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People

Total Population 188
Male Share of the Population 53.2%
Female Share of the Population 46.8%
Senior Citizens 13.8%
Employed Population 16+ 104
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 50.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.2%
Median Earnings25+ $28,194
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $50,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,563
% Above Poverty Level 87.8%
% Below Poverty Level 12.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.5%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $56,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.9%
US/American 0%
English 4.8%
Irish 9%

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

Shumway Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles S of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 95 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Effingham
Standard Zip Codes 62461
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.185
Longitude -88.652

Shumway 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 EFFINGHAM
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station VANDALIA
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches
Station FLORA 5 NW
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Altamont 2,399 $57,188
Effingham 12,513 $60,662

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

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