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   (County: Marshall County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Lacon 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
(Lacon Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 83

5 to 9 years : 67

10 to 14 years : 73

15 to 17 years : 59

18 and 19 years : 43

20 years : 24

21 years : 16

22 to 24 years : 10

25 to 29 years : 82

30 to 34 years : 55

35 to 39 years : 63

40 to 44 years : 106

45 to 49 years : 116

50 to 54 years : 69

55 to 59 years : 55

60 and 61 years : 24

62 to 64 years : 60

65 and 66 years : 36

67 to 69 years : 23

70 to 74 years : 61

75 to 79 years : 38

80 to 84 years : 20

85 years and over : 41

Female:

Under 5 years : 86

5 to 9 years : 27

10 to 14 years : 118

15 to 17 years : 81

18 and 19 years : 33

20 years : 17

21 years : 13

22 to 24 years : 4

25 to 29 years : 36

30 to 34 years : 76

35 to 39 years : 39

40 to 44 years : 120

45 to 49 years : 113

50 to 54 years : 110

55 to 59 years : 93

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 53

65 and 66 years : 51

67 to 69 years : 38

70 to 74 years : 81

75 to 79 years : 48

80 to 84 years : 63

85 years and over : 119


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Lacon Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,081

Multiple ancestry : 1,289

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 43

Ancestry not reported : 236


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,532

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 16

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 72

Not a U.S. citizen : 29


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Lacon Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 169

5 to 17 years : 425

18 to 24 years : 160

25 to 34 years : 249

35 to 44 years : 328

45 to 54 years : 408

55 to 59 years : 148

60 and 61 years : 30

62 to 64 years : 113

65 to 74 years : 290

75 years and over : 329

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 169

5 to 17 years : 354

18 to 24 years : 120

25 to 34 years : 222

35 to 44 years : 259

45 to 54 years : 326

55 to 59 years : 109

60 and 61 years : 18

62 to 64 years : 61

65 to 74 years : 229

75 years and over : 182

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 71

18 to 24 years : 24

25 to 34 years : 27

35 to 44 years : 54

45 to 54 years : 54

55 to 59 years : 39

60 and 61 years : 12

62 to 64 years : 52

65 to 74 years : 46

75 years and over : 104

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 16

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 : 15

45 to 54 years : 28

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 15

75 years and over : 43


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Lacon Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,016

Female : 1,033

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 177

Female : 306

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 16

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 15

Female : 86


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Lacon Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 2,049

Born in other state in the United States : 473

Native: born outside the United States : 16

Foreign born : 101


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 316

Now married, except separated : 940

Divorced : 203

Separated : 7

Widowed : 158

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 154

Now married, except separated : 209

Divorced : 34

Separated : 0

Widowed : 57

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 16

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 101

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)
(Lacon Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 2,367

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 30

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 43

Speak English less than "very well" : 29


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Lacon Township, Illinois

  • German: 746   (31.4%)
  • Irish: 353   (14.8%)
  • English: 312   (13.1%)
  • United States Or American: 256   (10.8%)
  • Swedish: 152   (6.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 104   (4.4%)
  • Other Groups: 88   (3.7%)
  • Italian: 75   (3.2%)
  • Dutch: 54   (2.3%)
  • Scottish: 42   (1.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 35   (1.5%)
  • British: 30   (1.3%)
  • Polish: 20   (0.8%)
  • European: 18   (0.8%)
  • Lithuanian: 15   (0.6%)
  • Arab: 14   (0.6%)
  • Slovak: 12   (0.5%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 12   (0.5%)
  • Belgian: 8   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 7   (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 7   (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 6   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 5   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 4   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 3   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Lacon Township, Illinois is 2,649



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Lacon Township, Illinois: 1,224
Female Population in Lacon Township, Illinois: 1,425


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Lacon Township, Illinois: 40.9
Median Female Resident Age in Lacon Township, Illinois: 47.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Lacon Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

46.3

Male

42.9

Female

48.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

40.0

Male

40.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

33.8

Male

33.5

Female

37.5

Asian


Both sexes

16.5

Male

36.5

Female

16.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

46.0

Male

55.5

Female

41.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

20.5

Male

19.0

Female

33.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

22.5

Male

17.0

Female

34.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.6

Male

43.1

Female

48.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Lacon Township, Illinois


  • White: 2,639
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 10



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (0.64%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 5   (0.64%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 28   (3.59%)
  • 9th Grade: 15   (1.92%)
  • 10th Grade: 18   (2.3%)
  • 11th Grade: 18   (2.3%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 25   (3.2%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 384   (49.17%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 63   (8.07%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 96   (12.29%)
  • Associate Degree: 18   (2.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 78   (9.99%)
  • Master's Degree: 18   (2.3%)
  • Professional School Degree: 10   (1.28%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 55   (5.76%)
  • 9th Grade: 13   (1.36%)
  • 10th Grade: 35   (3.66%)
  • 11th Grade: 34   (3.56%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 21   (2.2%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 301   (31.52%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 113   (11.83%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 139   (14.55%)
  • Associate Degree: 108   (11.31%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 107   (11.2%)
  • Master's Degree: 13   (1.36%)
  • Professional School Degree: 16   (1.68%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Lacon Township, Illinois

