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Demographics Analysis

The people of Paradise 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
(Paradise Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 73

5 to 9 years : 20

10 to 14 years : 13

15 to 17 years : 43

18 and 19 years : 11

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 31

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 66

35 to 39 years : 63

40 to 44 years : 0

45 to 49 years : 22

50 to 54 years : 25

55 to 59 years : 36

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 33

65 and 66 years : 82

67 to 69 years : 38

70 to 74 years : 15

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 30

5 to 9 years : 12

10 to 14 years : 0

15 to 17 years : 11

18 and 19 years : 3

20 years : 28

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 29

25 to 29 years : 22

30 to 34 years : 47

35 to 39 years : 0

40 to 44 years : 18

45 to 49 years : 26

50 to 54 years : 14

55 to 59 years : 60

60 and 61 years : 29

62 to 64 years : 31

65 and 66 years : 85

67 to 69 years : 8

70 to 74 years : 19

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Paradise Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 561

Multiple ancestry : 57

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 25

Ancestry not reported : 432


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,075

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
(Paradise Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 103

5 to 17 years : 99

18 to 24 years : 102

25 to 34 years : 135

35 to 44 years : 81

45 to 54 years : 87

55 to 59 years : 96

60 and 61 years : 61

62 to 64 years : 64

65 to 74 years : 247

75 years and over : 0

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 103

5 to 17 years : 99

18 to 24 years : 99

25 to 34 years : 111

35 to 44 years : 81

45 to 54 years : 58

55 to 59 years : 82

60 and 61 years : 47

62 to 64 years : 48

65 to 74 years : 177

75 years and over : 0

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 3

25 to 34 years : 24

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 29

55 to 59 years : 14

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 16

65 to 74 years : 70

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
(Paradise Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 544

Female : 361

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 59

Female : 111

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Paradise Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 905

Born in other state in the United States : 170

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 202

Now married, except separated : 395

Divorced : 108

Separated : 33

Widowed : 19

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 7

Now married, except separated : 134

Divorced : 29

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)
(Paradise Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 972


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Paradise Township, Illinois

  • German: 376   (34.6%)
  • English: 152   (14.0%)
  • Irish: 138   (12.7%)
  • Other Groups: 135   (12.4%)
  • United States Or American: 113   (10.4%)
  • Scottish: 37   (3.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 37   (3.4%)
  • Swedish: 37   (3.4%)
  • Italian: 26   (2.4%)
  • Welsh: 18   (1.7%)
  • Hungarian: 11   (1.0%)
  • Dutch: 7   (0.6%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Paradise Township, Illinois is 1,075



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Paradise Township, Illinois: 603
Female Population in Paradise Township, Illinois: 472


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Paradise Township, Illinois: 38.7
Median Female Resident Age in Paradise Township, Illinois: 53.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Paradise Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

38.7

Male

36.9

Female

40.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

20.5

Male

20.7

Female

20.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

52.5

Male

38.5

Female

52.5

Asian


Both sexes

21.3

Male

23.0

Female

19.5

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

20.0

Male

29.5

Female

19.7

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

32.5

Male

21.5

Female

45.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

38.7

Male

37.0

Female

40.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Paradise Township, Illinois


  • White: 1,075
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • 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 Paradise Township, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (2.01%)
  • 9th Grade: 41   (10.28%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 7   (1.75%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 157   (39.35%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 44   (11.03%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 48   (12.03%)
  • Associate Degree: 23   (5.76%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 32   (8.02%)
  • Master's Degree: 39   (9.77%)
  • 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: 14   (3.62%)
  • 9th Grade: 15   (3.88%)
  • 10th Grade: 17   (4.39%)
  • 11th Grade: 7   (1.81%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 8   (2.07%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 114   (29.46%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 62   (16.02%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 64   (16.54%)
  • Associate Degree: 23   (5.94%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 56   (14.47%)
  • Master's Degree: 7   (1.81%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)







