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Demographics Analysis

The people of Lowe 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
(Lowe Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 89

5 to 9 years : 117

10 to 14 years : 85

15 to 17 years : 7

18 and 19 years : 14

20 years : 0

21 years : 6

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 51

30 to 34 years : 68

35 to 39 years : 66

40 to 44 years : 61

45 to 49 years : 49

50 to 54 years : 80

55 to 59 years : 41

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 12

65 and 66 years : 8

67 to 69 years : 5

70 to 74 years : 21

75 to 79 years : 24

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 43

Female:

Under 5 years : 70

5 to 9 years : 90

10 to 14 years : 36

15 to 17 years : 14

18 and 19 years : 7

20 years : 0

21 years : 8

22 to 24 years : 25

25 to 29 years : 13

30 to 34 years : 112

35 to 39 years : 51

40 to 44 years : 39

45 to 49 years : 26

50 to 54 years : 47

55 to 59 years : 50

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 29

65 and 66 years : 9

67 to 69 years : 14

70 to 74 years : 28

75 to 79 years : 42

80 to 84 years : 50

85 years and over : 126


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Lowe Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,047

Multiple ancestry : 202

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 67

Ancestry not reported : 447


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,760

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 : 3

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Lowe Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 159

5 to 17 years : 349

18 to 24 years : 60

25 to 34 years : 244

35 to 44 years : 217

45 to 54 years : 202

55 to 59 years : 91

60 and 61 years : 30

62 to 64 years : 41

65 to 74 years : 85

75 years and over : 285

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 159

5 to 17 years : 304

18 to 24 years : 49

25 to 34 years : 206

35 to 44 years : 170

45 to 54 years : 152

55 to 59 years : 83

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 41

65 to 74 years : 76

75 years and over : 201

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 45

18 to 24 years : 11

25 to 34 years : 38

35 to 44 years : 44

45 to 54 years : 50

55 to 59 years : 8

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 9

75 years and over : 84

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 : 3

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Lowe Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 756

Female : 706

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 111

Female : 187

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 3

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Lowe Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 1,455

Born in other state in the United States : 298

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 3


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 119

Now married, except separated : 698

Divorced : 57

Separated : 0

Widowed : 143

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 21

Now married, except separated : 151

Divorced : 6

Separated : 0

Widowed : 78

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 : 3

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,328

German:

Speak English "very well" : 209

Speak English less than "very well" : 35

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 32

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Lowe Township, Illinois

  • German: 591   (49.7%)
  • United States Or American: 136   (11.4%)
  • English: 97   (8.2%)
  • Irish: 94   (7.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 58   (4.9%)
  • Other Groups: 43   (3.6%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 40   (3.4%)
  • Dutch: 27   (2.3%)
  • Swiss: 25   (2.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 21   (1.8%)
  • Danish: 15   (1.3%)
  • European: 13   (1.1%)
  • British: 12   (1.0%)
  • Scottish: 9   (0.8%)
  • Ukrainian: 3   (0.3%)
  • Polish: 2   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Lowe Township, Illinois is 1,763



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Lowe Township, Illinois: 870
Female Population in Lowe Township, Illinois: 893


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Lowe Township, Illinois: 33.9
Median Female Resident Age in Lowe Township, Illinois: 43.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Lowe Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

32.6

Male

31.1

Female

34.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

8.0

Male

15.5

Female

0.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

21.0

Male

18.0

Female

22.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

34.5

Male

34.5

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.0

Male

16.5

Female

15.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.5

Male

24.0

Female

19.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

33.0

Male

31.4

Female

34.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Lowe Township, Illinois


  • White: 1,756
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 7



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 5   (1.16%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 128   (29.7%)
  • 9th Grade: 9   (2.09%)
  • 10th Grade: 12   (2.78%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 12   (2.78%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 165   (38.28%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 9   (2.09%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 29   (6.73%)
  • Associate Degree: 16   (3.71%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 46   (10.67%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 7   (1.27%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 190   (34.42%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 7   (1.27%)
  • 11th Grade: 28   (5.07%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 187   (33.88%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 24   (4.35%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 23   (4.17%)
  • Associate Degree: 27   (4.89%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 45   (8.15%)
  • Master's Degree: 14   (2.54%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Lowe Township, Illinois

