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Foster Township, Illinois Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Foster Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,111

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 19

Female householder, no husband present : 94

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 266

Householder not living alone : 49


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 19

Female householder and female partner : 4

Female householder and male partner : 17

All other households : 1,499


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Foster Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,097

Renter-occupied housing units : 14

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 19

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 74

Renter-occupied housing units : 20

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 293

Renter-occupied housing units : 22


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Foster Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 41

$10,000 to $14,999 : 38

$15,000 to $19,999 : 53

$20,000 to $24,999 : 51

$25,000 to $29,999 : 49

$30,000 to $34,999 : 32

$35,000 to $39,999 : 46

$40,000 to $44,999 : 37

$45,000 to $49,999 : 165

$50,000 to $59,999 : 103

$60,000 to $74,999 : 263

$75,000 to $99,999 : 295

$100,000 to $124,999 : 166

$125,000 to $149,999 : 97

$150,000 to $199,999 : 56

$200,000 or more : 47


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Foster Township, Illinois)

Total : 1,591


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Foster Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 1,539

Vacant : 52


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Foster Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Foster Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 26

Built 2000 to 2004 : 103

Built 1990 to 1999 : 296

Built 1980 to 1989 : 194

Built 1970 to 1979 : 287

Built 1960 to 1969 : 289

Built 1950 to 1959 : 165

Built 1940 to 1949 : 137

Built 1939 or earlier : 94


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Foster Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 521

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 319

Electricity : 568

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 28

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 30

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 58

No fuel used : 15


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Foster Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 12

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 22

$50,000 to $59,999 : 11

$60,000 to $69,999 : 34

$70,000 to $79,999 : 53

$80,000 to $89,999 : 53

$90,000 to $99,999 : 119

$100,000 to $124,999 : 172

$125,000 to $149,999 : 195

$150,000 to $174,999 : 216

$175,000 to $199,999 : 69

$200,000 to $249,999 : 251

$250,000 to $299,999 : 143

$300,000 to $399,999 : 38

$400,000 to $499,999 : 69

$500,000 to $749,999 : 16

$750,000 to $999,999 : 10

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Foster 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 : 102

Home equity loan only : 173

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 779

Housing units without a mortgage : 429


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $275,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $267,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $231,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $167,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $148,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $114,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $131,400

Built 1940 to 1949 : $104,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $156,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Foster Township, Illinois: 79.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Foster 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 12 12 $1,357,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 18 $900,000
  Total

13 30 $2,257,000
2000        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,682,000
  Two Family 1 2 $52,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 60 $3,760,400
  Total

16 74 $5,494,400
2001        
  Single Family 10 10 $883,600
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 16 $510,400
  Total

12 26 $1,394,000
2002        
  Single Family 7 7 $700,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 7 42 $3,400,000
  Total

14 49 $4,100,000
2003        
  Single Family 5 5 $493,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 38 $1,488,000
  Total

7 43 $1,981,000
2004        
  Single Family 23 23 $2,340,740
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 16 $640,000
  Total

25 39 $2,980,740
2005        
  Single Family 48 48 $4,331,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 20 $300,000
  Total

49 68 $4,631,000
2006        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,132,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 92 $5,800,000
  Total

12 103 $6,932,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Foster Township, IL): $56,474
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Foster Township): $120,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Foster Township): $621
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Foster Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 40.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 22.8%
Electricity: 29.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 4.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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