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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Paradise Township, Illinois


Building


(1) Virgil H Judge Learning Resource Center   (2) Wabash Fire Protection District  

Canal


(1) Buttermilk Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Armstrong Cemetery   (2) Bales Cemetery   (3) Beals Cemetery   (4) Campground Cemetery   (5) Dry Grove Cemetery   (6) Lower Muddy Cemetery   (7) Montgomery Cemetery   (8) Upper Muddy Cemetery   (9) Wright Cemetery   (10) Zion Hill Cemetery  

Church


(1) Etna United Methodist Church   (2) Good Prospect Cumberland Presbyterian Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Paradise  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 184  

Locale


(1) Muddy Point Historical   (2) Plummer Place  

Populated Place


(1) Etna   (2) Jones   (3) Magnet   (4) Newby   (5) Paradise   (6) Trilla  

Reservoir


(1) Lake Paradise  

School


(1) Brown School Historical   (2) Buck Grove School Historical   (3) Buttermilk School Historical   (4) Dry Grove School Historical   (5) East Paradise School Historical   (6) Folly Grove School Historical   (7) Lake Land College   (8) Lambert School Historical   (9) Muddy Point School Historical   (10) Paradise School Historical   (11) Phipps School Historical   (12) Silver Lake School Historical   (13) Wright School Historical  

Stream


(1) Clear Creek   (2) Darkies Creek   (3) Sweetwater Creek  

Tower


(1) Wlkl-fm Mattoon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Paradise Township, Illinois

62469 (pop. 322)


Cities Nearby Paradise Township, Illinois

Mattoon Township, IL  (pop. 15,275) 5.3 Miles
Neoga Township, IL  (pop. 3,151) 5.4 Miles
Mattoon City, IL  (pop. 16,901) 5.4 Miles
Gays Village, IL  (pop. 281) 5.5 Miles
Neoga City, IL  (pop. 1,851) 6.3 Miles
Lerna Village, IL  (pop. 433) 6.9 Miles
Lafayette Township, IL  (pop. 4,326) 7.2 Miles
Pleasant Grove Township, IL  (pop. 1,526) 7.3 Miles
Big Spring Township, IL  (pop. 625) 8.2 Miles
Whitley Township, IL  (pop. 691) 8.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Paradise Township, Illinois

217



Elevation in Paradise Township, Illinois is 676.0 ft. (206.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Paradise Township, Illinois

Lat: 39.408094 N        Long: -88.416948 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 10   (1.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 19   (2.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 40   (6.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 66   (9.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 107   (16.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 50   (7.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 145   (21.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 34   (5.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 49   (7.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 39   (5.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 68   (10.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 38   (5.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Paradise Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 391

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 69

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 : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 0


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Paradise Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 0

5 to 9 minutes : 76

10 to 14 minutes : 48

15 to 19 minutes : 35

20 to 24 minutes : 152

25 to 29 minutes : 0

30 to 34 minutes : 101

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 34

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 14


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 229

No Social Security income : 281


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 172

No retirement income : 338


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Paradise Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 102

$10,000 to $14,999 : 45

$15,000 to $19,999 : 7

$20,000 to $24,999 : 12

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 25

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $44,999 : 0

$45,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 51

$60,000 to $74,999 : 93

$75,000 to $99,999 : 33

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $45,083


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Paradise Township, Illinois

  • WCRA (1090 AM; 1.0 kW; Effingham, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; 5.0 kW; Mattoon, IL; Owner: Mattoon Broadcasting Company)
  • WEIC (1270 AM; 1.0 kW; Charleston, IL; Owner: Eastern Illinois Christian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WKZI (800 AM; 0.25 kW; Casey, IL; Owner: Word Power, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Paradise Township, Illinois

