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Demographics Analysis

The people of Mechanicsburg 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
(Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 45

5 to 9 years : 77

10 to 14 years : 53

15 to 17 years : 45

18 and 19 years : 10

20 years : 50

21 years : 4

22 to 24 years : 44

25 to 29 years : 80

30 to 34 years : 54

35 to 39 years : 70

40 to 44 years : 68

45 to 49 years : 102

50 to 54 years : 93

55 to 59 years : 102

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 44

65 and 66 years : 7

67 to 69 years : 17

70 to 74 years : 40

75 to 79 years : 7

80 to 84 years : 12

85 years and over : 7

Female:

Under 5 years : 71

5 to 9 years : 44

10 to 14 years : 65

15 to 17 years : 91

18 and 19 years : 9

20 years : 8

21 years : 7

22 to 24 years : 36

25 to 29 years : 46

30 to 34 years : 50

35 to 39 years : 63

40 to 44 years : 101

45 to 49 years : 115

50 to 54 years : 61

55 to 59 years : 81

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 26

65 and 66 years : 11

67 to 69 years : 31

70 to 74 years : 28

75 to 79 years : 27

80 to 84 years : 11

85 years and over : 22


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 965

Multiple ancestry : 747

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 8

Ancestry not reported : 347


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,039

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 10

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 2

Not a U.S. citizen : 16


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 116

5 to 17 years : 375

18 to 24 years : 168

25 to 34 years : 230

35 to 44 years : 302

45 to 54 years : 371

55 to 59 years : 183

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 70

65 to 74 years : 134

75 years and over : 86

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 116

5 to 17 years : 350

18 to 24 years : 154

25 to 34 years : 197

35 to 44 years : 285

45 to 54 years : 302

55 to 59 years : 138

60 and 61 years : 26

62 to 64 years : 66

65 to 74 years : 119

75 years and over : 81

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 25

18 to 24 years : 2

25 to 34 years : 29

35 to 44 years : 8

45 to 54 years : 67

55 to 59 years : 45

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 4

65 to 74 years : 15

75 years and over : 4

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 : 9

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 : 1

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 12

25 to 34 years : 4

35 to 44 years : 0

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
(Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 921

Female : 913

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 108

Female : 97

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 5

Female : 5

Foreign born:

Male : 12

Female : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 1,748

Born in other state in the United States : 190

Native: born outside the United States : 10

Foreign born : 16


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 392

Now married, except separated : 802

Divorced : 206

Separated : 29

Widowed : 60

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 43

Now married, except separated : 118

Divorced : 29

Separated : 5

Widowed : 0

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 8

Divorced : 2

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 12

Now married, except separated : 6

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,931

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 2


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois

  • German: 552   (29.0%)
  • English: 349   (18.3%)
  • Irish: 282   (14.8%)
  • United States Or American: 149   (7.8%)
  • Other Groups: 131   (6.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 83   (4.4%)
  • Italian: 81   (4.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 63   (3.3%)
  • Scottish: 37   (1.9%)
  • Polish: 36   (1.9%)
  • Dutch: 26   (1.4%)
  • Swedish: 23   (1.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 15   (0.8%)
  • Hungarian: 13   (0.7%)
  • British: 12   (0.6%)
  • Norwegian: 12   (0.6%)
  • Portuguese: 8   (0.4%)
  • Slovak: 7   (0.4%)
  • Danish: 7   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 5   (0.3%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 5   (0.3%)
  • Armenian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 3   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 2   (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois is 2,067



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois: 1,046
Female Population in Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois: 1,021


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois: 39.6
Median Female Resident Age in Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois: 41.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

40.3

Male

40.3

Female

40.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

49.5

Male

54.5

Female

47.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

44.5

Male

0.0

Female

44.5

Asian


Both sexes

40.5

Male

0.0

Female

40.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

22.5

Male

0.0

Female

22.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

28.5

Male

7.5

Female

38.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.5

Male

31.5

Female

44.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

40.3

Male

40.3

Female

40.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois


  • White: 1,964
  • African American: 55
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 2
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 46



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.3%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 5   (0.75%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 29   (4.36%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (0.6%)
  • 10th Grade: 24   (3.61%)
  • 11th Grade: 17   (2.56%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 21   (3.16%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 289   (43.46%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 83   (12.48%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 71   (10.68%)
  • Associate Degree: 22   (3.31%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 79   (11.88%)
  • Master's Degree: 19   (2.86%)
  • 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: 4   (0.55%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 15   (2.05%)
  • 9th Grade: 17   (2.32%)
  • 10th Grade: 13   (1.77%)
  • 11th Grade: 19   (2.59%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 35   (4.77%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 296   (40.38%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 74   (10.1%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 82   (11.19%)
  • Associate Degree: 54   (7.37%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 86   (11.73%)
  • Master's Degree: 36   (4.91%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.27%)


(updated 2010)







Museums Near Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois


  • The Greater Tri-town Area Historical Society


    Po Box 1872, Dawson, PA 15428

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Brentwood Landing Strip Historical  

Building


(1) Buffalo Fire Protection District   (2) Dawson Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Buffalo Hart Cemetery   (2) Mechanicsburg Cemetery  

