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   (County: La Salle County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Meriden 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
(Meriden Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 29

5 to 9 years : 18

10 to 14 years : 0

15 to 17 years : 6

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 9

25 to 29 years : 11

30 to 34 years : 0

35 to 39 years : 16

40 to 44 years : 6

45 to 49 years : 10

50 to 54 years : 6

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 35

62 to 64 years : 9

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 5

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 27

5 to 9 years : 20

10 to 14 years : 5

15 to 17 years : 9

18 and 19 years : 7

20 years : 13

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 24

25 to 29 years : 15

30 to 34 years : 0

35 to 39 years : 10

40 to 44 years : 11

45 to 49 years : 9

50 to 54 years : 22

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 39

62 to 64 years : 0

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 7

70 to 74 years : 0

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 5

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Meriden Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 181

Multiple ancestry : 159

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 58


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 398

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 : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Meriden Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 56

5 to 17 years : 58

18 to 24 years : 53

25 to 34 years : 26

35 to 44 years : 43

45 to 54 years : 47

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 74

62 to 64 years : 9

65 to 74 years : 12

75 years and over : 5

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 47

5 to 17 years : 58

18 to 24 years : 53

25 to 34 years : 15

35 to 44 years : 39

45 to 54 years : 47

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 74

62 to 64 years : 9

65 to 74 years : 12

75 years and over : 5

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 9

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 11

35 to 44 years : 4

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

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 : 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


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Meriden Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 155

Female : 219

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 20

Female : 4

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Meriden Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 358

Born in other state in the United States : 24

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 50

Now married, except separated : 145

Divorced : 11

Separated : 15

Widowed : 63

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 15

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

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 : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 333

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Meriden Township, Illinois

  • German: 115   (32.0%)
  • Irish: 48   (13.4%)
  • English: 44   (12.3%)
  • United States Or American: 28   (7.8%)
  • Norwegian: 23   (6.4%)
  • Swedish: 16   (4.5%)
  • Polish: 16   (4.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 13   (3.6%)
  • Italian: 10   (2.8%)
  • Other Groups: 10   (2.8%)
  • Welsh: 10   (2.8%)
  • Danish: 8   (2.2%)
  • European: 6   (1.7%)
  • French Canadian: 4   (1.1%)
  • Russian: 2   (0.6%)
  • Greek: 2   (0.6%)
  • Scottish: 2   (0.6%)
  • Dutch: 1   (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 1   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Meriden Township, Illinois is 398



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Meriden Township, Illinois: 175
Female Population in Meriden Township, Illinois: 223


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Meriden Township, Illinois: 37.9
Median Female Resident Age in Meriden Township, Illinois: 28.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Meriden Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

43.2

Male

45.5

Female

41.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

17.5

Male

0.0

Female

17.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

6.0

Male

31.0

Female

6.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

14.5

Male

20.5

Female

10.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.6

Male

46.5

Female

41.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Meriden Township, Illinois


  • White: 382
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 7
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 9



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 2   (1.85%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 6   (5.56%)
  • 11th Grade: 7   (6.48%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 3   (2.78%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 46   (42.59%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 7   (6.48%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 19   (17.59%)
  • Associate Degree: 12   (11.11%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 6   (5.56%)
  • 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: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 9   (8.74%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 5   (4.85%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 28   (27.18%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 21   (20.39%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 10   (9.71%)
  • Associate Degree: 9   (8.74%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 7   (6.8%)
  • Master's Degree: 14   (13.59%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Meriden Township, Illinois

  • Mendota Ccsd 289


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1806 Guiles Ave, Mendota, IL 61342, Phone: (815) 539-7631, Students: 1,284 )

  • Mendota Twp Hsd 280


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 2300 W Main St, Mendota, IL 61342, Phone: (815) 539-7446, Students: 635 )

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

  • Northbrook School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1804 Guiles Ave, Mendota, IL 61342, Phone: (815) 539-6237, Students: 752 )

  • Lincoln Elem School


    ( Grades: 2-3, Location: 805 4th Ave, Mendota, IL 61342, Phone: (815) 538-6226, Students: 271 )

  • Blackstone Elem School


    ( Grades: KG-1, Location: 1309 Jefferson St, Mendota, IL 61342, Phone: (815) 539-6888, Students: 261 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Meriden Township, Illinois

  • Mendota Twp High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 2300 W Main St, Mendota, IL 61342, Phone: (815) 539-7446, Students: 635 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Meriden Township, Illinois