  • Arthur Cusd 305


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 301 E Columbia St, Arthur, IL 61911, Phone: (217) 543-2511, Students: 504 )

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

  • Arthur Elem School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 126 E Lincoln St, Arthur, IL 61911, Phone: (217) 543-2109, Students: 309 )

  • Arthur Jr High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 301 E Columbia St, Arthur, IL 61911, Phone: (217) 543-2146, Students: 66 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Lowe Township, Illinois

  • Arthur Sr High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 301 E Columbia St, Arthur, IL 61911, Phone: (217) 543-2146, Students: 129 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Lowe Township, Illinois

  • Arthur Mennonite School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Rr 1 Box 194b, Arthur, IL 61911, Phone: (217) 543-2397, Students: 44 )

  • Plainview Parochial School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: Rr 1 Box 172c, Arthur, IL 61911, Phone: (217) 728-8084, Students: 37 )

  • South Prairie School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 18338 N County Road 200e, Arthur, IL 61911, Phone: () -, Students: 35 )

  • Prairie Lane Amish School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 321 E 300 N, Arthur, IL 61911, Phone: () -, Students: 34 )

  • Railside School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: Rr 1 Box 139, Arthur, IL 61911, Phone: () -, Students: 30 )

  • Rosedale School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: Rr 2 Box 50b, Arthur, IL 61911, Phone: () -, Students: 30 )

  • Northside School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 125 East 500 N, Arthur, IL 61911, Phone: (217) 543-2888, Students: 27 )

  • Meadowlark School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 120n E Cr 200 N, Arthur, IL 61911, Phone: () -, Students: 22 )

  • Prairie Mennonite School


    ( Grades: .-., Location: 168 E County Road 700 N, Arthur, IL 61911, Phone: (217) 578-3758, )

Public Libraries (Central) In Lowe Township, Illinois

  • Arthur Public Library District


    225 South Walnut Street, Arthur, IL 61911

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Lowe Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Larry D Herschberger Airport Historical  

Building


(1) Arthur Ambulance Service   (2) Arthur Public Library   (3) Arthur Rural Fire Protection District   (4) Arthur Town Hall   (5) Jonathan Creek Townhall   (6) Lowe Townhall  

Cemetery


(1) Bourbon Cemetery   (2) Campbell Cemetery   (3) Fillmore Cemetery   (4) Miller Cemetery   (5) Yoder Cemetery  

Church


(1) Arthur Church Of Christ   (2) Arthur Mennonite Church   (3) Arthur United Methodist Church   (4) First Apostolic Church   (5) First Baptist Church   (6) Pleasant View Church   (7) Quinn Chapel   (8) Union Prairie Church   (9) Vine Street Christian Church   (10) Zion Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Bourbon   (2) Township Of Jonathan Creek   (3) Village Of Arthur  

Locale


(1) Rockome Gardens  

Populated Place


(1) Arthur   (2) Bourbon   (3) Cadwell   (4) Chesterville   (5) Fairbanks   (6) Fillmore Historical  

Post Office


(1) Arthur Post Office   (2) Bourbon Post Office Historical   (3) Chesterville Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Arthur Elementary School   (2) Arthur Senior High School   (3) Bagdad School Historical   (4) Bolinger School Historical   (5) Center School Historical   (6) Chesterville School Historical   (7) Columbia School Historical   (8) De Hart School Historical   (9) East Prairie School Historical   (10) Fairview School Historical   (11) German School Historical   (12) Hobert School Historical   (13) Jonathan Creek School   (14) Liberty School Historical   (15) Lilly School Historical   (16) Mcdonald School Historical   (17) Mennonite School   (18) North Side School   (19) Otto School Historical   (20) Plainview School   (21) Prairie Lane School   (22) Reeder School Historical   (23) Shaw School Historical   (24) South Prairie School   (25) West Prairie School Historical   (26) Yoder School Historical  

Stream


(1) Bear Creek   (2) Dry Fork   (3) Lake Fork   (4) Lake Fork Special Ditch   (5) West Fork Kaskaskia River  

Woods


(1) Shady Crest Orchard  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Lowe Township, Illinois

61911 (pop. 4,085)


