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Demographics Analysis

The people of Mercer 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
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 136

5 to 9 years : 132

10 to 14 years : 220

15 to 17 years : 79

18 and 19 years : 26

20 years : 0

21 years : 39

22 to 24 years : 97

25 to 29 years : 96

30 to 34 years : 121

35 to 39 years : 99

40 to 44 years : 56

45 to 49 years : 116

50 to 54 years : 105

55 to 59 years : 153

60 and 61 years : 35

62 to 64 years : 63

65 and 66 years : 45

67 to 69 years : 47

70 to 74 years : 86

75 to 79 years : 36

80 to 84 years : 41

85 years and over : 130

Female:

Under 5 years : 82

5 to 9 years : 110

10 to 14 years : 132

15 to 17 years : 61

18 and 19 years : 24

20 years : 21

21 years : 9

22 to 24 years : 117

25 to 29 years : 147

30 to 34 years : 74

35 to 39 years : 84

40 to 44 years : 104

45 to 49 years : 119

50 to 54 years : 133

55 to 59 years : 167

60 and 61 years : 63

62 to 64 years : 83

65 and 66 years : 71

67 to 69 years : 73

70 to 74 years : 26

75 to 79 years : 44

80 to 84 years : 94

85 years and over : 267


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,778

Multiple ancestry : 1,108

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 167

Ancestry not reported : 1,010


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 4,055

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 : 4

Not a U.S. citizen : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 218

5 to 17 years : 734

18 to 24 years : 333

25 to 34 years : 438

35 to 44 years : 343

45 to 54 years : 473

55 to 59 years : 320

60 and 61 years : 98

62 to 64 years : 146

65 to 74 years : 348

75 years and over : 612

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 178

5 to 17 years : 568

18 to 24 years : 328

25 to 34 years : 342

35 to 44 years : 268

45 to 54 years : 403

55 to 59 years : 234

60 and 61 years : 74

62 to 64 years : 102

65 to 74 years : 269

75 years and over : 415

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 40

5 to 17 years : 166

18 to 24 years : 5

25 to 34 years : 96

35 to 44 years : 71

45 to 54 years : 66

55 to 59 years : 86

60 and 61 years : 24

62 to 64 years : 44

65 to 74 years : 79

75 years and over : 197

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 : 4

45 to 54 years : 4

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
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,658

Female : 1,523

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 296

Female : 578

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 4

Female : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 3,123

Born in other state in the United States : 851

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 472

Now married, except separated : 1,488

Divorced : 155

Separated : 74

Widowed : 353

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 45

Now married, except separated : 310

Divorced : 109

Separated : 14

Widowed : 223

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 : 8

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 3,778

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 25

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Mercer Township, Illinois

  • German: 919   (24.7%)
  • English: 583   (15.7%)
  • Irish: 487   (13.1%)
  • United States Or American: 450   (12.1%)
  • Swedish: 364   (9.8%)
  • Other Groups: 197   (5.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 143   (3.8%)
  • Dutch: 102   (2.7%)
  • Norwegian: 78   (2.1%)
  • Belgian: 77   (2.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 63   (1.7%)
  • Scottish: 61   (1.6%)
  • Polish: 31   (0.8%)
  • Italian: 26   (0.7%)
  • Welsh: 25   (0.7%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 24   (0.6%)
  • Slovak: 21   (0.6%)
  • Swiss: 16   (0.4%)
  • European: 16   (0.4%)
  • Northern European: 11   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 7   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Alsatian: 5   (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Mercer Township, Illinois is 4,063



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Mercer Township, Illinois: 1,958
Female Population in Mercer Township, Illinois: 2,105


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Mercer Township, Illinois: 37.1
Median Female Resident Age in Mercer Township, Illinois: 48.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Mercer Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

46.4

Male

42.9

Female

48.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

36.5

Male

35.5

Female

49.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

28.5

Male

28.5

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

47.5

Male

44.0

Female

47.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

25.0

Male

25.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

12.5

Male

13.0

Female

9.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

16.8

Male

16.8

Female

14.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.6

Male

43.3

Female

48.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Mercer Township, Illinois


