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People

Total Population 1,315
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 21.1%
Employed Population 16+ 477
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 47.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,346
% Above Poverty Level 82.6%
% Below Poverty Level 17.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.7%
Median Gross Rent $447
Median House Value $66,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.8%
US/American 0%
English 5.9%
Irish 7.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Assumption Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles S of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Christian
Standard Zip Codes 62510
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.52
Longitude -89.048

Assumption Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MOWEAQUA
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station MORRISONVILLE
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Station WINDSOR
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blue Mound 1,055 $57,670

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Assumption Public Libraries

Library
Assumption P.l.d.
205 N OAK STREET
Assumption, Illinois
(217) 226-3915

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Assumption High Schools

KEMMERER VILLAGE SCHOOL
RR 2 BOX 12C
217-226-4241
A Special Education School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 31 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.4

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