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Demographics Analysis

The people of Dorchester 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
(Dorchester Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 81

5 to 9 years : 92

10 to 14 years : 20

15 to 17 years : 26

18 and 19 years : 10

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 14

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 63

35 to 39 years : 64

40 to 44 years : 59

45 to 49 years : 38

50 to 54 years : 80

55 to 59 years : 43

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 9

65 and 66 years : 17

67 to 69 years : 27

70 to 74 years : 29

75 to 79 years : 18

80 to 84 years : 7

85 years and over : 20

Female:

Under 5 years : 18

5 to 9 years : 10

10 to 14 years : 15

15 to 17 years : 19

18 and 19 years : 40

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 8

25 to 29 years : 16

30 to 34 years : 80

35 to 39 years : 13

40 to 44 years : 21

45 to 49 years : 67

50 to 54 years : 58

55 to 59 years : 74

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 9

65 and 66 years : 11

67 to 69 years : 21

70 to 74 years : 28

75 to 79 years : 26

80 to 84 years : 9

85 years and over : 17


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Dorchester Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 501

Multiple ancestry : 572

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 19

Ancestry not reported : 185


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,242

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 19

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 16

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Dorchester Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 99

5 to 17 years : 182

18 to 24 years : 72

25 to 34 years : 159

35 to 44 years : 157

45 to 54 years : 243

55 to 59 years : 117

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 18

65 to 74 years : 133

75 years and over : 97

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 99

5 to 17 years : 96

18 to 24 years : 68

25 to 34 years : 121

35 to 44 years : 128

45 to 54 years : 207

55 to 59 years : 98

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 14

65 to 74 years : 122

75 years and over : 91

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 86

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 38

35 to 44 years : 21

45 to 54 years : 24

55 to 59 years : 8

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 4

65 to 74 years : 11

75 years and over : 6

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 : 8

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 11

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 : 4

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 12

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
(Dorchester Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 585

Female : 459

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 114

Female : 84

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 8

Female : 11

Foreign born:

Male : 10

Female : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Dorchester Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 1,029

Born in other state in the United States : 198

Native: born outside the United States : 19

Foreign born : 12


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 139

Now married, except separated : 595

Divorced : 44

Separated : 35

Widowed : 71

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 23

Now married, except separated : 89

Divorced : 8

Separated : 0

Widowed : 2

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 19

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 4

Now married, except separated : 12

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,137

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 21

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Dorchester Township, Illinois

  • German: 514   (30.4%)
  • English: 194   (11.5%)
  • Italian: 184   (10.9%)
  • Irish: 163   (9.6%)
  • Other Groups: 153   (9.1%)
  • United States Or American: 146   (8.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 96   (5.7%)
  • Scottish: 41   (2.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 32   (1.9%)
  • Polish: 30   (1.8%)
  • European: 24   (1.4%)
  • Croatian: 23   (1.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 21   (1.2%)
  • Dutch: 16   (0.9%)
  • Hungarian: 12   (0.7%)
  • Swiss: 11   (0.7%)
  • Welsh: 8   (0.5%)
  • Slovak: 7   (0.4%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 5   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 2   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 1   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Dorchester Township, Illinois is 1,277



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Dorchester Township, Illinois: 717
Female Population in Dorchester Township, Illinois: 560


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Dorchester Township, Illinois: 37.6
Median Female Resident Age in Dorchester Township, Illinois: 47.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Dorchester Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

43.7

Male

42.7

Female

44.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

52.0

Male

46.5

Female

57.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

49.5

Male

0.0

Female

49.5

Asian


Both sexes

34.5

Male

0.0

Female

34.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

12.5

Male

12.5

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

56.0

Male

54.5

Female

78.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.5

Male

18.5

Female

36.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.8

Male

42.8

Female

44.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Dorchester Township, Illinois


  • White: 1,258
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 4
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 15