  • White: 3,974
  • African American: 51
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 15
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 23
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (0.54%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 65   (5.02%)
  • 9th Grade: 59   (4.56%)
  • 10th Grade: 36   (2.78%)
  • 11th Grade: 58   (4.48%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 29   (2.24%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 487   (37.61%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 77   (5.95%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 162   (12.51%)
  • Associate Degree: 92   (7.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 164   (12.66%)
  • Master's Degree: 47   (3.63%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (0.39%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.54%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (0.31%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 28   (1.73%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 15   (0.92%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 102   (6.28%)
  • 9th Grade: 33   (2.03%)
  • 10th Grade: 21   (1.29%)
  • 11th Grade: 40   (2.46%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 39   (2.4%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 637   (39.25%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 136   (8.38%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 161   (9.92%)
  • Associate Degree: 133   (8.19%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 227   (13.99%)
  • Master's Degree: 28   (1.73%)
  • Professional School Degree: 18   (1.11%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Mercer Township, Illinois

  • Aledo Cusd 201


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 402 E Main St, Aledo, IL 61231, Phone: (309) 582-2238, Students: 963 )

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

  • Apollo Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 801 Sw 9th St, Aledo, IL 61231, Phone: (309) 582-5350, Students: 442 )

  • Aledo Jr High School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1002 S W 6th St, Aledo, IL 61231, Phone: (309) 582-2441, Students: 213 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Mercer Township, Illinois

  • Aledo High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1500 S College Ave, Aledo, IL 61231, Phone: (309) 582-2223, Students: 308 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Mercer Township, Illinois

  • Mercer Carnegie Public Library District


    200 North College Avenue, Aledo, IL 61231

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Mercer Township, Illinois


  • East Parker County Genealogy & Historical Society


    Po Box 223, Aledo, TX 76008

  • Living Word National Bb Museum


    3909 Snow Creek Dr, Aledo, TX 76008

  • Mercer Cnty Historical Museum


    Po Box 269, Aledo, IL 61231

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Mercer Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Mercer County Airport   (2) Mercer County Hospital Heliport  

Building


(1) Advanced Medical Transport Of Central Illinois   (2) Aledo City Hall   (3) Aledo Fire Protection District   (4) Aledo Police Department   (5) Mercer Carnegie Library   (6) Mercer County Courthouse   (7) Mercer County Jail   (8) Mercer County Sheriff S Office   (9) Niles Hall   (10) Saint Catherines Hall  

Cemetery


(1) Aledo Cemetery   (2) Artz Cemetery   (3) Candor Cemetery   (4) Mcclure Cemetery   (5) Mcpherren Cemetery   (6) Sugar Grove Cemetery  

Church


(1) Aledo Gospel Center   (2) College Avenue Presbyterian Church   (3) First Baptist Church   (4) First Methodist Church   (5) First United Presbyterian Church   (6) Messiah Lutheran Church   (7) Nazarene Church   (8) New Life Assembly Of God Church   (9) Ohio Grove Church Historical   (10) Perryton Church   (11) Popes River Church   (12) Saint Catherines Church   (13) Sunbeam United Presbyterian Church   (14) Trinity Presbyterian Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Aledo   (2) Mercer County   (3) Township Of Mercer   (4) Township Of Ohio Grove  

Dam


(1) Dellitt Lake Dam   (2) Fools Lake Dam   (3) Irwin Lake Dam   (4) Swearingen Lake Dam  

Hospital


(1) Mercer County Hospital  

Locale


(1) Mercer County Fair Ground   (2) Mercer County Farm Historical   (3) Oak View Country Club  

Park


(1) Central Park   (2) Fenton Park   (3) Monument Park   (4) Northside Park  

Populated Place


(1) Aledo   (2) Gingle Corners   (3) Sugar Grove   (4) Sunbeam  

Post Office


(1) Aledo Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Dellitt Lake   (2) Fools Lake   (3) Irwin Lake   (4) Swearingen Lake  

School


(1) Aledo Grammar School   (2) Aledo High School   (3) Aledo Junior High School   (4) Apollo Elementary School   (5) Calhoun School Historical   (6) Centerville School Historical   (7) Frew School   (8) Harroun School Historical   (9) Kimmel School Historical   (10) Maple Grove School Historical   (11) Marsh School Historical   (12) Mckee School Historical   (13) Ohio Grove School Historical   (14) Perryton School Historical   (15) Prairie Rose School Historical   (16) Roosevelt Military Academy Historical   (17) Stony Point School Historical   (18) Sunbeam School Historical  

Stream


(1) Dugout Run   (2) Pike Run  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Mercer Township, Illinois

61231 (pop. 6,021)


