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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sparta 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
(Sparta Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 61

5 to 9 years : 43

10 to 14 years : 18

15 to 17 years : 3

18 and 19 years : 16

20 years : 6

21 years : 6

22 to 24 years : 3

25 to 29 years : 9

30 to 34 years : 30

35 to 39 years : 29

40 to 44 years : 16

45 to 49 years : 61

50 to 54 years : 84

55 to 59 years : 46

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 20

65 and 66 years : 17

67 to 69 years : 11

70 to 74 years : 12

75 to 79 years : 11

80 to 84 years : 26

85 years and over : 3

Female:

Under 5 years : 28

5 to 9 years : 78

10 to 14 years : 47

15 to 17 years : 5

18 and 19 years : 67

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 7

25 to 29 years : 20

30 to 34 years : 25

35 to 39 years : 52

40 to 44 years : 16

45 to 49 years : 38

50 to 54 years : 81

55 to 59 years : 39

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 26

65 and 66 years : 12

67 to 69 years : 16

70 to 74 years : 23

75 to 79 years : 20

80 to 84 years : 18

85 years and over : 11


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sparta Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 596

Multiple ancestry : 366

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 217


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,179

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
(Sparta Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 89

5 to 17 years : 194

18 to 24 years : 105

25 to 34 years : 84

35 to 44 years : 113

45 to 54 years : 264

55 to 59 years : 85

60 and 61 years : 19

62 to 64 years : 46

65 to 74 years : 91

75 years and over : 89

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 85

5 to 17 years : 189

18 to 24 years : 43

25 to 34 years : 82

35 to 44 years : 112

45 to 54 years : 220

55 to 59 years : 59

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 46

65 to 74 years : 74

75 years and over : 60

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 17 years : 5

18 to 24 years : 62

25 to 34 years : 2

35 to 44 years : 1

45 to 54 years : 44

55 to 59 years : 26

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 17

75 years and over : 29

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
(Sparta Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 466

Female : 514

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 78

Female : 121

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sparta Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 960

Born in other state in the United States : 183

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 78

Now married, except separated : 467

Divorced : 103

Separated : 23

Widowed : 40

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 68

Now married, except separated : 96

Divorced : 21

Separated : 0

Widowed : 8

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)
(Sparta Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 1,086

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sparta Township, Illinois

  • German: 294   (27.1%)
  • English: 159   (14.7%)
  • Swedish: 146   (13.5%)
  • Irish: 132   (12.2%)
  • United States Or American: 114   (10.5%)
  • Other Groups: 74   (6.8%)
  • Scottish: 38   (3.5%)
  • Dutch: 38   (3.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 28   (2.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 10   (0.9%)
  • Italian: 9   (0.8%)
  • Belgian: 8   (0.7%)
  • Finnish: 7   (0.6%)
  • Swiss: 7   (0.6%)
  • Polish: 5   (0.5%)
  • Scandinavian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 2   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 2   (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 2   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sparta Township, Illinois is 1,179



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sparta Township, Illinois: 544
Female Population in Sparta Township, Illinois: 635


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sparta Township, Illinois: 47.3
Median Female Resident Age in Sparta Township, Illinois: 39.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sparta Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

41.9

Male

39.9

Female

45.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.5

Male

31.5

Female

34.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

44.0

Male

25.5

Female

62.5

Asian


Both sexes

64.5

Male

64.5

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

20.5

Male

20.5

Female

27.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

10.5

Male

5.5

Female

11.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

17.0

Male

25.0

Female

12.7

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.3

Male

40.1

Female

46.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Sparta Township, Illinois


  • White: 1,143
  • African American: 6
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 6
  • Two or More Races: 24



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 3   (0.79%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.53%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (2.12%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (1.59%)
  • 10th Grade: 6   (1.59%)
  • 11th Grade: 20   (5.29%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 8   (2.12%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 155   (41.01%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 47   (12.43%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 53   (14.02%)
  • Associate Degree: 19   (5.03%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 36   (9.52%)
  • Master's Degree: 15   (3.97%)
  • 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: 2   (0.47%)
  • 9th Grade: 15   (3.52%)
  • 10th Grade: 4   (0.94%)
  • 11th Grade: 9   (2.11%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 25   (5.87%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 152   (35.68%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 54   (12.68%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 54   (12.68%)
  • Associate Degree: 35   (8.22%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 48   (11.27%)
  • Master's Degree: 26   (6.1%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.47%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





