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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sterling 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
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 584

5 to 9 years : 659

10 to 14 years : 785

15 to 17 years : 240

18 and 19 years : 229

20 years : 119

21 years : 70

22 to 24 years : 278

25 to 29 years : 618

30 to 34 years : 531

35 to 39 years : 621

40 to 44 years : 554

45 to 49 years : 573

50 to 54 years : 546

55 to 59 years : 509

60 and 61 years : 239

62 to 64 years : 138

65 and 66 years : 114

67 to 69 years : 189

70 to 74 years : 344

75 to 79 years : 224

80 to 84 years : 211

85 years and over : 174

Female:

Under 5 years : 544

5 to 9 years : 514

10 to 14 years : 657

15 to 17 years : 462

18 and 19 years : 228

20 years : 69

21 years : 66

22 to 24 years : 336

25 to 29 years : 435

30 to 34 years : 414

35 to 39 years : 840

40 to 44 years : 581

45 to 49 years : 680

50 to 54 years : 681

55 to 59 years : 489

60 and 61 years : 179

62 to 64 years : 284

65 and 66 years : 108

67 to 69 years : 396

70 to 74 years : 369

75 to 79 years : 427

80 to 84 years : 231

85 years and over : 369


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 10,128

Multiple ancestry : 5,627

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 294

Ancestry not reported : 1,859


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 17,098

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 79

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 47

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 316

Not a U.S. citizen : 368


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,128

5 to 17 years : 3,317

18 to 24 years : 1,395

25 to 34 years : 1,998

35 to 44 years : 2,596

45 to 54 years : 2,480

55 to 59 years : 998

60 and 61 years : 418

62 to 64 years : 422

65 to 74 years : 1,520

75 years and over : 1,636

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 1,081

5 to 17 years : 2,795

18 to 24 years : 1,130

25 to 34 years : 1,473

35 to 44 years : 1,949

45 to 54 years : 1,919

55 to 59 years : 700

60 and 61 years : 215

62 to 64 years : 293

65 to 74 years : 1,076

75 years and over : 968

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 47

5 to 17 years : 487

18 to 24 years : 229

25 to 34 years : 311

35 to 44 years : 472

45 to 54 years : 432

55 to 59 years : 243

60 and 61 years : 175

62 to 64 years : 117

65 to 74 years : 383

75 years and over : 603

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 10

25 to 34 years : 37

35 to 44 years : 47

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 6

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 26

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 35

18 to 24 years : 26

25 to 34 years : 177

35 to 44 years : 128

45 to 54 years : 129

55 to 59 years : 49

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 12

65 to 74 years : 61

75 years and over : 39


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 6,581

Female : 7,018

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,496

Female : 2,003

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 104

Female : 22

Foreign born:

Male : 368

Female : 316


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 11,763

Born in other state in the United States : 3,028

Native: born outside the United States : 21

Foreign born : 358


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,986

Now married, except separated : 4,771

Divorced : 1,571

Separated : 145

Widowed : 831

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 669

Now married, except separated : 1,370

Divorced : 545

Separated : 86

Widowed : 416

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 10

Now married, except separated : 81

Divorced : 35

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 113

Now married, except separated : 393

Divorced : 47

Separated : 18

Widowed : 78


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 14,735

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 1,151

Speak English less than "very well" : 591

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 24

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 61

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

German:

Speak English "very well" : 102

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 26

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 52

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sterling Township, Illinois

  • German: 4,981   (26.5%)
  • Other Groups: 4,361   (23.2%)
  • Irish: 2,772   (14.8%)
  • English: 1,579   (8.4%)
  • United States Or American: 1,169   (6.2%)
  • Italian: 521   (2.8%)
  • Norwegian: 414   (2.2%)
  • Dutch: 412   (2.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 407   (2.2%)
  • Swedish: 392   (2.1%)
  • Polish: 310   (1.7%)
  • Scottish: 229   (1.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 201   (1.1%)
  • Welsh: 146   (0.8%)
  • French Canadian: 104   (0.6%)
  • Belgian: 98   (0.5%)
  • Danish: 85   (0.5%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 52   (0.3%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 51   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 50   (0.3%)
  • Croatian: 41   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 36   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 36   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 35   (0.2%)
  • European: 28   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 24   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 22   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 22   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 21   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 20   (0.1%)
  • British: 15   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 15   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 14   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 12   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 12   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Carpatho Rusyn: 9   (0.0%)
  • Romanian: 9   (0.0%)
  • Russian: 9   (0.0%)
  • Slovene: 8   (0.0%)
  • Northern European: 8   (0.0%)
  • Canadian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Luxemburger: 6   (0.0%)
  • Eastern European: 5   (0.0%)
  • Ukrainian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Estonian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Celtic: 4   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sterling Township, Illinois is 17,908



