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Demographics Analysis

The people of Big Spring 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
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 16

5 to 9 years : 5

10 to 14 years : 11

15 to 17 years : 0

18 and 19 years : 15

20 years : 10

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 36

25 to 29 years : 10

30 to 34 years : 0

35 to 39 years : 5

40 to 44 years : 5

45 to 49 years : 7

50 to 54 years : 28

55 to 59 years : 57

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 0

65 and 66 years : 9

67 to 69 years : 43

70 to 74 years : 26

75 to 79 years : 6

80 to 84 years : 5

85 years and over : 9

Female:

Under 5 years : 12

5 to 9 years : 0

10 to 14 years : 11

15 to 17 years : 0

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 16

25 to 29 years : 15

30 to 34 years : 0

35 to 39 years : 17

40 to 44 years : 7

45 to 49 years : 32

50 to 54 years : 56

55 to 59 years : 33

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 6

65 and 66 years : 21

67 to 69 years : 19

70 to 74 years : 11

75 to 79 years : 10

80 to 84 years : 13

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 394

Multiple ancestry : 130

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 101


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 625

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
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 28

5 to 17 years : 27

18 to 24 years : 77

25 to 34 years : 25

35 to 44 years : 34

45 to 54 years : 123

55 to 59 years : 90

60 and 61 years : 43

62 to 64 years : 6

65 to 74 years : 129

75 years and over : 43

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 12

5 to 17 years : 27

18 to 24 years : 77

25 to 34 years : 25

35 to 44 years : 34

45 to 54 years : 123

55 to 59 years : 90

60 and 61 years : 43

62 to 64 years : 6

65 to 74 years : 101

75 years and over : 43

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 16

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 : 28

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
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 298

Female : 283

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 33

Female : 11

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 533

Born in other state in the United States : 44

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 102

Now married, except separated : 391

Divorced : 16

Separated : 7

Widowed : 26

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 19

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 9

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)
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 586

German:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Big Spring Township, Illinois

  • German: 325   (47.2%)
  • United States Or American: 171   (24.8%)
  • Irish: 76   (11.0%)
  • English: 32   (4.6%)
  • Other Groups: 27   (3.9%)
  • Dutch: 16   (2.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 12   (1.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 12   (1.7%)
  • Swedish: 8   (1.2%)
  • Scottish: 5   (0.7%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 5   (0.7%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Big Spring Township, Illinois is 625



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Big Spring Township, Illinois: 331
Female Population in Big Spring Township, Illinois: 294


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Big Spring Township, Illinois: 55.4
Median Female Resident Age in Big Spring Township, Illinois: 53.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Big Spring Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

45.1

Male

44.5

Female

45.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

63.5

Male

63.5

Female

66.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

61.5

Male

61.5

Female

0.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

70.5

Male

0.0

Female

70.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.0

Male

44.5

Female

45.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Big Spring Township, Illinois


  • White: 577
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 48



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 4   (1.45%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 9th Grade: 5   (1.82%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 139   (50.55%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 11   (4%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 72   (26.18%)
  • Associate Degree: 10   (3.64%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 9   (3.27%)
  • Master's Degree: 15   (5.45%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (1.82%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (1.82%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 7   (2.85%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 4   (1.63%)
  • 9th Grade: 8   (3.25%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 11   (4.47%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 122   (49.59%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 34   (13.82%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 27   (10.98%)
  • Associate Degree: 15   (6.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 13   (5.28%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (2.03%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Big Spring Township, Illinois

  • Neoga Cusd 3


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 280, Neoga, IL 62447, Phone: (217) 895-2201, Students: 827 )

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

  • Neoga Elem School


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: Po Box 580, Neoga, IL 62447, Phone: (217) 895-2200, Students: 252 )

  • Neoga Middle School


    ( Grades: 4-6, Location: Po Box 310, Neoga, IL 62447, Phone: (217) 895-2208, Students: 186 )

  • Neoga Jr High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: Po Box 280, Neoga, IL 62447, Phone: (217) 895-2205, Students: 105 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Big Spring Township, Illinois

  • Neoga Sr High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 280, Neoga, IL 62447, Phone: (217) 895-2205, Students: 284 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Big Spring Township, Illinois

  • Neoga Public Library District


    551 Chestnut Avenue, Neoga, IL 62447

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Big Spring 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 Big Spring Township, Illinois.

