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Demographics Analysis

The people of Bennington 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
(Bennington Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 21

5 to 9 years : 74

10 to 14 years : 63

15 to 17 years : 32

18 and 19 years : 9

20 years : 2

21 years : 12

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 53

30 to 34 years : 85

35 to 39 years : 53

40 to 44 years : 82

45 to 49 years : 80

50 to 54 years : 64

55 to 59 years : 23

60 and 61 years : 41

62 to 64 years : 31

65 and 66 years : 5

67 to 69 years : 30

70 to 74 years : 34

75 to 79 years : 10

80 to 84 years : 19

85 years and over : 2

Female:

Under 5 years : 45

5 to 9 years : 77

10 to 14 years : 53

15 to 17 years : 43

18 and 19 years : 13

20 years : 3

21 years : 4

22 to 24 years : 21

25 to 29 years : 44

30 to 34 years : 23

35 to 39 years : 31

40 to 44 years : 75

45 to 49 years : 97

50 to 54 years : 54

55 to 59 years : 69

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 30

65 and 66 years : 36

67 to 69 years : 47

70 to 74 years : 29

75 to 79 years : 15

80 to 84 years : 35

85 years and over : 36


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Bennington Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 902

Multiple ancestry : 662

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 19

Ancestry not reported : 133


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,684

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 : 20

Not a U.S. citizen : 12


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Bennington Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 66

5 to 17 years : 342

18 to 24 years : 64

25 to 34 years : 205

35 to 44 years : 241

45 to 54 years : 295

55 to 59 years : 92

60 and 61 years : 52

62 to 64 years : 61

65 to 74 years : 181

75 years and over : 117

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 63

5 to 17 years : 303

18 to 24 years : 41

25 to 34 years : 171

35 to 44 years : 209

45 to 54 years : 232

55 to 59 years : 89

60 and 61 years : 48

62 to 64 years : 59

65 to 74 years : 150

75 years and over : 103

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 3

5 to 17 years : 39

18 to 24 years : 23

25 to 34 years : 22

35 to 44 years : 16

45 to 54 years : 63

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 2

65 to 74 years : 30

75 years and over : 11

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 : 12

35 to 44 years : 16

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 1

75 years and over : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Bennington Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 701

Female : 767

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 112

Female : 104

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 12

Female : 20


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Bennington Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 1,401

Born in other state in the United States : 186

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 9


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 244

Now married, except separated : 533

Divorced : 234

Separated : 13

Widowed : 129

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 59

Now married, except separated : 109

Divorced : 10

Separated : 0

Widowed : 20

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 : 29

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 3


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,581

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 23

Speak English less than "very well" : 38

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Bennington Township, Illinois

  • German: 685   (38.6%)
  • Italian: 218   (12.3%)
  • Irish: 190   (10.7%)
  • English: 139   (7.8%)
  • United States Or American: 125   (7.0%)
  • Polish: 96   (5.4%)
  • Other Groups: 54   (3.0%)
  • Swedish: 49   (2.8%)
  • Dutch: 43   (2.4%)
  • Scottish: 33   (1.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 33   (1.9%)
  • Norwegian: 31   (1.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 11   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 8   (0.5%)
  • Lithuanian: 8   (0.5%)
  • Austrian: 8   (0.5%)
  • Russian: 7   (0.4%)
  • Slavic: 6   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 5   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 4   (0.2%)
  • British: 4   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Serbian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Croatian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 2   (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 2   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Bennington Township, Illinois is 1,716



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Bennington Township, Illinois: 825
Female Population in Bennington Township, Illinois: 891


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Bennington Township, Illinois: 40.8
Median Female Resident Age in Bennington Township, Illinois: 45.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Bennington Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

47.0

Male

46.3

Female

47.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

40.8

Male

40.8

Female

29.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.5

Male

37.5

Female

45.5

Asian


Both sexes

43.3

Male

36.5

Female

43.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

48.5

Male

35.5

Female

61.5

Other


Both sexes

16.9

Male

22.5

Female

15.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.5

Male

16.5

Female

23.2

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

18.5

Male

22.5

Female

16.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.3

Male

46.4

Female

47.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Bennington Township, Illinois


  • White: 1,596
  • African American: 46
  • American Indian: 2
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 18
  • Two or More Races: 54



