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Watseka, IL

Iroquois County, Illinois

Latitude: 40.776665     Longitude: -87.735515
Population 5,547 (2005)
Elevation of Watseka, Illinois: 637 feet



General Housing Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1779228, place: Watseka city, Illinois)

Total housing units: 2,490

UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached: 1,805 (72.49%)
1-unit, attached: 47 (1.89%)
2 units: 141 (5.66%)
3 or 4 units: 110 (4.42%)
5 to 9 units: 114 (4.58%)
10 to 19 units: 93 (3.73%)
20 or more units: 39 (1.57%)
Mobile home.: 141 (5.66%)
Boat, RV, van, etc: 0 (0%)

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 2000: 41 (1.65%)
1995 to 1998: 109 (4.38%)
1990 to 1994: 120 (4.82%)
1980 to 1989: 158 (6.35%)
1970 to 1979: 330 (13.25%)
1960 to 1969: 298 (11.97%)
1940 to 1959: 637 (25.58%)
1939 or earlier: 797 (32.01%)

ROOMS
1 room: 47 (1.89%)
2 rooms: 41 (1.65%)
3 rooms: 97 (3.9%)
4 rooms: 626 (25.14%)
5 rooms: 663 (26.63%)
6 rooms: 400 (16.06%)
7 rooms: 313 (12.57%)
8 rooms: 168 (6.75%)
9 or more rooms: 135 (5.42%)
Median (rooms): 5.2

Occupied housing units: 2,339

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 2000: 428 (18.3%)
1995 to 1998: 622 (26.59%)
1990 to 1994: 363 (15.52%)
1980 to 1989: 354 (15.13%)
1970 to 1979: 174 (7.44%)
1969 or earlier: 398 (17.02%)

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None: 187 (7.99%)
1: 965 (41.26%)
2: 875 (37.41%)
3 or more: 312 (13.34%)

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas: 1,999 (85.46%)
Bottled, tank, or LP gas: 44 (1.88%)
Electricity: 267 (11.42%)
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc: 24 (1.03%)
Coal or coke: 0 (0%)
Wood: 0 (0%)
Solar energy: 0 (0%)
Other fuel: 0 (0%)
No fuel used: 5 (0.21%)

SELECTED HOUSE CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6 (0.26%)
Lacking complete kitchen facilities: 24 (1.03%)
No telephone service: 92 (3.93%)

OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units: 2,339 (100%)
1.00 or less: 2,300 (98.33%)
1.01 to 1.50: 26 (1.11%)
1.51 or more: 13 (0.56%)

Specified owner-occupied units: 1,366

HOUSE VALUE
Less than $50,000: 263 (19.25%)
$50,000 to $99,999: 841 (61.57%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 195 (14.28%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 42 (3.07%)
$200,000 to $299,999: 25 (1.83%)
$300,000 to $499,999: 0 (0%)
$500,000 to $999,999: 0 (0%)
$1,000,000 or more: 0 (0%)
Median (dollars): $71,200

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage: 687 (50.29%)
--Less than $300: 6 (0.44%)
--$300 to $499: 159 (11.64%)
--$500 to $699: 161 (11.79%)
--$700 to $999: 208 (15.23%)
--$1,000 to $1,499: 122 (8.93%)
--$1,500 to $1,999: 19 (1.39%)
--$2,000 or more: 12 (0.88%)
--Median (dollars): $722
Not mortgaged: 679 (49.71%)
--Median (dollars): $270

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15.0 percent: 633 (46.34%)
15.0 to 19.9 percent: 268 (19.62%)
20.0 to 24.9 percent: 123 (9%)
25.0 to 29.9 percent: 97 (7.1%)
30.0 to 34.9 percent: 75 (5.49%)
35.0 percent or more: 158 (11.57%)
Not computed: 12 (0.88%)

Specified renter-occupied units: 766

GROSS RENT
Less than $200: 18 (2.35%)
$200 to $299: 95 (12.4%)
$300 to $499: 391 (51.04%)
$500 to $749: 204 (26.63%)
$750 to $999: 5 (0.65%)
$1,000 to $1,499: 12 (1.57%)
$1,500 or more: 5 (0.65%)
No cash rent: 36 (4.7%)
Median (dollars): $450

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15.0 percent.: 148 (19.32%)
15.0 to 19.9 percent: 167 (21.8%)
20.0 to 24.9 percent: 82 (10.7%)
25.0 to 29.9 percent: 50 (6.53%)
30.0 to 34.9 percent: 53 (6.92%)
35.0 percent or more: 212 (27.68%)
Not computed: 54 (7.05%)

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