Area Features of Big Spring Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Williamson Airport  

Building


(1) Neoga Fire Protection District  

Cemetery


(1) Anderson Cemetery   (2) Concord Cemetery   (3) Copperas Cemetery   (4) Downey Cemetery   (5) Drummond Cemetery   (6) Gaskill Cemetery   (7) Illinois Central Railroad Cemetery   (8) Lockhart Cemetery   (9) Long Point Cemetery   (10) Neoga Cemetery   (11) Neoga Railroad Crossing Cemetery   (12) Raney Cemetery   (13) Saint Patick S Cemetery   (14) Swedish Cemetery   (15) Zion Cemetery  

Church


(1) Concord Church Historical   (2) First Christian Church Of Neoga   (3) Gaskill Chapel   (4) Grace United Methodist Church   (5) Mount Zion Baptist Church   (6) Neoga Church Historical   (7) Saint Patricks Church   (8) Whitehall Church Historical   (9) Zion Chapel United Brethren Church Historical  

Civil


(1) City Of Neoga   (2) Township Of Big Spring   (3) Township Of Neoga  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 177  

Dam


(1) Lake Mattoon Dam  

Populated Place


(1) Neoga   (2) Trowbridge  

Post Office


(1) Neoga Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Lake Matton   (2) Lake Mattoon  

School


(1) Apperson School Historical   (2) Beehive School Historical   (3) Buck Branch School Historical   (4) Copperas School Historical   (5) Crossing School Historical   (6) Long Point School Historical   (7) Maple Grove School Historical   (8) Neoga Elementary School   (9) Neoga Senior High School   (10) Prairie School Historical   (11) Union School Historical   (12) Walk School Historical   (13) Wateroak School Historical   (14) West Union School Historical   (15) Whitehall School Historical   (16) Zion School Historical  

Stream


(1) Brush Creek   (2) Bush Creek   (3) Clear Creek   (4) Copperas Creek   (5) Drake Creek   (6) Miller Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Big Spring Township, Illinois

62447 (pop. 3,684)


Cities Nearby Big Spring Township, Illinois

Neoga City, IL  (pop. 1,851) 3.2 Miles
Neoga Township, IL  (pop. 3,151) 4.6 Miles
Sigel Township, IL  (pop. 694) 5.7 Miles
Sigel Town, IL  (pop. 313) 6.1 Miles
Strasburg Village, IL  (pop. 696) 6.4 Miles
Stewardson Village, IL  (pop. 785) 7.2 Miles
Paradise Township, IL  (pop. 1,075) 8.2 Miles
Spring Point Township, IL  (pop. 956) 8.9 Miles
Windsor City, IL  (pop. 1,200) 9.8 Miles
Gays Village, IL  (pop. 281) 10.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Big Spring Township, Illinois

217



Elevation in Big Spring Township, Illinois is 663.0 ft. (202.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Big Spring Township, Illinois

Lat: 39.313528 N        Long: -88.510573 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 12   (3.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 3   (0.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 30   (8.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 67   (18.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 30   (8.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 58   (15.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 65   (17.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 21   (5.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 5   (1.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 6   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 39   (10.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 35   (9.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 307

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 60

In 3-person carpool : 10

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 : 7

Worked at home : 10


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 7

5 to 9 minutes : 28

10 to 14 minutes : 28

15 to 19 minutes : 55

20 to 24 minutes : 114

25 to 29 minutes : 46

30 to 34 minutes : 63

35 to 39 minutes : 16

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 17

60 to 89 minutes : 10

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 120

No Social Security income : 158


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 46

No retirement income : 232


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 10

$25,000 to $29,999 : 9

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 14

$40,000 to $44,999 : 17

$45,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 73

$60,000 to $74,999 : 21

$75,000 to $99,999 : 16

$100,000 to $124,999 : 6

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 35


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $57,619


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Big Spring Township, Illinois