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 8   (1.52%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 22   (4.17%)
  • 9th Grade: 10   (1.89%)
  • 10th Grade: 19   (3.6%)
  • 11th Grade: 25   (4.73%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 11   (2.08%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 217   (41.1%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 44   (8.33%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 74   (14.02%)
  • Associate Degree: 20   (3.79%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 60   (11.36%)
  • Master's Degree: 14   (2.65%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (0.76%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 10   (1.56%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 43   (6.72%)
  • 9th Grade: 5   (0.78%)
  • 10th Grade: 19   (2.97%)
  • 11th Grade: 24   (3.75%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 15   (2.34%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 262   (40.94%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 43   (6.72%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 94   (14.69%)
  • Associate Degree: 50   (7.81%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 56   (8.75%)
  • Master's Degree: 9   (1.41%)
  • Professional School Degree: 10   (1.56%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





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

  • Fieldcrest Elementary - West


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: Po Box 709, Toluca, IL 61369, Phone: (815) 452-2613, Students: 196 )

  • Fieldcrest Middle School - West


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Po Box 709, Toluca, IL 61369, Phone: (815) 452-2318, Students: 165 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Bennington Township, Illinois

  • Toluca Public Library District


    102 North Main Street, Toluca, IL 61369

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Bennington 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 Bennington Township, Illinois.

Area Features of Bennington Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Hattan Farms Airport   (2) John W Meils Rla Airport Historical   (3) Junker Landing Strip Historical  

Building


(1) Toluca City Hall   (2) Toluca City Police Department   (3) Toluca Fire Protection District  

Cemetery


(1) Antioch Cemetery   (2) Saint Anns Cemetery   (3) Saint Johns Cemetery  

Church


(1) Antioch Christian Church   (2) Saint Anns Church   (3) Saint Johns Lutheran Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Toluca   (2) Township Of Evans  

Locale


(1) Tall Oaks Country Club  

Populated Place


(1) Custer   (2) Evans   (3) Toluca  

School


(1) Beckwith School Historical   (2) Climax School Historical   (3) Evans Center School Historical   (4) Fairview School Historical   (5) Fieldcrest Elementary School-west   (6) Fieldcrest Middle School-west   (7) Judd School Historical  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Bennington Township, Illinois

61369 (pop. 1,661)


Cities Nearby Bennington Township, Illinois

Toluca City, IL  (pop. 1,556) 1.3 Miles
Rutland Village, IL  (pop. 315) 4.2 Miles
Bell Plain Township, IL  (pop. 311) 5.4 Miles
Evans Township, IL  (pop. 1,398) 5.7 Miles
La Rose Village, IL  (pop. 112) 5.9 Miles
Wenona City, IL  (pop. 1,127) 5.9 Miles
Varna Village, IL  (pop. 410) 6.3 Miles
Groveland Township, IL  (pop. 793) 6.9 Miles
Minonk City, IL  (pop. 2,460) 7.3 Miles
Roberts Township, IL  (pop. 813) 7.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Bennington Township, Illinois

815



Elevation in Bennington Township, Illinois is 702.0 ft. (214.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Bennington Township, Illinois

Lat: 40.985483 N        Long: -89.123814 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Bennington 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 Bennington Township, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 53   (7.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 44   (6.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 53   (7.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 70   (10.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 64   (9.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 68   (10.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 104   (15.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 52   (7.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 11   (1.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 16   (2.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 4   (0.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 63   (9.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 73   (10.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Bennington Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 593

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 114

In 3-person carpool : 18

In 4-person carpool : 4

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 : 3

Bicycle : 4

Walked : 47

Other means : 7

Worked at home : 25


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Bennington Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 126

5 to 9 minutes : 166

10 to 14 minutes : 47

15 to 19 minutes : 57

20 to 24 minutes : 19

25 to 29 minutes : 45

30 to 34 minutes : 90

35 to 39 minutes : 33

40 to 44 minutes : 38

45 to 59 minutes : 100

60 to 89 minutes : 61

90 or more minutes : 8


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 313

No Social Security income : 489


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 170

No retirement income : 632


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Bennington Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 24

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 17

$20,000 to $24,999 : 15

$25,000 to $29,999 : 16

$30,000 to $34,999 : 21

$35,000 to $39,999 : 21

$40,000 to $44,999 : 27

$45,000 to $49,999 : 13

$50,000 to $59,999 : 49

$60,000 to $74,999 : 68

$75,000 to $99,999 : 45

$100,000 to $124,999 : 42

$125,000 to $149,999 : 20

$150,000 to $199,999 : 28

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $60,000


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Bennington Township, Illinois

  • WLPO (1220 AM; 1.0 kW; Cedar Point, IL; Owner: La Salle County Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WSPL (1250 AM; 0.5 kW; Streator, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WZOE (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Hollowayville, IL; Owner: Wzoe, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Bennington Township, Illinois

