Empire Township, McLean County, Illinois

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Empire Township
Township
Location in McLean County
Location in McLean County
McLean County's location in Illinois
McLean County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County McLean
Established May 17, 1858
Area
 • Total 49.41 sq mi (128.0 km2)
 • Land 49.36 sq mi (127.8 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.10%
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 4,078
 • Density 82.9/sq mi (32.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-113-24140

Empire Township is located in McLean County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,093 and it contained 1,719 housing units.[2] Empire Township changed its name from Le Roy Township on May 17, 1858.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 49.41 square miles (128.0 km2), of which 49.36 square miles (127.8 km2) (or 99.90%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.10%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 4,078 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

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Coordinates: 40°20′41″N 88°45′01″W / 40.34472°N 88.75028°W / 40.34472; -88.75028