  • Midland Cusd 7


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 206 N High St, Lacon, IL 61540, Phone: (309) 246-2310, Students: 874 )

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

  • Midland Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 206 N High St, Lacon, IL 61540, Phone: (309) 246-7215, Students: 315 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Lacon Township, Illinois

  • Lacon Public Library District


    205 Sixth Street, Lacon, IL 61540

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Lacon Township, Illinois


  • Marshall County Historical Society


    Po Box 123, Lacon, IL 61540

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Lacon Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Marshall County Airport   (2) Parrish Rla Airport  

Building


(1) Hopewell Townhall   (2) Lacon - Sparland Fire Protection District And Emergency Ambulance Service   (3) Lacon Police Department   (4) Marshall County Sheriff S Office  

Cemetery


(1) Babb Cemetery   (2) Greeves Cemetery   (3) Harris Cemetery   (4) Jason And Broadus Cemetery   (5) New Salem Cemetery   (6) Russell Cemetery   (7) Strawn Cemetery  

Church


(1) Christ New Covenant Church   (2) Immaculate Conception Church   (3) Lacon United Church Of Christ   (4) Saint John Lutheran Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Lacon   (2) Marshall County   (3) Township Of Hopewell   (4) Township Of Lacon   (5) Township Of Richland  

Dam


(1) Barnes Lake Dam  

Lake


(1) Babb Slough   (2) Goose Lake   (3) Sawyer Slough  

Locale


(1) Lacon Country Club  

Park


(1) Johnsons Park   (2) Marshall County State Conservation Areas  

Populated Place


(1) Lacon  

Reservoir


(1) Barnes Lake  

School


(1) Brown Run School Historical   (2) Garfield School Historical   (3) Lacon Elementary School   (4) Marshall School Historical   (5) New Salem School Historical   (6) South Lacon School Historical   (7) Strawn School Historical  

Stream


(1) Broaddus Run   (2) Gimlet Creek   (3) Pigeon Creek   (4) Strawn Creek   (5) Thenius Creek  

Tower


(1) Wrvy-fm Henry  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Lacon Township, Illinois

61540 (pop. 2,915)


Cities Nearby Lacon Township, Illinois

Lacon City, IL  (pop. 2,333) 1.0 Miles
Sparland Village, IL  (pop. 392) 1.9 Miles
Steuben Township, IL  (pop. 1,091) 2.6 Miles
Hopewell Village, IL  (pop. 433) 2.9 Miles
Hopewell Township, IL  (pop. 461) 5.4 Miles
Whitefield Township, IL  (pop. 347) 6.1 Miles
Henry Township, IL  (pop. 2,828) 7.5 Miles
Chillicothe City, IL  (pop. 5,728) 7.5 Miles
Henry City, IL  (pop. 2,636) 7.6 Miles
Chillicothe Township, IL  (pop. 8,064) 7.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Lacon Township, Illinois

309



Elevation in Lacon Township, Illinois is 463.0 ft. (141.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Lacon Township, Illinois

Lat: 41.010100 N        Long: -89.413160 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 49   (4.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 71   (6.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 80   (7.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 161   (14.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 128   (11.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 101   (8.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 149   (13.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 88   (7.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 18   (1.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 52   (4.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 10   (0.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 12   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 116   (10.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 104   (9.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Lacon Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 916

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 113

In 3-person carpool : 7

In 4-person carpool : 11

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 : 100

Other means : 6

Worked at home : 37


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Lacon Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 153

5 to 9 minutes : 180

10 to 14 minutes : 62

15 to 19 minutes : 114

20 to 24 minutes : 72

25 to 29 minutes : 104

30 to 34 minutes : 89

35 to 39 minutes : 73

40 to 44 minutes : 97

45 to 59 minutes : 94

60 to 89 minutes : 70

90 or more minutes : 45


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 399

No Social Security income : 641


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 280

No retirement income : 760


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Lacon Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 16