Church


(1) Mechanicsburg Chapel  

Civil


(1) Township Of Mechanicsburg   (2) Village Of Buffalo   (3) Village Of Dawson  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 11  

Populated Place


(1) Buffalo   (2) Dawson  

School


(1) Tri-city High School  

Tower


(1) Wics-tv Springfield  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois

62520 (pop. 1,451)


Cities Nearby Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois

Buffalo Village, IL  (pop. 394) 1.3 Miles
Mechanicsburg Village, IL  (pop. 553) 2.2 Miles
Dawson Village, IL  (pop. 482) 2.5 Miles
Lanesville Township, IL  (pop. 181) 4.1 Miles
Buffalo Hart Township, IL  (pop. 123) 5.0 Miles
Riverton Village, IL  (pop. 3,042) 6.4 Miles
Clear Lake Township, IL  (pop. 8,112) 6.6 Miles
Cooper Township, IL  (pop. 724) 6.7 Miles
Spaulding Village, IL  (pop. 551) 6.8 Miles
Mount Auburn Township, IL  (pop. 953) 7.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois

217



Elevation in Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois is 594.0 ft. (181.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois

Lat: 39.835326 N        Long: -89.420564 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 28   (2.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 18   (1.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 48   (4.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 112   (9.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 123   (10.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 283   (24.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 239   (20.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 86   (7.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 35   (3.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 43   (3.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 15   (1.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 11   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 53   (4.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 62   (5.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 899

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 69

In 3-person carpool : 28

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 : 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 : 0

Other means : 8

Worked at home : 30


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 13

5 to 9 minutes : 27

10 to 14 minutes : 41

15 to 19 minutes : 142

20 to 24 minutes : 312

25 to 29 minutes : 128

30 to 34 minutes : 233

35 to 39 minutes : 11

40 to 44 minutes : 25

45 to 59 minutes : 35

60 to 89 minutes : 45

90 or more minutes : 6


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 241

No Social Security income : 591


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 184

No retirement income : 648


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 2

$10,000 to $14,999 : 17

$15,000 to $19,999 : 29

$20,000 to $24,999 : 16

$25,000 to $29,999 : 17

$30,000 to $34,999 : 45

$35,000 to $39,999 : 38

$40,000 to $44,999 : 18

$45,000 to $49,999 : 25

$50,000 to $59,999 : 40

$60,000 to $74,999 : 107

$75,000 to $99,999 : 105

$100,000 to $124,999 : 41

$125,000 to $149,999 : 27

$150,000 to $199,999 : 31

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $63,611


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Mechanicsburg 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.)
  • WLLM (1370 AM; 1.0 kW; Lincoln, IL; Owner: Cornerstone Community 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)
  • WMAY (970 AM; 1.0 kW; Riverton, IL; Owner: Long Nine, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois

  • WYMG (100.5 FM; Loami, IL; Owner: Saga Communications Of Illinois, Llc)
  • 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)
  • WDKR (107.3 FM; Heman, IL; Owner: Wdkr, Inc.)
  • WLWJ (88.1 FM; Athens, IL; Owner: Cornerstone Community Radio, Inc.)
  • WNLD (88.1 FM; Elwin, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute)
  • WQNA (88.3 FM; Springfield, IL; Owner: Capital Area Career Center)
  • 971104MG (88.9 FM; Bates, IL; Owner: Reformed Broadcasting Network, Inc.)
  • WLNX (88.9 FM; Lincoln, IL; Owner: Lincoln University)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Owaneco, IL; Owner: Bloomington Normal Broadcasting Corporation)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Decatur, IL; Owner: R B Schools)
  • WJMU (89.5 FM; Decatur, IL; Owner: Millikin University)
  • WLNX (89.5 FM; Lincoln, IL; Owner: Lincoln University)
  • WLUJ (89.7 FM; Springfield, IL; Owner: Cornerstone Community Radio, Inc.)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; Pawnee, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute)
  • 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.)
  • WABZ (93.9 FM; Broadwell, IL; Owner: Saga Communications Of Illinois, Llc)
  • 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.)
  • WLCE (97.7 FM; Cantrall, IL; Owner: Long Nine, Inc.)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; Chatham, IL; Owner: Long Nine, Inc.)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; Elwin, IL; Owner: Technicom, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Mechanicsburg 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 Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 142  (22.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 76  (12.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 119  (19.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 20  (3.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 143  (23.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 176  (29.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 104  (17.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 290  (49.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 5  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





There are 27 Farms In Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois

  • Abraham Lincoln Capital


    (about 13.7 miles in Grandview, Illinois; Airport Code: SPI)

  • Capital


    (about 13.7 miles in Grandview, Illinois; Airport Code: SPI)

  • Logan County


    (about 22.8 miles in Lincoln, Illinois; Airport Code: II4)

  • Decatur Airport


    (about 29.3 miles in Decatur, Illinois; Airport Code: DEC)

  • Jacksonville Municipal


    (about 43.6 miles in Arcadia, Illinois; Airport Code: IJX)

  • Central Illinois Regional


    (about 51.7 miles in Bloomington, Illinois; Airport Code: BMI)

