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   (County: Jo Daviess County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of West Galena 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
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 46

5 to 9 years : 101

10 to 14 years : 42

15 to 17 years : 53

18 and 19 years : 27

20 years : 24

21 years : 9

22 to 24 years : 56

25 to 29 years : 73

30 to 34 years : 107

35 to 39 years : 69

40 to 44 years : 130

45 to 49 years : 160

50 to 54 years : 111

55 to 59 years : 143

60 and 61 years : 60

62 to 64 years : 49

65 and 66 years : 21

67 to 69 years : 39

70 to 74 years : 87

75 to 79 years : 39

80 to 84 years : 19

85 years and over : 66

Female:

Under 5 years : 61

5 to 9 years : 57

10 to 14 years : 147

15 to 17 years : 99

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 6

21 years : 12

22 to 24 years : 37

25 to 29 years : 126

30 to 34 years : 60

35 to 39 years : 78

40 to 44 years : 145

45 to 49 years : 66

50 to 54 years : 175

55 to 59 years : 112

60 and 61 years : 27

62 to 64 years : 73

65 and 66 years : 57

67 to 69 years : 33

70 to 74 years : 67

75 to 79 years : 42

80 to 84 years : 96

85 years and over : 126


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,852

Multiple ancestry : 1,231

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 91

Ancestry not reported : 59


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,847

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 : 40

Not a U.S. citizen : 346


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 107

5 to 17 years : 499

18 to 24 years : 171

25 to 34 years : 366

35 to 44 years : 422

45 to 54 years : 512

55 to 59 years : 255

60 and 61 years : 87

62 to 64 years : 122

65 to 74 years : 304

75 years and over : 388

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 33

5 to 17 years : 102

18 to 24 years : 27

25 to 34 years : 162

35 to 44 years : 136

45 to 54 years : 165

55 to 59 years : 82

60 and 61 years : 41

62 to 64 years : 64

65 to 74 years : 223

75 years and over : 250

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 42

5 to 17 years : 365

18 to 24 years : 109

25 to 34 years : 73

35 to 44 years : 246

45 to 54 years : 312

55 to 59 years : 132

60 and 61 years : 46

62 to 64 years : 58

65 to 74 years : 81

75 years and over : 98

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 : 32

5 to 17 years : 32

18 to 24 years : 35

25 to 34 years : 131

35 to 44 years : 40

45 to 54 years : 35

55 to 59 years : 41

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 40


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 632

Female : 653

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 658

Female : 904

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 241

Female : 145


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 1,196

Born in other state in the United States : 1,554

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 46


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 215

Now married, except separated : 593

Divorced : 182

Separated : 0

Widowed : 203

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 337

Now married, except separated : 632

Divorced : 179

Separated : 0

Widowed : 116

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 48

Now married, except separated : 198

Divorced : 0

Separated : 54

Widowed : 22


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,661

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 331

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 22

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 31

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 55

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 9


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in West Galena Township, Illinois

  • German: 1,285   (35.3%)
  • Irish: 496   (13.6%)
  • English: 412   (11.3%)
  • United States Or American: 371   (10.2%)
  • Other Groups: 228   (6.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 149   (4.1%)
  • Swedish: 133   (3.7%)
  • Polish: 109   (3.0%)
  • Italian: 101   (2.8%)
  • Norwegian: 69   (1.9%)
  • Dutch: 52   (1.4%)
  • Danish: 42   (1.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 37   (1.0%)
  • Czech: 29   (0.8%)
  • British: 21   (0.6%)
  • European: 20   (0.5%)
  • Luxemburger: 20   (0.5%)
  • Austrian: 17   (0.5%)
  • Russian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Serbian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Scottish: 9   (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 7   (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 7   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In West Galena Township, Illinois is 3,233



(updated 2009)



Male Population in West Galena Township, Illinois: 1,531
Female Population in West Galena Township, Illinois: 1,702


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in West Galena Township, Illinois: 46.6
Median Female Resident Age in West Galena Township, Illinois: 47.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in West Galena Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

