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Demographics Analysis

The people of Independence 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
(Independence Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 30

5 to 9 years : 51

10 to 14 years : 19

15 to 17 years : 23

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 33

30 to 34 years : 62

35 to 39 years : 33

40 to 44 years : 29

45 to 49 years : 38

50 to 54 years : 46

55 to 59 years : 73

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 7

65 and 66 years : 8

67 to 69 years : 23

70 to 74 years : 23

75 to 79 years : 16

80 to 84 years : 16

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 13

5 to 9 years : 36

10 to 14 years : 135

15 to 17 years : 29

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 14

25 to 29 years : 79

30 to 34 years : 51

35 to 39 years : 17

40 to 44 years : 40

45 to 49 years : 86

50 to 54 years : 41

55 to 59 years : 30

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 0

65 and 66 years : 7

67 to 69 years : 33

70 to 74 years : 54

75 to 79 years : 25

80 to 84 years : 5

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Independence Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 490

Multiple ancestry : 254

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 7

Ancestry not reported : 495


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,235

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 : 11

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Independence Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 43

5 to 17 years : 293

18 to 24 years : 14

25 to 34 years : 225

35 to 44 years : 119

45 to 54 years : 211

55 to 59 years : 103

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 7

65 to 74 years : 148

75 years and over : 62

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 43

5 to 17 years : 146

18 to 24 years : 14

25 to 34 years : 135

35 to 44 years : 119

45 to 54 years : 121

55 to 59 years : 80

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 7

65 to 74 years : 140

75 years and over : 62

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 147

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 90

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 79

55 to 59 years : 23

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 8

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 : 11

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
(Independence Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 405

Female : 468

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 140

Female : 222

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 11


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Independence Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 873

Born in other state in the United States : 362

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 11


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 48

Now married, except separated : 469

Divorced : 111

Separated : 31

Widowed : 41

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 36

Now married, except separated : 215

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

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 : 11

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,196

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Independence Township, Illinois

  • United States Or American: 288   (30.1%)
  • German: 186   (19.4%)
  • Other Groups: 126   (13.2%)
  • Irish: 119   (12.4%)
  • English: 79   (8.2%)
  • Swiss: 30   (3.1%)
  • Italian: 29   (3.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 24   (2.5%)
  • Scottish: 19   (2.0%)
  • Dutch: 19   (2.0%)
  • Greek: 13   (1.4%)
  • Polish: 12   (1.3%)
  • Welsh: 10   (1.0%)
  • French Canadian: 4   (0.4%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Independence Township, Illinois is 1,246



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Independence Township, Illinois: 545
Female Population in Independence Township, Illinois: 701


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Independence Township, Illinois: 43.5
Median Female Resident Age in Independence Township, Illinois: 33.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Independence Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

43.0

Male

42.5

Female

43.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

19.5

Male

33.5

Female

19.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

38.5

Male

0.5

Female

39.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

21.5

Male

21.5

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

9.0

Male

60.5

Female

4.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.5

Male

21.5

Female

0.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.0

Male

42.5

Female

43.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Independence Township, Illinois


  • White: 1,246
  • 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 Independence Township, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 33   (8.23%)
  • 9th Grade: 13   (3.24%)
  • 10th Grade: 26   (6.48%)
  • 11th Grade: 46   (11.47%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (1%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 89   (22.19%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 31   (7.73%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 65   (16.21%)
  • Associate Degree: 33   (8.23%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 55   (13.72%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 6   (1.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 15   (3.56%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 60   (14.25%)
  • 9th Grade: 8   (1.9%)
  • 10th Grade: 20   (4.75%)
  • 11th Grade: 7   (1.66%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 98   (23.28%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 15   (3.56%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 68   (16.15%)
  • Associate Degree: 42   (9.98%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 47   (11.16%)
  • Master's Degree: 41   (9.74%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Independence Township, Illinois

  • Carrier Mills-stonefort Cusd 2


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 217, Carrier Mills, IL 62917, Phone: (618) 994-2392, Students: 516 )

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

  • Carrier Mills-stonefort Elem Sch


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: Po Box 218, Carrier Mills, IL 62917, Phone: (618) 994-2413, Students: 364 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Independence Township, Illinois

