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Demographics Analysis

The people of Empire 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
(Empire Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 181

5 to 9 years : 177

10 to 14 years : 154

15 to 17 years : 88

18 and 19 years : 30

20 years : 22

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 81

25 to 29 years : 71

30 to 34 years : 129

35 to 39 years : 94

40 to 44 years : 231

45 to 49 years : 182

50 to 54 years : 112

55 to 59 years : 50

60 and 61 years : 77

62 to 64 years : 23

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 43

70 to 74 years : 131

75 to 79 years : 75

80 to 84 years : 40

85 years and over : 16

Female:

Under 5 years : 109

5 to 9 years : 180

10 to 14 years : 130

15 to 17 years : 91

18 and 19 years : 42

20 years : 8

21 years : 12

22 to 24 years : 148

25 to 29 years : 102

30 to 34 years : 147

35 to 39 years : 139

40 to 44 years : 174

45 to 49 years : 45

50 to 54 years : 175

55 to 59 years : 79

60 and 61 years : 61

62 to 64 years : 47

65 and 66 years : 30

67 to 69 years : 56

70 to 74 years : 98

75 to 79 years : 69

80 to 84 years : 20

85 years and over : 38


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Empire Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,028

Multiple ancestry : 1,454

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 88

Ancestry not reported : 437


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,980

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 10

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 17

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Empire Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 290

5 to 17 years : 820

18 to 24 years : 343

25 to 34 years : 449

35 to 44 years : 638

45 to 54 years : 514

55 to 59 years : 129

60 and 61 years : 138

62 to 64 years : 70

65 to 74 years : 358

75 years and over : 258

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 270

5 to 17 years : 764

18 to 24 years : 327

25 to 34 years : 378

35 to 44 years : 497

45 to 54 years : 391

55 to 59 years : 117

60 and 61 years : 118

62 to 64 years : 38

65 to 74 years : 288

75 years and over : 206

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 10

5 to 17 years : 49

18 to 24 years : 16

25 to 34 years : 71

35 to 44 years : 141

45 to 54 years : 113

55 to 59 years : 12

60 and 61 years : 20

62 to 64 years : 32

65 to 74 years : 70

75 years and over : 52

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 : 10

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 : 10

5 to 17 years : 7

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
(Empire Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,765

Female : 1,629

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 225

Female : 361

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 10

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 7

Female : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Empire Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 3,317

Born in other state in the United States : 576

Native: born outside the United States : 10

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 564

Now married, except separated : 1,623

Divorced : 195

Separated : 17

Widowed : 130

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 75

Now married, except separated : 325

Divorced : 82

Separated : 13

Widowed : 42

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 10

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)
(Empire Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 3,677

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 37

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Empire Township, Illinois

  • German: 1,013   (28.4%)
  • English: 521   (14.6%)
  • United States Or American: 519   (14.6%)
  • Irish: 504   (14.2%)
  • Other Groups: 178   (5.0%)
  • Swedish: 121   (3.4%)
  • Polish: 101   (2.8%)
  • Italian: 85   (2.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 82   (2.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 81   (2.3%)
  • Dutch: 78   (2.2%)
  • European: 54   (1.5%)
  • Hungarian: 35   (1.0%)
  • Norwegian: 34   (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 28   (0.8%)
  • British: 25   (0.7%)
  • Scottish: 21   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 16   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 12   (0.3%)
  • Belgian: 12   (0.3%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 8   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 8   (0.2%)
  • Latvian: 7   (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 7   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Empire Township, Illinois is 4,007



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Empire Township, Illinois: 2,007
Female Population in Empire Township, Illinois: 2,000


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Empire Township, Illinois: 38.3
Median Female Resident Age in Empire Township, Illinois: 36.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Empire Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

39.7

Male

38.1

Female

41.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

9.5

Male

12.5

Female

7.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

24.5

Male

14.0

Female

25.5

Asian


Both sexes

31.8

Male

33.0

Female

31.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

26.5

Male

26.5

Female

26.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.4

Male

17.5

Female

16.2

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.0

Male

21.5

Female

16.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.7

Male

38.2

Female

41.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Empire Township, Illinois