  • WRVY-FM (100.5 FM; Lacon, IL; Owner: Wzoe, Inc)
  • WBZG (100.9 FM; Spring Valley, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Laco Radio, Inc.)
  • WIVQ (103.3 FM; Spring Valley, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WXCL (104.9 FM; Peoria, IL; Owner: Monterey Licenses, Llc)
  • WIXO (105.7 FM; Peoria, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Peoria, Inc.)
  • WYYS (106.1 FM; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WSWT (106.9 FM; Peoria, IL; Owner: Monterey Licenses, Llc)
  • WYST (107.7 FM; Lexington, IL; Owner: Pilot Media, Llc)
  • WYST (107.7 FM; Lexington, IL; Owner: Pilot Media, Llc)
  • WSOG (88.1 FM; Cedar Point, IL; Owner: Spirit Education Association, Inc.)
  • WPJC (88.3 FM; Pontiac, IL; Owner: Csn International)
  • WPRC (88.3 FM; Tiskilwa, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute Inc)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Family Worship Center Church, Inc.)
  • WJWR (90.3 FM; Gridley, IL; Owner: Bloomington Normal Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; Seatonville, IL; Owner: Northern Illinois University)
  • WZPW (92.3 FM; Peoria, IL; Owner: B&g Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WPBG (93.3 FM; Peoria, IL; Owner: Monterey Licenses, Llc)
  • WTRX-FM (93.7 FM; Chenoa, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Bloomington, Inc.)
  • WPMJ (94.3 FM; Rome, IL; Owner: Kelly Communications, Inc.)
  • WRKX (95.3 FM; Ottawa, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WKOT (96.5 FM; Grand Ridge, IL; Owner: La Salle County Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WSTQ (97.7 FM; Streator, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; Hollowayville, IL; Owner: Wzoe, Inc.)
  • WPIA (98.5 FM; Washington, IL; Owner: Im Il Licenses, Llc)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; Seatonville, IL; Owner: La Salle County Broadcasting Corp.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Bennington Township, Illinois

  • WMBD-TV (Channel 31; Peoria, IL; Owner: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Tccsa, Inc., D/b/a Trinity Broadcasting Network)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; Congerville, IL; Owner: Wyzz Licensee, Inc.)
  • WAOE (Channel 59; Peoria, IL; Owner: Four Seasons Peoria, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Bennington Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 123  (28.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 48  (11.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 43  (10.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (0.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 53  (12.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 95  (29.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 68  (21.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 92  (28.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 38 Farms In Bennington Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Bennington Township, Illinois

Morton Community Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 32

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Bennington Township, Illinois

  • Illinois Valley Regional


    (about 25.4 miles in Peru, Illinois; Airport Code: VYS)

  • Central Illinois Regional


    (about 36.3 miles in Bloomington, Illinois; Airport Code: BMI)

  • Greater Peoria


    (about 37.0 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)

  • General Downing - Peoria International


    (about 37.0 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)

  • Logan County


    (about 58.2 miles in Lincoln, Illinois; Airport Code: II4)

  • Whiteside County-Jos H. Bittorf Field


    (about 59.6 miles in Rock Falls, Illinois; Airport Code: SQI)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Bennington Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.93%

Carpooled

8.41%

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

0.41%

Walked

6.62%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

6.62%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Bennington 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
(Bennington Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 328

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 28

Female householder, no husband present : 50

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 322

Householder not living alone : 74


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 2

Male householder and female partner : 42

Female householder and female partner : 16

Female householder and male partner : 27

All other households : 715


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Bennington Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 304

Renter-occupied housing units : 24

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 23

Renter-occupied housing units : 5

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 29

Renter-occupied housing units : 21

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 227

Renter-occupied housing units : 169


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Bennington Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 53

$10,000 to $14,999 : 49

$15,000 to $19,999 : 41

$20,000 to $24,999 : 44

$25,000 to $29,999 : 47

$30,000 to $34,999 : 92

$35,000 to $39,999 : 68

$40,000 to $44,999 : 49

$45,000 to $49,999 : 8

$50,000 to $59,999 : 91

$60,000 to $74,999 : 96

$75,000 to $99,999 : 65

$100,000 to $124,999 : 48

$125,000 to $149,999 : 20

$150,000 to $199,999 : 28

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Bennington Township, Illinois)

Total : 888


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Bennington Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 802

Vacant : 86


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Bennington Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Bennington Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 9

