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People

Total Population 628
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 15.9%
Employed Population 16+ 312
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 45.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23%
Median Earnings25+ $38,235
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,396
% Above Poverty Level 91.5%
% Below Poverty Level 8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.6%
Median Gross Rent $490
Median House Value $83,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.9%
US/American 0%
English 14.5%
Irish 20.4%

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

Niantic Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles W of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Macon
Metro Area Decatur
Standard Zip Codes 62551
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.853
Longitude -89.166

Niantic 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 DECATUR
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Station MOWEAQUA
Distance 17.2 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 MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 37.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blue Mound 1,055 $57,670
Harristown 1,330 $73,906

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

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Niantic High Schools

NIANTIC-HARRISTOWN HIGH SCHOOL
PO BOX 200
217-668-2392
Serves 146 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.8

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