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People

Total Population 1,115
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 19.7%
Employed Population 16+ 557
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 57.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,556
% Above Poverty Level 97.9%
% Below Poverty Level 2.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.5%
Median Gross Rent $744
Median House Value $82,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12%
US/American 0%
English 10.2%
Irish 14.7%

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

Atwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles SW of Champaign, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Douglas
Standard Zip Codes 61913
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.799
Longitude -88.462

Atwood 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 TUSCOLA
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Station MATTOON
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.2 inches
Station WINDSOR
Distance 25.3 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
Arthur 2,563 $65,759
Bement 1,744 $58,594
Garrett 108 $51,875
Hammond 446 $55,556

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

Atwood Public Libraries

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Atwood-hammond P.l.d.
123 N. MAIN
Atwood, Illinois
(217) 578-2727
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Atwood High Schools

ATWOOD HAMMOND HIGH SCHOOL
PO BOX 890
217-578-2226
Serves 135 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.8

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