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Demographics Analysis

The people of Grand Tower 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
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 23

5 to 9 years : 58

10 to 14 years : 30

15 to 17 years : 11

18 and 19 years : 3

20 years : 8

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 20

25 to 29 years : 11

30 to 34 years : 16

35 to 39 years : 38

40 to 44 years : 6

45 to 49 years : 25

50 to 54 years : 30

55 to 59 years : 8

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 18

65 and 66 years : 11

67 to 69 years : 9

70 to 74 years : 19

75 to 79 years : 4

80 to 84 years : 11

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 39

5 to 9 years : 12

10 to 14 years : 37

15 to 17 years : 19

18 and 19 years : 7

20 years : 12

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 38

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 30

35 to 39 years : 12

40 to 44 years : 13

45 to 49 years : 29

50 to 54 years : 16

55 to 59 years : 39

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 9

65 and 66 years : 10

67 to 69 years : 7

70 to 74 years : 19

75 to 79 years : 8

80 to 84 years : 3

85 years and over : 3


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 312

Multiple ancestry : 242

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 176


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 730

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 62

5 to 17 years : 167

18 to 24 years : 88

25 to 34 years : 57

35 to 44 years : 69

45 to 54 years : 100

55 to 59 years : 47

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 27

65 to 74 years : 75

75 years and over : 29

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 43

5 to 17 years : 155

18 to 24 years : 56

25 to 34 years : 30

35 to 44 years : 63

45 to 54 years : 77

55 to 59 years : 33

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 27

65 to 74 years : 63

75 years and over : 29

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 17 years : 12

18 to 24 years : 32

25 to 34 years : 27

35 to 44 years : 6

45 to 54 years : 23

55 to 59 years : 14

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 12

75 years and over : 0

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 : 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 : 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
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 328

Female : 257

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 37

Female : 108

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 585

Born in other state in the United States : 145

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 59

Now married, except separated : 265

Divorced : 51

Separated : 0

Widowed : 38

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 36

Now married, except separated : 71

Divorced : 7

Separated : 4

Widowed : 0

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

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)
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 668


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Grand Tower Township, Illinois

  • United States Or American: 178   (30.9%)
  • Irish: 107   (18.6%)
  • Other Groups: 81   (14.1%)
  • English: 72   (12.5%)
  • German: 52   (9.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 41   (7.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 17   (3.0%)
  • Italian: 12   (2.1%)
  • Dutch: 7   (1.2%)
  • Welsh: 3   (0.5%)
  • Polish: 2   (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 2   (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 2   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Grand Tower Township, Illinois is 730



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Grand Tower Township, Illinois: 365
Female Population in Grand Tower Township, Illinois: 365


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Grand Tower Township, Illinois: 37.1
Median Female Resident Age in Grand Tower Township, Illinois: 32.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Grand Tower Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

41.3

Male

40.6

Female

42.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

12.5

Male

0.0

Female

12.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

50.5

Male

0.0

Female

50.5

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

36.0

Male

54.5

Female

17.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

46.0

Male

46.0

Female

0.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

13.5

Male

33.5

Female

12.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.5

Male

40.6

Female

43.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Grand Tower Township, Illinois


  • White: 730
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.81%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 5   (2.02%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 22   (8.87%)
  • 9th Grade: 7   (2.82%)
  • 10th Grade: 6   (2.42%)
  • 11th Grade: 4   (1.61%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 5   (2.02%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 115   (46.37%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 20   (8.06%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 37   (14.92%)
  • Associate Degree: 8   (3.23%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 14   (5.65%)
  • Master's Degree: 3   (1.21%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.83%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 4   (1.66%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 31   (12.86%)
  • 9th Grade: 10   (4.15%)
  • 10th Grade: 11   (4.56%)
  • 11th Grade: 7   (2.9%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (2.9%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 84   (34.85%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 25   (10.37%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 21   (8.71%)
  • Associate Degree: 19   (7.88%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 10   (4.15%)
  • Master's Degree: 7   (2.9%)
  • Professional School Degree: 3   (1.24%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





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

  • Shawnee Elem School - North


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 504 2nd St, Grand Tower, IL 62942, Phone: (618) 565-2211, Students: 115 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Grand Tower Township, Illinois

  • Grand Tower Public Library


    111 Walnut Street, Grand Tower, IL 62942

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Grand Tower Township, Illinois


  • Mississippi River Museum


    604 Main St, Grand Tower, IL 62942

  • The Mississippi River Museum & Interpretive Center


    120 Main Street, Grand Tower, IL 62942

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Grand Tower 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 Grand Tower Township, Illinois.

