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Demographics Analysis

The people of Otego 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
(Otego Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 54

5 to 9 years : 62

10 to 14 years : 48

15 to 17 years : 30

18 and 19 years : 30

20 years : 46

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 27

25 to 29 years : 47

30 to 34 years : 59

35 to 39 years : 31

40 to 44 years : 87

45 to 49 years : 118

50 to 54 years : 40

55 to 59 years : 59

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 16

65 and 66 years : 13

67 to 69 years : 27

70 to 74 years : 13

75 to 79 years : 3

80 to 84 years : 22

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 68

5 to 9 years : 72

10 to 14 years : 58

15 to 17 years : 47

18 and 19 years : 11

20 years : 41

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 29

25 to 29 years : 34

30 to 34 years : 40

35 to 39 years : 46

40 to 44 years : 88

45 to 49 years : 31

50 to 54 years : 70

55 to 59 years : 34

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 44

65 and 66 years : 17

67 to 69 years : 25

70 to 74 years : 8

75 to 79 years : 27

80 to 84 years : 21

85 years and over : 3


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Otego Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 736

Multiple ancestry : 244

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 5

Ancestry not reported : 684


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,664

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 5

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Otego Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 122

5 to 17 years : 317

18 to 24 years : 184

25 to 34 years : 180

35 to 44 years : 252

45 to 54 years : 259

55 to 59 years : 93

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 60

65 to 74 years : 103

75 years and over : 76

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 118

5 to 17 years : 281

18 to 24 years : 181

25 to 34 years : 150

35 to 44 years : 200

45 to 54 years : 227

55 to 59 years : 84

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 49

65 to 74 years : 90

75 years and over : 73

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 17 years : 36

18 to 24 years : 3

25 to 34 years : 25

35 to 44 years : 52

45 to 54 years : 32

55 to 59 years : 9

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 11

65 to 74 years : 13

75 years and over : 3

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 5

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
(Otego Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 784

Female : 692

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 65

Female : 123

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 5

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Otego Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 1,452

Born in other state in the United States : 156

Native: born outside the United States : 5

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 331

Now married, except separated : 552

Divorced : 158

Separated : 23

Widowed : 79

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 23

Now married, except separated : 96

Divorced : 23

Separated : 10

Widowed : 7

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 5

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)
(Otego Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 1,533

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Otego Township, Illinois

  • German: 389   (30.3%)
  • United States Or American: 285   (22.2%)
  • English: 132   (10.3%)
  • Irish: 115   (9.0%)
  • Other Groups: 103   (8.0%)
  • Dutch: 48   (3.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 39   (3.0%)
  • Italian: 30   (2.3%)
  • Welsh: 27   (2.1%)
  • Scottish: 25   (1.9%)
  • Polish: 24   (1.9%)
  • Lithuanian: 14   (1.1%)
  • European: 13   (1.0%)
  • Slovak: 8   (0.6%)
  • Swiss: 7   (0.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 7   (0.5%)
  • Belgian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 2   (0.2%)
  • Brazilian: 2   (0.2%)
  • British: 2   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Otego Township, Illinois is 1,669



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Otego Township, Illinois: 849
Female Population in Otego Township, Illinois: 820


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Otego Township, Illinois: 38.3
Median Female Resident Age in Otego Township, Illinois: 35.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Otego Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

39.2

Male

38.8

Female

39.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

60.0

Male

41.5

Female

60.0

Asian


Both sexes

31.0

Male

1.5

Female

60.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

26.0

Male

26.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.5

Male

18.8

Female

15.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

16.0

Male

17.5

Female

11.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.3

Male

38.8

Female

39.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Otego Township, Illinois


  • White: 1,613
  • African American: 22
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 20
  • Two or More Races: 14



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 10   (2.19%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 4   (0.88%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.44%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 26   (5.69%)
  • 9th Grade: 16   (3.5%)
  • 10th Grade: 36   (7.88%)
  • 11th Grade: 21   (4.6%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (1.53%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 213   (46.61%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 51   (11.16%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 24   (5.25%)
  • Associate Degree: 10   (2.19%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 26   (5.69%)
  • Master's Degree: 5   (1.09%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (0.88%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.44%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.4%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 5   (0.99%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 40   (7.92%)
  • 9th Grade: 30   (5.94%)
  • 10th Grade: 13   (2.57%)
  • 11th Grade: 13   (2.57%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 14   (2.77%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 264   (52.28%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 42   (8.32%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 27   (5.35%)
  • Associate Degree: 24   (4.75%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 22   (4.36%)
  • Master's Degree: 5   (0.99%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (0.79%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Otego Township, Illinois