Cities Nearby Lowe Township, Illinois

Arthur Village, IL  (pop. 2,370) 2.0 Miles
Bourbon Township, IL  (pop. 3,513) 4.3 Miles
Jonathan Creek Township, IL  (pop. 1,092) 5.5 Miles
Atwood Village, IL  (pop. 1,097) 5.5 Miles
Garrett Village, IL  (pop. 118) 6.4 Miles
Unity Township, IL  (pop. 1,305) 6.5 Miles
Hammond Village, IL  (pop. 470) 6.7 Miles
Lovington Village, IL  (pop. 1,218) 7.0 Miles
Garrett Township, IL  (pop. 1,327) 7.3 Miles
Lovington Township, IL  (pop. 1,516) 7.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Lowe Township, Illinois

217



Elevation in Lowe Township, Illinois is 673.0 ft. (205.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Lowe Township, Illinois

Lat: 39.727365 N        Long: -88.504132 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 26   (3.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 31   (4.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 59   (8.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 113   (16.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 76   (11.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 77   (11.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 113   (16.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 79   (11.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 15   (2.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 13   (1.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 1   (0.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 34   (4.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 57   (8.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Lowe Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 463

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 12

In 3-person carpool : 9

In 4-person carpool : 10

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 7

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 8

Bicycle : 13

Walked : 27

Other means : 47

Worked at home : 49


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Lowe Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 60

5 to 9 minutes : 264

10 to 14 minutes : 69

15 to 19 minutes : 103

20 to 24 minutes : 35

25 to 29 minutes : 20

30 to 34 minutes : 11

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 13

45 to 59 minutes : 21

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 115

No Social Security income : 436


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 70

No retirement income : 481


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Lowe Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 6

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 30

$20,000 to $24,999 : 15

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 4

$35,000 to $39,999 : 36

$40,000 to $44,999 : 16

$45,000 to $49,999 : 80

$50,000 to $59,999 : 54

$60,000 to $74,999 : 24

$75,000 to $99,999 : 82

$100,000 to $124,999 : 11

$125,000 to $149,999 : 20

$150,000 to $199,999 : 16

$200,000 or more : 24


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $52,125


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Lowe Township, Illinois

  • WDZ (1050 AM; 1.0 kW; Elwin, IL; Owner: Joyner Radio, Inc.)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; 5.0 kW; Mattoon, IL; Owner: Mattoon Broadcasting Company)
  • WEIC (1270 AM; 1.0 kW; Charleston, IL; Owner: Eastern Illinois Christian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WSOY (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Decatur, IL; Owner: Joyner Radio, Inc.)
  • WSOY (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Elwin, IL; Owner: Joyner Radio, Inc.)
  • WDWS (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Champaign, IL; Owner: D.w.s., Inc.)
  • WBCP (1580 AM; 0.25 kW; Champaign, IL; Owner: P & C Enterprises, Inc.)
  • WBCP (1580 AM; 0.135 kW; Champaign, IL; Owner: P & C Enterprises, Inc.)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5.0 kW; Champaign, IL; Owner: The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois)

FM Radio Stations Near Lowe Township, Illinois

  • WIXY (100.3 FM; Philo, IL; Owner: Saga Communications Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WZUS (100.9 FM; Elwin, IL; Owner: The Cromwell Group, Inc. Of Illinois)
  • WSOY-FM (102.9 FM; Decatur, IL; Owner: Joyner Radio, Inc.)
  • WEJT (105.1 FM; Bethany, IL; Owner: The Cromwell Group, Inc. Of Illinois)
  • WCZQ (105.5 FM; Lodge, IL; Owner: Joyner Radio, Inc.)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; Bethany, IL; Owner: Wshy, Inc.)
  • WPGU (107.1 FM; Champaign, IL; Owner: Illini Media Company)
  • WXET (107.9 FM; Villa Grove, IL; Owner: Champaign Partners Llc)
  • WNLD (88.1 FM; Elwin, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute)
  • WZGL (88.1 FM; Westfield, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Arthur, IL; Owner: Good News Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Humboldt, IL; Owner: Jill Walker Ministries)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Oreana, IL; Owner: St. Mary's Hospital, Decatur)
  • WEIU (88.9 FM; Charleston, IL; Owner: Eastern Illinois University)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Decatur, IL; Owner: R B Schools)
  • WJMU (89.5 FM; Decatur, IL; Owner: Millikin University)
  • WLKL (89.9 FM; Trilla, IL; Owner: Community College District #517)
  • WEFT (90.1 FM; Champaign, IL; Owner: Weft/prairie Air, Inc.)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; Cisco, IL; Owner: The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois)
  • WWGO (92.1 FM; Mattoon, IL; Owner: Whqq, Inc)
  • WCFF (92.5 FM; Philo, IL; Owner: Saga Communications Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WYDS (93.1 FM; Elwin, IL; Owner: Wejt, Inc.)
  • WEBX (93.5 FM; Pesotum, IL; Owner: Radiostar, Inc.)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; Champaign, IL; Owner: Saga Communications Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WLBH-FM (96.9 FM; Mattoon, IL; Owner: Mattoon Broadcasting Company)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; Champaign, IL; Owner: D.w.s., Inc.)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; Elwin, IL; Owner: Technicom, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Lowe Township, Illinois

