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People

Total Population 1,860
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 16.1%
Employed Population 16+ 979
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 55.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,346
% Above Poverty Level 92.5%
% Below Poverty Level 7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.7%
Median Gross Rent $608
Median House Value $133,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.4%
US/American 0%
English 11.6%
Irish 9%

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

Fisher Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles NW of Champaign, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
County Champaign
Metro Area Champaign - Urbana
Standard Zip Codes 61843
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.314
Longitude -88.361

Fisher 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 RANTOUL
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
Station GIBSON CITY
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Station TUSCOLA
Distance 35.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bellflower 330 $56,500
Elliott 239 $54,688

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

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Fisher High Schools

FISHER JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL
PO BOX 670
217-897-1225
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 315 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

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