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

  • R O W V A West Elem School


    ( Grades: 3-4, Location: Po Box 467, Wataga, IL 61488, Phone: (309) 375-6651, Students: 109 )



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Sparta Township, Illinois


Building


(1) Wataga Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Robbins Cemetery   (2) Van Gilder Cemetery   (3) Wataga Cemetery  

Civil


(1) Township Of Sparta   (2) Village Of Wataga  

Dam


(1) Shebb Oaks Lake Dam  

Locale


(1) Knox County Landfill  

Populated Place


(1) Wataga  

Reservoir


(1) Shebb Oaks Lake  

School


(1) Fosmire School Historical   (2) Hannam School Historical   (3) Hobbs School Historical   (4) Military School Historical   (5) Pleasant Hill School Historical   (6) Red Oak School Historical   (7) Rhodes School Historical   (8) Robbins School Historical   (9) Wataga Elementary School   (10) White Oak School Historical  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sparta Township, Illinois

61488 (pop. 1,199)


Cities Nearby Sparta Township, Illinois

Wataga Village, IL  (pop. 767) 0.4 Miles
Henderson Village, IL  (pop. 288) 4.3 Miles
Oneida City, IL  (pop. 739) 4.5 Miles
Ontario Township, IL  (pop. 1,126) 4.8 Miles
Henderson Township, IL  (pop. 1,123) 5.1 Miles
East Galesburg Village, IL  (pop. 699) 5.7 Miles
Galesburg City, IL  (pop. 31,818) 6.9 Miles
Galesburg City Township, IL  (pop. 31,818) 6.9 Miles
Copley Township, IL  (pop. 291) 6.9 Miles
Knox Township, IL  (pop. 5,012) 7.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Sparta Township, Illinois

309



Elevation in Sparta Township, Illinois is 833.0 ft. (254.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Sparta Township, Illinois

Lat: 41.020626 N        Long: -90.273236 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 22   (3.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 9   (1.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 32   (5.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 37   (6.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 64   (11.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 90   (16.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 96   (17.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 36   (6.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 26   (4.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 12   (2.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 18   (3.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 4   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 62   (11.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 52   (9.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Sparta Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 555

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 15

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 : 3

Bicycle : 3

Walked : 3

Other means : 3

Worked at home : 15


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Sparta Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 28

5 to 9 minutes : 30

10 to 14 minutes : 78

15 to 19 minutes : 179

20 to 24 minutes : 85

25 to 29 minutes : 17

30 to 34 minutes : 45

35 to 39 minutes : 3

40 to 44 minutes : 8

45 to 59 minutes : 69

60 to 89 minutes : 31

90 or more minutes : 9


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 158

No Social Security income : 367


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 136

No retirement income : 389


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Sparta Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 17

$10,000 to $14,999 : 12

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 27

$25,000 to $29,999 : 3

$30,000 to $34,999 : 14

$35,000 to $39,999 : 22

$40,000 to $44,999 : 12

$45,000 to $49,999 : 17

$50,000 to $59,999 : 57

$60,000 to $74,999 : 43

$75,000 to $99,999 : 112

$100,000 to $124,999 : 25

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $59,125


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Sparta Township, Illinois

  • KJOC (1170 AM; 1.0 kW; Coal Valley, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WRAM (1330 AM; 1.0 kW; Gerlaw, IL; Owner: Wpw Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WGIL (1400 AM; 0.74 kW; Galesburg, IL; Owner: Galesburg Broadcasting Company)
  • WKEI (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Kewanee, IL; Owner: Virden Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5.0 kW; East Galesburg, IL; Owner: Wpw Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WDLM (960 AM; 1.0 kW; Cleveland, IL; Owner: The Moody Bible Institute Of Chicago)

