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Demographics Analysis

The people of Farm Ridge 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
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 9 years : 18

10 to 14 years : 44

15 to 17 years : 16

18 and 19 years : 8

20 years : 3

21 years : 3

22 to 24 years : 6

25 to 29 years : 8

30 to 34 years : 27

35 to 39 years : 23

40 to 44 years : 39

45 to 49 years : 19

50 to 54 years : 20

55 to 59 years : 45

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 5

65 and 66 years : 5

67 to 69 years : 11

70 to 74 years : 26

75 to 79 years : 11

80 to 84 years : 5

85 years and over : 5

Female:

Under 5 years : 18

5 to 9 years : 29

10 to 14 years : 51

15 to 17 years : 16

18 and 19 years : 9

20 years : 11

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 18

25 to 29 years : 8

30 to 34 years : 9

35 to 39 years : 54

40 to 44 years : 37

45 to 49 years : 31

50 to 54 years : 33

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 16

65 and 66 years : 14

67 to 69 years : 8

70 to 74 years : 5

75 to 79 years : 24

80 to 84 years : 4

85 years and over : 21


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 350

Multiple ancestry : 421

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 43


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 792

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 3

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 11

Not a U.S. citizen : 8


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 37

5 to 17 years : 174

18 to 24 years : 58

25 to 34 years : 52

35 to 44 years : 153

45 to 54 years : 103

55 to 59 years : 62

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 21

65 to 74 years : 69

75 years and over : 70

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 34

5 to 17 years : 161

18 to 24 years : 52

25 to 34 years : 44

35 to 44 years : 135

45 to 54 years : 96

55 to 59 years : 51

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 17

65 to 74 years : 66

75 years and over : 64

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 3

5 to 17 years : 13

18 to 24 years : 3

25 to 34 years : 3

35 to 44 years : 15

45 to 54 years : 7

55 to 59 years : 11

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 4

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 3

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 : 5

35 to 44 years : 3

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 4

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 2


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 332

Female : 396

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 34

Female : 30

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 3

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 5

Female : 14


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 708

Born in other state in the United States : 64

Native: born outside the United States : 3

Foreign born : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 115

Now married, except separated : 363

Divorced : 33

Separated : 0

Widowed : 52

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 9

Now married, except separated : 39

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 2

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 3

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 5

Now married, except separated : 9

Divorced : 3

Separated : 0

Widowed : 2


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 730

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 33

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

German:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 4


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

  • German: 298   (29.9%)
  • Irish: 192   (19.2%)
  • English: 111   (11.1%)
  • United States Or American: 59   (5.9%)
  • Other Groups: 57   (5.7%)
  • Italian: 45   (4.5%)
  • Dutch: 41   (4.1%)
  • Norwegian: 37   (3.7%)
  • Swedish: 25   (2.5%)
  • Slovak: 21   (2.1%)
  • Polish: 19   (1.9%)
  • Danish: 13   (1.3%)
  • British: 12   (1.2%)
  • Russian: 11   (1.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 10   (1.0%)
  • Swiss: 8   (0.8%)
  • Romanian: 7   (0.7%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 6   (0.6%)
  • Czech: 6   (0.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 5   (0.5%)
  • Finnish: 4   (0.4%)
  • Scottish: 3   (0.3%)
  • Belgian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 2   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 2   (0.2%)
  • European: 1   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Farm Ridge Township, Illinois is 814



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Farm Ridge Township, Illinois: 374
Female Population in Farm Ridge Township, Illinois: 440


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Farm Ridge Township, Illinois: 41.5
Median Female Resident Age in Farm Ridge Township, Illinois: 39.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Farm Ridge Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

36.9

Male

34.8

Female

41.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

28.5

Male

0.0

Female

28.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

56.5

Male

0.0

Female

56.5

Asian


Both sexes

28.8

Male

0.0

Female

28.8

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

25.5

Male

25.5

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.0

Male

57.5

Female

11.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

15.0

Male

14.0

Female

18.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

38.5

Male

35.3

Female

42.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Farm Ridge Township, Illinois


  • White: 785
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 9
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 13
  • Two or More Races: 7



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.66%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 13   (4.3%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 14   (4.64%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 8   (2.65%)
  • 11th Grade: 6   (1.99%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (1.32%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 139   (46.03%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 35   (11.59%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 29   (9.6%)
  • Associate Degree: 15   (4.97%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 23   (7.62%)
  • Master's Degree: 12   (3.97%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.66%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 3   (0.93%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 7   (2.16%)
  • 9th Grade: 5   (1.54%)
  • 10th Grade: 18   (5.56%)
  • 11th Grade: 8   (2.47%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 9   (2.78%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 106   (32.72%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 44   (13.58%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 39   (12.04%)
  • Associate Degree: 29   (8.95%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 36   (11.11%)
  • Master's Degree: 13   (4.01%)
  • Professional School Degree: 7   (2.16%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

  • Grand Ridge Ccsd 95


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: Po Box 37, Grand Ridge, IL 61325, Phone: (815) 249-6225, Students: 346 )

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

  • Grand Ridge School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: Po Box 37, Grand Ridge, IL 61325, Phone: (815) 249-6225, Students: 346 )



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Farm Ridge 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 Farm Ridge Township, Illinois.