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sterling Township, Illinois: 8,549
Female Population in Sterling Township, Illinois: 9,359


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sterling Township, Illinois: 36.3
Median Female Resident Age in Sterling Township, Illinois: 41.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sterling Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

42.1

Male

39.9

Female

44.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

26.9

Male

28.9

Female

24.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

41.0

Male

41.0

Female

40.0

Asian


Both sexes

38.6

Male

40.5

Female

38.4

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

8.5

Male

0.0

Female

8.5

Other


Both sexes

27.5

Male

27.1

Female

27.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.4

Male

14.7

Female

14.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.1

Male

25.4

Female

24.7

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.5

Male

41.8

Female

46.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Sterling Township, Illinois


  • White: 15,170
  • African American: 545
  • American Indian: 35
  • Asian: 133
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 1,390
  • Two or More Races: 635



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 148   (2.58%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 40   (0.7%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 165   (2.88%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 272   (4.75%)
  • 9th Grade: 160   (2.79%)
  • 10th Grade: 166   (2.9%)
  • 11th Grade: 77   (1.34%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 127   (2.22%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,909   (33.31%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 562   (9.81%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 864   (15.08%)
  • Associate Degree: 349   (6.09%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 609   (10.63%)
  • Master's Degree: 189   (3.3%)
  • Professional School Degree: 88   (1.54%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 6   (0.1%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 88   (1.33%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 69   (1.04%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 114   (1.72%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 451   (6.82%)
  • 9th Grade: 87   (1.32%)
  • 10th Grade: 189   (2.86%)
  • 11th Grade: 188   (2.84%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 122   (1.85%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,303   (34.83%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 620   (9.38%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 960   (14.52%)
  • Associate Degree: 569   (8.61%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 604   (9.13%)
  • Master's Degree: 199   (3.01%)
  • Professional School Degree: 41   (0.62%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 8   (0.12%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Schools (Private) In Sterling Township, Illinois

  • Sterling Christian School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 40, Galt, IL 61037, Phone: (815) 625-0309, Students: 89 )



Museums Near Sterling Township, Illinois


  • The Galt Area Historical Society


    Po Box 782, Galt, CA 95632

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Sterling Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Stutzke Airport  

Building


(1) Dillon Home Museum   (2) Sterling City Hall   (3) Sterling Fire Department Headquarters   (4) Sterling Police Department   (5) Sterling-rock Falls Historical Society Museum  

Cemetery


(1) Como Cemetery   (2) Our Savior Lutheran Cemetery  

Census


(1) Como Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Amazing Grace Assembly Of Sterling   (2) First Church Of The Nazarene Of Sterling   (3) First Congregational Church Of Sterling   (4) First Open Bible Church   (5) First Presbyterian Church   (6) First United Methodist Church   (7) Free Methodist Church Of Sterling   (8) General Church   (9) Grace Episcopal Church   (10) Immanuel Lutheran Church Of Rock Falls   (11) Macedonia Baptist Church   (12) Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church   (13) New Life Christian Center   (14) Rock Falls United Methodist Church   (15) Rock River Christian Center   (16) Rock River First Church Of God   (17) Saint Andrew Catholic Church   (18) Saint Johns Lutheran Church   (19) Saint Marys Catholic Church   (20) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (21) Spanish Church Of God   (22) Tabernacle Christian Church   (23) Trinity United Methodist Church   (24) West Sterling Mennonite Church   (25) World Wide Christian Center  

Civil


(1) City Of Sterling   (2) Township Of Hopkins  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 36  