  • Holy Cross Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1008 Jefferson Street, Mendota, IL 61342, Phone: (815) 539-7003, Students: 158 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Meriden Township, Illinois

  • Graves-hume Public Library District


    1401 West Main Street, Mendota, IL 61342

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Meriden Township, Illinois


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Meriden Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Grandpa S Farm Mendota Airport   (2) Mendota Community Hospital Heliport   (3) Otterbach Farm Airport  

Building


(1) Graves Public Library   (2) Mendota Fire Department Station 1   (3) Mendota Fire Department Station 2   (4) Mendota Police Department  

Canal


(1) Tomahawk Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Crandall Cemetery   (2) Dewey Cemetery   (3) Fourmile Grove Cemetery   (4) Hill Cemetery   (5) Holy Cross Cemetery   (6) Restland Cemetery   (7) Tripp Cemetery   (8) Wisner Cemetery   (9) Worsley Cemetery  

Church


(1) Advent Christian Church   (2) Church Of The Nazarene   (3) Faith Fellowship Church   (4) First Baptist Church   (5) First United Methodist Church   (6) First United Presbyterian Church   (7) Holy Cross Catholic Church   (8) Mendota Bible Church   (9) New Life Church   (10) Northbrook Missionary Baptist Church   (11) Saint Johns Lutheran Church   (12) Zion United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Mendota   (2) Township Of Mendota   (3) Township Of Meriden  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 72  

Dam


(1) Lake Mendota Dam  

Hospital


(1) Heritage Manor Nursing Home   (2) Mendota Community Hospital  

Lake


(1) Lake Mendota  

Locale


(1) Doeneir Field   (2) Mendota Golf Club   (3) Tri-county Fairground  

Park


(1) Apple Orchard Park   (2) Blackstone Park   (3) Mendota Lake Park   (4) Mendota Swimming Pool   (5) Snyder Grove Park  

Populated Place


(1) Mendota   (2) Meriden  

Post Office


(1) Mendota Post Office  

School


(1) Austin School Historical   (2) Blackstone Elementary School   (3) Gorman School Historical   (4) Holy Cross School   (5) Lincoln Elementary School   (6) Mendota Township High School   (7) Northbrook Middle School   (8) Schlesinger School Historical   (9) Smith School Historical  

Stream


(1) Fourmile Grove Creek   (2) Mendota Creek  

Tower


(1) Wglc-am Mendota   (2) Wglc-fm Mendota  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Meriden Township, Illinois

61342 (pop. 9,221)


Cities Nearby Meriden Township, Illinois

Earlville City, IL  (pop. 1,895) 3.8 Miles
Earl Township, IL  (pop. 2,727) 4.7 Miles
Ophir Township, IL  (pop. 734) 5.8 Miles
Mendota Township, IL  (pop. 7,295) 6.4 Miles
Mendota City, IL  (pop. 7,112) 6.7 Miles
Wyoming Township, IL  (pop. 1,470) 7.0 Miles
Paw Paw Village, IL  (pop. 939) 7.7 Miles
Troy Grove Township, IL  (pop. 1,178) 7.7 Miles
Paw Paw Township, IL  (pop. 328) 8.6 Miles
Brooklyn Township, IL  (pop. 738) 8.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Meriden Township, Illinois

815



Elevation in Meriden Township, Illinois is 702.0 ft. (214.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Meriden Township, Illinois

Lat: 41.577431 N        Long: -88.994891 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 14   (9.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 14   (9.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 8   (5.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 14   (9.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 3   (2.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 22   (15.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 22   (15.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 6   (4.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 3   (2.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 3   (2.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 2   (1.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 20   (14.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 12   (8.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Meriden Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 189

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 0

In 3-person carpool : 0

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 : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 11

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 5


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Meriden Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 11

5 to 9 minutes : 22

10 to 14 minutes : 9

15 to 19 minutes : 9

20 to 24 minutes : 19

25 to 29 minutes : 10

30 to 34 minutes : 35

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 11

45 to 59 minutes : 44

60 to 89 minutes : 19

90 or more minutes : 11


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 26

No Social Security income : 115


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 7

No retirement income : 134


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Meriden Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 13