Area Features of Farm Ridge Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Pikes Airport Historical   (2) Rees Field Historical   (3) Skinner Airport Historical  

Building


(1) Grand Ridge Police Department   (2) Grand Ridge Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Ottawa Fire Department Station 2  

Cemetery


(1) Grand Rapids Cemetery   (2) Grand Rapids Methodist Cemetery   (3) Grand Ridge Mutual And Poundstone Family Cemetery   (4) Hill Cemetery   (5) Summit View Cemetery   (6) Wolf Creek Cemetery  

Church


(1) Brookfield Church   (2) Calvary Baptist Church   (3) Church Of The Open Bible Historical   (4) Epworth United Methodist Church   (5) Faith Bible Bapist Church   (6) Faith Lutheran Church   (7) First Assembly Of God Church   (8) First Baptist Church   (9) First Presbyterian Church   (10) German Methodist Church Historical   (11) Grace Baptist Church   (12) Grand Ridge United Methodist Church   (13) Pleasant View Lutheran Church   (14) Reorganized Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (15) Saint Andrews Church   (16) Saint Marys Church   (17) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (18) South Side Christian Church   (19) South Side Church Of The Nazarene   (20) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (21) Trinity Lutheran Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Fall River   (2) Township Of Farm Ridge   (3) Township Of Grand Rapids   (4) Township Of South Ottawa   (5) Village Of Grand Ridge  

Cliff


(1) Shadow Bluff  

Dam


(1) Lasalle County Nuclear Station Cooling Dam  

Hospital


(1) La Salle Tuberculosis Sanatorium Historical  

Island


(1) Bulls Island   (2) Mayo Island  

Locale


(1) Camp Pokanoka   (2) La Salle County 4-h Grounds   (3) Pine Hills Golf Course   (4) South Towne Mall Shopping Center  

Park


(1) Kiwanis Park   (2) Peck Park   (3) Varland Park  

Populated Place


(1) Farm Ridge   (2) Grand Ridge   (3) Hitt   (4) Otter Historical   (5) Reed Crossing   (6) South Ottawa Historical   (7) Stoneyville   (8) Woodland Addition  

Reservoir


(1) Lasalle County Nuclear Station Cooling Pond  

School


(1) Browns School Historical   (2) Center School Historical   (3) Covel Creek School Historical   (4) Crawford School Historical   (5) Diehl School Historical   (6) Duffield School Historical   (7) Essick School Historical   (8) Gage School Historical   (9) Grand Ridge Community Consolidated School   (10) Hayes School Historical   (11) Hickory Point School Historical   (12) Hodgson School Historical   (13) Howard School Historical   (14) Lewis School Historical   (15) Mccombs School Historical   (16) Mckinley Elementary School   (17) Meyers School Historical   (18) Mud College School Historical   (19) Oxford School Historical   (20) Paddy Ridge School Historical   (21) Prairie Queen School Historical   (22) Prospect School Historical   (23) Rees School Historical   (24) Shabbona School Historical   (25) Union School Historical   (26) W P Shepherd Junior High School   (27) Wolf Creek School Historical   (28) Yale School Historical  

Stream


(1) Covel Creek   (2) Fall River Creek  

Tower


(1) Wkot-fm Marseilles  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

61325 (pop. 1,010)


Cities Nearby Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

Grand Ridge Village, IL  (pop. 527) 1.7 Miles
Grand Rapids Township, IL  (pop. 328) 4.9 Miles
Vermillion Township, IL  (pop. 424) 6.2 Miles
South Ottawa Township, IL  (pop. 8,393) 6.2 Miles
Kangley Village, IL  (pop. 367) 6.3 Miles
Naplate Village, IL  (pop. 666) 6.6 Miles
Leonore Village, IL  (pop. 87) 6.9 Miles
Fall River Township, IL  (pop. 795) 7.2 Miles
Bruce Township, IL  (pop. 13,113) 7.5 Miles
Deer Park Township, IL  (pop. 443) 7.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

815



Elevation in Farm Ridge Township, Illinois is 620.0 ft. (189.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