  • WCRA (1090 AM; 1.0 kW; Effingham, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; 5.0 kW; Mattoon, IL; Owner: Mattoon Broadcasting Company)
  • WEIC (1270 AM; 1.0 kW; Charleston, IL; Owner: Eastern Illinois Christian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WKZI (800 AM; 0.25 kW; Casey, IL; Owner: Word Power, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Big Spring Township, Illinois

  • WMCI (101.3 FM; Sigel, IL; Owner: The Cromwell Group, Inc. Of Illinois)
  • WKJT (102.3 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: Kirby Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WYCA (102.3 FM; Beecher, IL; Owner: Dontron Inc.)
  • WIKK (103.5 FM; Hidalgo, IL; Owner: V.l.n. Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WEJT (105.1 FM; Bethany, IL; Owner: The Cromwell Group, Inc. Of Illinois)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; Bethany, IL; Owner: Wshy, Inc.)
  • WZGL (88.1 FM; Westfield, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Arthur, IL; Owner: Good News Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Humboldt, IL; Owner: Jill Walker Ministries)
  • WEIU (88.9 FM; Charleston, IL; Owner: Eastern Illinois University)
  • 970606MA (89.3 FM; Jewett, IL; Owner: Word Power, Inc.)
  • WEFI (89.5 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WLKL (89.9 FM; Trilla, IL; Owner: Community College District #517)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Beecher City, IL; Owner: 2820 Communications Incorporated)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Sigel, IL; Owner: Brindisi Consortium)
  • WLHW (91.5 FM; Casey, IL; Owner: Word Power, Inc.)
  • WWGO (92.1 FM; Mattoon, IL; Owner: Whqq, Inc)
  • WCRC (95.7 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)
  • WLBH-FM (96.9 FM; Mattoon, IL; Owner: Mattoon Broadcasting Company)
  • WXEF (97.9 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: Premier Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WRAN (98.3 FM; Herrick, IL; Owner: Kaskaskia Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WHQQ (98.9 FM; Sigel, IL; Owner: Wshy, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Big Spring Township, Illinois

  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; Charleston, IL; Owner: Eastern Illinois University)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; Humboldt, IL; Owner: Eastern Illinois University)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; Westfield, IL; Owner: Eastern Illinois University)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Big Spring Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 72  (31.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 19  (8.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 33  (14.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 3  (1.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 42  (18.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 41  (22.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 24  (13.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 74  (40.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 106 Farms In Big Spring Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Big Spring Township, Illinois

First Mid-illinois Bank & Trust, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 36

First Neighbor Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $290.4k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 7

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Big Spring Township, Illinois

  • Coles County Memorial


    (about 16.8 miles in Mattoon, Illinois; Airport Code: MTO)

  • Decatur Airport


    (about 40.7 miles in Decatur, Illinois; Airport Code: DEC)

  • Flora Municipal


    (about 44.9 miles in Flora, Illinois; Airport Code: FQL)

  • University of Illinois/Willard


    (about 51.7 miles in Savoy, Illinois; Airport Code: CMI)

  • Salem/Leckrone


    (about 52.2 miles in Salem, Illinois; Airport Code: SLO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Big Spring Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

88.54%

Carpooled

8.07%

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

3.39%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 196

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 0

Female householder, no husband present : 10

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 72

Householder not living alone : 0


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Big Spring 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 : 278


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 196

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

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 : 10

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 72

Renter-occupied housing units : 0


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 26

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 5

$20,000 to $24,999 : 10

$25,000 to $29,999 : 9

$30,000 to $34,999 : 17

$35,000 to $39,999 : 14

$40,000 to $44,999 : 26

$45,000 to $49,999 : 6

$50,000 to $59,999 : 74

$60,000 to $74,999 : 21

$75,000 to $99,999 : 24

$100,000 to $124,999 : 6

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 35


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Total : 325


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 278

Vacant : 47


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 0

Built 1990 to 1999 : 39

Built 1980 to 1989 : 27

Built 1970 to 1979 : 53

Built 1960 to 1969 : 76

Built 1950 to 1959 : 29

Built 1940 to 1949 : 41

Built 1939 or earlier : 60


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 58

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 161

Electricity : 47

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 12

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 18

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$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 : 10