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (0.98%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 48   (9.41%)
  • 9th Grade: 13   (2.55%)
  • 10th Grade: 6   (1.18%)
  • 11th Grade: 8   (1.57%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 5   (0.98%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 213   (41.76%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 73   (14.31%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 63   (12.35%)
  • Associate Degree: 23   (4.51%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 40   (7.84%)
  • Master's Degree: 13   (2.55%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 1   (0.19%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 44   (8.49%)
  • 9th Grade: 10   (1.93%)
  • 10th Grade: 19   (3.67%)
  • 11th Grade: 4   (0.77%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 8   (1.54%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 219   (42.28%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 52   (10.04%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 41   (7.92%)
  • Associate Degree: 33   (6.37%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 65   (12.55%)
  • Master's Degree: 14   (2.7%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (1.54%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)







Museums Near Dorchester Township, Illinois


  • Heritage Museum Complex Inc


    32370 Sw Arbor Lake Dr, Wilsonville, OR 97070

  • Wilsonville Boones Ferry Historical Society


    8200 Sw Wilsonville Rd, Wilsonville, OR 97070

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Dorchester Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Willhoit Airport Historical  

Building


(1) Unit 7 Fire Protection District Station 4   (2) Wilsonville Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Luken Cemetery   (2) Tine Cemetery  

Civil


(1) Township Of Dorchester   (2) Village Of Dorchester   (3) Village Of Wilsonville  

Mine


(1) Mine Number 4  

Oilfield


(1) Staunton West Oil Field  

Park


(1) Shady Oak Park  

Populated Place


(1) Baylestown   (2) Dorchester   (3) Wilsonville  

School


(1) Isaac School Historical   (2) Lower Springdale School Historical   (3) Luken School Historical   (4) Ness School Historical   (5) Pleasant Ridge School Historical   (6) Upper Springdale School Historical  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Dorchester Township, Illinois

62093 (pop. 343)


Cities Nearby Dorchester Township, Illinois

Wilsonville Village, IL  (pop. 429) 1.8 Miles
Dorchester Village, IL  (pop. 89) 3.3 Miles
Sawyerville Village, IL  (pop. 269) 3.7 Miles
Mount Clare Village, IL  (pop. 1,332) 4.3 Miles
Staunton City, IL  (pop. 5,092) 4.5 Miles
Benld City, IL  (pop. 1,577) 4.5 Miles
Staunton Township, IL  (pop. 5,688) 4.6 Miles
Bunker Hill City, IL  (pop. 1,899) 4.9 Miles
White City Village, IL  (pop. 248) 5.5 Miles
Bunker Hill Township, IL  (pop. 3,275) 5.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Dorchester Township, Illinois

217



Elevation in Dorchester Township, Illinois is 643.0 ft. (196.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Dorchester Township, Illinois

Lat: 39.044307 N        Long: -89.859708 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 33   (5.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 29   (5.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 63   (11.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 47   (8.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 77   (13.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 62   (11.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 94   (16.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 32   (5.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 5   (0.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 10   (1.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 9   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 10   (1.8%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 48   (8.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 44   (7.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Dorchester Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 539

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 41

In 3-person carpool : 6

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 : 9

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 0


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Dorchester Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 0

5 to 9 minutes : 19

10 to 14 minutes : 43

15 to 19 minutes : 64

20 to 24 minutes : 67

25 to 29 minutes : 37

30 to 34 minutes : 61

35 to 39 minutes : 75

40 to 44 minutes : 31

45 to 59 minutes : 108

60 to 89 minutes : 39

90 or more minutes : 51


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 175

No Social Security income : 366


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 144

No retirement income : 397


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Dorchester Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 5

$10,000 to $14,999 : 12

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 53

$30,000 to $34,999 : 29

$35,000 to $39,999 : 18

$40,000 to $44,999 : 0

$45,000 to $49,999 : 21

$50,000 to $59,999 : 34

$60,000 to $74,999 : 43

$75,000 to $99,999 : 50

$100,000 to $124,999 : 51

$125,000 to $149,999 : 61

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $67,625


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Dorchester Township, Illinois