Cities Nearby Mercer Township, Illinois

Aledo City, IL  (pop. 3,703) 0.2 Miles
Millersburg Township, IL  (pop. 774) 5.4 Miles
Perryton Township, IL  (pop. 534) 5.4 Miles
Ohio Grove Township, IL  (pop. 202) 5.8 Miles
Joy Village, IL  (pop. 395) 7.0 Miles
Seaton Village, IL  (pop. 266) 7.3 Miles
Duncan Township, IL  (pop. 310) 7.5 Miles
Abington Township, IL  (pop. 388) 7.6 Miles
Greene Township, IL  (pop. 1,639) 7.9 Miles
Matherville Village, IL  (pop. 784) 8.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Mercer Township, Illinois

309



Elevation in Mercer Township, Illinois is 643.0 ft. (196.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Mercer Township, Illinois

Lat: 41.200756 N        Long: -90.745760 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 85   (4.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 62   (3.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 136   (7.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 144   (8.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 162   (9.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 256   (14.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 306   (17.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 163   (9.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 84   (4.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 63   (3.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 12   (0.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 25   (1.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 141   (7.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 146   (8.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,464

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 149

In 3-person carpool : 50

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 7

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 62

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 119


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 304

5 to 9 minutes : 598

10 to 14 minutes : 147

15 to 19 minutes : 33

20 to 24 minutes : 52

25 to 29 minutes : 49

30 to 34 minutes : 91

35 to 39 minutes : 102

40 to 44 minutes : 40

45 to 59 minutes : 215

60 to 89 minutes : 75

90 or more minutes : 26


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 519

No Social Security income : 1,058


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 335

No retirement income : 1,242


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 146

$10,000 to $14,999 : 11

$15,000 to $19,999 : 14

$20,000 to $24,999 : 45

$25,000 to $29,999 : 19

$30,000 to $34,999 : 91

$35,000 to $39,999 : 11

$40,000 to $44,999 : 67

$45,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 125

$60,000 to $74,999 : 126

$75,000 to $99,999 : 226

$100,000 to $124,999 : 94

$125,000 to $149,999 : 27

$150,000 to $199,999 : 28

$200,000 or more : 10


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $58,885


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Mercer Township, Illinois

  • KCPS (1150 AM; 0.5 kW; Burlington, IA; Owner: John M. Giannettino)
  • KJOC (1170 AM; 1.0 kW; Coal Valley, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WFXN (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Moline, IL; Owner: Citicasters Licenses, L.p.)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5.0 kW; Moline, IL; Owner: Quad Cities Media, Llc.)
  • WRAM (1330 AM; 1.0 kW; Gerlaw, IL; Owner: Wpw Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WGIL (1400 AM; 0.74 kW; Galesburg, IL; Owner: Galesburg Broadcasting Company)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5.0 kW; Bettendorf, IA; Owner: Citicasters Licenses, L.p.)
  • KBUR (1490 AM; 0.76 kW; Burlington, IA; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Burlington License, Llc)
  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5.0 kW; East Galesburg, IL; Owner: Wpw Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KWPC (860 AM; 0.25 kW; Muscatine, IA; Owner: Wpw Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WDLM (960 AM; 1.0 kW; Cleveland, IL; Owner: The Moody Bible Institute Of Chicago)

FM Radio Stations Near Mercer Township, Illinois

  • WRMJ (102.3 FM; Joy, IL; Owner: Western Illinois Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; Bettendorf, IA; Owner: Citicasters Licenses, L.p.)
  • WKAY (105.3 FM; Galesburg, IL; Owner: Galesburg Broadcasting Company)
  • NEW (106.1 FM; East Galesburg, IL; Owner: Km Communications, Inc.)
  • KGRS (107.3 FM; Burlington, IA; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Burlington License, Llc)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Gladstone, IL; Owner: Cornerstone Community Radio, Inc.)
  • KALA (88.5 FM; Davenport, IA; Owner: St. Ambrose College)
  • KALA (88.5 FM; Davenport, IA; Owner: St. Ambrose College)
  • KAIP (88.9 FM; Mediapolis, IA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • WDLM-FM (89.3 FM; Bettendorf, IA; Owner: The Moody Bible Institute Of Chicago)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; Bettendorf, IA; Owner: Augustana College)
  • WVKC (90.7 FM; Galesburg, IL; Owner: Knox College)
  • WLSR (92.7 FM; Galesburg, IL; Owner: Galesburg Broadcasting Company)
  • KMCS (93.1 FM; Muscatine, IA; Owner: Wpw Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KKMI (93.5 FM; Burlington, IA; Owner: Pritchard Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WYEC (93.9 FM; Osco, IL; Owner: Virden Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WAAG (94.9 FM; Galesburg, IL; Owner: Galesburg Broadcasting Company)
  • WXLP (96.9 FM; Orion, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WMOI (97.7 FM; Monmouth, IL; Owner: Wpw Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WLKU (98.9 FM; Orion, IL; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; Durant, IA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Mercer Township, Illinois

