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Demographics Analysis

The people of Locust 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
(Locust Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 3

5 to 9 years : 15

10 to 14 years : 17

15 to 17 years : 12

18 and 19 years : 16

20 years : 24

21 years : 88

22 to 24 years : 101

25 to 29 years : 199

30 to 34 years : 155

35 to 39 years : 190

40 to 44 years : 198

45 to 49 years : 214

50 to 54 years : 217

55 to 59 years : 34

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 17

65 and 66 years : 25

67 to 69 years : 11

70 to 74 years : 17

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 2

85 years and over : 18

Female:

Under 5 years : 20

5 to 9 years : 5

10 to 14 years : 32

15 to 17 years : 17

18 and 19 years : 10

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 16

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 20

35 to 39 years : 29

40 to 44 years : 24

45 to 49 years : 24

50 to 54 years : 8

55 to 59 years : 16

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 21

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 5

70 to 74 years : 0

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 9

85 years and over : 20


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Locust Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 962

Multiple ancestry : 348

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 11

Ancestry not reported : 536


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,789

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 22

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 13

Not a U.S. citizen : 33


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Locust Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 23

5 to 17 years : 98

18 to 24 years : 255

25 to 34 years : 374

35 to 44 years : 441

45 to 54 years : 463

55 to 59 years : 50

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 38

65 to 74 years : 58

75 years and over : 49

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 23

5 to 17 years : 98

18 to 24 years : 185

25 to 34 years : 294

35 to 44 years : 309

45 to 54 years : 324

55 to 59 years : 24

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 17

65 to 74 years : 25

75 years and over : 40

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 59

25 to 34 years : 47

35 to 44 years : 110

45 to 54 years : 137

55 to 59 years : 26

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 21

65 to 74 years : 33

75 years and over : 9

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 22

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 : 11

25 to 34 years : 11

35 to 44 years : 22

45 to 54 years : 2

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
(Locust Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,140

Female : 207

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 370

Female : 72

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 22

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 44

Female : 2


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Locust Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 1,025

Born in other state in the United States : 318

Native: born outside the United States : 22

Foreign born : 24


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 497

Now married, except separated : 356

Divorced : 319

Separated : 56

Widowed : 27

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 178

Now married, except separated : 124

Divorced : 119

Separated : 12

Widowed : 9

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 22

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 11

Now married, except separated : 24

Divorced : 0

Separated : 11

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,669

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 86

Speak English less than "very well" : 44

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 11

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Locust Township, Illinois

  • German: 165   (26.4%)
  • United States Or American: 104   (16.7%)
  • English: 71   (11.4%)
  • Irish: 61   (9.8%)
  • Italian: 57   (9.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 34   (5.4%)
  • Other Groups: 24   (3.8%)
  • Dutch: 22   (3.5%)
  • Polish: 22   (3.5%)
  • Scottish: 16   (2.6%)
  • Welsh: 11   (1.8%)
  • British: 10   (1.6%)
  • Alsatian: 8   (1.3%)
  • Swedish: 6   (1.0%)
  • Swiss: 6   (1.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 5   (0.8%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 2   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Locust Township, Illinois is 1,857



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Locust Township, Illinois: 1,576
Female Population in Locust Township, Illinois: 281


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Locust Township, Illinois: 39.5
Median Female Resident Age in Locust Township, Illinois: 39.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Locust Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

39.3

Male

38.4

Female

43.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

41.1

Male

41.3

Female

16.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.5

Male

33.5

Female

31.5

Asian


Both sexes

32.0

Male

32.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

36.4

Male

36.3

Female

39.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

34.5

Male

34.5

Female

36.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

36.0

Male

35.9

Female

39.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.5

Male

38.7

Female

43.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Locust Township, Illinois


  • White: 1,389
  • African American: 362
  • American Indian: 22
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 44
  • Two or More Races: 40



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 34   (2.81%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 26   (2.15%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 33   (2.73%)
  • 9th Grade: 57   (4.72%)
  • 10th Grade: 105   (8.69%)
  • 11th Grade: 182   (15.07%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 39   (3.23%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 405   (33.53%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 90   (7.45%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 189   (15.65%)
  • Associate Degree: 6   (0.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 26   (2.15%)
  • Master's Degree: 5   (0.41%)
  • Professional School Degree: 6   (0.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.41%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.88%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 6   (2.64%)
  • 9th Grade: 3   (1.32%)
  • 10th Grade: 13   (5.73%)
  • 11th Grade: 6   (2.64%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 3   (1.32%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 107   (47.14%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 12   (5.29%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 27   (11.89%)
  • Associate Degree: 10   (4.41%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 21   (9.25%)
  • Master's Degree: 12   (5.29%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (2.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)