Built 2000 to 2004 : 4

Built 1990 to 1999 : 83

Built 1980 to 1989 : 39

Built 1970 to 1979 : 139

Built 1960 to 1969 : 102

Built 1950 to 1959 : 76

Built 1940 to 1949 : 92

Built 1939 or earlier : 344


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Bennington Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 553

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 46

Electricity : 198

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 5


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Bennington Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 2

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 7

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 10

$35,000 to $39,999 : 8

$40,000 to $49,999 : 40

$50,000 to $59,999 : 30

$60,000 to $69,999 : 76

$70,000 to $79,999 : 80

$80,000 to $89,999 : 61

$90,000 to $99,999 : 43

$100,000 to $124,999 : 73

$125,000 to $149,999 : 76

$150,000 to $174,999 : 33

$175,000 to $199,999 : 10

$200,000 to $249,999 : 2

$250,000 to $299,999 : 13

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 3

$500,000 to $749,999 : 16

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Bennington 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 : 33

Home equity loan only : 53

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 246

Housing units without a mortgage : 251


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $121,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $120,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $121,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $106,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $86,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $92,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $71,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Bennington Township, Illinois: 64.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Bennington Township, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Bennington 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 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
2000        
  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
2001        
  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
2002        
  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
2003        
  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
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 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
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 (Bennington Township, IL): $37,902
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Bennington Township): $62,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Bennington Township): $389
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Bennington Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 68.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 11.3%
Electricity: 18.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
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 Bennington Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Bennington Township, Illinois

Valley Home Health Services


     Address: 1305 6th Street, Peru, Illinois 61354
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 2/1/1986

Prairieland Home Care


     Address: 409 East Second Street, Spring Valley, Illinois 61362
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 12/18/1986

Saint James Hospital Home Heal


     Address: 608 North Ladd Street, Pontiac, Illinois 61764
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 6/27/1990

Home Health Services Of Commun


     Address: 1601 Mercury Circle, Suite #1, Ottawa, Illinois 61350
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 3/15/1968

Proctor Hosp. Dba Proctor Hm.


     Address: 5409 N. Knoxville Avenue, Peoria, Illinois 61614
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hospitals Close To Bennington Township, Illinois

St Marys Hospital


     Address: 111 Spring Street, Streator, Illinois 61364
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Eureka Community Hospital


     Address: 101 S Major St, Eureka, Illinois 61530
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Illinois Valley Community Hospital


     Address: 925 West St, Peru, Illinois 61354
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Margarets Hospital


     Address: 600 E 1st St, Spring Valley, Illinois 61362
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Saint James Hospital


     Address: 2500 West Reynolds Street, Pontiac, Illinois 61764
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Bennington Township, Illinois

Asta Care Center Of Toluca


     Address: 101 East Via Ghiglieri, Toluca, Illinois 61369
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 93
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Heritage Manor-minonk


     Address: 201 Locust Street, Minonk, Illinois 61760
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 43
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Apostolic Christian Home


     Address: 1102 West Randolph, Roanoke, Illinois 61561
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Heritage Manor-el Paso


     Address: 555 East Clay, El Paso, Illinois 61738
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 64
     Percent Occupied: 98%

El Paso Health Care Center


     Address: 850 East Second Street, El Paso, Illinois 61738
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 113
     Percent Occupied: 92%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Bennington Township, Illinois

Name: LaSalle
Address: 2601 North 21st Road; Marseilles, IL 61341
Distance: 36 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Bennington Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 290
    Disabled Workers: 40
    Widowers Workers: 60
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 25


(updated 2007)



Marshall County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 42.62%
  • Bush & Cheney 56.71%
  • Other 0.67%



(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 Bennington Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Marshall County, IL

6.22 % of Marshall County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $33,931

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Peoria County , IL 1.12 % ($38,783 AGI )
  • La Salle County , IL 0.76 % ($29,049 AGI )
  • Woodford County , IL 0.60 % ($37,813 AGI )

Relocation away from Marshall County, IL

6.84 % of Marshall 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 $34,805

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Peoria County , IL 1.55 % ($34,631 AGI )
  • Woodford County , IL 0.81 % ($40,205 AGI )
  • La Salle County , IL 0.72 % ($27,282 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 Bennington Township, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Bennington Township, Illinois

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
04/14/2006, 12:08 am 0 0 $10K --
04/13/2006, 11:45 pm 0 0 $15K --
03/12/2006, 04:06 pm 0 0 $20K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/23/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
06/29/1998, 03:43 pm 0 0 $250K --
06/28/1998, 03:15 am 0 0 $10K --
         





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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 Bennington 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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