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Melrose Township, Illinois Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Melrose Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,444

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 80

Female householder, no husband present : 184

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 536

Householder not living alone : 166


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 62

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 104

All other households : 2,244


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Melrose Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,347

Renter-occupied housing units : 97

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 80

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 98

Renter-occupied housing units : 86

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 534

Renter-occupied housing units : 168


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Melrose Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 97

$10,000 to $14,999 : 188

$15,000 to $19,999 : 135

$20,000 to $24,999 : 118

$25,000 to $29,999 : 139

$30,000 to $34,999 : 137

$35,000 to $39,999 : 49

$40,000 to $44,999 : 40

$45,000 to $49,999 : 125

$50,000 to $59,999 : 241

$60,000 to $74,999 : 249

$75,000 to $99,999 : 350

$100,000 to $124,999 : 271

$125,000 to $149,999 : 128

$150,000 to $199,999 : 72

$200,000 or more : 71


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Melrose Township, Illinois)

Total : 2,526


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Melrose Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 2,410

Vacant : 116


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Melrose Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Melrose Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 77

Built 2000 to 2004 : 138

Built 1990 to 1999 : 518

Built 1980 to 1989 : 254

Built 1970 to 1979 : 576

Built 1960 to 1969 : 502

Built 1950 to 1959 : 221

Built 1940 to 1949 : 107

Built 1939 or earlier : 133


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Melrose Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 1,503

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 57

Electricity : 826

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 15

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 9

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Melrose Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 131

$10,000 to $14,999 : 55

$15,000 to $19,999 : 51

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 21

$35,000 to $39,999 : 56

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 40

$60,000 to $69,999 : 53

$70,000 to $79,999 : 59

$80,000 to $89,999 : 191

$90,000 to $99,999 : 72

$100,000 to $124,999 : 226

$125,000 to $149,999 : 338

$150,000 to $174,999 : 211

$175,000 to $199,999 : 142

$200,000 to $249,999 : 172

$250,000 to $299,999 : 154

$300,000 to $399,999 : 71

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 16

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Melrose 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 : 62

Home equity loan only : 222

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 988

Housing units without a mortgage : 787


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $161,100

Built 2000 to 2004 : $199,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $171,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $135,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $129,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $122,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $84,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $66,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $212,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Melrose Township, Illinois: 77.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Melrose Township, Illinois

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Melrose 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 64 64 $9,496,612
  Two Family 4 8 $1,119,000
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $948,800
  Five or More Family 2 11 $1,057,600
  Total

72 90 $12,622,012
2000        
  Single Family 65 65 $9,065,515
  Two Family 4 8 $1,253,500
  Three and Four Family 5 19 $1,849,960
  Five or More Family 1 7 $164,000
  Total

75 99 $12,332,975
2001        
  Single Family 81 81 $11,305,414
  Two Family 4 8 $1,037,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $450,000
  Five or More Family 7 80 $4,252,911
  Total

93 172 $17,045,325
2002        
  Single Family 103 103 $13,628,290
  Two Family 1 2 $285,000
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $650,000
  Five or More Family 1 5 $200,000
  Total

107 118 $14,763,290
2003        
  Single Family 103 103 $15,252,467
  Two Family 6 12 $1,338,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $550,000
  Five or More Family 2 16 $600,000
  Total

112 135 $17,740,467
2004        
  Single Family 112 112 $15,788,549
  Two Family 2 4 $320,000
  Three and Four Family 2 6 $825,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

116 122 $16,933,549
2005        
  Single Family 123 123 $21,417,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

123 123 $21,417,000
2006        
  Single Family 135 135 $20,938,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 16 $430,600
  Total

137 151 $21,368,600


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Melrose Township, IL): $45,459
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Melrose Township): $96,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Melrose Township): $406
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Melrose Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 60.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 9.1%
Electricity: 28.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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