Museums Near Locust Township, Illinois


  • Christian County Historical Society


    1212 East 650 North Rd, Owaneco, IL 62555

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Locust Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Anselm Landing Strip Historical   (2) Metsker Landing Strip Historical  

Building


(1) Owaneco Fire Protection District   (2) Taylorville Correctional Center  

Cemetery


(1) Buckeye Cemetery   (2) Donner Cemetery   (3) Durbin Cemetery   (4) Long Cemetery   (5) Millersville Cemetery   (6) Mound Chapel United Brethen Cemetery   (7) Potters Field Cemetery  

Church


(1) Buckeye Church   (2) Mound Chapel Historical  

Civil


(1) Township Of Locust   (2) Village Of Owaneco  

Locale


(1) B P Flower Farm   (2) Lake Shore Golf Club  

Populated Place


(1) Hewittville   (2) Millersville   (3) Owaneco   (4) Velma  

Reservoir


(1) Lake Taylorville  

School


(1) Brushy Branch School Historical   (2) Buckeye School Historical   (3) Durbin College School Historical   (4) Johnson School Historical   (5) Mound School Historical   (6) Oak Ridge School Historical   (7) Pike School Historical   (8) Resler School Historical   (9) Sherman School Historical  

Stream


(1) Cottonwood Creek   (2) Locust Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Locust Township, Illinois

62555 (pop. 613)


Cities Nearby Locust Township, Illinois

Owaneco Village, IL  (pop. 259) 0.4 Miles
Johnson Township, IL  (pop. 674) 4.5 Miles
May Township, IL  (pop. 1,453) 5.2 Miles
Rosamond Township, IL  (pop. 537) 6.2 Miles
Taylorville City, IL  (pop. 12,193) 6.4 Miles
Taylorville Township, IL  (pop. 12,197) 7.4 Miles
Assumption Township, IL  (pop. 1,468) 7.9 Miles
Assumption City, IL  (pop. 1,371) 8.5 Miles
Pana Township, IL  (pop. 6,641) 8.7 Miles
Pana City, IL  (pop. 6,095) 8.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Locust Township, Illinois

217



Elevation in Locust Township, Illinois is 627.0 ft. (191.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Locust Township, Illinois

Lat: 39.478395 N        Long: -89.199560 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 25   (7.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 7   (2.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 45   (13.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 12   (3.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 50   (15.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 35   (10.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 51   (15.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 46   (13.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 21   (6.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 5   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 13   (3.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 20   (6.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Locust Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 136

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 4

In 3-person carpool : 8

In 4-person carpool : 6

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 3

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 3

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 : 17

Other means : 2

Worked at home : 6


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Locust Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 12

5 to 9 minutes : 24

10 to 14 minutes : 22

15 to 19 minutes : 37

20 to 24 minutes : 18

25 to 29 minutes : 0

30 to 34 minutes : 0

35 to 39 minutes : 2

40 to 44 minutes : 12

45 to 59 minutes : 36

60 to 89 minutes : 14

90 or more minutes : 2


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 61

No Social Security income : 142


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 38

No retirement income : 165


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Locust Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 17

$20,000 to $24,999 : 2

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2

$30,000 to $34,999 : 9

$35,000 to $39,999 : 17

$40,000 to $44,999 : 9

$45,000 to $49,999 : 32

$50,000 to $59,999 : 3

$60,000 to $74,999 : 37

$75,000 to $99,999 : 27

$100,000 to $124,999 : 4

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $49,034


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Locust Township, Illinois

  • WDZ (1050 AM; 1.0 kW; Elwin, IL; Owner: Joyner Radio, Inc.)
  • WTAX (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Springfield, IL; Owner: Saga Communications Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WSOY (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Decatur, IL; Owner: Joyner Radio, Inc.)
  • WSOY (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Elwin, IL; Owner: Joyner Radio, Inc.)
  • WIHM (1410 AM; 1.0 kW; Hewittsville, IL; Owner: Covenant Network)
  • WFMB (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Springfield, IL; Owner: Neuhoff Family Limited Partnership)
  • WSMI (1540 AM; 1.0 kW; Butler, IL; Owner: Talley Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WINU (870 AM; 0.5 kW; Assumption, IL; Owner: New Life Evangelistic Center, Inc.)
  • WMAY (970 AM; 1.0 kW; Riverton, IL; Owner: Long Nine, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Locust Township, Illinois