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 15

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 11

$40,000 to $44,999 : 5

$45,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $74,999 : 21

$75,000 to $99,999 : 12

$100,000 to $124,999 : 10

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $70,521


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Meriden Township, Illinois

  • WRHL (1060 AM; 0.25 kW; Kings, IL; Owner: Rochelle Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WLPO (1220 AM; 1.0 kW; Cedar Point, IL; Owner: La Salle County Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WSDR (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Nelson, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Rock River, Llc)
  • WLBK (1360 AM; 1.0 kW; Dekalb, IL; Owner: Wpw Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WCMY (1430 AM; 0.5 kW; Wedron, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WIXN (1460 AM; 1.0 kW; Dixon, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WZOE (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Hollowayville, IL; Owner: Wzoe, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Meriden Township, Illinois

  • WGLC-FM (100.1 FM; Mendota, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WBZG (100.9 FM; Spring Valley, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WRCV (101.7 FM; Dixon, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Laco Radio, Inc.)
  • WRHL-FM (102.3 FM; Kings, IL; Owner: Rochelle Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; Mendota, IL; Owner: Km Radio Of Earlville, L.l.c.)
  • WIVQ (103.3 FM; Spring Valley, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WYYS (106.1 FM; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Mendota Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WSOG (88.1 FM; Cedar Point, IL; Owner: Spirit Education Association, Inc.)
  • WPRC (88.3 FM; Tiskilwa, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute Inc)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Shabbona, IL; Owner: Basalt Of The Earth, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Normandy, IL; Owner: Road Map Ministries)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Family Worship Center Church, Inc.)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; Seatonville, IL; Owner: Northern Illinois University)
  • WDEK (92.5 FM; Dekalb, IL; Owner: Wdek, Inc.)
  • WDKB (94.9 FM; Malta, IL; Owner: Dekalb County Radio, Limited)
  • WRKX (95.3 FM; Ottawa, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WKOT (96.5 FM; Grand Ridge, IL; Owner: La Salle County Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; Hollowayville, IL; Owner: Wzoe, Inc.)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; Seatonville, IL; Owner: La Salle County Broadcasting Corp.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Meriden Township, Illinois

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; Oglesby, IL; Owner: Tccsa, Inc., D/b/a Trinity Broadcasting Network)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Meriden Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 16  (16.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 13  (13.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 13  (13.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 3  (3.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 13  (13.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 15  (23.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 13  (20.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 24  (38.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 3  (4.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Meriden Township, Illinois

Rail Station(s)


    8th St. and 6th Ave.
    Mendota, Illinois 61342

(updated 2008)



There are 157 Farms In Meriden Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Meriden Township, Illinois

Midland States Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 35

First State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $857.8k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 240

Eureka Savings Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $374.8k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 4

First Federal Savings Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $383.6k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 42

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Meriden Township, Illinois

  • Illinois Valley Regional


    (about 17.6 miles in Peru, Illinois; Airport Code: VYS)

  • De Kalb Taylor Municipal


    (about 28.6 miles in Cortland, Illinois; Airport Code: II3)

  • Aurora Municipal


    (about 30.1 miles in Sugar Grove, Illinois; Airport Code: AUZ)

  • Whiteside County-Jos H. Bittorf Field


    (about 37.1 miles in Rock Falls, Illinois; Airport Code: SQI)

  • Chicago/Rockford International


    (about 43.1 miles in Rockford, Illinois; Airport Code: RFD)

  • Du Page County


    (about 45.1 miles in Northwoods, Illinois; Airport Code: DPA)

  • Lewis University


    (about 46.5 miles in Homer Glen, Illinois; Airport Code: II2)

  • Lewis University


    (about 46.5 miles in Homer Glen, Illinois; Airport Code: LOT)

  • Albertus


    (about 55.2 miles in Baileyville, Illinois; Airport Code: FEP)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Meriden Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

73.20%

Carpooled

10.46%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

2.61%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

5.88%

Other Means

1.31%

Worked At Home

6.54%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 78

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 0

Female householder, no husband present : 15

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 20

Householder not living alone : 28


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 28

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 113


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Meriden Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 67

Renter-occupied housing units : 11

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 15

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 48

Renter-occupied housing units : 0


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Meriden Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 13

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 15

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 6

$35,000 to $39,999 : 11

$40,000 to $44,999 : 33

$45,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 5

$60,000 to $74,999 : 21

$75,000 to $99,999 : 21

$100,000 to $124,999 : 10

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Meriden Township, Illinois)

Total : 161


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Meriden Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 141

Vacant : 20


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Meriden Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 7


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Meriden Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 4

Built 1990 to 1999 : 38

Built 1980 to 1989 : 0

Built 1970 to 1979 : 0

Built 1960 to 1969 : 6

Built 1950 to 1959 : 24

Built 1940 to 1949 : 12

Built 1939 or earlier : 77


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Meriden Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 33