$10,000 to $14,999 : 32

$15,000 to $19,999 : 11

$20,000 to $24,999 : 41

$25,000 to $29,999 : 24

$30,000 to $34,999 : 45

$35,000 to $39,999 : 39

$40,000 to $44,999 : 70

$45,000 to $49,999 : 18

$50,000 to $59,999 : 70

$60,000 to $74,999 : 98

$75,000 to $99,999 : 174

$100,000 to $124,999 : 75

$125,000 to $149,999 : 10

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $58,750


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Lacon Township, Illinois

  • WPEO (1020 AM; 1.0 kW; Bayview Gardens, IL; Owner: Pinebrook Foundation, Inc.)
  • 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.)
  • WZOE (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Hollowayville, IL; Owner: Wzoe, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Lacon Township, Illinois

  • WRVY-FM (100.5 FM; Lacon, IL; Owner: Wzoe, Inc)
  • WBZG (100.9 FM; Spring Valley, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Laco Radio, Inc.)
  • WIVQ (103.3 FM; Spring Valley, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WXCL (104.9 FM; Peoria, IL; Owner: Monterey Licenses, Llc)
  • WIXO (105.7 FM; Peoria, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Peoria, Inc.)
  • WYYS (106.1 FM; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WSWT (106.9 FM; Peoria, IL; Owner: Monterey Licenses, Llc)
  • WSOG (88.1 FM; Cedar Point, IL; Owner: Spirit Education Association, Inc.)
  • WPRC (88.3 FM; Tiskilwa, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute Inc)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Family Worship Center Church, Inc.)
  • WAZU (90.7 FM; Edwards, IL; Owner: Sirius Syncope Inc.)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; Seatonville, IL; Owner: Northern Illinois University)
  • WZPW (92.3 FM; Edwards, IL; Owner: B&g Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WZPW (92.3 FM; Peoria, IL; Owner: B&g Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WPBG (93.3 FM; Peoria, IL; Owner: Monterey Licenses, Llc)
  • WPMJ (94.3 FM; Rome, IL; Owner: Kelly Communications, Inc.)
  • WKOT (96.5 FM; Grand Ridge, IL; Owner: La Salle County Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WFYR (97.3 FM; Edwards, IL; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Peoria, Inc.)
  • WSTQ (97.7 FM; Streator, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; Hollowayville, IL; Owner: Wzoe, Inc.)
  • WPIA (98.5 FM; Washington, IL; Owner: Im Il Licenses, Llc)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; Seatonville, IL; Owner: La Salle County Broadcasting Corp.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Lacon Township, Illinois

  • WMBD-TV (Channel 31; Peoria, IL; Owner: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Tccsa, Inc., D/b/a Trinity Broadcasting Network)
  • WAOE (Channel 59; Peoria, IL; Owner: Four Seasons Peoria, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Lacon Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 124  (19.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 56  (8.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 83  (13.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 137  (21.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 191  (34.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 155  (27.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 175  (31.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 3  (0.5%)


(updated 2010)





There are 58 Farms In Lacon Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Lacon Township, Illinois

The First National Bank Of Lacon - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $66.1k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

Morton Community Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 32

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Lacon Township, Illinois

  • Illinois Valley Regional


    (about 27.2 miles in Peru, Illinois; Airport Code: VYS)

  • General Downing - Peoria International


    (about 28.0 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)

  • Greater Peoria


    (about 28.0 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)

  • Central Illinois Regional


    (about 44.5 miles in Bloomington, Illinois; Airport Code: BMI)

  • Whiteside County-Jos H. Bittorf Field


    (about 52.3 miles in Rock Falls, Illinois; Airport Code: SQI)

  • Galesburg Municipal


    (about 53.2 miles in Galesburg, Illinois; Airport Code: GBG)

  • Logan County


    (about 59.0 miles in Lincoln, Illinois; Airport Code: II4)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Lacon Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.71%

Carpooled

8.75%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.68%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

1.36%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.68%

Walked

4.16%

Other Means

0.42%

Worked At Home

3.23%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 549

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 38

Female householder, no husband present : 136

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 296

Householder not living alone : 21


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 5

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 6

All other households : 1,029


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Lacon Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 527

Renter-occupied housing units : 22

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 21

Renter-occupied housing units : 17

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 90

Renter-occupied housing units : 46

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 203

Renter-occupied housing units : 114


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Lacon Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 25

$10,000 to $14,999 : 56

$15,000 to $19,999 : 87

$20,000 to $24,999 : 70

$25,000 to $29,999 : 72

$30,000 to $34,999 : 63

$35,000 to $39,999 : 67

$40,000 to $44,999 : 87

$45,000 to $49,999 : 18

$50,000 to $59,999 : 92

$60,000 to $74,999 : 130

$75,000 to $99,999 : 188

$100,000 to $124,999 : 75

$125,000 to $149,999 : 10

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Lacon Township, Illinois)

Total : 1,149


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Lacon Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 1,040

Vacant : 109


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Lacon Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Lacon Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 10