  • General Downing - Peoria International


    (about 58.8 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)

  • Greater Peoria


    (about 58.8 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

75.65%

Carpooled

18.24%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.33%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.92%

Other Means

0.59%

Worked At Home

3.26%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 458

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 46

Female householder, no husband present : 66

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 213

Householder not living alone : 49


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 44

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 17

All other households : 771


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 411

Renter-occupied housing units : 47

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 25

Renter-occupied housing units : 21

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 52

Renter-occupied housing units : 14

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 176

Renter-occupied housing units : 86


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 34

$10,000 to $14,999 : 38

$15,000 to $19,999 : 46

$20,000 to $24,999 : 30

$25,000 to $29,999 : 37

$30,000 to $34,999 : 43

$35,000 to $39,999 : 67

$40,000 to $44,999 : 30

$45,000 to $49,999 : 44

$50,000 to $59,999 : 81

$60,000 to $74,999 : 138

$75,000 to $99,999 : 133

$100,000 to $124,999 : 41

$125,000 to $149,999 : 27

$150,000 to $199,999 : 31

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois)

Total : 859


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 832

Vacant : 27


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 28

Built 2000 to 2004 : 36

Built 1990 to 1999 : 70

Built 1980 to 1989 : 97

Built 1970 to 1979 : 186

Built 1960 to 1969 : 69

Built 1950 to 1959 : 98

Built 1940 to 1949 : 80

Built 1939 or earlier : 195


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 569

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 146

Electricity : 109

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 6

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 2

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 7

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 18

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 2

$40,000 to $49,999 : 14

$50,000 to $59,999 : 42

$60,000 to $69,999 : 57

$70,000 to $79,999 : 86

$80,000 to $89,999 : 70

$90,000 to $99,999 : 58

$100,000 to $124,999 : 77

$125,000 to $149,999 : 41

$150,000 to $174,999 : 42

$175,000 to $199,999 : 67

$200,000 to $249,999 : 30

$250,000 to $299,999 : 23

$300,000 to $399,999 : 21

$400,000 to $499,999 : 3

$500,000 to $749,999 : 4

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Mechanicsburg 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 : 10

Home equity loan only : 65

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 8

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 348

Housing units without a mortgage : 233


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $227,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $85,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $145,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $178,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $111,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $99,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $79,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $79,200

Built 1939 or earlier : $79,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois: 71.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Mechanicsburg 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 2 2 $170,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $170,000
2001        
  Single Family 2 2 $180,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $180,000
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 1 1 $80,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $80,000
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 10 10 $426,202
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $426,202
2006        
  Single Family 2 2 $110,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $110,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Mechanicsburg Township, IL): $44,583
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Mechanicsburg Township): $76,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Mechanicsburg Township): $473
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 72.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 20.4%
Electricity: 7.1%
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 Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois

St. Johns Hospital Home Health


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

Alterna Care Inc.


     Address: 319 East Madison Suite C, Springfield, Illinois 62701
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 6/1/1990

Memorial Home Services


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

Home Care Of Central Illinois


     Address: 109 Third Street P.o. Box 508, Lincoln, Illinois 62656
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 5/11/1981

Addus Healthcare, Inc


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

Hospitals Close To Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois

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

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital


     Address: 315 8th Street, Lincoln, Illinois 62656
     Hospital Type: Critical Access 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

Nursing Homes Close To Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois

Capitol Care Center


     Address: 555 West Carpenter, Springfield, Illinois 62702
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 210
     Percent Occupied: 84%

St John Hospital Ltc Unit


     Address: 800 East Carpenter, 11th Floor, Springfield, Illinois 62702
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 17
     Percent Occupied: 46%

Heritage Manor-springfield


     Address: 900 North Rutledge, Springfield, Illinois 62702
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 163
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Sangamon Care Center


     Address: 2800 West Lawrence, Springfield, Illinois 62704
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 89
     Percent Occupied: 52%

Lewis Memorial Christian Vlg


     Address: 3400 West Washington, Springfield, Illinois 62702
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 141
     Percent Occupied: 91%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 32 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 180
    Disabled Workers: 30
    Widowers Workers: 15
    Spouses Workers: 10
    Children Workers: 20


(updated 2007)



Sangamon County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 40.50%
  • Bush & Cheney 58.61%
  • Other 0.88%



(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 Mechanicsburg Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Sangamon County, IL

4.74 % of Sangamon County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $36,491

Illinois Average 5.66 %

0.14 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $8,505

Illinois Average 0.19 %

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

  • Cook County , IL 0.27 % ($29,877 AGI )
  • Morgan County , IL 0.25 % ($33,076 AGI )
  • Menard County , IL 0.25 % ($32,893 AGI )

Relocation away from Sangamon County, IL

4.73 % of Sangamon 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 $42,014

Illinois Average 5.99 %

0.03 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $26,708

Illinois Average 0.07 %

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

  • Cook County , IL 0.29 % ($37,375 AGI )
  • Menard County , IL 0.24 % ($44,632 AGI )
  • Christian County , IL 0.18 % ($28,211 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 Mechanicsburg 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 Mechanicsburg 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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