Lat: 41.236941 N        Long: -88.865385 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 23   (6.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 14   (3.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 16   (4.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 40   (10.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 56   (14.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 61   (15.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 78   (20.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 18   (4.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 14   (3.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 11   (2.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 1   (0.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 26   (6.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 24   (6.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 378

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 10

In 3-person carpool : 3

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 : 8

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 11


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 16

5 to 9 minutes : 16

10 to 14 minutes : 58

15 to 19 minutes : 95

20 to 24 minutes : 102

25 to 29 minutes : 22

30 to 34 minutes : 28

35 to 39 minutes : 23

40 to 44 minutes : 6

45 to 59 minutes : 8

60 to 89 minutes : 19

90 or more minutes : 6


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 104

No Social Security income : 211


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 54

No retirement income : 261


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2

$15,000 to $19,999 : 5

$20,000 to $24,999 : 13

$25,000 to $29,999 : 15

$30,000 to $34,999 : 20

$35,000 to $39,999 : 12

$40,000 to $44,999 : 19

$45,000 to $49,999 : 16

$50,000 to $59,999 : 23

$60,000 to $74,999 : 24

$75,000 to $99,999 : 42

$100,000 to $124,999 : 36

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $199,999 : 9

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $58,958


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

  • WLPO (1220 AM; 1.0 kW; Cedar Point, IL; Owner: La Salle County Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WSPL (1250 AM; 0.5 kW; Streator, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WCMY (1430 AM; 0.5 kW; Wedron, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WZOE (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Hollowayville, IL; Owner: Wzoe, Inc.)
  • WCSJ (1550 AM; 0.25 kW; Morris, IL; Owner: Grundy County Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4.2 kW; Yorkville, IL; Owner: Starboard Media Foundation, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

  • WGLC-FM (100.1 FM; Mendota, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WRXQ (100.7 FM; Braidwood, IL; Owner: Nm Licensing Llc)
  • WBZG (100.9 FM; Spring Valley, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Laco Radio, Inc.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; Mendota, IL; Owner: Km Radio Of Earlville, L.l.c.)
  • WCSJ-FM (103.1 FM; Carbon Hill, IL; Owner: Grundy County Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WIVQ (103.3 FM; Spring Valley, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WCFL (104.7 FM; Morris, IL; Owner: Illinois District Council Of Assembl)
  • WYKT (105.5 FM; Carbon Hill, IL; Owner: Staradio Corporation)
  • WYYS (106.1 FM; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WSPY-FM (107.1 FM; Plano, IL; Owner: Nelson Enterprises, Inc.)
  • WSOG (88.1 FM; Cedar Point, IL; Owner: Spirit Education Association, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Minooka, IL; Owner: Ocean Side Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Family Worship Center Church, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Morris, IL; Owner: Cultural Renewal Radio, Ua)
  • WBEQ (90.7 FM; Mazon, IL; Owner: The Wbez Alliance, Inc.)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; Seatonville, IL; Owner: Northern Illinois University)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; Channahon, IL; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • WRKX (95.3 FM; Ottawa, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WJDK-FM (95.7 FM; Verona, IL; Owner: Grundy County Broadcasters, Inc)
  • WKOT (96.5 FM; Grand Ridge, IL; Owner: La Salle County Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WSTQ (97.7 FM; Streator, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; Hollowayville, IL; Owner: Wzoe, Inc.)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; Channahon, IL; Owner: Nm Licensing Llc)
  • WJEZ (98.9 FM; Dwight, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Bloomington, Inc.)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; Seatonville, IL; Owner: La Salle County Broadcasting Corp.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Tccsa, Inc., D/b/a Trinity Broadcasting Network)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 72  (28.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 19  (7.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 31  (12.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 13  (5.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 50  (19.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 71  (44.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 36  (22.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 39  (24.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (1.3%)


(updated 2010)





There are 83 Farms In Farm Ridge Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

Grand Ridge National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $83.4k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

  • Illinois Valley Regional


    (about 16.9 miles in Peru, Illinois; Airport Code: VYS)

  • Aurora Municipal


    (about 42.1 miles in Sugar Grove, Illinois; Airport Code: AUZ)

  • Lewis University


    (about 47.4 miles in Homer Glen, Illinois; Airport Code: LOT)

  • Lewis University


    (about 47.4 miles in Homer Glen, Illinois; Airport Code: II2)

  • De Kalb Taylor Municipal


    (about 48.7 miles in Cortland, Illinois; Airport Code: II3)

  • Central Illinois Regional


    (about 52.3 miles in Bloomington, Illinois; Airport Code: BMI)

  • Greater Kankakee


    (about 54.1 miles in Aroma Park, Illinois; Airport Code: IKK)

  • Whiteside County-Jos H. Bittorf Field


    (about 54.7 miles in Rock Falls, Illinois; Airport Code: SQI)

