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Murphysboro Township, Illinois Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Murphysboro Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,863

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 261

Female householder, no husband present : 579

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,492

Householder not living alone : 343


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 153

Female householder and female partner : 41

Female householder and male partner : 103

All other households : 4,241


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Murphysboro Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,676

Renter-occupied housing units : 187

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 106

Renter-occupied housing units : 155

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 243

Renter-occupied housing units : 336

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 975

Renter-occupied housing units : 860


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Murphysboro Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 611

$10,000 to $14,999 : 392

$15,000 to $19,999 : 480

$20,000 to $24,999 : 293

$25,000 to $29,999 : 286

$30,000 to $34,999 : 303

$35,000 to $39,999 : 226

$40,000 to $44,999 : 265

$45,000 to $49,999 : 214

$50,000 to $59,999 : 278

$60,000 to $74,999 : 255

$75,000 to $99,999 : 376

$100,000 to $124,999 : 253

$125,000 to $149,999 : 126

$150,000 to $199,999 : 150

$200,000 or more : 30


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Murphysboro Township, Illinois)

Total : 5,384


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Murphysboro Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 4,538

Vacant : 846


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Murphysboro Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Murphysboro Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 10

Built 2000 to 2004 : 231

Built 1990 to 1999 : 480

Built 1980 to 1989 : 382

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,008

Built 1960 to 1969 : 889

Built 1950 to 1959 : 628

Built 1940 to 1949 : 351

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,405


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Murphysboro Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 2,735

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 175

Electricity : 1,558

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 34

Solar energy : 10

Other fuel : 12

No fuel used : 14


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Murphysboro Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 148

$10,000 to $14,999 : 20

$15,000 to $19,999 : 48

$20,000 to $24,999 : 89

$25,000 to $29,999 : 48

$30,000 to $34,999 : 62

$35,000 to $39,999 : 137

$40,000 to $49,999 : 145

$50,000 to $59,999 : 194

$60,000 to $69,999 : 300

$70,000 to $79,999 : 171

$80,000 to $89,999 : 378

$90,000 to $99,999 : 127

$100,000 to $124,999 : 358

$125,000 to $149,999 : 187

$150,000 to $174,999 : 210

$175,000 to $199,999 : 43

$200,000 to $249,999 : 164

$250,000 to $299,999 : 54

$300,000 to $399,999 : 40

$400,000 to $499,999 : 31

$500,000 to $749,999 : 46

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Murphysboro 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 : 26

Home equity loan only : 291

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,275

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,408


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $113,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $151,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $81,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $108,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $80,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $71,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $75,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $80,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Murphysboro Township, Illinois: 60.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Murphysboro Township, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 29.93%
  • Juvenile facilities : 38.03%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 32.04%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Murphysboro 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 2 2 $200,000
  Two Family 1 2 $100,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 24 $1,990,700
  Total

4 28 $2,290,700
2000        
  Single Family 8 8 $456,400
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $456,400
2001        
  Single Family 10 10 $922,560
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $922,560
2002        
  Single Family 3 3 $459,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $459,000
2003        
  Single Family 6 6 $429,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $429,900
2004        
  Single Family 5 5 $542,835
  Two Family 1 2 $188,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 7 $730,835
2005        
  Single Family 7 7 $812,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $812,000
2006        
  Single Family 6 6 $583,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $583,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Murphysboro Township, IL): $32,575
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Murphysboro Township): $55,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Murphysboro Township): $404
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Murphysboro Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 55.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 6.2%
Electricity: 34.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.6%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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