  • White: 3,903
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 23
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 81



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 44   (3.53%)
  • 9th Grade: 25   (2.01%)
  • 10th Grade: 54   (4.34%)
  • 11th Grade: 38   (3.05%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 9   (0.72%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 478   (38.39%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 89   (7.15%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 167   (13.41%)
  • Associate Degree: 63   (5.06%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 226   (18.15%)
  • Master's Degree: 47   (3.78%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (0.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 5   (0.37%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 36   (2.65%)
  • 9th Grade: 21   (1.55%)
  • 10th Grade: 31   (2.28%)
  • 11th Grade: 42   (3.09%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 30   (2.21%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 590   (43.41%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 119   (8.76%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 168   (12.36%)
  • Associate Degree: 86   (6.33%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 165   (12.14%)
  • Master's Degree: 58   (4.27%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 8   (0.59%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Empire Township, Illinois

  • Leroy Cusd 2


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 600 E Pine St, Le Roy, IL 61752, Phone: (309) 962-4211, Students: 792 )

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

  • Leroy Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 805 N Barnett St, Le Roy, IL 61752, Phone: (309) 962-4771, Students: 464 )

  • Leroy Junior High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 505 E Center St, Le Roy, IL 61752, Phone: (309) 962-2911, Students: 121 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Empire Township, Illinois

  • Leroy High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 505 E Center St, Le Roy, IL 61752, Phone: (309) 962-2911, Students: 207 )



Museums Near Empire Township, Illinois


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Empire Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Mathews Landing Strip Historical  

Building


(1) Crumbaugh Memorial Public Library   (2) Leroy City Hall   (3) Leroy Community Fire Protection District   (4) Leroy Emergency Ambulance Service  

Cemetery


(1) Gilmore Cemetery   (2) Howard Cemetery   (3) Oak Grove Cemetery  

Civil


(1) City Of Le Roy   (2) Township Of Empire  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 149   (2) Interchange 152  

Locale


(1) Le Roy Golf Course  

Park


(1) Howard Virgin Timber Park  

Populated Place


(1) Empire   (2) Le Roy  

Post Office


(1) Le Roy Post Office  

School


(1) Field School Historical   (2) Le Roy Elementary School   (3) Le Roy High School   (4) Le Roy Junior High School   (5) Washington School Historical  

Stream


(1) Long Point Creek   (2) West Fork Salt Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Empire Township, Illinois

61752 (pop. 4,147)


Cities Nearby Empire Township, Illinois

Le Roy City, IL  (pop. 3,759) 0.6 Miles
Rutledge Township, IL  (pop. 209) 5.3 Miles
Downs Township, IL  (pop. 1,269) 6.4 Miles
Dawson Township, IL  (pop. 893) 7.0 Miles
Wilson Township, IL  (pop. 262) 7.2 Miles
Downs Village, IL  (pop. 945) 7.6 Miles
Ellsworth Village, IL  (pop. 214) 7.8 Miles
Santa Anna Township, IL  (pop. 2,931) 8.8 Miles
Farmer City City, IL  (pop. 2,213) 8.9 Miles
Oldtown Township, IL  (pop. 2,664) 8.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Empire Township, Illinois

309



Elevation in Empire Township, Illinois is 784.0 ft. (239.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Empire Township, Illinois

Lat: 40.340098 N        Long: -88.756509 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 67   (3.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 73   (3.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 75   (3.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 274   (14.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 305   (15.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 324   (16.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 269   (14.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 155   (8.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 25   (1.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 39   (2.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 30   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 13   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 127   (6.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 140   (7.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Empire Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,406

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 252

In 3-person carpool : 49

In 4-person carpool : 7

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 30

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 : 17

Bicycle : 19

Walked : 72

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 64


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Empire Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 255