  • Brownstown Cusd 201


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 421 S College Ave, Brownstown, IL 62418, Phone: (618) 427-3355, Students: 434 )

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

  • Brownstown Elem School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 460 W South St, Brownstown, IL 62418, Phone: (618) 427-3368, Students: 232 )

  • Brownstown Jr High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 421 S College Ave, Brownstown, IL 62418, Phone: (618) 427-3839, Students: 67 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Otego Township, Illinois

  • Brownstown High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 421 S College Ave, Brownstown, IL 62418, Phone: (618) 427-3839, Students: 135 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Otego Township, Illinois

  • Brownstown Branch Library


    120 East Main Street, Brownstown, IL 62418

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Otego Township, Illinois


  • Jackson County Historical Society


    Po Box 215, Brownstown, IN 47220

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Otego Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Miller Landing Strip Historical  

Building


(1) Brownstown Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Sefton Townhall  

Cemetery


(1) Forbis Cemetery   (2) Griffith Cemetery   (3) Haley Chapel Cemetery   (4) Liberty Cemetery   (5) Mitchell Family Cemetery   (6) Morton Cemetery   (7) Pilcher Cemetery   (8) Sidener Cemetery   (9) Winslow Pilcher Cemetery   (10) Zion Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bethany Church   (2) Brownstown United Methodist Church   (3) Emanuel Church   (4) First Baptist Church Of Brownstown   (5) First Christian Church   (6) Haley Chapel   (7) Overcup Church   (8) Zion Church Historical  

Civil


(1) Fayette County   (2) Township Of Otego   (3) Township Of Sefton   (4) Village Of Brownstown  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 68  

Populated Place


(1) Avena   (2) Bluff City   (3) Brownstown  

Post Office


(1) Brownstown Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Stanbery Lake  

School


(1) Brick School Historical   (2) Brownstown Elementary School   (3) Brownstown High School   (4) Buchanan School Historical   (5) Bunker Hill School Historical   (6) Camp Creek School Historical   (7) Cumberland School Historical   (8) Fourmile School Historical   (9) Mahon School Historical   (10) Oak Grove School Historical   (11) Oakdale School Historical   (12) Overcup School Historical   (13) Schwarms School Historical   (14) Union School Historical   (15) Walnut Grove School Historical  

Stream


(1) Bear Creek   (2) Camp Creek   (3) Forbis Creek   (4) Little Hickory Creek   (5) Sandy Run   (6) Stone Creek   (7) Walnut Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Otego Township, Illinois

62418 (pop. 2,024)


Cities Nearby Otego Township, Illinois

Brownstown Village, IL  (pop. 845) 1.9 Miles
Sefton Township, IL  (pop. 678) 4.4 Miles
Vandalia Township, IL  (pop. 6,428) 6.8 Miles
Vandalia City, IL  (pop. 5,551) 7.0 Miles
Wilberton Township, IL  (pop. 930) 7.1 Miles
Avena Township, IL  (pop. 2,253) 7.2 Miles
St. Elmo City, IL  (pop. 1,719) 7.5 Miles
Sharon Township, IL  (pop. 911) 8.4 Miles
Lone Grove Township, IL  (pop. 474) 9.2 Miles
Kaskaskia Township, IL  (pop. 443) 9.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Otego Township, Illinois

618



Elevation in Otego Township, Illinois is 545.0 ft. (166.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Otego Township, Illinois

Lat: 38.971664 N        Long: -88.972082 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 20   (3.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 12   (2.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 29   (4.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 60   (10.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 86   (14.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 59   (10.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 88   (15.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 39   (6.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 21   (3.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 19   (3.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 4   (0.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 68   (11.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 80   (13.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Otego Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 679

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 75

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 : 5

Other means : 8

Worked at home : 22


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Otego Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 21

5 to 9 minutes : 71

10 to 14 minutes : 133

15 to 19 minutes : 256

20 to 24 minutes : 100

25 to 29 minutes : 12

30 to 34 minutes : 43

35 to 39 minutes : 13

40 to 44 minutes : 26

45 to 59 minutes : 8

60 to 89 minutes : 64

90 or more minutes : 20


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 180

No Social Security income : 444


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 110

No retirement income : 514


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Otego Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 13