  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; Cisco, IL; Owner: The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois)
  • WAND (Channel 17; Oreana, IL; Owner: Wand(tv) Partnership)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; Oreana, IL; Owner: Gocom Media Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; Seymour, IL; Owner: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; Charleston, IL; Owner: Eastern Illinois University)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; Humboldt, IL; Owner: Eastern Illinois University)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; Westfield, IL; Owner: Eastern Illinois University)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Lowe Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 107  (24.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 27  (6.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 49  (11.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (1.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 92  (21.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 67  (19.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 71  (21.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 137  (40.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 175 Farms In Lowe Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Lowe Township, Illinois

State Bank Of Arthur - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $237.8k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 2

Arcola First Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $117.5k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 3

First National Bank Of Nokomis - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $141.6k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 3

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Lowe Township, Illinois

  • Decatur Airport


    (about 20.7 miles in Decatur, Illinois; Airport Code: DEC)

  • Coles County Memorial


    (about 21.0 miles in Mattoon, Illinois; Airport Code: MTO)

  • University of Illinois/Willard


    (about 24.6 miles in Savoy, Illinois; Airport Code: CMI)

  • Rantoul National Aviation Center


    (about 43.6 miles in Rantoul, Illinois; Airport Code: II1)

  • Logan County


    (about 53.1 miles in Lincoln, Illinois; Airport Code: II4)

  • Central Illinois Regional


    (about 56.7 miles in Bloomington, Illinois; Airport Code: BMI)

  • Vermillon County


    (about 58.0 miles in Bismarck, Illinois; Airport Code: DNV)

  • Vermilion Regional


    (about 58.1 miles in Bismarck, Illinois; Airport Code: DNV)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Lowe Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

59.59%

Carpooled

15.48%

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

7.12%

Walked

9.04%

Other Means

3.84%

Worked At Home

4.93%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 394

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 24

Female householder, no husband present : 10

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 113

Householder not living alone : 10


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 10

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 541


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Lowe Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 332

Renter-occupied housing units : 62

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 24

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4

Renter-occupied housing units : 6

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 99

Renter-occupied housing units : 24


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Lowe Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 14

$10,000 to $14,999 : 18

$15,000 to $19,999 : 34

$20,000 to $24,999 : 32

$25,000 to $29,999 : 16

$30,000 to $34,999 : 32

$35,000 to $39,999 : 43

$40,000 to $44,999 : 23

$45,000 to $49,999 : 105

$50,000 to $59,999 : 47

$60,000 to $74,999 : 24

$75,000 to $99,999 : 82

$100,000 to $124,999 : 21

$125,000 to $149,999 : 20

$150,000 to $199,999 : 16

$200,000 or more : 24


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Lowe Township, Illinois)

Total : 551


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Lowe Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 551

Vacant : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Lowe Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Lowe Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 12

Built 2000 to 2004 : 18

Built 1990 to 1999 : 98

Built 1980 to 1989 : 41

Built 1970 to 1979 : 128

Built 1960 to 1969 : 61

Built 1950 to 1959 : 27

Built 1940 to 1949 : 6

Built 1939 or earlier : 160


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Lowe Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 239

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 70

Electricity : 108

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 35

Coal or coke : 43

Wood : 42

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 14

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Lowe Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 16

