $6,733,000
  Total

97 270 $17,940,672
2001        
  Single Family 80 80 $9,390,115
  Two Family 8 16 $1,267,000
  Three and Four Family 12 48 $2,557,616
  Five or More Family 11 109 $4,646,500
  Total

111 253 $17,861,231
2002        
  Single Family 152 152 $17,157,901
  Two Family 3 6 $522,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $208,500
  Five or More Family 5 45 $1,835,000
  Total

161 206 $19,723,401
2003        
  Single Family 48 48 $8,069,911
  Two Family 2 4 $425,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $335,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

51 55 $8,829,911
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 297 297 $39,390,424
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $417,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

298 301 $39,807,424
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Afton Township, IL): $70,865
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Afton Township): $178,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Afton Township): $539
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Afton Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 53.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 30.1%
Electricity: 13.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 3.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Afton Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Afton Township, Illinois

Dekalb County Health Departmen


     Address: 2727 Sycamore Road, Dekalb, Illinois 60115
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Mendota Community Hospital Hom


     Address: 1315 Meriden Street, Mendota, Illinois 61342
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 9/15/1995

Carlton Home Healthcare


     Address: 202 Campbell Street, Geneva, Illinois 60134
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/23/1995

Ledman Health Care, Inc


     Address: 825 W State St, Ste 109, Geneva, Illinois 60134
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/2/2007

Delnor Community Hospital Home


     Address: 964 North 5th Ave Building C, Saint Charles, Illinois 60174
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/11/1969

Hospitals Close To Afton Township, Illinois

Kishwaukee Community Hospital


     Address: One Kish Hospital Drive, Dekalb, Illinois 60115
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Rochelle Community Hospital


     Address: 900 N 2nd St, Rochelle, Illinois 61068
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Valley West Community Hospital


     Address: 11 East Pleasant Avenue, Sandwich, Illinois 60548
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Mendota Community Hospital


     Address: 1315 Memorial Dr, Mendota, Illinois 61342
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Delnor Community Hospital


     Address: 300 Randall Rd, Geneva, Illinois 60134
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Afton Township, Illinois

Pine Acres Rehab & Living Ctr


     Address: 1212 South Second Street, Dekalb, Illinois 60115
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 97
     Percent Occupied: 82%

Dekalb County Rehab & Nursing


     Address: 2600 North Annie Glidden Road, Dekalb, Illinois 60115
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 181
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Bethany Health Care & Rehab Ct


     Address: Resource Parkway, Dekalb, Illinois 60115
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Oak Crest


     Address: 2944 Greenwood Acres Drive, Dekalb, Illinois 60115
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 4
     Percent Occupied: 67%

Shabbona Healthcare Center


     Address: West Comanche Road, Shabbona, Illinois 60550
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 74
     Percent Occupied: 81%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Afton Township, Illinois

Name: LaSalle
Address: 2601 North 21st Road; Marseilles, IL 61341
Distance: 33 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Afton Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 2,745
    Disabled Workers: 470
    Widowers Workers: 400
    Spouses Workers: 200
    Children Workers: 280


(updated 2007)



Dekalb County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 47.25%
  • Bush & Cheney 51.74%
  • Other 1.00%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Afton Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to DeKalb County, IL

10.87 % of DeKalb County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $37,321

Illinois Average 5.66 %

0.42 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $5,421

Illinois Average 0.19 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to DeKalb County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Kane County , IL 2.34 % ($47,235 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 1.62 % ($30,182 AGI )
  • Du Page County , IL 1.15 % ($45,098 AGI )

Relocation away from DeKalb County, IL

9.32 % of DeKalb County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,440

Illinois Average 5.99 %

0.06 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $15,636

Illinois Average 0.07 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from DeKalb County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Cook County , IL 1.20 % ($28,277 AGI )
  • Kane County , IL 1.08 % ($42,221 AGI )
  • Du Page County , IL 0.73 % ($35,773 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Afton Township, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Afton Township, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



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