  • WZUS (100.9 FM; Elwin, IL; Owner: The Cromwell Group, Inc. Of Illinois)
  • WQQL (101.9 FM; Springfield, IL; Owner: Saga Communications Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WSOY-FM (102.9 FM; Decatur, IL; Owner: Joyner Radio, Inc.)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; Springfield, IL; Owner: Saga Communications Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; Springfield, IL; Owner: Neuhoff Family Limited Partnership)
  • WEJT (105.1 FM; Bethany, IL; Owner: The Cromwell Group, Inc. Of Illinois)
  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; Raymond, IL; Owner: Talley Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; Bethany, IL; Owner: Wshy, Inc.)
  • WNLD (88.1 FM; Elwin, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; Ramsey, IL; Owner: Countryside Broadcasting)
  • WQNA (88.3 FM; Springfield, IL; Owner: Capital Area Career Center)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Owaneco, IL; Owner: Bloomington Normal Broadcasting Corporation)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Nokomis, IL; Owner: Donnellson Sda Church)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Nokomis, IL; Owner: Nassuna Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Nokomis, IL; Owner: Network Of Glory, Llc)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Nokomis, IL; Owner: Saving Children , Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Decatur, IL; Owner: R B Schools)
  • WJMU (89.5 FM; Decatur, IL; Owner: Millikin University)
  • WLUJ (89.7 FM; Springfield, IL; Owner: Cornerstone Community Radio, Inc.)
  • WTSG (90.1 FM; Nilwood, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute, Inc.)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; Pawnee, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; Nilwood, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute, Inc.)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; Bolivia, IL; Owner: Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; Bolivia, IL; Owner: Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; Pawnee, IL; Owner: Long Nine, Inc.)
  • WYDS (93.1 FM; Elwin, IL; Owner: Wejt, Inc.)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; Ramsey, IL; Owner: Countryside Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WMKR (94.3 FM; Owaneco, IL; Owner: Miller Communications, Inc.)
  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; Blue Mound, IL; Owner: Joyner Radio, Inc.)
  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; Chatham, IL; Owner: Neuhoff Family Limited Partnership)
  • WTIM-FM (97.3 FM; Owaneco, IL; Owner: Miller Communications, Inc.)
  • WRAN (98.3 FM; Herrick, IL; Owner: Kaskaskia Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; Chatham, IL; Owner: Long Nine, Inc.)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; Elwin, IL; Owner: Technicom, Inc.)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; Harvel, IL; Owner: Neuhoff Family Limited Partnership)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Locust Township, Illinois

  • WICS (Channel 20; Dawson, IL; Owner: Wics Licensee, Llc)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; Springfield, IL; Owner: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; Bolivia, IL; Owner: Gocom Media Of Illinois, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Locust Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 44  (23.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 26  (14.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 19  (10.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 13  (7.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 26  (14.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 50  (33.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 22  (14.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 70  (46.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 44 Farms In Locust Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Locust Township, Illinois

  • Decatur Airport


    (about 30.2 miles in Decatur, Illinois; Airport Code: DEC)

  • Capital


    (about 35.9 miles in Grandview, Illinois; Airport Code: SPI)

  • Abraham Lincoln Capital


    (about 35.9 miles in Grandview, Illinois; Airport Code: SPI)

  • Logan County


    (about 47.5 miles in Lincoln, Illinois; Airport Code: II4)

  • Coles County Memorial


    (about 49.1 miles in Mattoon, Illinois; Airport Code: MTO)

  • Jacksonville Municipal


    (about 58.9 miles in Arcadia, Illinois; Airport Code: IJX)

  • Salem/Leckrone


    (about 59.0 miles in Salem, Illinois; Airport Code: SLO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Locust Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

85.76%

Carpooled

7.72%

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

2.67%

Other Means

1.78%

Worked At Home

2.08%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 139

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 10

Female householder, no husband present : 10

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 38

Householder not living alone : 6


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 14

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 189


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Locust Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 133

Renter-occupied housing units : 6

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 10

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 10

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 37

Renter-occupied housing units : 7


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Locust Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 20

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 22

$20,000 to $24,999 : 15

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2

$30,000 to $34,999 : 9

$35,000 to $39,999 : 17

$40,000 to $44,999 : 9

$45,000 to $49,999 : 32

$50,000 to $59,999 : 3

$60,000 to $74,999 : 43

$75,000 to $99,999 : 27

$100,000 to $124,999 : 4

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Locust Township, Illinois)