5 to 9 minutes : 159

10 to 14 minutes : 84

15 to 19 minutes : 21

20 to 24 minutes : 493

25 to 29 minutes : 248

30 to 34 minutes : 406

35 to 39 minutes : 69

40 to 44 minutes : 43

45 to 59 minutes : 66

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 8


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 493

No Social Security income : 1,024


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 341

No retirement income : 1,176


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Empire Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 12

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 50

$25,000 to $29,999 : 37

$30,000 to $34,999 : 41

$35,000 to $39,999 : 83

$40,000 to $44,999 : 25

$45,000 to $49,999 : 88

$50,000 to $59,999 : 193

$60,000 to $74,999 : 109

$75,000 to $99,999 : 245

$100,000 to $124,999 : 167

$125,000 to $149,999 : 43

$150,000 to $199,999 : 33

$200,000 or more : 10


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $64,938


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Empire Township, Illinois

  • WJBC (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Bloomington, Inc.)
  • WDWS (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Champaign, IL; Owner: D.w.s., Inc.)
  • WKJR (1460 AM; 0.5 kW; Dewey, IL; Owner: Ruben's Productions, Inc.)
  • WHOW (1520 AM; 5.0 kW; Clinton, IL; Owner: Kaskaskia Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WBCP (1580 AM; 0.25 kW; Champaign, IL; Owner: P & C Enterprises, Inc.)
  • WBCP (1580 AM; 0.135 kW; Champaign, IL; Owner: P & C Enterprises, Inc.)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5.0 kW; Champaign, IL; Owner: The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois)

FM Radio Stations Near Empire Township, Illinois

  • WVMG (100.7 FM; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Connoisseur Media, Llc)
  • WBNQ (101.5 FM; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Bloomington, Inc.)
  • WGNN (102.5 FM; Foosland, IL; Owner: Good News Radio, Inc.)
  • WBWN (104.1 FM; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Bloomington, Inc.)
  • WBWN (104.1 FM; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Bloomington, Inc.)
  • WCZQ (105.5 FM; Lodge, IL; Owner: Joyner Radio, Inc.)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; Mahomet, IL; Owner: Radiostar, Inc.)
  • WGCY (106.3 FM; Sibley, IL; Owner: F & G Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WPGU (107.1 FM; Champaign, IL; Owner: Illini Media Company)
  • WDKR (107.3 FM; Heman, IL; Owner: Wdkr, Inc.)
  • WYST (107.7 FM; Lexington, IL; Owner: Pilot Media, Llc)
  • WYST (107.7 FM; Lexington, IL; Owner: Pilot Media, Llc)
  • WESN (88.1 FM; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Illinois Wesleyan University)
  • WPCD (88.7 FM; Mahomet, IL; Owner: Parkland College)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Oreana, IL; Owner: St. Mary's Hospital, Decatur)
  • WGLT (89.1 FM; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Illinois State University)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Saybrook, IL; Owner: 2820 Communications Incorporated)
  • WEFT (90.1 FM; Champaign, IL; Owner: Weft/prairie Air, Inc.)
  • WJWR (90.3 FM; Gridley, IL; Owner: Bloomington Normal Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; Cisco, IL; Owner: The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois)
  • WRPW (92.9 FM; Cooksville, IL; Owner: Pilot Media, Llc)
  • WTRX-FM (93.7 FM; Chenoa, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Bloomington, Inc.)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; Champaign, IL; Owner: Saga Communications Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WHOW-FM (95.9 FM; Clinton, IL; Owner: Kaskaskia Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; Mahomet, IL; Owner: Radiostar, Inc.)
  • WIHN (96.7 FM; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Connoisseur Media Of Bloomington, Llc)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; Champaign, IL; Owner: D.w.s., Inc.)
  • WBBE (97.9 FM; Bloomington, IL; Owner: Connoisseur Media, Llc)
  • WWHP (98.3 FM; Arrowsmith, IL; Owner: Wms1, Inc.)
  • WWHP (98.3 FM; Bellflower, IL; Owner: Wms1, Inc.)
  • WDQZ (99.5 FM; Towanda, IL; Owner: Pilot Media, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Empire Township, Illinois