Area Features of Grand Tower Township, Illinois


Bend


(1) Cripps Bend   (2) Dillon Bend   (3) Horseshoe Bend   (4) Mill Bend   (5) Rawlins Bend  

Building


(1) Dryden Post Light Historical   (2) Grand Tower Power Station   (3) Tower Rock Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Goodbread Cemetery   (2) Henson Cemetery   (3) Hudson Cemetery   (4) Walker Hill Cemetery  

Civil


(1) City Of Grand Tower   (2) Township Of Grand Tower  

Cliff


(1) Devils Bake Oven   (2) Fountain Bluff  

Flat


(1) Oakwood Bottoms  

Lake


(1) Turkey Bayou  

Locale


(1) Grand Tower Campground And Picnic Area   (2) Johns Spur   (3) Kings Ferry   (4) Rattlesnake Ferry   (5) Turkey Bayou Campground  

Park


(1) Oakwood Bottoms Greentree Reservoir Interpretive Site  

Populated Place


(1) Grand Tower   (2) Howardton  

Ridge


(1) Backbone Ridge  

School


(1) Shawnee Elementary School-north  

Stream


(1) Big Bayou   (2) Brushy Bayou  

Summit


(1) Grassy Knob   (2) Walker Hill  

Valley


(1) Happy Hollow   (2) Trestle Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Grand Tower Township, Illinois

62942 (pop. 742)


Cities Nearby Grand Tower Township, Illinois

Grand Tower City, IL  (pop. 592) 0.8 Miles
Gorham Village, IL  (pop. 260) 6.2 Miles
Sand Ridge Township, IL  (pop. 758) 7.8 Miles
Union District No. 2 Precinct, IL  (pop. 484) 8.0 Miles
Fountain Bluff Township, IL  (pop. 235) 8.5 Miles
Pomona Township, IL  (pop. 633) 8.6 Miles
Alto Pass Precinct, IL  (pop. 815) 9.4 Miles
Alto Pass Village, IL  (pop. 349) 10.1 Miles
Murphysboro Township, IL  (pop. 10,378) 12.6 Miles
Murphysboro City, IL  (pop. 8,185) 12.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Grand Tower Township, Illinois

618



Elevation in Grand Tower Township, Illinois is 348.0 ft. (106.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Grand Tower Township, Illinois

Lat: 37.627268 N        Long: -89.488707 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 28   (10.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 2   (0.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 10   (3.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 28   (10.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 29   (10.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 57   (21.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 42   (15.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 14   (5.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 23   (8.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 3   (1.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 17   (6.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 18   (6.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 171

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 22

In 3-person carpool : 5

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 : 4

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 0

Other means : 13

Worked at home : 7


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 7

5 to 9 minutes : 19

10 to 14 minutes : 5

15 to 19 minutes : 51

20 to 24 minutes : 22

25 to 29 minutes : 23

30 to 34 minutes : 40

35 to 39 minutes : 3

40 to 44 minutes : 19

45 to 59 minutes : 18

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 8


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 116

No Social Security income : 149


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 76

No retirement income : 189


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 9

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 6

$20,000 to $24,999 : 8

$25,000 to $29,999 : 25

$30,000 to $34,999 : 6

$35,000 to $39,999 : 16

$40,000 to $44,999 : 7

$45,000 to $49,999 : 6

$50,000 to $59,999 : 30

$60,000 to $74,999 : 17

$75,000 to $99,999 : 32

$100,000 to $124,999 : 7

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 7


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $50,875


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Grand Tower Township, Illinois

  • WCIL (1020 AM; 1.0 kW; Carbondale, IL; Owner: Mrr License Llc)
  • KJXX (1170 AM; 0.25 kW; Jackson, MO; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • KJXX (1170 AM; 0.25 kW; Jackson, MO; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • KGIR (1220 AM; 0.25 kW; Cape Girardeau, MO; Owner: Mrr License Llc)
  • WJPF (1340 AM; 0.77 kW; Herrin, IL; Owner: Mrr License Llc)
  • WINI (1420 AM; 0.5 kW; Carbondale, IL; Owner: Radio Station Wini)
  • WIBH (1440 AM; 0.5 kW; Jonesboro, IL; Owner: Wibh, Inc.)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5.0 kW; Cape Girardeau, MO; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Missouri, Llc)
  • WDQN (1580 AM; 0.17 kW; Du Quoin, IL; Owner: Duquoin Broadcasting Company, A General Partnership)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5.0 kW; Cape Girardeau, MO; Owner: Mrr License Llc)
  • KSGM (980 AM; 1.0 kW; Mc Bride, MO; Owner: Donze Communications, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Grand Tower Township, Illinois