48.5

Male

45.5

Female

51.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

37.5

Male

35.5

Female

39.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

28.0

Male

28.5

Female

27.5

Asian


Both sexes

33.0

Male

32.5

Female

39.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

26.5

Male

26.3

Female

26.7

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.5

Male

14.5

Female

29.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.6

Male

24.2

Female

26.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

49.9

Male

46.6

Female

52.5


(updated 2010)



Races in West Galena Township, Illinois


  • White: 2,796
  • African American: 14
  • American Indian: 65
  • Asian: 18
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 340
  • 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 West Galena Township, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 11   (1.01%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 106   (9.7%)
  • 9th Grade: 31   (2.84%)
  • 10th Grade: 14   (1.28%)
  • 11th Grade: 15   (1.37%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 80   (7.32%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 348   (31.84%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 75   (6.86%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 147   (13.45%)
  • Associate Degree: 58   (5.31%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 143   (13.08%)
  • Master's Degree: 60   (5.49%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (0.46%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 13   (1.01%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 72   (5.59%)
  • 9th Grade: 42   (3.26%)
  • 10th Grade: 24   (1.86%)
  • 11th Grade: 5   (0.39%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 73   (5.67%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 428   (33.23%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 171   (13.28%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 188   (14.6%)
  • Associate Degree: 77   (5.98%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 145   (11.26%)
  • Master's Degree: 40   (3.11%)
  • Professional School Degree: 10   (0.78%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In West Galena Township, Illinois

  • Galena Usd 120


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1206 N Franklin St, Galena, IL 61036, Phone: (815) 777-3086, Students: 841 )

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

  • Galena Primary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 219 Kelly Ln, Galena, IL 61036, Phone: (815) 777-2200, Students: 363 )

  • Galena Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 1230 N Franklin St, Galena, IL 61036, Phone: (815) 777-2413, Students: 228 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In West Galena Township, Illinois

  • Galena High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1206 N Franklin St, Galena, IL 61036, Phone: (815) 777-0917, Students: 250 )

Largest Schools (Private) In West Galena Township, Illinois

  • Tri-state Christian School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 11084 Highway 20 W, Galena, IL 61036, Phone: (815) 777-3800, Students: 162 )

Public Libraries (Central) In West Galena Township, Illinois

  • Galena Public Library District


    601 South Bench Street, Galena, IL 61036

(updated 2012)



Museums Near West Galena Township, Illinois


  • Planetary Studies Foundation Ltd


    10 Winterwood Ln, Galena, IL 61036

  • Southeast Kansas Nature Center Foundation Of Galena


    1902 Dewey, Galena, KS 66739

  • Stone County Historical Society


    Po Box 63, Galena, MO 65656

  • Us Grant Center Inc


    122 1/2 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to West Galena 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 West Galena Township, Illinois.

Area Features of West Galena Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Heller Airport  

Building


(1) Galena Area Emergency Medical Services District   (2) Galena Fire Department   (3) Galena Police Department   (4) Galena-jo Daviess County History Museum   (5) Jo Daviess County Courthouse   (6) Jo Daviess County Sheriff S Office   (7) Saint Josephs Hall   (8) Scales Mound Fire Department Station 2   (9) Stone Slough Post Light  

Cemetery


(1) Grant Hill Cemetery   (2) Greenwood Cemetery   (3) Miners Chapel Cemetery   (4) Prospect Hill Methodist Episcopalian Cemetery   (5) Saint Marys Cemetery   (6) Saint Michaels Cemetery  

Census


(1) The Galena Territory Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) The Reach  

Church


(1) Church Of The Nazarene   (2) First German Presbyterian Church   (3) First Presbyterian Church   (4) First United Methodist Church   (5) Grace Episcopal Church   (6) Saint Marys Catholic Church   (7) Saint Matthews Lutheran Church   (8) Saint Michaels Roman Catholic Church   (9) Westminster Presbyterian Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Galena   (2) Township Of Council Hill   (3) Township Of East Galena   (4) Township Of Rawlins   (5) Township Of Vinegar Hill   (6) Township Of West Galena  