  • Carrier Mills-stonefort H S


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 217, Carrier Mills, IL 62917, Phone: (618) 994-2392, Students: 152 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Independence Township, Illinois

  • Carrier Mills-stonefort Public Library District


    109 Oak Street, Carrier Mills, IL 62917

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Independence Township, Illinois


Building


(1) Carrier Mills Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Gulley Cemetery   (2) Ledford Family Cemetery   (3) Moore-vinson Family Cemetery   (4) Mount Pleasant Cemetery   (5) Trout Family Cemetery   (6) Ward Cemetery  

Church


(1) Dallasania Church Historical   (2) Lakeview Church   (3) Mount Zion Church   (4) Palestine Church   (5) Providence Church   (6) Reids Chapel   (7) Salem Church   (8) South America Church   (9) Walnut Grove Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Carrier Mills   (2) Township Of Independence   (3) Township Of Stonefort   (4) Village Of Carrier Mills  

Cliff


(1) Stonefort Bluff  

Mine


(1) Sahara Mine Number 16   (2) Sahara Mine Number 5   (3) Sahara Mine Number 7   (4) Wasson Mine Number 2  

Park


(1) Carrier Mills Park   (2) Moores Grove Park  

Populated Place


(1) Buena Vista   (2) Carrier Mills   (3) Ledford   (4) Liberty   (5) Newcastle  

School


(1) Bunker Hill School Historical   (2) Cain School   (3) Cain School Historical   (4) Carrier Mills Elementary School   (5) Carrier Mills High School   (6) Duncan School Historical   (7) Hancock School   (8) Harris School Historical   (9) Holmes School Historical   (10) Lake View School Historical   (11) Liberty School   (12) Newcastle School Historical   (13) North Walnut School Historical   (14) Salem School Historical   (15) South Walnut School Historical   (16) Winkeman School Historical  

Stream


(1) Aunt Maria Branch   (2) Battle Ford Creek   (3) Caney Branch   (4) Little Saline River   (5) Pond Creek   (6) Rocky Branch  

Summit


(1) Murray Bluff   (2) Sand Hill  

Valley


(1) Bill Hill Hollow   (2) Buzzard Roost Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Independence Township, Illinois

62917 (pop. 2,639)


Cities Nearby Independence Township, Illinois

Carrier Mills Village, IL  (pop. 1,900) 4.8 Miles
Harrisburg City, IL  (pop. 9,171) 5.2 Miles
Harrisburg Township, IL  (pop. 11,284) 5.2 Miles
Carrier Mills Township, IL  (pop. 2,562) 6.2 Miles
Mountain Township, IL  (pop. 219) 6.5 Miles
Stonefort Township, IL  (pop. 320) 6.8 Miles
Muddy Village, IL  (pop. 84) 7.5 Miles
Cottage Township, IL  (pop. 252) 7.9 Miles
Brushy Township, IL  (pop. 774) 9.1 Miles
Stonefort Village, IL  (pop. 239) 9.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Independence Township, Illinois

618



Elevation in Independence Township, Illinois is 381.0 ft. (116.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Independence Township, Illinois

Lat: 37.658708 N        Long: -88.548570 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 30   (5.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 8   (1.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 26   (4.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 66   (12.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 51   (9.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 72   (13.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 101   (18.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 65   (11.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 26   (4.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 6   (1.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 10   (1.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 44   (8.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 47   (8.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Independence Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 515

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 48

In 3-person carpool : 13

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 10

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 : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 15


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Independence Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 0

5 to 9 minutes : 23

10 to 14 minutes : 44

15 to 19 minutes : 155

20 to 24 minutes : 54

25 to 29 minutes : 37

30 to 34 minutes : 78

35 to 39 minutes : 34

40 to 44 minutes : 34

45 to 59 minutes : 39

60 to 89 minutes : 23

90 or more minutes : 65


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 138

No Social Security income : 388


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 115

No retirement income : 411


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Independence Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 14

$15,000 to $19,999 : 26

$20,000 to $24,999 : 7

$25,000 to $29,999 : 56

$30,000 to $34,999 : 19

$35,000 to $39,999 : 18

$40,000 to $44,999 : 0

$45,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 52

$60,000 to $74,999 : 104

$75,000 to $99,999 : 65

$100,000 to $124,999 : 26

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $59,643


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Independence Township, Illinois

