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People

Total Population 324
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 11.1%
Employed Population 16+ 134
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 44.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8%
Median Earnings25+ $32,054
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,688

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,438
% Above Poverty Level 75.3%
% Below Poverty Level 24.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 17.4%
Median Gross Rent $613
Median House Value $63,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.4%
US/American 0%
English 1.9%
Irish 9%

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

Lerna Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles SE of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 116 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Coles
Standard Zip Codes 62440
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.418
Longitude -88.288

Lerna 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 MATTOON
Distance 4.7 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 CHARLESTON
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.7 inches
Station WINDSOR
Distance 16.8 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
Charleston 21,552 $50,175
Gays 288 $50,000

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

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