Dam


(1) French Pond Dam   (2) Leo Johnson Lake Dam  

Hospital


(1) Community General Hospital Medical Center  

Locale


(1) Eastwood Industrial Park  

Mine


(1) Emerson Quarry   (2) Prophet Pit  

Park


(1) Bennett Park   (2) Central Memorial Park   (3) Eberly Park   (4) Gartner Park   (5) Harry Kidd Field   (6) Hinders Field   (7) Kilgour Park   (8) Lawrence Park   (9) Lincoln Park   (10) Lower Dam Park   (11) Optimist Park   (12) Propheter Park   (13) Riverside Park   (14) Scheid Park   (15) Veterans Monument   (16) Wallace Park  

Populated Place


(1) Agnew   (2) Como   (3) Country Acres Mobile Manor   (4) Douglas Park   (5) Emerson   (6) Galt   (7) Grimes Addition   (8) Riverside Mobile Home Estates   (9) Rock Falls   (10) Sterling   (11) Woodlawn Trailer Court  

Post Office


(1) Rock Falls Post Office   (2) Sterling Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) French Pond   (2) Leo Johnson Lake  

School


(1) Full Gospel Academy   (2) Hopewell School Historical   (3) Lincoln Elementary School   (4) North Hume School Historical   (5) Riverdale Elementary School   (6) Rock Falls Township High School   (7) Saint Andrews Elementary School   (8) Saint Marys Elementary School   (9) Twin City Nazarene School   (10) Wallace Educational Center   (11) Washington Elementary School   (12) Woodside School Historical  

Stream


(1) Elkhorn Creek   (2) Ramsey Slough   (3) Spring Creek   (4) Spring Slough  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sterling Township, Illinois

61037 (pop. 138)


Cities Nearby Sterling Township, Illinois

Sterling Township, IL  (pop. 17,908) 0.0 Miles
Sterling City, IL  (pop. 15,128) 0.3 Miles
Coloma Township, IL  (pop. 11,470) 1.7 Miles
Rock Falls City, IL  (pop. 9,261) 1.8 Miles
Nelson Village, IL  (pop. 149) 4.5 Miles
Montmorency Township, IL  (pop. 2,785) 5.2 Miles
Hopkins Township, IL  (pop. 2,053) 5.4 Miles
Nelson Township, IL  (pop. 843) 6.1 Miles
Jordan Township, IL  (pop. 843) 6.4 Miles
Palmyra Township, IL  (pop. 2,581) 7.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Sterling Township, Illinois

815



Elevation in Sterling Township, Illinois is 692.0 ft. (211.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Sterling Township, Illinois

Lat: 41.800452 N        Long: -89.692598 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 285   (3.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 305   (3.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 601   (7.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 536   (6.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 1,069   (12.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 800   (9.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,208   (14.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 829   (10.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 354   (4.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 295   (3.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 134   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 67   (0.8%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 991   (12.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 809   (9.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 6,553

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 440

In 3-person carpool : 152

In 4-person carpool : 116

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 120

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 23

Bicycle : 65

Walked : 266

Other means : 62

Worked at home : 159


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 530

5 to 9 minutes : 2,496

10 to 14 minutes : 1,690

15 to 19 minutes : 999

20 to 24 minutes : 787

25 to 29 minutes : 186

30 to 34 minutes : 437

35 to 39 minutes : 35

40 to 44 minutes : 98

45 to 59 minutes : 194

60 to 89 minutes : 180

90 or more minutes : 165


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 2,577

No Social Security income : 4,829


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 1,763

No retirement income : 5,643


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 215

$10,000 to $14,999 : 181

$15,000 to $19,999 : 101

$20,000 to $24,999 : 419

$25,000 to $29,999 : 327

$30,000 to $34,999 : 339

$35,000 to $39,999 : 362

$40,000 to $44,999 : 249

$45,000 to $49,999 : 233

$50,000 to $59,999 : 548

$60,000 to $74,999 : 421

$75,000 to $99,999 : 605

$100,000 to $124,999 : 233

$125,000 to $149,999 : 182

$150,000 to $199,999 : 124

$200,000 or more : 97


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $47,248


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Sterling Township, Illinois

  • WSDR (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Nelson, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Rock River, Llc)
  • KROS (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Clinton, IA; Owner: Kros Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KCLN (1390 AM; 1.0 kW; Clinton, IA; Owner: Wpw Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WIXN (1460 AM; 1.0 kW; Dixon, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WGEN (1500 AM; 0.25 kW; Geneseo, IL; Owner: Virden Broadcasting Corp.)