Dam


(1) Smallpox Creek Dam  

Gut


(1) Kehough Slough  

Hospital


(1) Midwest Medical Center  

Island


(1) Hale Island  

Lake


(1) Fish Trap Lake   (2) Spratts Lake  

Locale


(1) Furnace Lead Mill Historical   (2) Green Valley Farm   (3) Horsepower Farm   (4) Windfall Farm  

Mine


(1) Appleton Mine   (2) Blackjack Mine   (3) Bower Mine   (4) Lake Quarry   (5) Marsden Diggins   (6) Merry Widow Mine   (7) Northwestern Mine   (8) Pilot Knob Mine   (9) Schoenhard Quarry   (10) Sheboygan Mine   (11) Tenstrike Mine   (12) Unity Mine   (13) Vinegar Hill Mine  

Park


(1) Galena Historic District   (2) Grant Park  

Populated Place


(1) Aiken   (2) Bremen   (3) Galena   (4) Galena Junction   (5) Gears Ferry   (6) Millbrig Historical   (7) Portage   (8) Rice  

Post Office


(1) Avery Post Office Historical  

Reservoir


(1) Galena Lake  

School


(1) Belden School Historical   (2) Cottage Grove School Historical   (3) Furnace School Historical   (4) Galena High School   (5) Glen Hollow School Historical   (6) Green Valley School Historical   (7) Independence School Historical   (8) Miners School Historical   (9) Mount Hope School Historical   (10) Mount Pleasant School Historical   (11) Rock School Historical   (12) Spring Creek School Historical   (13) Vinegar Hill School Historical   (14) West Diggings School Historical  

Stream


(1) Deadmans Slough   (2) East Fork Galena River   (3) Galena River   (4) Harris Slough   (5) Hughlett Branch   (6) Mud Slough   (7) Smallpox Creek   (8) Stone Slough  

Summit


(1) Dygerts Mound   (2) Horseshoe Mound   (3) Pilot Knob  

Valley


(1) Millbrig Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in West Galena Township, Illinois

61036 (pop. 6,185)


Cities Nearby West Galena Township, Illinois

Galena City, IL  (pop. 3,227) 0.3 Miles
Rawlins Township, IL  (pop. 499) 1.8 Miles
East Galena Township, IL  (pop. 1,043) 2.0 Miles
Menominee Township, IL  (pop. 744) 5.9 Miles
Council Hill Township, IL  (pop. 79) 6.1 Miles
Guilford Township, IL  (pop. 1,049) 6.8 Miles
Menominee Village, IL  (pop. 133) 6.8 Miles
Scales Mound Village, IL  (pop. 370) 10.4 Miles
Scales Mound Township, IL  (pop. 631) 10.5 Miles
Elizabeth Township, IL  (pop. 1,097) 11.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in West Galena Township, Illinois

815



Elevation in West Galena Township, Illinois is 709.0 ft. (216.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of West Galena Township, Illinois

Lat: 42.414650 N        Long: -90.435310 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 66   (4.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 81   (5.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 116   (7.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 62   (4.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 104   (6.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 213   (14.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 208   (13.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 160   (10.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 79   (5.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 109   (7.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 96   (6.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 20   (1.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 89   (5.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 113   (7.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,323

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 125

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 23

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 7

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 16

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 : 232

Other means : 1

Worked at home : 87


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 166

5 to 9 minutes : 547

10 to 14 minutes : 279

15 to 19 minutes : 164

20 to 24 minutes : 166

25 to 29 minutes : 129

30 to 34 minutes : 168

35 to 39 minutes : 11

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 30

60 to 89 minutes : 30

90 or more minutes : 37


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 451

No Social Security income : 1,010


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 382

No retirement income : 1,079


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 21

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 17

$20,000 to $24,999 : 13

$25,000 to $29,999 : 92

$30,000 to $34,999 : 18

$35,000 to $39,999 : 54

$40,000 to $44,999 : 119

$45,000 to $49,999 : 61

$50,000 to $59,999 : 68

$60,000 to $74,999 : 133

$75,000 to $99,999 : 183

$100,000 to $124,999 : 113

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $199,999 : 46

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $61,382


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near West Galena Township, Illinois