$10,000 to $14,999 : 40

$15,000 to $19,999 : 14

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 12

$30,000 to $34,999 : 18

$35,000 to $39,999 : 9

$40,000 to $44,999 : 15

$45,000 to $49,999 : 41

$50,000 to $59,999 : 36

$60,000 to $74,999 : 43

$75,000 to $99,999 : 42

$100,000 to $124,999 : 65

$125,000 to $149,999 : 2

$150,000 to $199,999 : 9

$200,000 or more : 23


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $56,375


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Otego Township, Illinois

  • WCRA (1090 AM; 1.0 kW; Effingham, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)
  • WJBD (1350 AM; 0.43 kW; Salem, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WPMB (1500 AM; 0.25 kW; Hagarstown, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)
  • WPMB (1500 AM; 0.25 kW; Hagarstown, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Otego Township, Illinois

  • WMCI (101.3 FM; Sigel, IL; Owner: The Cromwell Group, Inc. Of Illinois)
  • WGEL (101.7 FM; Keyesport, IL; Owner: Bond Broadcasting Inc.)
  • WKJT (102.3 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: Kirby Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WYCA (102.3 FM; Beecher, IL; Owner: Dontron Inc.)
  • WKRV (107.1 FM; Brownstown, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; Ramsey, IL; Owner: Countryside Broadcasting)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Nokomis, IL; Owner: Donnellson Sda Church)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Kinmundy, IL; Owner: East West Crossculture Education)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Nokomis, IL; Owner: Nassuna Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Nokomis, IL; Owner: Network Of Glory, Llc)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Nokomis, IL; Owner: Saving Children , Inc.)
  • WEFI (89.5 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WGRN (89.5 FM; Greenville, IL; Owner: Greenville College Educational Broadcasting Foundation, Inc)
  • WTMH (89.9 FM; Mulberry Grove, IL; Owner: Pearl Communications Group)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Beecher City, IL; Owner: 2820 Communications Incorporated)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Sigel, IL; Owner: Brindisi Consortium)
  • WSLE (91.3 FM; Salem, IL; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WVNL (91.7 FM; Hagarstown, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute, Inc.)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; Ramsey, IL; Owner: Countryside Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WRXX (95.3 FM; Odin, IL; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • WCRC (95.7 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)
  • WXEF (97.9 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: Premier Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WRAN (98.3 FM; Herrick, IL; Owner: Kaskaskia Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WHQQ (98.9 FM; Sigel, IL; Owner: Wshy, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Otego Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 55  (15.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 43  (12.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 47  (13.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 16  (4.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 75  (21.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 47  (16.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 73  (25.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 100  (34.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 16  (5.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 133 Farms In Otego Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Otego Township, Illinois

The First National Bank Of Brownstown - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $35.7k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Otego Township, Illinois

  • Salem/Leckrone


    (about 22.6 miles in Salem, Illinois; Airport Code: SLO)

  • Centralia Municipal


    (about 32.4 miles in Centralia, Illinois; Airport Code: ENL)

  • Flora Municipal


    (about 35.1 miles in Flora, Illinois; Airport Code: FQL)

  • Mount Vernon Airport


    (about 45.2 miles in Mount Vernon, Illinois; Airport Code: MVN)

  • Coles County Memorial


    (about 51.0 miles in Mattoon, Illinois; Airport Code: MTO)

  • Marshall Field


    (about 54.9 miles in Nashville, Illinois; Airport Code: DQP)

  • Scott AFB/MidAmerica


    (about 55.1 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)

  • Scott AFB


    (about 55.9 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)

  • St. Louis Regional


    (about 58.1 miles in East Alton, Illinois; Airport Code: ALN)

  • Decatur Airport


    (about 59.8 miles in Decatur, Illinois; Airport Code: DEC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Otego Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.88%

Carpooled

16.42%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.49%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.13%

Other Means

2.63%

Worked At Home

3.45%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 300

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 5

Female householder, no husband present : 81

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 193

Householder not living alone : 45


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 39

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 29

All other households : 556


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Otego Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 276

Renter-occupied housing units : 24

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 35

Renter-occupied housing units : 46

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 214

Renter-occupied housing units : 24


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Otego Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 38

$10,000 to $14,999 : 48

$15,000 to $19,999 : 41

$20,000 to $24,999 : 37

$25,000 to $29,999 : 31

$30,000 to $34,999 : 27

$35,000 to $39,999 : 24

$40,000 to $44,999 : 38

$45,000 to $49,999 : 41

$50,000 to $59,999 : 91

$60,000 to $74,999 : 56

$75,000 to $99,999 : 42

$100,000 to $124,999 : 65

$125,000 to $149,999 : 2

$150,000 to $199,999 : 17

$200,000 or more : 26


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Otego Township, Illinois)