FM Radio Stations Near Sparta Township, Illinois

  • WJRE (102.5 FM; Kewanee, IL; Owner: Virden Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WKAY (105.3 FM; Galesburg, IL; Owner: Galesburg Broadcasting Company)
  • NEW (106.1 FM; East Galesburg, IL; Owner: Km Communications, Inc.)
  • WVKC (90.7 FM; Galesburg, IL; Owner: Knox College)
  • WLSR (92.7 FM; Galesburg, IL; Owner: Galesburg Broadcasting Company)
  • WYEC (93.9 FM; Osco, IL; Owner: Virden Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WYEC (93.9 FM; Kewanee, IL; Owner: Virden Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WAAG (94.9 FM; Galesburg, IL; Owner: Galesburg Broadcasting Company)
  • WXLP (96.9 FM; Orion, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WMOI (97.7 FM; Monmouth, IL; Owner: Wpw Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (98.3 FM; Saint Augustine, IL; Owner: Km Communications, Inc.)
  • WLKU (98.9 FM; Orion, IL; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Sparta Township, Illinois

  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; Orion, IL; Owner: Quad Cities Television Acquisition Licensing Llc)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; Orion, IL; Owner: Black Hawk College)
  • KGCW-TV (Channel 26; Keithsburg, IL; Owner: Burlington Television Acquisition Licensing Llc)
  • 960508KF (Channel 30; Orion, IL; Owner: Iowa Public Broadcasting Board)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Sparta Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 92  (30.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 9  (3.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 38  (12.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (1.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 66  (21.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 116  (37.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 68  (22.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 91  (29.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 3  (1.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 26 Farms In Sparta Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Sparta Township, Illinois

  • Galesburg Municipal


    (about 9.9 miles in Galesburg, Illinois; Airport Code: GBG)

  • Quad City International


    (about 31.9 miles in Moline, Illinois; Airport Code: MLI)

  • General Downing - Peoria International


    (about 39.4 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)

  • Greater Peoria


    (about 39.4 miles in Peoria, Illinois; Airport Code: PIA)

  • Macomb Municipal


    (about 39.9 miles in Macomb, Illinois; Airport Code: MQB)

  • Davenport Municipal


    (about 43.9 miles in Davenport, Iowa; Airport Code: DVN)

  • Burlington Municipal


    (about 47.3 miles in Carman, Illinois; Airport Code: BRL)

  • Southeast Iowa Regional


    (about 47.4 miles in Carman, Illinois; Airport Code: BRL)

  • Muscatine Municipal


    (about 51.2 miles in Fruitland, Iowa; Airport Code: MUT)

  • Clinton Municipal


    (about 56.1 miles in Low Moor, Iowa; Airport Code: CWI)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sparta Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.21%

Carpooled

8.89%

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

0.50%

Bicycle

0.67%

Walked

0.84%

Other Means

0.84%

Worked At Home

6.04%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 261

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 18

Female householder, no husband present : 94

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 126

Householder not living alone : 26


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 26

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 2

All other households : 497


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sparta Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 251

Renter-occupied housing units : 10

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 14

Renter-occupied housing units : 4

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 25

Renter-occupied housing units : 69

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 98

Renter-occupied housing units : 54


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sparta Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 19

$10,000 to $14,999 : 39

$15,000 to $19,999 : 31

$20,000 to $24,999 : 52

$25,000 to $29,999 : 40

$30,000 to $34,999 : 20

$35,000 to $39,999 : 22

$40,000 to $44,999 : 16

$45,000 to $49,999 : 25

$50,000 to $59,999 : 61

$60,000 to $74,999 : 52

$75,000 to $99,999 : 112

$100,000 to $124,999 : 33

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sparta Township, Illinois)

Total : 589


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sparta Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 525

Vacant : 64


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sparta Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sparta Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 25

Built 1990 to 1999 : 47

Built 1980 to 1989 : 38

Built 1970 to 1979 : 179

Built 1960 to 1969 : 45

Built 1950 to 1959 : 29

Built 1940 to 1949 : 53

Built 1939 or earlier : 173


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sparta Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 317