  • WGLR (1280 AM; 0.5 kW; Lancaster, WI; Owner: Queenb Radio Wisconsin, Inc.)
  • KMAQ (1320 AM; 0.5 kW; Andrew, IA; Owner: Maquoketa Broadcasting Co.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5.0 kW; Dubuque, IA; Owner: Radio Dubuque, Inc.)
  • WDBQ (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Dubuque, IA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WPVL (1590 AM; 1.0 kW; Platteville, WI; Owner: Queenb Radio Wisconsin, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near West Galena Township, Illinois

  • WCCI (100.3 FM; Savanna, IL; Owner: Carroll County Communications, Inc.)
  • WVRE (101.1 FM; Dubuque, IA; Owner: Radio Dubuque, Inc.)
  • KXGE (102.3 FM; Kieler, WI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; Dubuque, IA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; East Dubuque, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KLYV (105.3 FM; Dubuque, IA; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; Potosi, WI; Owner: Queenb Radio Wisconsin, Inc.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; Potosi, WI; Owner: Queenb Radio Wisconsin, Inc.)
  • WDBQ-FM (107.5 FM; Galena, IL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WJTY (88.1 FM; Livingston, WI; Owner: Family Life Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KIAD (88.5 FM; East Dubuque, IL; Owner: American Family Association)
  • KDSO (88.9 FM; Epworth, IA; Owner: Cascade Community Radio,)
  • WSSW (89.1 FM; Platteville, WI; Owner: Educational Communications Board)
  • KDUB (89.7 FM; Sherrill, IA; Owner: University Of Northern Iowa)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Shullsburg, WI; Owner: St. Michael's Church Of Galena)
  • WSUP (90.5 FM; Platteville, WI; Owner: Board Of Regents, University Of Wisconsin System)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; Dubuque, IA; Owner: Radio Dubuque, Inc.)
  • KMAQ-FM (95.1 FM; Andrew, IA; Owner: Maquoketa Broadcasting Company)
  • NEW (95.5 FM; Mineral Point, WI; Owner: Km Radio Of Independence, L.l.c.)
  • KGRR (97.3 FM; Peosta, IA; Owner: Radio Dubuque, Inc.)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; Lancaster, WI; Owner: Queenb Radio Wisconsin, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near West Galena Township, Illinois

  • 960920IP (Channel 29; Asbury, IA; Owner: Family Educational Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; Dubuque, IA; Owner: Christian Television Network Of Iowa, Inc.)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; Dubuque, IA; Owner: Christian Television Network Of Iowa, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in West Galena Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 162  (19.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 165  (19.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 134  (15.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 15  (1.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 197  (23.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 280  (35.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 253  (31.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 229  (28.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 146 Farms In West Galena Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In West Galena Township, Illinois

Galena State Bank & Trust Co. - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $891.8k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 5

U.s. Bank National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $768.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Apple River State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $278.7k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 6

(updated 2014)







Airports Near West Galena Township, Illinois

  • Dubuque Regional


    (about 14.1 miles in Dubuque, Iowa; Airport Code: DBQ)

  • Clinton Municipal


    (about 40.7 miles in Low Moor, Iowa; Airport Code: CWI)

  • Albertus


    (about 45.1 miles in Baileyville, Illinois; Airport Code: FEP)

  • Prairie Du Chien Municipal


    (about 54.5 miles in Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin; Airport Code: PCD)

  • Davenport Municipal


    (about 56.1 miles in Davenport, Iowa; Airport Code: DVN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in West Galena Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