Total : 639


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Otego Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 624

Vacant : 15


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Otego Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Otego Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 9

Built 2000 to 2004 : 62

Built 1990 to 1999 : 62

Built 1980 to 1989 : 68

Built 1970 to 1979 : 126

Built 1960 to 1969 : 94

Built 1950 to 1959 : 49

Built 1940 to 1949 : 56

Built 1939 or earlier : 113


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Otego Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 267

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 315

Electricity : 31

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 5

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 6

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Otego Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 51

$10,000 to $14,999 : 10

$15,000 to $19,999 : 8

$20,000 to $24,999 : 25

$25,000 to $29,999 : 21

$30,000 to $34,999 : 5

$35,000 to $39,999 : 31

$40,000 to $49,999 : 41

$50,000 to $59,999 : 48

$60,000 to $69,999 : 28

$70,000 to $79,999 : 56

$80,000 to $89,999 : 23

$90,000 to $99,999 : 10

$100,000 to $124,999 : 26

$125,000 to $149,999 : 20

$150,000 to $174,999 : 19

$175,000 to $199,999 : 44

$200,000 to $249,999 : 38

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 6

$400,000 to $499,999 : 9

$500,000 to $749,999 : 8

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Otego 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 : 5

Home equity loan only : 12

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 11

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 269

Housing units without a mortgage : 230


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $325,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $188,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $157,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $18,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $74,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $54,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $75,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $42,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $49,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Otego Township, Illinois: 70.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Otego Township, IL): $29,917
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Otego Township): $53,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Otego Township): $387
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Otego Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 44.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 45.3%
Electricity: 6.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.1%
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 Otego Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Otego Township, Illinois

Fayette County Health Dept


     Address: 509 West Edwards P.o. Box 340, Vandalia, Illinois 62471
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 8/10/1976

St Anthonys Memorial Hospital


     Address: 606 Kentucky Street, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 2/17/1997

Effingham County Health Dept


     Address: 901 West Virginia, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 11/24/1975

Salem Township Hospital/home


     Address: 1201 Ricker Dr. P.o. Box 1250, Salem, Illinois 62881
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 8/1/1985

Bond County Health Department


     Address: 503 S Prairie, Greenville, Illinois 62246
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hospitals Close To Otego Township, Illinois

St Anthonys Memorial Hospital


     Address: 503 N Maple Street, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Salem Township Hospital


     Address: 1201 Ricker Drive, Salem, Illinois 62881
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Greenville Regional Hospital


     Address: 200 Healthcare Dr, Greenville, Illinois 62246
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Pana Community Hospital


     Address: 101 E Ninth Street, Pana, Illinois 62557
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Shelby Memorial Hospital


     Address: 200 S Cedar St, Shelbyville, Illinois 62565
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Otego Township, Illinois

Fayette County Hospital


     Address: 7th And Taylor, Vandalia, Illinois 62471
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 66
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Vandalia Rehab & Hcc


     Address: 1500 West St Louis Avenue, Vandalia, Illinois 62471
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 63
     Percent Occupied: 54%

Lutheran Care Center


     Address: 702 West Cumberland, Altamont, Illinois 62411
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 83
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Beecher Manor Nrsg & Rehab Ctr


     Address: 1201 Dixie Highway, Beecher, Illinois 60401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 77
     Percent Occupied: 80%

St Anthony's Memorial Hospital


     Address: 503 North Maple Street, Effingham, Illinois 62401
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 9
     Percent Occupied: 69%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Otego Township, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 81 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Otego Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 260
    Disabled Workers: 65
    Widowers Workers: 60
    Spouses Workers: 15
    Children Workers: 40


(updated 2007)



Fayette County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 37.40%
  • Bush & Cheney 61.58%
  • Other 1.02%



(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 Otego Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Fayette County, IL

4.92 % of Fayette County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $30,916

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Effingham County , IL 0.78 % ($23,613 AGI )
  • Bond County , IL 0.45 % ($33,083 AGI )
  • Marion County , IL 0.33 % ($41,154 AGI )

Relocation away from Fayette County, IL

5.13 % of Fayette 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 $23,959

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Effingham County , IL 0.71 % ($28,982 AGI )
  • Marion County , IL 0.49 % ($18,821 AGI )
  • Madison County , IL 0.39 % ($26,742 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 Otego Township, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.













Storms In Otego Township, Illinois

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



Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

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


(updated 2014)



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