  • KGMO (100.7 FM; Cape Girardeau, MO; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Missouri, Llc)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; Pomona, IL; Owner: Mrr License Llc)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; Jackson, MO; Owner: Mrr License Llc)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; Ava, IL; Owner: Southern Gospetality, Llc)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; Murphysboro, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Of Southern Illinois, Llc)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Pomona, IL; Owner: Covenant Network)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Murphysboro, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute, Inc.)
  • 970508MD (89.9 FM; Burfordville, MO; Owner: I G W T Community Radio Inc)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; Hurst, IL; Owner: American Family Association)
  • KHRI (90.3 FM; Menard, IL; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Menard, IL; Owner: Covenant Network)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; Jackson, MO; Owner: Board Of Regents, Southeast Missouri State University)
  • WDBX (91.1 FM; Carbondale, IL; Owner: Heterodyne Broadcasting Company)
  • WSIU (91.9 FM; Carbondale, IL; Owner: Board Of Trustees Of Southern Illinois University)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; Carterville, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Of Southern Illinois, Llc)
  • KBDZ (93.1 FM; Perryville, MO; Owner: Donze Communications, Inc.)
  • KGKS (93.9 FM; Jackson, MO; Owner: Mrr License Llc)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; Carbondale, IL; Owner: Mrr License Llc)
  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; Du Quoin, IL; Owner: Three Angels Broadcasting Network, Inc.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; Cape Girardeau, MO; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • KCGQ-FM (99.3 FM; Jackson, MO; Owner: Mrr License Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Grand Tower Township, Illinois

  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; Jackson, MO; Owner: Kfvs License Subsidiary, Llc)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; Jackson, MO; Owner: Kbsi Licensee L.p.)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; Goreville, IL; Owner: Tri-state Christian Tv, Inc.)
  • 960723LA (Channel 45; Jackson, MO; Owner: Fant Broadcasting Development, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Grand Tower Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 28  (15.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 9  (5.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 13  (7.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 1  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 54  (30.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 37  (32.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 25  (21.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 33  (28.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (1.7%)


(updated 2010)





There are 10 Farms In Grand Tower Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Grand Tower Township, Illinois

First Southern Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $243.4k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 20

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Grand Tower Township, Illinois

  • Southern Illinois


    (about 17.0 miles in De Soto, Illinois; Airport Code: MDH)

  • Williamson County Regional


    (about 27.2 miles in Energy, Illinois; Airport Code: MWA)

  • Cape Girardeau Regional


    (about 28.3 miles in Kelso, Missouri; Airport Code: CGI)

  • Cairo Regional


    (about 41.8 miles in Cache, Illinois; Airport Code: CIR)

  • Marshall Field


    (about 42.7 miles in Nashville, Illinois; Airport Code: DQP)

  • Sikeston Memorial Municipal


    (about 50.8 miles in Miner, Missouri; Airport Code: SIK)

  • Farmington Regional


    (about 52.2 miles in Farmington, Missouri; Airport Code: FAM)

  • Barkley Regional


    (about 55.5 miles in West Paducah, Kentucky; Airport Code: PAH)

  • Mount Vernon Airport


    (about 59.1 miles in Mount Vernon, Illinois; Airport Code: MVN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Grand Tower Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.23%