  • Du Page County


    (about 56.8 miles in Northwoods, Illinois; Airport Code: DPA)

  • General Downing - Peoria International


    (about 58.5 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.73%

Carpooled

5.43%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.49%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.74%

Walked

5.93%

Other Means

0.49%

Worked At Home

5.19%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 199

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 13

Female householder, no husband present : 33

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 64

Householder not living alone : 6


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 11

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 304


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 173

Renter-occupied housing units : 26

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 13

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 29

Renter-occupied housing units : 4

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 56

Renter-occupied housing units : 14


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 14

$10,000 to $14,999 : 14

$15,000 to $19,999 : 10

$20,000 to $24,999 : 18

$25,000 to $29,999 : 20

$30,000 to $34,999 : 20

$35,000 to $39,999 : 24

$40,000 to $44,999 : 22

$45,000 to $49,999 : 18

$50,000 to $59,999 : 27

$60,000 to $74,999 : 22

$75,000 to $99,999 : 50

$100,000 to $124,999 : 38

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $199,999 : 9

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Total : 333


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 315

Vacant : 18


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 0

Built 1990 to 1999 : 25

Built 1980 to 1989 : 29

Built 1970 to 1979 : 53

Built 1960 to 1969 : 13

Built 1950 to 1959 : 51

Built 1940 to 1949 : 45

Built 1939 or earlier : 117


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 252

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 41

Electricity : 15

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 4

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 3

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 16

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 7

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 6

$60,000 to $69,999 : 9

$70,000 to $79,999 : 15

$80,000 to $89,999 : 19

$90,000 to $99,999 : 36

$100,000 to $124,999 : 31

$125,000 to $149,999 : 37

$150,000 to $174,999 : 42

$175,000 to $199,999 : 19

$200,000 to $249,999 : 5

$250,000 to $299,999 : 7

$300,000 to $399,999 : 17

$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
(Farm Ridge 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 : 2

Home equity loan only : 27

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 4

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 125

Housing units without a mortgage : 113


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Farm Ridge Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $187,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $167,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $103,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $78,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $128,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $120,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $105,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Farm Ridge Township, Illinois: 73.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

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

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 1 1 $142,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $142,000
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 3 3 $345,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $345,000
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Farm Ridge Township, IL): $43,056
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Farm Ridge Township): $87,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Farm Ridge Township): $489
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 68.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 19.7%
Electricity: 7.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.6%


(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 Farm Ridge Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

Home Health Services Of Commun


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

Quality Home Health, Inc.


     Address: 1802 N. Division St. Ste. 222, Morris, Illinois 60450
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/28/1983

Valley Home Health Services


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

Mendota Community Hospital Hom


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

Prairieland Home Care


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

Hospitals Close To Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

Community Hospital Of Ottawa


     Address: 1100 East Norris Drive, Ottawa, Illinois 61350
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Marys Hospital


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

Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers


     Address: 150 W High St, Morris, Illinois 60450
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Illinois Valley Community Hospital


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

Valley West Community Hospital


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

Nursing Homes Close To Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

Rivershores Care Center


     Address: 578 West Commercial Street, Marseilles, Illinois 61341
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Ottawa Pavilion


     Address: 800 East Center Street, Ottawa, Illinois 61350
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 81%

Pleasant View Luther Home


     Address: 505 College Avenue, Ottawa, Illinois 61350
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 136
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Lasalle County Nursing Home


     Address: 1380 North 27th Road, Ottawa, Illinois 61350
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 78
     Percent Occupied: 79%

Heritage Manor-streator


     Address: 1525 East Main Street, Streator, Illinois 61364
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 117
     Percent Occupied: 98%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

Name: LaSalle
Address: 2601 North 21st Road; Marseilles, IL 61341
Distance: 14 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Farm Ridge Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 130
    Disabled Workers: 20
    Widowers Workers: 25
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 15


(updated 2007)



, Illinois Presidential Election




(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 Farm Ridge Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to La Salle County, IL

5.25 % of La Salle County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,454

Illinois Average 5.66 %

0.02 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $27,727

Illinois Average 0.19 %

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

  • Bureau County , IL 0.47 % ($30,479 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.44 % ($40,520 AGI )
  • Kendall County , IL 0.39 % ($48,291 AGI )

Relocation away from La Salle County, IL

5.25 % of La Salle 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 $37,207

Illinois Average 5.99 %

0.03 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $12,800

Illinois Average 0.07 %

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

  • Bureau County , IL 0.55 % ($30,241 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.38 % ($37,749 AGI )
  • Kendall County , IL 0.29 % ($40,023 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 Farm Ridge 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 Farm Ridge 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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