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50.0 kW; Granite City, IL; Owner: Bdj Radio Enterprises, Llc)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 0.5 kW; Granite City, IL; Owner: Bdj Radio Enterprises, Llc)
  • WRYT (1080 AM; 0.5 kW; Edwardsville, IL; Owner: Covenant Network)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50.0 kW; Granite City, IL; Owner: Cbs Radio East Inc.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10.0 kW; Granite City, IL; Owner: Big Stick Three, Llc)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5.0 kW; North County, MO; Owner: Simmons Austin, Ls, Llc)
  • WJBM (1480 AM; 0.5 kW; Jerseyville, IL; Owner: Dj Two Rivers Radio, Inc.)
  • WXOZ (1510 AM; 5.0 kW; Pierron, IL; Owner: Entertainment Media Trust, Dennis J. Watkins, Trustee)
  • WSMI (1540 AM; 1.0 kW; Butler, IL; Owner: Talley Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WBGZ (1570 AM; 1.0 kW; Godfrey, IL; Owner: Metroplex Communications, Inc.)
  • KFNS (590 AM; 1.0 kW; Cottage Hills, IL; Owner: Big Stick One, Llc)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5.0 kW; Madison, IL; Owner: Wmuz Radio, Inc.)
  • WEW (770 AM; 10.0 kW; Caseyville, IL; Owner: Birach Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WIJR (880 AM; 1.7 kW; Highland, IL; Owner: Birach Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WGNU (920 AM; 0.5 kW; Granite City, IL; Owner: 920 Am, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Dorchester Township, Illinois

  • KATZ-FM (100.3 FM; Godfrey, IL; Owner: Citicasters Licenses, L.p.)
  • WAOX (105.3 FM; Mount Olive, IL; Owner: Talley Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; Raymond, IL; Owner: Talley Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; Edwardsville, IL; Owner: Board Of Trustees, Southern Illinois University)
  • WARW (89.5 FM; Bunker Hill, IL; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • WGRN (89.5 FM; Greenville, IL; Owner: Greenville College Educational Broadcasting Foundation, Inc)
  • WLCA (89.9 FM; Godfrey, IL; Owner: Lewis & Clark Community College)
  • WTSG (90.1 FM; Nilwood, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute, Inc.)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; Nilwood, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute, Inc.)
  • WFUN-FM (95.5 FM; Florissant, MO; Owner: Radio One Licenses, Llc)
  • WOLG (95.9 FM; Carlinville, IL; Owner: Covenant Network)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; Harvel, IL; Owner: Neuhoff Family Limited Partnership)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Dorchester Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 79  (22.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 20  (5.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 42  (11.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (1.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 108  (30.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 85  (31.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 51  (18.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 101  (37.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 1  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Dorchester Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Dorchester Township, Illinois

  • St. Louis Regional


    (about 14.6 miles in East Alton, Illinois; Airport Code: ALN)

  • Lambert-St. Louis International


    (about 34.0 miles in Lambert Airport, Missouri; Airport Code: STL)

  • Scott AFB/MidAmerica


    (about 34.5 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)

  • Scott AFB


    (about 34.7 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)

  • Bi-State Parks


    (about 36.4 miles in Cahokia, Illinois; Airport Code: CPS)

  • Spirit of St. Louis


    (about 50.1 miles in Chesterfield, Missouri; Airport Code: SUS)

  • Jacksonville Municipal


    (about 54.3 miles in Arcadia, Illinois; Airport Code: IJX)

  • Centralia Municipal


    (about 55.3 miles in Centralia, Illinois; Airport Code: ENL)

  • Salem/Leckrone


    (about 55.6 miles in Salem, Illinois; Airport Code: SLO)

  • Abraham Lincoln Capital


    (about 56.1 miles in Grandview, Illinois; Airport Code: SPI)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Dorchester Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

79.39%

Carpooled

9.66%

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

0.32%

Walked

0.32%

Other Means

0.97%

Worked At Home

9.34%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 355

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 11

Female householder, no husband present : 11

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 135

Householder not living alone : 29


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 20

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 521


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Dorchester Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 343

Renter-occupied housing units : 12

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 11

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 6

Renter-occupied housing units : 5

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 156

Renter-occupied housing units : 8


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Dorchester Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 5

$10,000 to $14,999 : 34

$15,000 to $19,999 : 29

$20,000 to $24,999 : 7

$25,000 to $29,999 : 65

$30,000 to $34,999 : 38

$35,000 to $39,999 : 39

$40,000 to $44,999 : 17

$45,000 to $49,999 : 30

$50,000 to $59,999 : 34

$60,000 to $74,999 : 79

$75,000 to $99,999 : 52

$100,000 to $124,999 : 51

$125,000 to $149,999 : 61

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Dorchester Township, Illinois)