  • WMCL (1060 AM; 2.5 kW; Mc Leansboro, IL; Owner: Dana Communications Corporation)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5.0 kW; Marion, IL; Owner: Fishback Media, Inc.)
  • WEBQ (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Muddy, IL; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • WFRX (1300 AM; 1.0 kW; West Frankfort, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Of Southern Illinois, Llc)
  • WJPF (1340 AM; 0.77 kW; Herrin, IL; Owner: Mrr License Llc)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 0.25 kW; Johnston City, IL; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 0.25 kW; Marion, IL; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WMOK (920 AM; 1.0 kW; Metropolis, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Paducah, Llc)
  • WMOK (920 AM; 1.0 kW; Metropolis, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Paducah, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Independence Township, Illinois

  • WEBQ-FM (102.3 FM; Eldorado, IL; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; Orient, IL; Owner: Mrr License Llc)
  • WBVN (104.5 FM; Thompsonville, IL; Owner: Kenneth W. And Jane A. Anderson)
  • WREZ (105.5 FM; Metropolis, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Paducah, Llc)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; Macedonia, IL; Owner: Dana Communications Corp.)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; Marion, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Of Southern Illinois, Llc)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Muddy, IL; Owner: Covenant Network)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Muddy, IL; Owner: Iglesia Jesucristo Es Mi Refugio De Austin, Inc.)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; Hurst, IL; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WHMR (90.1 FM; Carrsville, KY; Owner: Heartland Ministries, Inc.)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; Carterville, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Of Southern Illinois, Llc)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; Marion, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Of Southern Illinois, Llc)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; Macedonia, IL; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; Creal Springs, IL; Owner: Mrr License Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Independence Township, Illinois

  • WTCT (Channel 27; Goreville, IL; Owner: Tri-state Christian Tv, Inc.)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; Creal Springs, IL; Owner: Wsil-tv, Inc.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; Boles, IL; Owner: Wdka Acquisition Corporation)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Independence Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 76  (25.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 42  (14.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 80  (26.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 67  (22.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 116  (43.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 24  (9.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 106  (39.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 8  (3.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 41 Farms In Independence Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Independence Township, Illinois

The Bank Of Marion - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $341.2k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 24

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Independence Township, Illinois

  • Williamson County Regional


    (about 26.4 miles in Energy, Illinois; Airport Code: MWA)

  • Sturgis Municipal


    (about 33.5 miles in Sullivan, Kentucky; Airport Code: KY2)

  • Southern Illinois


    (about 39.1 miles in De Soto, Illinois; Airport Code: MDH)

  • Barkley Regional


    (about 43.1 miles in West Paducah, Kentucky; Airport Code: PAH)

  • Henderson City - County


    (about 48.3 miles in Corydon, Kentucky; Airport Code: KY4)

  • Mount Vernon Airport


    (about 48.9 miles in Mount Vernon, Illinois; Airport Code: MVN)

  • Cairo Regional


    (about 55.3 miles in Cache, Illinois; Airport Code: CIR)

  • Marshall Field


    (about 59.5 miles in Nashville, Illinois; Airport Code: DQP)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Independence Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

92.65%

Carpooled

4.48%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.72%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.08%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

1.08%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 340

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 25

Female householder, no husband present : 37

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 102

Householder not living alone : 22


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 22

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 504


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Independence Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 291

Renter-occupied housing units : 49

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 25

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 19

Renter-occupied housing units : 18

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 81

Renter-occupied housing units : 43


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Independence Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 21

$15,000 to $19,999 : 36

$20,000 to $24,999 : 42

$25,000 to $29,999 : 56

$30,000 to $34,999 : 28

$35,000 to $39,999 : 18

$40,000 to $44,999 : 0

$45,000 to $49,999 : 39

$50,000 to $59,999 : 52

$60,000 to $74,999 : 143

$75,000 to $99,999 : 65

$100,000 to $124,999 : 26

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Independence Township, Illinois)

Total : 526


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Independence Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 526

Vacant : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Independence Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Independence Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 14