FM Radio Stations Near Sterling Township, Illinois

  • WCCI (100.3 FM; Savanna, IL; Owner: Carroll County Communications, Inc.)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; Port Byron, IL; Owner: Citicasters Licenses, L.p.)
  • WRCV (101.7 FM; Dixon, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WZZT (102.7 FM; Morrison, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Rock River, Llc)
  • NEW (105.5 FM; Erie, IL; Owner: Ace Radio Corporation)
  • NEW (105.5 FM; Erie, IL; Owner: Ace Radio Corporation)
  • NEW (105.5 FM; Erie, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; Woosung, IL; Owner: Sauk Valley Broadcasting Company)
  • WAXR (88.1 FM; Geneseo, IL; Owner: American Family Association)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Normandy, IL; Owner: Road Map Ministries)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Milledgeville, IL; Owner: Newman Central Catholic High School)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Lanark, IL; Owner: Pensacola Christian College, Inc.)
  • WNIQ (91.5 FM; Woosung, IL; Owner: Northern Illinois University)
  • WSSQ (94.3 FM; Coleta, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Rock River, Llc)
  • KMCN (94.7 FM; Clinton, IA; Owner: Wpw Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; Mount Morris, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Sterling Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 985  (22.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 592  (13.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 715  (16.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 26  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 672  (15.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,329  (32.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 796  (19.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,278  (30.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 19  (0.5%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Sterling Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Sterling Township, Illinois

  • Whiteside County-Jos H. Bittorf Field


    (about 4.2 miles in Rock Falls, Illinois; Airport Code: SQI)

  • Albertus


    (about 31.3 miles in Baileyville, Illinois; Airport Code: FEP)

  • Clinton Municipal


    (about 32.8 miles in Low Moor, Iowa; Airport Code: CWI)

  • Chicago/Rockford International


    (about 41.2 miles in Rockford, Illinois; Airport Code: RFD)

  • Illinois Valley Regional


    (about 41.7 miles in Peru, Illinois; Airport Code: VYS)

  • Davenport Municipal


    (about 48.0 miles in Davenport, Iowa; Airport Code: DVN)

  • Quad City International


    (about 48.5 miles in Moline, Illinois; Airport Code: MLI)

  • De Kalb Taylor Municipal


    (about 51.5 miles in Cortland, Illinois; Airport Code: II3)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sterling Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

79.62%

Carpooled

13.23%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.38%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.06%

Motorcycle

0.18%

Bicycle

0.59%

Walked

2.04%

Other Means

0.59%

Worked At Home

2.31%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,199

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 362

Female householder, no husband present : 1,075

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,320

Householder not living alone : 450


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 48

Male householder and female partner : 293

Female householder and female partner : 28

Female householder and male partner : 273

All other households : 6,764


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,668

Renter-occupied housing units : 531

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 221

Renter-occupied housing units : 141

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 473

Renter-occupied housing units : 602

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,458

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,312


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 452

$10,000 to $14,999 : 473

$15,000 to $19,999 : 400

$20,000 to $24,999 : 589

$25,000 to $29,999 : 742

$30,000 to $34,999 : 576

$35,000 to $39,999 : 611

$40,000 to $44,999 : 429

$45,000 to $49,999 : 407

$50,000 to $59,999 : 676

$60,000 to $74,999 : 600

$75,000 to $99,999 : 700

$100,000 to $124,999 : 279

$125,000 to $149,999 : 190

$150,000 to $199,999 : 177

$200,000 or more : 105


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Total : 7,816


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 7,406

Vacant : 410


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 97

Built 2000 to 2004 : 313

Built 1990 to 1999 : 628

Built 1980 to 1989 : 457

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,149

Built 1960 to 1969 : 924

Built 1950 to 1959 : 1,493

Built 1940 to 1949 : 753

Built 1939 or earlier : 2,002


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 6,351

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 113

Electricity : 922

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 20

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sterling Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 13