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 102

Electricity : 0

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 6

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Meriden 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 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 12

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 20

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $174,999 : 5

$175,000 to $199,999 : 10

$200,000 to $249,999 : 43

$250,000 to $299,999 : 7

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 9

$1,000,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Meriden 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 : 0

Home equity loan only : 20

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 54

Housing units without a mortgage : 41


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $216,100

Built 1980 to 1989 :

Built 1970 to 1979 :

Built 1960 to 1969 :

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $245,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Meriden Township, Illinois: 68.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Meriden 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 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
2001        
  Single Family 4 4 $423,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $423,000
2002        
  Single Family 6 6 $687,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $687,000
2003        
  Single Family 7 7 $1,025,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $1,025,000
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 $1,071,680
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $1,071,680
2006        
  Single Family 5 5 $700,000
  Two Family 1 2 $162,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 7 $862,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Meriden Township, IL): $42,500
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Meriden Township): $117,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Meriden Township): $625
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Meriden Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 9.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 70.4%
Electricity: 2.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 15.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.4%
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 Meriden Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Meriden Township, Illinois

Mendota Community Hospital Hom


     Address: 1315 Meriden Street, Mendota, Illinois 61342
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 9/15/1995

Prairieland Home Care


     Address: 409 East Second Street, Spring Valley, Illinois 61362
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 12/18/1986

Valley Home Health Services


     Address: 1305 6th Street, Peru, Illinois 61354
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 2/1/1986

Home Health Services Of Commun


     Address: 1601 Mercury Circle, Suite #1, Ottawa, Illinois 61350
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 3/15/1968

In-home Care Vna


     Address: 33 W. Crown St., Suite A, Princeton, Illinois 61356
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/12/1977

Hospitals Close To Meriden Township, Illinois

Mendota Community Hospital


     Address: 1315 Memorial Dr, Mendota, Illinois 61342
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Margarets Hospital


     Address: 600 E 1st St, Spring Valley, Illinois 61362
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Illinois Valley Community Hospital


     Address: 925 West St, Peru, Illinois 61354
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Community Hospital Of Ottawa


     Address: 1100 East Norris Drive, Ottawa, Illinois 61350
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Perry Memorial Hospital


     Address: 530 Park Avenue East, Princeton, Illinois 61356
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Nursing Homes Close To Meriden Township, Illinois

Heritage Manor-mendota


     Address: 1201 First Avenue, Mendota, Illinois 61342
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 79
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Mendota Lutheran Home


     Address: 500 6th Street, Mendota, Illinois 61342
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 95
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Lasalle Healthcare Ctr


     Address: 1445 Chartres Street, La Salle, Illinois 61301
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 95
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Spring Valley Nursing


     Address: 1300 North Greenwood Street, Spring Valley, Illinois 61362
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 86%

St Margaret's Hospital Snu


     Address: 600 East First Street, Spring Valley, Illinois 61362
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 9
     Percent Occupied: 27%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Meriden Township, Illinois

Name: LaSalle
Address: 2601 North 21st Road; Marseilles, IL 61341
Distance: 21 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Meriden Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 1,240
    Disabled Workers: 170
    Widowers Workers: 220
    Spouses Workers: 100
    Children Workers: 95


(updated 2007)



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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 Meriden Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to La Salle County, IL

5.25 % of La Salle County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,454

Illinois Average 5.66 %

0.02 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $27,727

Illinois Average 0.19 %

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

  • Bureau County , IL 0.47 % ($30,479 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.44 % ($40,520 AGI )
  • Kendall County , IL 0.39 % ($48,291 AGI )

Relocation away from La Salle County, IL

5.25 % of La Salle 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 $37,207

Illinois Average 5.99 %

0.03 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $12,800

Illinois Average 0.07 %

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

  • Bureau County , IL 0.55 % ($30,241 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.38 % ($37,749 AGI )
  • Kendall County , IL 0.29 % ($40,023 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 Meriden Township, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.













Storms In Meriden Township, Illinois

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/14/2007, 04:19 am 0 0 $2K --
         





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

Crime in Meriden 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 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0 0 3
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 14 0 0 40
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 14 0 0 0
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 7 13 8
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 14 95 177 108
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 24 48 70 33
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 347 649 953 445
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 152 116 87 81
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2,200 1,569 1,184 1,093
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 14 0 0 0
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 6 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 82 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 2 3 3
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 44 41 41 29
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 23 21 22 16


(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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