  • WMCI (101.3 FM; Sigel, IL; Owner: The Cromwell Group, Inc. Of Illinois)
  • WKJT (102.3 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: Kirby Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WYCA (102.3 FM; Beecher, IL; Owner: Dontron Inc.)
  • WIKK (103.5 FM; Hidalgo, IL; Owner: V.l.n. Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WCBH (104.3 FM; Martinsville, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)
  • WEJT (105.1 FM; Bethany, IL; Owner: The Cromwell Group, Inc. Of Illinois)
  • WMMC (105.9 FM; Martinsville, IL; Owner: Jdl Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; Bethany, IL; Owner: Wshy, Inc.)
  • WZGL (88.1 FM; Westfield, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Arthur, IL; Owner: Good News Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Humboldt, IL; Owner: Jill Walker Ministries)
  • WEIU (88.9 FM; Charleston, IL; Owner: Eastern Illinois University)
  • 970606MA (89.3 FM; Jewett, IL; Owner: Word Power, Inc.)
  • WEFI (89.5 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WLKL (89.9 FM; Trilla, IL; Owner: Community College District #517)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Beecher City, IL; Owner: 2820 Communications Incorporated)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Sigel, IL; Owner: Brindisi Consortium)
  • WLHW (91.5 FM; Casey, IL; Owner: Word Power, Inc.)
  • WWGO (92.1 FM; Mattoon, IL; Owner: Whqq, Inc)
  • WCRC (95.7 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)
  • WLBH-FM (96.9 FM; Mattoon, IL; Owner: Mattoon Broadcasting Company)
  • WXEF (97.9 FM; Effingham, IL; Owner: Premier Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WHQQ (98.9 FM; Sigel, IL; Owner: Wshy, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Paradise Township, Illinois

  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; Charleston, IL; Owner: Eastern Illinois University)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; Humboldt, IL; Owner: Eastern Illinois University)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; Westfield, IL; Owner: Eastern Illinois University)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Paradise Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 96  (25.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 75  (19.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 26  (6.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 12  (3.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 47  (12.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 90  (26.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 131  (39.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 86  (25.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 7  (2.1%)


(updated 2010)





There are 22 Farms In Paradise Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Paradise Township, Illinois

  • Coles County Memorial


    (about 8.9 miles in Mattoon, Illinois; Airport Code: MTO)

  • Decatur Airport


    (about 38.0 miles in Decatur, Illinois; Airport Code: DEC)

  • University of Illinois/Willard


    (about 44.2 miles in Savoy, Illinois; Airport Code: CMI)

  • Flora Municipal


    (about 51.4 miles in Flora, Illinois; Airport Code: FQL)

  • Terre Haute International-Hulman Field


    (about 59.3 miles in Terre Haute, Indiana; Airport Code: HUF)

  • Hulman Field


    (about 59.3 miles in Terre Haute, Indiana; Airport Code: HUF)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Paradise Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.95%

Carpooled

9.96%

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

1.71%

Other Means

3.98%

Worked At Home

5.41%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 263

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 80

Female householder, no husband present : 40

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 127

Householder not living alone : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 17

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 493


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Paradise Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 251

Renter-occupied housing units : 12

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 17

Renter-occupied housing units : 63

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 40

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 116

Renter-occupied housing units : 11


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Paradise Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 114

$10,000 to $14,999 : 62

$15,000 to $19,999 : 7

$20,000 to $24,999 : 12

$25,000 to $29,999 : 34

$30,000 to $34,999 : 25

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $44,999 : 16

$45,000 to $49,999 : 34

$50,000 to $59,999 : 51

$60,000 to $74,999 : 93

$75,000 to $99,999 : 33

$100,000 to $124,999 : 11

$125,000 to $149,999 : 18

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Paradise Township, Illinois)

Total : 539


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Paradise Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 510

Vacant : 29


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Paradise Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Paradise Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 24

Built 1990 to 1999 : 129

Built 1980 to 1989 : 100

Built 1970 to 1979 : 98

Built 1960 to 1969 : 103

Built 1950 to 1959 : 62

Built 1940 to 1949 : 0

Built 1939 or earlier : 23


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Paradise Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 257

