Chrisman, Illinois

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Chrisman, Illinois

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High Points

Chrisman strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 16% Chrisman Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 19% Chrisman Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Chrisman, Illinois

Comparing Chrisman to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Age of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Racial Diversity 2 2
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
College Educated Adults 6 6
Median Family Income 6 4
People Above Poverty 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Working at Home 7 7
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 9
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
Housing Recently Built 3 3

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Chrisman Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles NW of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 80 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Edgar
Standard Zip Codes 61924
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.803
Longitude -87.673

Chrisman Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
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Chrisman Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,318 100%
Male 599 45.4%
Female 719 54.6%
Under 18 294 22.3%
18+ 1,024 77.7%
65+ 334 25.3%
Median Age 42.6
Average Family Size 2.89
White 1,307 99.2%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.3%

Estimated Chrisman Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,259
Growth -59
Growth % -4.5%

Chrisman Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 37.2%
German 19%
English 14.3%
Irish 9.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
Polish 3.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Italian 1.8%
Dutch 1.6%
Scottish 1.6%
European 1.5%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Greek 0.7%
French Canadian 0.6%
Canadian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
British 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Chrisman 1,318 $42,321
Georgetown 3,628 $37,310
Hume 382 $37,500
Indianola 207 $44,688
Metcalf 213 $32,500
Ridge Farm 912 $43,661
Sidell 626 $39,792

Chrisman Public Libraries

Chrisman P.l.
Chrisman, Illinois
(217) 269-3011
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Chrisman High Schools (2004)

23231 IL HWY 1
Serves 100 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.5

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