Total : 233


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Locust Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 203

Vacant : 30


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Locust Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Locust Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 2

Built 1990 to 1999 : 7

Built 1980 to 1989 : 18

Built 1970 to 1979 : 28

Built 1960 to 1969 : 29

Built 1950 to 1959 : 20

Built 1940 to 1949 : 2

Built 1939 or earlier : 127


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Locust Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 119

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 44

Electricity : 33

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 7

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Locust Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 2

$20,000 to $24,999 : 9

$25,000 to $29,999 : 8

$30,000 to $34,999 : 2

$35,000 to $39,999 : 7

$40,000 to $49,999 : 27

$50,000 to $59,999 : 19

$60,000 to $69,999 : 31

$70,000 to $79,999 : 7

$80,000 to $89,999 : 16

$90,000 to $99,999 : 3

$100,000 to $124,999 : 10

$125,000 to $149,999 : 34

$150,000 to $174,999 : 2

$175,000 to $199,999 : 9

$200,000 to $249,999 : 2

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 2

$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
(Locust 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 : 4

Home equity loan only : 9

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 70

Housing units without a mortgage : 107


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 :

Built 1980 to 1989 : $127,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $113,800

Built 1960 to 1969 :

Built 1950 to 1959 : $44,400

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $60,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Locust Township, Illinois: 79.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Locust Township, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Locust Township, IL): $50,139
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



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


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Locust Township): $413
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Locust Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 57.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 26.1%
Electricity: 16.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
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 Locust Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Locust Township, Illinois

Quad County Home Health Agency


     Address: One Huber Street, Pana, Illinois 62557
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 12/19/1984

Heartland Home Care


     Address: 1260 East Tremont, Hillsboro, Illinois 62049
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 6/27/1996

Shelby Memorial Hospital Home


     Address: 200 South Cedar Street, Shelbyville, Illinois 62565
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 8/3/1995

Memorial Home Services


     Address: 720 North Bond Street, Springfield, Illinois 62702
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

St. Johns Hospital Home Health


     Address: 800 East Carpenter, Springfield, Illinois 62769
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 2/27/1983

Hospitals Close To Locust Township, Illinois

Taylorville Memorial Hospital


     Address: 201 East Pleasant Street, Taylorville, Illinois 62568
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Pana Community Hospital


     Address: 101 E Ninth Street, Pana, Illinois 62557
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Shelby Memorial Hospital


     Address: 200 S Cedar St, Shelbyville, Illinois 62565
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Johns Hospital


     Address: 800 E Carpenter St, Springfield, Illinois 62769
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Memorial Medical Center


     Address: 701 N First St, Springfield, Illinois 62781
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Locust Township, Illinois

Taylorville Care Center


     Address: 600 South Houston, Taylorville, Illinois 62568
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 83
     Percent Occupied: 85%

St Vincent Memorial Hosp-transitional Care Un


     Address: 201 East Pleasant, Taylorville, Illinois 62568
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 11
     Percent Occupied: 55%

Meadow Manor


     Address: 800 Mcadam Dr, Taylorville, Illinois 62568
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Nokomis Rehab & Health Care Center


     Address: 505 Stevens Street, Nokomis, Illinois 62075
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 50
     Percent Occupied: 54%

Heritage Manor-pana


     Address: 1000 East Sixth Street Road, Pana, Illinois 62557
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 110
     Percent Occupied: 73%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Locust Township, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 48 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Locust Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 75
    Disabled Workers: 20
    Widowers Workers: 10
    Spouses Workers: 10
    Children Workers: 10


(updated 2007)



Christian County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 40.03%
  • Bush & Cheney 59.24%
  • Other 0.72%



(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 Locust Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Christian County, IL

4.58 % of Christian County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $30,381

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Sangamon County , IL 1.06 % ($28,211 AGI )
  • Macon County , IL 0.58 % ($40,923 AGI )
  • Shelby County , IL 0.43 % ($27,379 AGI )

Relocation away from Christian County, IL

5.23 % of Christian 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 $71,936

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Sangamon County , IL 1.18 % ($31,981 AGI )
  • Shelby County , IL 0.44 % ($31,424 AGI )
  • Macon County , IL 0.42 % ($29,018 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 Locust Township, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Locust Township, Illinois

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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 Locust Township, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.



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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