$50,000 to $59,999 : 42

$60,000 to $69,999 : 15

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 5

$90,000 to $99,999 : 19

$100,000 to $124,999 : 15

$125,000 to $149,999 : 36

$150,000 to $174,999 : 35

$175,000 to $199,999 : 32

$200,000 to $249,999 : 6

$250,000 to $299,999 : 32

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 7

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Big Spring 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 : 7

Home equity loan only : 9

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 88

Housing units without a mortgage : 174


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Big Spring Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $147,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $55,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $99,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $155,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $117,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $51,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $123,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Big Spring Township, Illinois: 77.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Big Spring 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 4 4 $432,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $432,000
2000        
  Single Family 5 5 $647,000
  Two Family 1 2 $30,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 7 $677,000
2001        
  Single Family 4 4 $390,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $390,000
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 1 1 $99,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $99,000
2004        
  Single Family 2 2 $288,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $288,900
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 4 4 $714,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $714,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Big Spring Township, IL): $50,563
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Big Spring Township): $86,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Big Spring Township): $534
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Big Spring Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 1.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 79.9%
Electricity: 7.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 8.4%
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 Big Spring Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Big Spring Township, Illinois

Lincolnland Home Care Of


     Address: 700 Broadway East, Suite 9, Mattoon, Illinois 61938
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 10/27/1994

Effingham County Health Dept


     Address: 901 West Virginia, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 11/24/1975

St Anthonys Memorial Hospital


     Address: 606 Kentucky Street, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 2/17/1997

Shelby Memorial Hospital Home


     Address: 200 South Cedar Street, Shelbyville, Illinois 62565
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 8/3/1995

Community Homecare, Inc


     Address: 113 East Jefferson, Suite D, Sullivan, Illinois 61951
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/18/2004

Hospitals Close To Big Spring Township, Illinois

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center


     Address: 1000 Health Center Drive P O Box 372, Mattoon, Illinois 61938
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Anthonys Memorial Hospital


     Address: 503 N Maple Street, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Shelby Memorial Hospital


     Address: 200 S Cedar St, Shelbyville, Illinois 62565
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Pana Community Hospital


     Address: 101 E Ninth Street, Pana, Illinois 62557
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Decatur Memorial Hospital


     Address: 2300 North Edward Street, Decatur, Illinois 62526
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Big Spring Township, Illinois

Heartland Christian Village


     Address: 101 Trowbridge Road, Neoga, Illinois 62447
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 67
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Lakewood Senior Living - Mattoon


     Address: 2121 South Ninth, Mattoon, Illinois 61938
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 48%

Douglas Rehabilitation & Care Center


     Address: 3516 Powell Lane, Mattoon, Illinois 61938
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 68
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Palm Terrace Of Mattoon


     Address: 1000 Palm, Mattoon, Illinois 61938
     Ownership: Government - Federal
     Number of Residents: 138
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Sarah Bush Lincoln Hlth Ctr


     Address: P.o. Box 372, Mattoon, Illinois 61938
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 4
     Percent Occupied: 17%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Big Spring Township, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 62 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Big Spring Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 470
    Disabled Workers: 90
    Widowers Workers: 75
    Spouses Workers: 35
    Children Workers: 40


(updated 2007)



Shelby County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 35.40%
  • Bush & Cheney 63.85%
  • Other 0.76%



(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 Big Spring Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Shelby County, IL

5.65 % of Shelby County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $32,971

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Christian County , IL 0.70 % ($31,424 AGI )
  • Macon County , IL 0.70 % ($39,424 AGI )
  • Coles County , IL 0.66 % ($30,143 AGI )

Relocation away from Shelby County, IL

5.98 % of Shelby 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 $30,809

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Christian County , IL 0.68 % ($27,379 AGI )
  • Effingham County , IL 0.66 % ($32,125 AGI )
  • Macon County , IL 0.65 % ($35,236 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 Big Spring Township, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.













Storms In Big Spring Township, Illinois

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
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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 Big Spring Township, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Big Spring Township, Illinois

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 183 123
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 7 6
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 426 369
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 11 9
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 670 554
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 61 123
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 62
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 5 5
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 3


(updated 2013)



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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