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Ottawa City, Illinois Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Ottawa City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,730

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 327

Female householder, no husband present : 870

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,952

Householder not living alone : 427


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Ottawa City, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 33

Male householder and female partner : 158

Female householder and female partner : 42

Female householder and male partner : 233

All other households : 7,840


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Ottawa City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,068

Renter-occupied housing units : 662

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 204

Renter-occupied housing units : 123

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 472

Renter-occupied housing units : 398

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,544

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,835


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Ottawa City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 598

$10,000 to $14,999 : 519

$15,000 to $19,999 : 702

$20,000 to $24,999 : 476

$25,000 to $29,999 : 445

$30,000 to $34,999 : 509

$35,000 to $39,999 : 503

$40,000 to $44,999 : 463

$45,000 to $49,999 : 384

$50,000 to $59,999 : 934

$60,000 to $74,999 : 893

$75,000 to $99,999 : 734

$100,000 to $124,999 : 536

$125,000 to $149,999 : 210

$150,000 to $199,999 : 289

$200,000 or more : 111


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Ottawa City, Illinois)

Total : 9,057


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Ottawa City, Illinois)

Occupied : 8,306

Vacant : 751


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Ottawa City, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Ottawa City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 117

Built 2000 to 2004 : 628

Built 1990 to 1999 : 761

Built 1980 to 1989 : 693

Built 1970 to 1979 : 991

Built 1960 to 1969 : 827

Built 1950 to 1959 : 1,471

Built 1940 to 1949 : 806

Built 1939 or earlier : 2,763


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Ottawa City, Illinois)

Utility gas : 7,051

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 66

Electricity : 1,099

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 17

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 17

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 56

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Ottawa City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 15

$10,000 to $14,999 : 37

$15,000 to $19,999 : 33

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 2

$35,000 to $39,999 : 26

$40,000 to $49,999 : 117

$50,000 to $59,999 : 86

$60,000 to $69,999 : 213

$70,000 to $79,999 : 229

$80,000 to $89,999 : 456

$90,000 to $99,999 : 673

$100,000 to $124,999 : 1,107

$125,000 to $149,999 : 578

$150,000 to $174,999 : 516

$175,000 to $199,999 : 303

$200,000 to $249,999 : 405

$250,000 to $299,999 : 217

$300,000 to $399,999 : 189

$400,000 to $499,999 : 42

$500,000 to $749,999 : 22

$750,000 to $999,999 : 14

$1,000,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Ottawa City, 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 : 70

Home equity loan only : 671

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,567

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,980


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Ottawa City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : $196,900

Built 2000 to 2004 : $223,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $178,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $147,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $152,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $122,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $109,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $102,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $99,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Ottawa City, Illinois: 62.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Ottawa City, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 36.59%
  • Juvenile facilities : 2.08%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 48.65%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 12.68%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Ottawa City, 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 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
2002        
  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
2003        
  Single Family 286 286 $33,536,313
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

286 286 $33,536,313
2004        
  Single Family 235 235 $30,561,648
  Two Family 6 12 $785,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 10 60 $4,300,000
  Total

251 307 $35,646,648
2005        
  Single Family 186 186 $41,850,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

186 186 $41,850,000
2006        
  Single Family 137 137 $30,825,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

137 137 $30,825,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Ottawa City, IL): $36,513
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Ottawa City): $87,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Ottawa City): $490
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Ottawa City, Illinois

Utility Gas: 88.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.5%
Electricity: 10.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.1%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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