  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; Cisco, IL; Owner: The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois)
  • WAND (Channel 17; Oreana, IL; Owner: Wand(tv) Partnership)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; Oreana, IL; Owner: Gocom Media Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; Seymour, IL; Owner: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Empire Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 260  (23.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 147  (13.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 190  (17.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 16  (1.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 211  (18.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 308  (33.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 189  (20.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 386  (42.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 107 Farms In Empire Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Empire Township, Illinois

Flanagan State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $167.9k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 6

Busey Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 42

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Empire Township, Illinois

  • Central Illinois Regional


    (about 13.3 miles in Bloomington, Illinois; Airport Code: BMI)

  • Rantoul National Aviation Center


    (about 32.5 miles in Rantoul, Illinois; Airport Code: II1)

  • University of Illinois/Willard


    (about 32.6 miles in Savoy, Illinois; Airport Code: CMI)

  • Logan County


    (about 33.0 miles in Lincoln, Illinois; Airport Code: II4)

  • Decatur Airport


    (about 35.5 miles in Decatur, Illinois; Airport Code: DEC)

  • General Downing - Peoria International


    (about 53.7 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)

  • Greater Peoria


    (about 53.7 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)

  • Abraham Lincoln Capital


    (about 59.6 miles in Grandview, Illinois; Airport Code: SPI)

  • Capital


    (about 59.6 miles in Grandview, Illinois; Airport Code: SPI)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Empire Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

86.11%

Carpooled

7.07%

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

2.91%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

3.91%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 961

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 22

Female householder, no husband present : 153

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 343

Householder not living alone : 38


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 18

Male householder and female partner : 4

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 55

All other households : 1,440


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Empire Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 878

Renter-occupied housing units : 83

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 18

Renter-occupied housing units : 4

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 98

Renter-occupied housing units : 55

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 235

Renter-occupied housing units : 146


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Empire Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 46

$10,000 to $14,999 : 71

$15,000 to $19,999 : 60

$20,000 to $24,999 : 84

$25,000 to $29,999 : 75

$30,000 to $34,999 : 63

$35,000 to $39,999 : 102

$40,000 to $44,999 : 42

$45,000 to $49,999 : 104

$50,000 to $59,999 : 248

$60,000 to $74,999 : 109

$75,000 to $99,999 : 256

$100,000 to $124,999 : 167

$125,000 to $149,999 : 29

$150,000 to $199,999 : 51

$200,000 or more : 10


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Empire Township, Illinois)

Total : 1,628


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Empire Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 1,517

Vacant : 111


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Empire Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Empire Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 51

Built 2000 to 2004 : 86

Built 1990 to 1999 : 241

Built 1980 to 1989 : 143

Built 1970 to 1979 : 294

Built 1960 to 1969 : 194

Built 1950 to 1959 : 83

Built 1940 to 1949 : 77

Built 1939 or earlier : 459


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Empire Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 1,268

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 117

Electricity : 108

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 10

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 14

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Empire Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 30

$10,000 to $14,999 : 26

$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 : 33

$50,000 to $59,999 : 12

$60,000 to $69,999 : 28

$70,000 to $79,999 : 5

$80,000 to $89,999 : 77

$90,000 to $99,999 : 125

$100,000 to $124,999 : 220

$125,000 to $149,999 : 226

$150,000 to $174,999 : 154

$175,000 to $199,999 : 140

$200,000 to $249,999 : 37

$250,000 to $299,999 : 33

$300,000 to $399,999 : 52

$400,000 to $499,999 : 21

$500,000 to $749,999 : 10

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Empire 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 : 28