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 6

$40,000 to $49,999 : 7

$50,000 to $59,999 : 43

$60,000 to $69,999 : 4

$70,000 to $79,999 : 78

$80,000 to $89,999 : 96

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 92

$125,000 to $149,999 : 18

$150,000 to $174,999 : 58

$175,000 to $199,999 : 27

$200,000 to $249,999 : 6

$250,000 to $299,999 : 8

$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
(Lowe 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 : 32

Home equity loan only : 4

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 197

Housing units without a mortgage : 226


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $153,600

Built 2000 to 2004 : $89,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $107,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $150,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $116,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $76,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $81,500

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $79,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Lowe Township, Illinois: 75.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Lowe Township, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Lowe 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 3 3 $371,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $371,000
2000        
  Single Family 3 3 $655,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $655,000
2001        
  Single Family 3 3 $165,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $165,000
2002        
  Single Family 3 3 $295,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $295,000
2003        
  Single Family 6 6 $725,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $725,000
2004        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,018,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $1,018,000
2005        
  Single Family 3 3 $440,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $440,000
2006        
  Single Family 4 4 $538,192
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $538,192


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Lowe Township, IL): $36,850
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Lowe Township): $82,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



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


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Lowe Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 45.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 28.3%
Electricity: 21.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 3.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.7%
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 Lowe Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Lowe Township, Illinois

Community Homecare, Inc


     Address: 113 East Jefferson, Suite D, Sullivan, Illinois 61951
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/18/2004

Lincolnland Home Care Of


     Address: 700 Broadway East, Suite 9, Mattoon, Illinois 61938
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 10/27/1994

At Home Care, Inc.


     Address: 1519 University Drive, Charleston, Illinois 61920
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/11/2000

Decatur Mem Hosp Home Hlth Svs


     Address: 3122 Brettwood Circle, Decatur, Illinois 62526
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 1/13/1982

Addus Healthcare, Inc


     Address: 160 East Main Street, Suite 301, Decatur, Illinois 62523
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/24/2005

Hospitals Close To Lowe Township, Illinois

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center


     Address: 1000 Health Center Drive P O Box 372, Mattoon, Illinois 61938
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Decatur Memorial Hospital


     Address: 2300 North Edward Street, Decatur, Illinois 62526
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Marys Hospital


     Address: 1800 E Lake Shore Dr, Decatur, Illinois 62521
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

John & Mary Kirby Hospital


     Address: 1111 N State St, Monticello, Illinois 61856
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Shelby Memorial Hospital


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

Nursing Homes Close To Lowe Township, Illinois

Arthur Home, The


     Address: 423 Eberhardt Drive, Arthur, Illinois 61911
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 62
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Sullivan Rehab & Hlth Care Ctr


     Address: 11 Hawthorne Street, Sullivan, Illinois 61951
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 80
     Percent Occupied: 65%

Eastview Terrace


     Address: 100 Eastview Place, Sullivan, Illinois 61951
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Mason Point


     Address: One Masonic Way, Sullivan, Illinois 61951
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 69
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Arcola Health Care Center


     Address: 422 East Fourth South Street, Arcola, Illinois 61910
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 89
     Percent Occupied: 89%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Lowe Township, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 38 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Lowe Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 480
    Disabled Workers: 40
    Widowers Workers: 70
    Spouses Workers: 35
    Children Workers: 25


(updated 2007)



Moultrie County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 36.93%
  • Bush & Cheney 62.30%
  • Other 0.78%



(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 Lowe Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Moultrie County, IL

6.38 % of Moultrie County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $35,535

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Macon County , IL 1.22 % ($45,101 AGI )
  • Coles County , IL 1.15 % ($31,600 AGI )
  • Douglas County , IL 0.53 % ($29,967 AGI )

Relocation away from Moultrie County, IL

7.30 % of Moultrie 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 $31,482

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Coles County , IL 1.31 % ($22,667 AGI )
  • Macon County , IL 1.24 % ($38,169 AGI )
  • Shelby County , IL 0.61 % ($30,800 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 Lowe 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 Lowe Township, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Lowe 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 1 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 44 44
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 0 n/a 4 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 176 44
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 10 n/a 6 8
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 480 n/a 264 351
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 31 n/a 33 34
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1,488 n/a 1,449 1,491
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2 n/a 1 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 96 n/a 44 0
Arson 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
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 1 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 11 n/a 10 11
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 5 n/a 6 6


(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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