Built 2000 to 2004 : 37

Built 1990 to 1999 : 65

Built 1980 to 1989 : 71

Built 1970 to 1979 : 191

Built 1960 to 1969 : 142

Built 1950 to 1959 : 175

Built 1940 to 1949 : 145

Built 1939 or earlier : 313


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Lacon Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 846

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 92

Electricity : 90

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 7

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 5

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Lacon Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 26

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 6

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 12

$35,000 to $39,999 : 7

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 54

$60,000 to $69,999 : 70

$70,000 to $79,999 : 56

$80,000 to $89,999 : 100

$90,000 to $99,999 : 117

$100,000 to $124,999 : 140

$125,000 to $149,999 : 121

$150,000 to $174,999 : 64

$175,000 to $199,999 : 9

$200,000 to $249,999 : 36

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 23

$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
(Lacon 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 : 47

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 320

Housing units without a mortgage : 474


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $151,800

Built 1980 to 1989 :

Built 1970 to 1979 : $113,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $98,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $91,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $88,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $89,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Lacon Township, Illinois: 67.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Lacon Township, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 6.86%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 82.35%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 10.78%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Lacon 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 4 4 $475,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $475,000
2001        
  Single Family 2 2 $250,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $250,000
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 16 16 $1,966,691
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

16 16 $1,966,691
2004        
  Single Family 21 21 $3,416,421
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

21 21 $3,416,421
2005        
  Single Family 12 12 $2,085,272
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 12 $2,085,272
2006        
  Single Family 38 38 $6,987,489
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

38 38 $6,987,489


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Lacon Township, IL): $41,952
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Lacon Township): $80,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Lacon Township): $386
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Lacon Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 78.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 9.6%
Electricity: 9.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
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 Lacon Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Lacon Township, Illinois

Prairieland Home Care


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

Valley Home Health Services


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

In-home Care Vna


     Address: 33 W. Crown St., Suite A, Princeton, Illinois 61356
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/12/1977

Rosewood Home Health Services


     Address: 7501 University Suite 208-pioneer Square, Peoria, Illinois 61614
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/11/1997

Methodist Medical Center Of Il


     Address: 221 N.e. Glen Oak Ave. Mailing Address, Peoria, Illinois 61636
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 2/23/1984

Hospitals Close To Lacon Township, Illinois

St Margarets Hospital


     Address: 600 E 1st St, Spring Valley, Illinois 61362
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Illinois Valley Community Hospital


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

Perry Memorial Hospital


     Address: 530 Park Avenue East, Princeton, Illinois 61356
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

St Marys Hospital


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

Eureka Community Hospital


     Address: 101 S Major St, Eureka, Illinois 61530
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Lacon Township, Illinois

Heartland Hlth Cr Ctr-henry


     Address: 1650 Indian Town Road, Henry, Illinois 61537
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Asta Care Center Of Toluca


     Address: 101 East Via Ghiglieri, Toluca, Illinois 61369
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 93
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Heritage Manor-chillicothe


     Address: 1028 Hillcrest Drive, Chillicothe, Illinois 61523
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 103
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Snyder Village


     Address: 1200 East Partridge, Metamora, Illinois 61548
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 97
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Heritage Manor-minonk


     Address: 201 Locust Street, Minonk, Illinois 61760
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 43
     Percent Occupied: 88%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Lacon Township, Illinois

Name: LaSalle
Address: 2601 North 21st Road; Marseilles, IL 61341
Distance: 46 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Lacon Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 460
    Disabled Workers: 45
    Widowers Workers: 90
    Spouses Workers: 45
    Children Workers: 30


(updated 2007)



Marshall County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 42.62%
  • Bush & Cheney 56.71%
  • Other 0.67%



(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 Lacon Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Marshall County, IL

6.22 % of Marshall County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $33,931

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Peoria County , IL 1.12 % ($38,783 AGI )
  • La Salle County , IL 0.76 % ($29,049 AGI )
  • Woodford County , IL 0.60 % ($37,813 AGI )

Relocation away from Marshall County, IL

6.84 % of Marshall 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 $34,805

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Peoria County , IL 1.55 % ($34,631 AGI )
  • Woodford County , IL 0.81 % ($40,205 AGI )
  • La Salle County , IL 0.72 % ($27,282 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 Lacon Township, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Lacon Township, Illinois

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
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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 Lacon Township, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Lacon 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 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 n/a 3 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 56 n/a 156 107
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 5 n/a 5 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 278 n/a 260 107
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 12 n/a 14 7
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 668 n/a 729 376
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 56 n/a 0 0
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 54
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 0 0
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 5 n/a 5 3
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 3 2


(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)



Jails in Lacon Township, Illinois


  • Marshall County Jail


    520 6th St., Lacon, IL 61540
    Capacity: 16
    Confined: 3
    Avg. Population: 6
    Year Built: 1904


(updated 2006)



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