Total : 634


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Dorchester Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 541

Vacant : 93


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Dorchester Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Dorchester Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 29

Built 2000 to 2004 : 5

Built 1990 to 1999 : 153

Built 1980 to 1989 : 41

Built 1970 to 1979 : 125

Built 1960 to 1969 : 30

Built 1950 to 1959 : 56

Built 1940 to 1949 : 12

Built 1939 or earlier : 183


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Dorchester Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 223

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 185

Electricity : 108

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 25

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Dorchester Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 10

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 16

$25,000 to $29,999 : 18

$30,000 to $34,999 : 17

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 30

$50,000 to $59,999 : 39

$60,000 to $69,999 : 35

$70,000 to $79,999 : 24

$80,000 to $89,999 : 6

$90,000 to $99,999 : 7

$100,000 to $124,999 : 92

$125,000 to $149,999 : 46

$150,000 to $174,999 : 29

$175,000 to $199,999 : 73

$200,000 to $249,999 : 38

$250,000 to $299,999 : 11

$300,000 to $399,999 : 10

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Dorchester 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 : 12

Home equity loan only : 73

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 240

Housing units without a mortgage : 191


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $123,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $176,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $113,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $55,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $116,300

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $72,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Dorchester Township, Illinois: 75.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Dorchester Township, IL): $40,197
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Dorchester Township): $67,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Dorchester Township): $493
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Dorchester Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 45.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 35.7%
Electricity: 9.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 6.8%
Solar Energy: 1.4%
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 Dorchester Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Dorchester Township, Illinois

Community Memorial Hospital


     Address: 400 North Caldwell, Staunton, Illinois 62088
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/16/1978

Vna Tip Homecare


     Address: 200 N. Center Drive, Alton, Illinois 62002
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Rosewood Home Health Services


     Address: #10 Sunset Hills Professional Centre Rte 157, Edwardsville, Illinois 62025
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/10/1997

Heartland Home Care


     Address: 1260 East Tremont, Hillsboro, Illinois 62049
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 6/27/1996

Anderson Home Health Services


     Address: 6800 State Route 162, Maryville, Illinois 62062
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 5/30/1985

Hospitals Close To Dorchester Township, Illinois

Community Memorial Hospital


     Address: 400 Caldwell, Staunton, Illinois 62088
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Carlinville Area Hospital


     Address: 1001 Morgan Street, Carlinville, Illinois 62626
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Francis Hospital


     Address: 1215 Franciscan Dr, Litchfield, Illinois 62056
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Alton Memorial Hospital


     Address: One Memorial Drive, Alton, Illinois 62002
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Saint Anthony's Health Center


     Address: St Anthony's Way, Alton, Illinois 62002
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Dorchester Township, Illinois

Heritage Manor-staunton


     Address: 215 West Pennsylvania Avenue, Staunton, Illinois 62088
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Heritage Manor-gillespie


     Address: 7588 Staunton Road, Gillespie, Illinois 62033
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 64%

Carlinville Rehab & Hcc


     Address: 751 North Oak Street, Carlinville, Illinois 62626
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 61%

Heritage Manor-carlinville


     Address: 1200 University Avenue, Carlinville, Illinois 62626
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 83
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Friendship Home


     Address: 826 North High, Carlinville, Illinois 62626
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 31
     Percent Occupied: 63%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Dorchester Township, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 90 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Dorchester Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 70
    Disabled Workers: 25
    Widowers Workers: 25
    Spouses Workers: 10
    Children Workers: 15


(updated 2007)



Macoupin County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 49.12%
  • Bush & Cheney 50.09%
  • Other 0.79%



(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 Dorchester Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Macoupin County, IL

5.63 % of Macoupin County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $32,192

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Madison County , IL 1.59 % ($38,793 AGI )
  • Sangamon County , IL 0.74 % ($28,394 AGI )
  • Montgomery County , IL 0.56 % ($22,077 AGI )

Relocation away from Macoupin County, IL

6.11 % of Macoupin 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 $32,613

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Madison County , IL 1.54 % ($36,507 AGI )
  • Sangamon County , IL 0.88 % ($30,073 AGI )
  • Montgomery County , IL 0.75 % ($26,734 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 Dorchester 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 Dorchester 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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