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Gillespie Township, Illinois Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Gillespie Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 624

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 80

Female householder, no husband present : 245

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 325

Householder not living alone : 105


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 46

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 52

All other households : 1,281


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Gillespie Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 576

Renter-occupied housing units : 48

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 16

Renter-occupied housing units : 64

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 168

Renter-occupied housing units : 77

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 310

Renter-occupied housing units : 120


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Gillespie Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 184

$10,000 to $14,999 : 77

$15,000 to $19,999 : 76

$20,000 to $24,999 : 35

$25,000 to $29,999 : 80

$30,000 to $34,999 : 113

$35,000 to $39,999 : 117

$40,000 to $44,999 : 54

$45,000 to $49,999 : 63

$50,000 to $59,999 : 80

$60,000 to $74,999 : 182

$75,000 to $99,999 : 124

$100,000 to $124,999 : 113

$125,000 to $149,999 : 43

$150,000 to $199,999 : 27

$200,000 or more : 11


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Gillespie Township, Illinois)

Total : 1,660


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Gillespie Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 1,379

Vacant : 281


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Gillespie Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Gillespie Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 8

Built 2000 to 2004 : 42

Built 1990 to 1999 : 161

Built 1980 to 1989 : 160

Built 1970 to 1979 : 193

Built 1960 to 1969 : 203

Built 1950 to 1959 : 167

Built 1940 to 1949 : 209

Built 1939 or earlier : 517


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Gillespie Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 947

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 135

Electricity : 231

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 20

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 42

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 4

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Gillespie Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 33

$10,000 to $14,999 : 14

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 36

$30,000 to $34,999 : 22

$35,000 to $39,999 : 14

$40,000 to $49,999 : 68

$50,000 to $59,999 : 173

$60,000 to $69,999 : 75

$70,000 to $79,999 : 146

$80,000 to $89,999 : 82

$90,000 to $99,999 : 64

$100,000 to $124,999 : 120

$125,000 to $149,999 : 48

$150,000 to $174,999 : 83

$175,000 to $199,999 : 31

$200,000 to $249,999 : 34

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 6

$400,000 to $499,999 : 14

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 3

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Gillespie 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 : 48

Home equity loan only : 43

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 532

Housing units without a mortgage : 447


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $196,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $135,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $107,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $83,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $69,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $78,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $59,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $75,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Gillespie Township, Illinois: 66.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Gillespie Township, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Gillespie Township, Illinois

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

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 4 4 $516,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $516,000
2000        
  Single Family 4 4 $376,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $376,000
2001        
  Single Family 3 3 $220,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $220,000
2002        
  Single Family 4 4 $272,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $272,000
2003        
  Single Family 6 6 $587,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $587,900
2004        
  Single Family 8 8 $919,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $919,000
2005        
  Single Family 17 17 $1,464,770
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 17 $1,464,770
2006        
  Single Family 4 4 $460,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $460,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Gillespie Township, IL): $34,113
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Gillespie Township): $55,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Gillespie Township): $441
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Gillespie Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 75.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 11.7%
Electricity: 10.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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