Built 2000 to 2004 : 55

Built 1990 to 1999 : 30

Built 1980 to 1989 : 110

Built 1970 to 1979 : 35

Built 1960 to 1969 : 59

Built 1950 to 1959 : 70

Built 1940 to 1949 : 25

Built 1939 or earlier : 128


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Independence Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 23

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 341

Electricity : 132

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 7

Wood : 23

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Independence Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 22

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 7

$40,000 to $49,999 : 26

$50,000 to $59,999 : 25

$60,000 to $69,999 : 20

$70,000 to $79,999 : 47

$80,000 to $89,999 : 20

$90,000 to $99,999 : 18

$100,000 to $124,999 : 119

$125,000 to $149,999 : 45

$150,000 to $174,999 : 9

$175,000 to $199,999 : 33

$200,000 to $249,999 : 8

$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
(Independence 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 : 0

Home equity loan only : 20

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 210

Housing units without a mortgage : 186


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $115,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $117,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $93,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $106,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $133,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $57,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $69,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $91,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Independence Township, Illinois: 76.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Independence Township, IL): $41,389
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Independence Township): $69,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Independence Township): $380
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Independence Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 4.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 44.7%
Electricity: 48.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.4%
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 Independence Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Independence Township, Illinois

Harrisburg Med Ctr Inc Hhcs


     Address: 901 S Commercial, Harrisburg, Illinois 62946
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 4/10/1985

Franklin Williamson Bi County


     Address: 2312 W. Main Street, Marion, Illinois 62959
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Vna Homecare Inc.


     Address: 4501 West Deyoung Street, Marion, Illinois 62959
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/1/1978

Addus Health Care, Inc.


     Address: 906 Skyline Drive, Suite 200, Marion, Illinois 62959
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/26/2001

Visiting Nurse Association


     Address: 1406 Us 45 North, Eldorado, Illinois 62930
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 10/31/1984

Hospitals Close To Independence Township, Illinois

Harrisburg Medical Center


     Address: 100 Doctor Warren Tuttle Dr, Harrisburg, Illinois 62946
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Heartland Regional Medical Center


     Address: 3333 W De Young, Marion, Illinois 62959
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Ferrell Hospital Community Foundations


     Address: 1201 Pine Street, Eldorado, Illinois 62930
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Herrin Hospital


     Address: 201 S 14th St, Herrin, Illinois 62948
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Hardin County General Hospital


     Address: Ferrell Road, Rosiclare, Illinois 62982
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Independence Township, Illinois

Carrier Mills Nursing Home


     Address: Us Route 45 East, Carrier Mills, Illinois 62917
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Finnie Good Shepherd N H


     Address: 400 South Maincross Street, Galatia, Illinois 62935
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 49
     Percent Occupied: 67%

Harrisburg Care Center


     Address: 1000 West Sloan Street, Harrisburg, Illinois 62946
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 33
     Percent Occupied: 49%

Fountain's, The


     Address: 1301 East Deyoung, Marion, Illinois 62959
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 73%

Parkway Manor


     Address: 3116 Williamson County Parkway, Marion, Illinois 62959
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 111
     Percent Occupied: Not Avai%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Independence Township, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 173 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Independence Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 355
    Disabled Workers: 115
    Widowers Workers: 110
    Spouses Workers: 55
    Children Workers: 55


(updated 2007)



Saline County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 39.76%
  • Bush & Cheney 59.73%
  • Other 0.51%



(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 Independence Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Saline County, IL

5.37 % of Saline County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $28,102

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Williamson County , IL 0.65 % ($25,719 AGI )
  • Hardin County , IL 0.41 % ($23,028 AGI )
  • Gallatin County , IL 0.37 % ($28,281 AGI )

Relocation away from Saline County, IL

4.99 % of Saline 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 $29,558

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Williamson County , IL 0.67 % ($31,379 AGI )
  • Gallatin County , IL 0.28 % ($32,375 AGI )
  • Hardin County , IL 0.23 % ($33,100 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 Independence 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 Independence Township, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Independence 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 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 n/a 56 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 13 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 724 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 11 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 612 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 19 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 1,058 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 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
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 4 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 8 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 6 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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