  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; Orion, IL; Owner: Quad Cities Television Acquisition Licensing Llc)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; Orion, IL; Owner: Black Hawk College)
  • KGCW-TV (Channel 26; Burlington, IA; Owner: Burlington Television Acquisition Licensing Llc)
  • KGCW-TV (Channel 26; Keithsburg, IL; Owner: Burlington Television Acquisition Licensing Llc)
  • 960508KF (Channel 30; Orion, IL; Owner: Iowa Public Broadcasting Board)
  • 960710LA (Channel 30; Bettendorf, IA; Owner: Black Hawk College)
  • 961001KU (Channel 30; Silvis, IL; Owner: Jack I. Gartner)
  • KQIN (Channel 36; Davenport, IA; Owner: Iowa Public Broadcasting Board)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; Bettendorf, IA; Owner: Coronet Communications Company)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; Bettendorf, IA; Owner: Young Broadcasting Of Davenport, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Mercer Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 229  (24.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 100  (10.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 140  (15.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 189  (20.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 327  (34.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 233  (24.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 317  (33.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 5  (0.5%)


(updated 2010)





There are 229 Farms In Mercer Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Mercer Township, Illinois

Midwest Bank Of Western Illinois - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $422k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 8

Farmers State Bank Of Western Illinois - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $132.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 6

1st Community Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $67.7k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 2

Bankorion - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $414.3k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 8

Blackhawk Bank & Trust - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 16

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Mercer Township, Illinois

  • Quad City International


    (about 21.2 miles in Moline, Illinois; Airport Code: MLI)

  • Muscatine Municipal


    (about 23.7 miles in Fruitland, Iowa; Airport Code: MUT)

  • Galesburg Municipal


    (about 24.5 miles in Galesburg, Illinois; Airport Code: GBG)

  • Davenport Municipal


    (about 29.4 miles in Davenport, Iowa; Airport Code: DVN)

  • Burlington Municipal


    (about 34.8 miles in Carman, Illinois; Airport Code: BRL)

  • Southeast Iowa Regional


    (about 35.0 miles in Carman, Illinois; Airport Code: BRL)

  • Macomb Municipal


    (about 47.3 miles in Macomb, Illinois; Airport Code: MQB)

  • Fort Madison Municipal


    (about 48.2 miles in Fort Madison, Iowa; Airport Code: FMS)

  • Clinton Municipal


    (about 48.6 miles in Low Moor, Iowa; Airport Code: CWI)

  • Iowa City Municipal


    (about 51.4 miles in Iowa City, Iowa; Airport Code: IOW)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Mercer Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

85.20%

Carpooled

7.89%

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

2.34%

Other Means

1.69%

Worked At Home

2.88%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 852

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 10

Female householder, no husband present : 193

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 456

Householder not living alone : 66


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 5

Male householder and female partner : 54

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 58

All other households : 1,460


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 794

Renter-occupied housing units : 58

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 : 50

Renter-occupied housing units : 143

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 215

Renter-occupied housing units : 307


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 128

$10,000 to $14,999 : 98

$15,000 to $19,999 : 95

$20,000 to $24,999 : 95

$25,000 to $29,999 : 63

$30,000 to $34,999 : 142

$35,000 to $39,999 : 112

$40,000 to $44,999 : 92

$45,000 to $49,999 : 63

$50,000 to $59,999 : 139

$60,000 to $74,999 : 132

$75,000 to $99,999 : 249

$100,000 to $124,999 : 104

$125,000 to $149,999 : 27

$150,000 to $199,999 : 28

$200,000 or more : 10


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Total : 1,719


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 1,577

Vacant : 142


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 42

Built 2000 to 2004 : 0

Built 1990 to 1999 : 175

Built 1980 to 1989 : 45

Built 1970 to 1979 : 239

Built 1960 to 1969 : 165

Built 1950 to 1959 : 143

Built 1940 to 1949 : 104

Built 1939 or earlier : 806


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 1,360

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 74

Electricity : 123

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 6

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 14

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 7

$25,000 to $29,999 : 36

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 7

$40,000 to $49,999 : 54

$50,000 to $59,999 : 43

$60,000 to $69,999 : 104

$70,000 to $79,999 : 120

$80,000 to $89,999 : 133

$90,000 to $99,999 : 65

$100,000 to $124,999 : 177

$125,000 to $149,999 : 146

$150,000 to $174,999 : 52

$175,000 to $199,999 : 30

$200,000 to $249,999 : 47

$250,000 to $299,999 : 20

$300,000 to $399,999 : 15

$400,000 to $499,999 : 13

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Mercer 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 : 24