69.88%

Carpooled

12.88%

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

10.25%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

6.99%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 689

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 124

Female householder, no husband present : 134

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 318

Householder not living alone : 196


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 58

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 52

All other households : 1,351


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 576

Renter-occupied housing units : 113

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 36

Renter-occupied housing units : 88

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 43

Renter-occupied housing units : 91

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 271

Renter-occupied housing units : 243


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 71

$10,000 to $14,999 : 59

$15,000 to $19,999 : 46

$20,000 to $24,999 : 35

$25,000 to $29,999 : 122

$30,000 to $34,999 : 40

$35,000 to $39,999 : 126

$40,000 to $44,999 : 105

$45,000 to $49,999 : 73

$50,000 to $59,999 : 88

$60,000 to $74,999 : 261

$75,000 to $99,999 : 254

$100,000 to $124,999 : 113

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $199,999 : 46

$200,000 or more : 13


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Total : 1,680


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 1,461

Vacant : 219


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 22

Built 2000 to 2004 : 73

Built 1990 to 1999 : 296

Built 1980 to 1989 : 9

Built 1970 to 1979 : 181

Built 1960 to 1969 : 94

Built 1950 to 1959 : 70

Built 1940 to 1949 : 32

Built 1939 or earlier : 903


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 1,004

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 188

Electricity : 269

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 8

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 54

$70,000 to $79,999 : 27

$80,000 to $89,999 : 25

$90,000 to $99,999 : 91

$100,000 to $124,999 : 49

$125,000 to $149,999 : 92

$150,000 to $174,999 : 161

$175,000 to $199,999 : 154

$200,000 to $249,999 : 170

$250,000 to $299,999 : 34

$300,000 to $399,999 : 50

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 11

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(West Galena 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 : 18

Home equity loan only : 115

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 470

Housing units without a mortgage : 323


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(West Galena Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : $289,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $143,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $212,200

Built 1980 to 1989 :

Built 1970 to 1979 : $171,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $137,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $93,100

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $155,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in West Galena Township, Illinois: 55.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in West Galena Township, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 18.06%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 66.67%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 15.28%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in West Galena 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 7 7 $352,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $352,500
2000        
  Single Family 5 5 $269,976
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $269,976
2001        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,076,834
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 12 $1,076,834
2002        
  Single Family 3 3 $254,387
  Two Family 2 4 $259,880
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $122,000
  Five or More Family 2 40 $3,721,000
  Total

8 51 $4,357,267
2003        
  Single Family 7 7 $944,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $944,000
2004        
  Single Family 5 5 $717,259
  Two Family 4 8 $596,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 13 $1,313,259
2005        
  Single Family 2 2 $281,000
  Two Family 4 8 $600,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 10 $881,000
2006        
  Single Family 7 7 $1,091,755
  Two Family 3 6 $420,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 13 $1,511,755


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (West Galena Township, IL): $36,750
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (West Galena Township): $98,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (West Galena Township): $382
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in West Galena Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 72.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 9.8%
Electricity: 13.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 3.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.4%
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 West Galena Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To West Galena Township, Illinois

Jodaviess County Health Depart


     Address: 9483 Us Rte 20 W. Po Box 318, Galena, Illinois 61036
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 5/13/1981

Finley Hospital Home Health (the)


     Address: 3385 Hillcrest Road, Dubuque, Iowa 52002
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Mercy Home Care/dubuque


     Address: 250 Mercy Drive, Dubuque, Iowa 52001
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 9/19/1984

Lafayette Cty Nur Agcy


     Address: 729 Clay St Po Box 118, Darlington, Wisconsin 53530
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 4/23/1973

Grant Cty Home Nur Svc


     Address: 111 S Jefferson St, Lancaster, Wisconsin 53813
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hospitals Close To West Galena Township, Illinois

Midwest Medical Center


     Address: One Medical Center Drive, Galena, Illinois 61036
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

Mercy Medical Center-dubuque


     Address: 250 Mercy Drive, Dubuque, Iowa 52001
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Finley Hospital (the)


     Address: 350 North Grandview, Dubuque, Iowa 52001
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Memorial Hsptl Lafayette Cty