Carpooled

6.50%

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

2.89%

Other Means

7.22%

Worked At Home

2.17%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 147

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 17

Female householder, no husband present : 15

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 78

Householder not living alone : 8


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 3

All other households : 262


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 137

Renter-occupied housing units : 10

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 17

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3

Renter-occupied housing units : 12

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 51

Renter-occupied housing units : 35


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 49

$10,000 to $14,999 : 29

$15,000 to $19,999 : 6

$20,000 to $24,999 : 11

$25,000 to $29,999 : 30

$30,000 to $34,999 : 8

$35,000 to $39,999 : 23

$40,000 to $44,999 : 7

$45,000 to $49,999 : 6

$50,000 to $59,999 : 30

$60,000 to $74,999 : 17

$75,000 to $99,999 : 32

$100,000 to $124,999 : 10

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 7


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Total : 320


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 265

Vacant : 55


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 6

Built 2000 to 2004 : 9

Built 1990 to 1999 : 7

Built 1980 to 1989 : 44

Built 1970 to 1979 : 37

Built 1960 to 1969 : 53

Built 1950 to 1959 : 58

Built 1940 to 1949 : 24

Built 1939 or earlier : 82


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 160

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 27

Electricity : 66

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 12

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 21

$10,000 to $14,999 : 13

$15,000 to $19,999 : 20

$20,000 to $24,999 : 14

$25,000 to $29,999 : 20

$30,000 to $34,999 : 12

$35,000 to $39,999 : 15

$40,000 to $49,999 : 9

$50,000 to $59,999 : 3

$60,000 to $69,999 : 19

$70,000 to $79,999 : 4

$80,000 to $89,999 : 25

$90,000 to $99,999 : 16

$100,000 to $124,999 : 7

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $174,999 : 10

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 0

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$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
(Grand Tower 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 : 3

Home equity loan only : 0

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 67

Housing units without a mortgage : 138


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Grand Tower Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : $35,000

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $20,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $17,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $68,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $28,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $71,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $30,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $43,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Grand Tower Township, Illinois: 67.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Grand Tower 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 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
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 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 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 (Grand Tower Township, IL): $30,658
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Grand Tower Township): $32,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Grand Tower Township): $272
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Grand Tower Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 58.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 9.5%
Electricity: 31.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
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 Grand Tower Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Grand Tower Township, Illinois

Hospital Home Health


     Address: 517 North Main, Anna, Illinois 62906
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/7/1994

Perry Co Mem Hosp H H Care


     Address: 434 North West Street, Perryville, Missouri 63775
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/23/1985

Southeast Home Health


     Address: #10 Doctors Park, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 1/6/1983

Lutheran Home/home Health


     Address: 2825 Bloomfield Road, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 8/7/1996

Saint Francis Home Health


     Address: 14 C Doctors Park, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 8/8/1996

Hospitals Close To Grand Tower Township, Illinois

St Joseph Memorial Hospital


     Address: 2 South Hospital Drive, Murphysboro, Illinois 62966
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Memorial Hospital Of Carbondale


     Address: 405 W Jackson, Carbondale, Illinois 62902
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Union County Hospital District


     Address: 517 North Main Street, Anna, Illinois 62906
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Perry County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 434 North West Street, Perryville, Missouri 63775
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Southeast Missouri Hospital


     Address: 1701 Lacey St, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Grand Tower Township, Illinois

Rehab & Care Ctr - Jackson Co


     Address: 1441 North 14th Street, Murphysboro, Illinois 62966
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 135
     Percent Occupied: 67%

City Care Center Of Cobden


     Address: 430 South Front Street, Cobden, Illinois 62920
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 82%

Jonesboro Rehabilitation & Hcc


     Address: Route 127 South, Po Box R, Jonesboro, Illinois 62952
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Oak Grove Rehab & Skilled Care


     Address: 120 North Tower Road, Carbondale, Illinois 62901
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 55
     Percent Occupied: 42%

Helia Healthcare Of Carbondale


     Address: 500 South Lewis Lane, Carbondale, Illinois 62901
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 57
     Percent Occupied: 48%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Grand Tower Township, Illinois

Name: Callaway
Address: PO Box 620; Callaway, MO 65251
Distance: 159 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Grand Tower Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 90
    Disabled Workers: 25
    Widowers Workers: 20
    Spouses Workers: 10
    Children Workers: 10


(updated 2007)



Jackson County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 55.37%
  • Bush & Cheney 43.33%
  • Other 1.31%



(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 Grand Tower Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Jackson County, IL

10.95 % of Jackson County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $21,966

Illinois Average 5.66 %

1.05 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $4,677

Illinois Average 0.19 %

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

  • Williamson County , IL 1.23 % ($25,626 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.79 % ($16,550 AGI )
  • Perry County , IL 0.38 % ($23,611 AGI )

Relocation away from Jackson County, IL

11.75 % of Jackson 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 $26,132

Illinois Average 5.99 %

0.11 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $24,048

Illinois Average 0.07 %

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

  • Williamson County , IL 1.46 % ($30,691 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.99 % ($16,594 AGI )
  • Perry County , IL 0.43 % ($23,821 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 Grand Tower 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 Grand Tower Township, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Grand Tower 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 n/a 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 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 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 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 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 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 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 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 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 n/a 532 n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 6 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 n/a 1,064 n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 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 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 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 n/a 532 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 n/a 0 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 n/a 3 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 n/a 2 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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