Home equity loan only : 199

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 619

Housing units without a mortgage : 383


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $197,700

Built 2000 to 2004 : $166,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $164,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $122,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $130,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $91,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $117,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $65,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $111,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Empire Township, Illinois: 68.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Empire Township, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Empire 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 18 18 $1,701,442
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $1,701,442
2000        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,498,726
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $1,498,726
2001        
  Single Family 13 13 $1,263,112
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $1,263,112
2002        
  Single Family 25 25 $2,412,211
  Two Family 2 4 $163,500
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

27 29 $2,575,711
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 16 16 $2,124,919
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

16 16 $2,124,919
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 14 14 $2,019,276
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

14 14 $2,019,276


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Empire Township, IL): $48,326
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Empire Township): $96,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Empire Township): $451
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Empire Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 84.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 7.7%
Electricity: 6.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.5%
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 Empire Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Empire Township, Illinois

St. Josephs Center For Home Ca


     Address: 2416 East Washington Suite B, Bloomington, Illinois 61704
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 12/11/1985

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 705 North East St., Bloomington, Illinois 61701
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/5/1992

Bromenn Home Health Services


     Address: 1322 S. Main Street, Normal, Illinois 61761
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 4/1/1974

Carle Home Care


     Address: 206a West Anthony Drive, Champaign, Illinois 61822
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/12/1983

Provena Home Health Care


     Address: 2018 Glen Park Drive, Champaign, Illinois 61821
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 6/1/1979

Hospitals Close To Empire Township, Illinois

St Joseph Medical Center


     Address: 2200 E Washington, Bloomington, Illinois 61701
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Dr John Warner Hospital


     Address: 422 W White St, Clinton, Illinois 61727
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Bromenn Healthcare


     Address: 1304 Franklin Avenue, Normal, Illinois 61761
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Gibson Community Hospital


     Address: 1120 N Melvin Street, Gibson City, Illinois 60936
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

John & Mary Kirby Hospital


     Address: 1111 N State St, Monticello, Illinois 61856
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Empire Township, Illinois

Leroy Manor


     Address: 509 South Buck Road, Po Box 149, Le Roy, Illinois 61752
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Jackson Heights Nursing Home


     Address: 10 Brookview Drive, Farmer City, Illinois 61842
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 46
     Percent Occupied: 82%

Heritage Manor-bloomington


     Address: 700 East Walnut, Bloomington, Illinois 61701
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 90
     Percent Occupied: 81%

Asta Care Center Of Bloomingtn


     Address: 1509 North Calhoun Street, Bloomington, Illinois 61701
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 89
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Westminster Village


     Address: 2025 East Lincoln Street, Bloomington, Illinois 61701
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 7
     Percent Occupied: 88%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Empire Township, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 17 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Empire Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 535
    Disabled Workers: 70
    Widowers Workers: 85
    Spouses Workers: 65
    Children Workers: 30


(updated 2007)



Mclean County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 41.72%
  • Bush & Cheney 57.63%
  • Other 0.65%



(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 Empire Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to McLean County, IL

7.35 % of McLean County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $41,547

Illinois Average 5.66 %

0.22 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $9,109

Illinois Average 0.19 %

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

  • Cook County , IL 0.56 % ($32,006 AGI )
  • Tazewell County , IL 0.36 % ($37,836 AGI )
  • Livingston County , IL 0.32 % ($35,349 AGI )

Relocation away from McLean County, IL

6.77 % of McLean 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 $45,915

Illinois Average 5.99 %

0.06 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $22,455

Illinois Average 0.07 %

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

  • Cook County , IL 0.61 % ($34,847 AGI )
  • Tazewell County , IL 0.31 % ($36,050 AGI )
  • Champaign County , IL 0.26 % ($28,940 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 Empire 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 Empire Township, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Empire 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 0 0 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 1 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 28 n/a n/a n/a
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 6 5 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 169 141 n/a n/a n/a
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 18 27 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 507 760 n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 34 46 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 958 1,295 n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2 1 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 56 28 n/a n/a n/a
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4 3 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 113 84 n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2 2 n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 15 19 n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 8 10 n/a n/a n/a


(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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