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 146

Electricity : 89

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 18

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Paradise Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 57

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 7

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 14

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 25

$50,000 to $59,999 : 19

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 32

$80,000 to $89,999 : 16

$90,000 to $99,999 : 16

$100,000 to $124,999 : 57

$125,000 to $149,999 : 67

$150,000 to $174,999 : 0

$175,000 to $199,999 : 36

$200,000 to $249,999 : 15

$250,000 to $299,999 : 7

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 16

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Paradise 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 : 33

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 146

Housing units without a mortgage : 205


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $183,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $7,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $134,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $113,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $34,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $80,600

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier :


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Paradise Township, Illinois: 58.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Paradise Township, IL): $31,161
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Paradise Township): $54,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Paradise Township): $383
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Paradise Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 53.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 15.8%
Electricity: 27.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 1.6%


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



Health Care Centers Close To Paradise Township, Illinois

Lincolnland Home Care Of


     Address: 700 Broadway East, Suite 9, Mattoon, Illinois 61938
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 10/27/1994

Community Homecare, Inc


     Address: 113 East Jefferson, Suite D, Sullivan, Illinois 61951
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/18/2004

At Home Care, Inc.


     Address: 1519 University Drive, Charleston, Illinois 61920
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/11/2000

Shelby Memorial Hospital Home


     Address: 200 South Cedar Street, Shelbyville, Illinois 62565
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 8/3/1995

Effingham County Health Dept


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

Hospitals Close To Paradise Township, Illinois

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center


     Address: 1000 Health Center Drive P O Box 372, Mattoon, Illinois 61938
     Hospital Type: Acute Care 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

St Anthonys Memorial Hospital


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

Pana Community Hospital


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

Decatur Memorial Hospital


     Address: 2300 North Edward Street, Decatur, Illinois 62526
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Paradise Township, Illinois

Lakewood Senior Living - Mattoon


     Address: 2121 South Ninth, Mattoon, Illinois 61938
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 48%

Douglas Rehabilitation & Care Center


     Address: 3516 Powell Lane, Mattoon, Illinois 61938
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 68
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Palm Terrace Of Mattoon


     Address: 1000 Palm, Mattoon, Illinois 61938
     Ownership: Government - Federal
     Number of Residents: 138
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Sarah Bush Lincoln Hlth Ctr


     Address: P.o. Box 372, Mattoon, Illinois 61938
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 4
     Percent Occupied: 17%

Odd Fellow-rebekah Home


     Address: 201 Lafayette Avenue East, Mattoon, Illinois 61938
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 104
     Percent Occupied: 64%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Paradise Township, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 58 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Paradise Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 60
    Disabled Workers: 5
    Widowers Workers: 10
    Spouses Workers: 10
    Children Workers: 0


(updated 2007)



Coles County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 41.99%
  • Bush & Cheney 57.13%
  • Other 0.87%



(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 Paradise Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Coles County, IL

7.40 % of Coles County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $26,115

Illinois Average 5.66 %

0.28 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $5,469

Illinois Average 0.19 %

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

  • Douglas County , IL 0.59 % ($27,606 AGI )
  • Cumberland County , IL 0.50 % ($26,148 AGI )
  • Moultrie County , IL 0.43 % ($22,667 AGI )

Relocation away from Coles County, IL

7.60 % of Coles 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 $35,892

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Cumberland County , IL 0.55 % ($25,928 AGI )
  • Champaign County , IL 0.53 % ($36,638 AGI )
  • Douglas County , IL 0.38 % ($29,493 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 Paradise Township, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.













Storms In Paradise Township, Illinois

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
01/13/2005, 02:00 am 0 0 $168K --
         
Hail        
04/07/1998, 05:38 pm 0 0 $7M --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
10/18/2007, 02:40 am 0 0 $12K --
10/18/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $15K --
06/01/1999, 07:30 pm 0 0 $75K --
         





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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 Paradise 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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