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People

Total Population 293
Male Share of the Population 51.2%
Female Share of the Population 48.8%
Senior Citizens 12.3%
Employed Population 16+ 126
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 65.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,625
% Above Poverty Level 91.5%
% Below Poverty Level 8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 16.8%
Median Gross Rent $750
Median House Value $85,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15%
US/American 0%
English 2.7%
Irish 8.9%

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

Ruma Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 37 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Randolph
Standard Zip Codes 62278
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.135
Longitude -89.997

Ruma 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 KASKASKIA RIV NAV LOCK
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Station WATERLOO
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Station FESTUS
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 39.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ruma, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Grigg (62278)

Redbud (62278)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baldwin 409 $54,063
Ellis Grove 439 $61,033
Evansville 671 $50,625
Hecker 467 $65,833

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

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