     Address: 800 Clay St Po Box 70, Darlington, Wisconsin 53530
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Southwest Health Center Inc


     Address: 1400 East Side Rd, Platteville, Wisconsin 53818
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To West Galena Township, Illinois

St Dominic Villa


     Address: 2375 Sinsinawa Rd, Hazel Green, Wisconsin 53811
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 62
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Southwest Hlth Ctr


     Address: 808 S Washington St, Cuba City, Wisconsin 53807
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 76
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Finley Hospital (the)


     Address: 350 North Grandview Avenue, Dubuque, Iowa 52001
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 10
     Percent Occupied: 31%

Dubuque Nursing & Rehab Center


     Address: 2935 Kaufmann Avenue, Dubuque, Iowa 52001
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 69%

Stonehill Care Center


     Address: 3485 Windsor Avenue, Dubuque, Iowa 52001
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 152
     Percent Occupied: 90%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
West Galena Township, Illinois

Name: Quad Cities
Address: 22710 206th Avenue North; Cordova, IL 61242
Distance: 50 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in West Galena Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 1,270
    Disabled Workers: 120
    Widowers Workers: 165
    Spouses Workers: 85
    Children Workers: 75


(updated 2007)



Jo Daviess County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 45.85%
  • Bush & Cheney 53.30%
  • Other 0.85%



(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 West Galena Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Jo Daviess County, IL

5.69 % of Jo Daviess County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $64,765

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Dubuque County , IA 0.99 % ($139,806 AGI )
  • Stephenson County , IL 0.65 % ($38,115 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.56 % ($72,500 AGI )

Relocation away from Jo Daviess County, IL

5.36 % of Jo Daviess 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 $35,652

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Dubuque County , IA 1.45 % ($29,326 AGI )
  • Stephenson County , IL 0.60 % ($48,250 AGI )
  • Grant County , WI 0.28 % ($32,385 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 West Galena Township, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.



















Storms In West Galena Township, Illinois

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
08/22/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
07/04/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $25K --
         
Hail        
04/13/2006, 07:50 pm 0 0 $1K --
04/13/2006, 07:21 pm 0 0 $3K --
05/10/2001, 06:30 pm 0 0 $1K --
09/11/2000, 04:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
09/11/2000, 03:55 pm 0 0 -- $3K
05/17/2000, 01:05 pm 0 0 $15K $25K
05/11/2000, 07:13 am 0 0 $1K --
05/16/1999, 08:14 pm 0 0 $25K --
05/28/1998, 06:30 pm 0 0 -- $35K
08/03/1997, 07:12 pm 0 0 -- $50K
07/01/1997, 10:53 pm 0 0 -- $14K
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/14/2007, 02:25 am 0 0 $2K --
08/14/2007, 02:05 am 0 0 $15K --
08/20/2003, 05:50 pm 0 0 $35K --
08/20/2003, 05:45 pm 0 0 $20K --
06/13/2002, 05:30 pm 0 0 $45K --
04/11/2001, 05:40 pm 0 0 $6K --
09/11/2000, 05:00 pm 0 0 $13K $10K
09/11/2000, 04:20 pm 0 0 $25K $18K
09/11/2000, 04:10 pm 0 0 $7K --
09/11/2000, 04:08 pm 0 0 $9K --
09/11/2000, 04:00 pm 0 0 $4K --
05/31/1998, 01:10 am 0 0 $15K $15K
         





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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 West Galena Township, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in West Galena Township, Illinois

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 1 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 29 0
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 7 1 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 204 29 29
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 6 6 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 174 175 59
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 48 27 32
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1,396 786 943
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 1 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 29 59
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 1 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 29 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 14 9 9
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 8 5 5


(updated 2013)



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)



Jails in West Galena Township, Illinois


  • Jo Daviess County Jail


    330 N. Bench St., Galena, IL 61036
    Capacity: 26
    Confined: 12
    Avg. Population: 25
    Year Built: 1976


(updated 2006)



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