$10,000 to $14,999 : 21

$15,000 to $19,999 : 19

$20,000 to $24,999 : 22

$25,000 to $29,999 : 30

$30,000 to $34,999 : 17

$35,000 to $39,999 : 50

$40,000 to $49,999 : 224

$50,000 to $59,999 : 359

$60,000 to $69,999 : 474

$70,000 to $79,999 : 496

$80,000 to $89,999 : 634

$90,000 to $99,999 : 399

$100,000 to $124,999 : 557

$125,000 to $149,999 : 569

$150,000 to $174,999 : 225

$175,000 to $199,999 : 121

$200,000 to $249,999 : 248

$250,000 to $299,999 : 77

$300,000 to $399,999 : 137

$400,000 to $499,999 : 29

$500,000 to $749,999 : 78

$750,000 to $999,999 : 11

$1,000,000 or more : 10


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sterling 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 : 60

Home equity loan only : 396

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 10

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,419

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,935


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $250,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $206,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $176,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $151,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $118,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $94,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $85,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $68,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $83,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Sterling Township, Illinois: 63.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Sterling Township, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 77.99%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 22.01%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Sterling Township, IL): $39,248
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sterling Township): $74,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sterling Township): $486
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sterling Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 85.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.5%
Electricity: 12.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


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



Health Care Centers Close To Sterling Township, Illinois

Heartland Home Nursing Inc.


     Address: 3408 East 23rd Street, Sterling, Illinois 61081
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/20/1991

Cgh Home Nursing


     Address: 3010 E Lynn Blvd Suite B, Sterling, Illinois 61081
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 5/5/1994

Whiteside County Health Dept


     Address: 18929 Lincoln Road, Morrison, Illinois 61270
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 11/4/1966

Home Health Care Of Ksb Hospit


     Address: 215 East First St. Suite 153, Dixon, Illinois 61021
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/7/1976

Mercy Homecare & Hospice


     Address: 638 South Bluff Boulevard, Clinton, Iowa 52732
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 11/21/1984

Hospitals Close To Sterling Township, Illinois

Cgh Medical Center


     Address: 100 East Lefevre Road, Sterling, Illinois 61081
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital


     Address: 403 E 1st St, Dixon, Illinois 61021
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Mercy Medical Center-clinton


     Address: 1410 North Fourth Street, Clinton, Iowa 52732
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Hammond Henry Hospital


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

Fhn Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport, Illinois 61032
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Sterling Township, Illinois

Transitions Nursing And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 1000 Dixon Avenue, Rock Falls, Illinois 61071
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 37
     Percent Occupied: 67%

Sterling Pavilion


     Address: 105 East 23rd Street, Sterling, Illinois 61081
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 69%

Coventry Living Center


     Address: 612 West St Mary's Street, Sterling, Illinois 61081
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 69%

Pleasant View


     Address: 500 North Jackson Street, Morrison, Illinois 61270
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 76%

Four Seasons Living Center


     Address: 303 North Jackson Street, Morrison, Illinois 61270
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 24
     Percent Occupied: 63%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Sterling Township, Illinois

Name: Quad Cities
Address: 22710 206th Avenue North; Cordova, IL 61242
Distance: 31 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Sterling Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 25
    Disabled Workers: 5
    Widowers Workers: 5
    Spouses Workers: 5
    Children Workers: 10


(updated 2007)



Whiteside County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 51.07%
  • Bush & Cheney 48.22%
  • Other 0.71%



(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 Sterling Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Whiteside County, IL

4.38 % of Whiteside County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,088

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Lee County , IL 0.71 % ($25,689 AGI )
  • Clinton County , IA 0.46 % ($30,787 AGI )
  • Carroll County , IL 0.24 % ($33,684 AGI )

Relocation away from Whiteside County, IL

5.04 % of Whiteside 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 $32,421

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Lee County , IL 0.61 % ($27,104 AGI )
  • Rock Island County , IL 0.38 % ($38,444 AGI )
  • Clinton County , IA 0.34 % ($24,354 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 Sterling Township, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.















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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 Sterling 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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