Home equity loan only : 80

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 569

Housing units without a mortgage : 396


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $149,000

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $176,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $126,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $125,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $97,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $79,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $96,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $78,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Mercer Township, Illinois: 61.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Mercer Township, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 21.62%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 77.84%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 0.54%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Mercer 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 42 42 $4,178,637
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

42 42 $4,178,637
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 1 2 $243,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 2 $243,000
2001        
  Single Family 17 17 $1,447,800
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 17 $1,447,800
2002        
  Single Family 27 27 $6,044,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

27 27 $6,044,000
2003        
  Single Family 29 29 $3,161,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

29 29 $3,161,000
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 7 7 $778,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 66 $3,500,000
  Total

8 73 $4,278,000
2006        
  Single Family 5 5 $864,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $864,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Mercer Township, IL): $33,708
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Mercer Township): $70,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



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


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Mercer Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 83.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 5.8%
Electricity: 8.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.7%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(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 Mercer Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Mercer Township, Illinois

Mercer County Hospital Home Ca


     Address: 409 Nw 9th Avenue, Aledo, Illinois 61231
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 1/6/1987

Osf Holy Family Medical Center


     Address: 1000 West Harlem Avenue, Monmouth, Illinois 61462
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/31/1995

Western Ill Home Hlth Care In


     Address: 2 Industrial Park Avenue, Monmouth, Illinois 61462
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/30/1981

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 1600 4th Ave Suite 201, Rock Island, Illinois 61201
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/18/1985

Unity Home Care


     Address: 1609 Cedar Street, Muscatine, Iowa 52761
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hospitals Close To Mercer Township, Illinois

Osf Holy Family Medical Center


     Address: 1000 W Harlem Avenue, Monmouth, Illinois 61462
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Trinity Medical Center - 7th Street Campus


     Address: 2701 17th St, Rock Island, Illinois 61201
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Unity Hospital


     Address: 1518 Mulberry Avenue, Muscatine, Iowa 52761
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Genesis Medical Center-davenport


     Address: 1227 East Rusholme Street, Davenport, Iowa 52803
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Mary Medical Center


     Address: 3333 North Seminary, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Mercer Township, Illinois

Aledo Rehab & Health Care Center


     Address: 304 S.w. 12th Street, Aledo, Illinois 61231
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 49
     Percent Occupied: 61%

O S F Holy Family Long Term Care


     Address: 1000 West Harlem Avenue, Monmouth, Illinois 61462
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 12
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Monmouth Nursing Home


     Address: 117 South I Street, Monmouth, Illinois 61462
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 41
     Percent Occupied: 69%

Oak Glen Home


     Address: 11210 95th Street, Coal Valley, Illinois 61240
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 166
     Percent Occupied: 68%

Prairie Ridge Care & Rehabilit


     Address: 608 Prairie Street, Mediapolis, Iowa 52637
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 59
     Percent Occupied: 95%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Mercer Township, Illinois

Name: Quad Cities
Address: 22710 206th Avenue North; Cordova, IL 61242
Distance: 42 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Mercer Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 855
    Disabled Workers: 85
    Widowers Workers: 165
    Spouses Workers: 85
    Children Workers: 45


(updated 2007)



Mercer County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 50.28%
  • Bush & Cheney 49.09%
  • Other 0.63%



(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 Mercer Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Mercer County, IL

5.06 % of Mercer County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $36,348

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Rock Island County , IL 2.00 % ($36,283 AGI )
  • Scott County , IA 0.45 % ($50,613 AGI )
  • Henry County , IL 0.29 % ($33,350 AGI )

Relocation away from Mercer County, IL

6.32 % of Mercer 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 $33,984

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Rock Island County , IL 2.02 % ($35,312 AGI )
  • Scott County , IA 0.50 % ($36,086 AGI )
  • Knox County , IL 0.49 % ($30,353 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 Mercer 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 Mercer Township, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Mercer 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 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 11 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 317 n/a n/a n/a
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 23 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 664 n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 63 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1,818 n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 5 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 144 n/a n/a n/a
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a
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 3 n/a n/a n/a
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 23 n/a n/a n/a
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 13 n/a n/a n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



Jails in Mercer Township, Illinois


  • Mercer County Jail


    906 S.w. 3rd Street, Aledo, IL 61231
    Capacity: 36
    Confined: 27
    Avg. Population: 36
    Year Built: 1989
    Year Renovated: 2001


(updated 2006)



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