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 119

Electricity : 51

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 38

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sparta Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 8

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3

$25,000 to $29,999 : 14

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 15

$40,000 to $49,999 : 14

$50,000 to $59,999 : 40

$60,000 to $69,999 : 45

$70,000 to $79,999 : 58

$80,000 to $89,999 : 55

$90,000 to $99,999 : 40

$100,000 to $124,999 : 42

$125,000 to $149,999 : 21

$150,000 to $174,999 : 13

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 0

$250,000 to $299,999 : 4

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 10

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sparta 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 : 24

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 211

Housing units without a mortgage : 153


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $88,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $73,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $80,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $51,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $77,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $95,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $70,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Sparta Township, Illinois: 72.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Sparta 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 $120,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $120,000
2000        
  Single Family 1 1 $85,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $85,000
2001        
  Single Family 1 1 $75,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $75,000
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 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
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 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
2006        
  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


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Sparta Township, IL): $40,163
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sparta Township): $67,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sparta Township): $409
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sparta Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 73.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 17.9%
Electricity: 7.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
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 Sparta Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Sparta Township, Illinois

Midwest Regional Home Care


     Address: 427 East Fremont Street, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/23/1995

St. Mary Home Health


     Address: 3405 North Seminary Street, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 8/1/1985

Osf Holy Family Medical Center


     Address: 1000 West Harlem Avenue, Monmouth, Illinois 61462
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/31/1995

Western Ill Home Hlth Care In


     Address: 2 Industrial Park Avenue, Monmouth, Illinois 61462
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/30/1981

Henry County Health Department


     Address: 4424 U.s. Highway 34, Kewanee, Illinois 61443
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 11/19/1966

Hospitals Close To Sparta Township, Illinois

Galesburg Cottage Hospital


     Address: 695 N Kellogg St, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

St Mary Medical Center


     Address: 3333 North Seminary, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Osf Holy Family Medical Center


     Address: 1000 W Harlem Avenue, Monmouth, Illinois 61462
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Kewanee Hospital


     Address: 719 Elliott, Kewanee, Illinois 61443
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Hammond Henry Hospital


     Address: 600 N College Avenue, Geneseo, Illinois 61254
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Sparta Township, Illinois

Heartland Hlth Cr Ctr-galesbrg


     Address: 280 East Losey Street, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 76
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Marigold Rehab & Hcc


     Address: 275 East Carl Sandburg Drive, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 112
     Percent Occupied: 65%

Seminary Manor


     Address: 2345 North Seminary Street, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 95
     Percent Occupied: 79%

Rosewood Care Center Of Galesburg


     Address: 1250 West Carl Sandburg Drive, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 67%

Galesburg Cottage Hospital Skilled Nsg Unit


     Address: 695 North Kellog Street, Galesburg, Illinois 61401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 25
     Percent Occupied: 74%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Sparta Township, Illinois

Name: Quad Cities
Address: 22710 206th Avenue North; Cordova, IL 61242
Distance: 47 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Sparta Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 130
    Disabled Workers: 25
    Widowers Workers: 25
    Spouses Workers: 10
    Children Workers: 15


(updated 2007)



Knox County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 54.25%
  • Bush & Cheney 44.97%
  • Other 0.79%



(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 Sparta Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Knox County, IL

4.80 % of Knox County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $33,203

Illinois Average 5.66 %

0.11 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $13,818

Illinois Average 0.19 %

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

  • Warren County , IL 0.50 % ($28,051 AGI )
  • Peoria County , IL 0.38 % ($33,824 AGI )
  • Henry County , IL 0.32 % ($31,547 AGI )

Relocation away from Knox County, IL

5.69 % of Knox 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 $35,822

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Peoria County , IL 0.60 % ($39,658 AGI )
  • Warren County , IL 0.38 % ($28,197 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.31 % ($23,806 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 Sparta Township, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Sparta Township, Illinois

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
03/12/2006, 10:20 pm 0 0 $6K --
         





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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 Sparta 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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