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Demographics

People

Total Population1,646
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens18.1%
Employed Population 16+764
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married57.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.1%
Median Earnings25+$30,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$7,167
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,208

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,036
% Above Poverty Level92.2%
% Below Poverty Level7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone23.1%
Median Gross Rent$702
Median House Value$87,700

Ancestry

Irish18.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.7%
English8.7%
French Except Basque4.7%
Welsh2.5%
Swedish1.6%
Scottish1.5%
Brazilian1%
German0.8%
Canadian0.8%
Dutch0.7%
African0.5%
Italian0.5%
Polish0.5%
Belgian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Swiss0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Russian0.2%
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Bement Almanac

CategoryValue
County Piatt County
Standard Zip Codes61813
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.92
Approximate Longitude-88.57

Bement Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationTUSCOLA
Distance17.5 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip40.6 inches
StationMOWEAQUA
Distance30.9 miles
Jan Temp15 to 34 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 88 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip37.5 inches
StationWINDSOR
Distance32.7 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip39.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Atwood1,106$65,909
Cerro Gordo1,404$71,833
Garrett79$66,250
Hammond457$58,625
Ivesdale251$61,250
Monticello5,609$93,338

Bement Public Libraries

Bement Public Library District
349 SOUTH MACON STREET
Bement, Illinois
(217) 678-7101

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Bement Public Schools

Bement Elementary School
201 S Champaign St
ZIP: 61813
(217) 678-4200
Primary
Total Enrollment 157
Bement High School
201 S Champaign St
ZIP: 61813
(217) 678-4200
High
Total Enrollment 106
Bement Middle School
201 S Champaign St
ZIP: 61813
(217) 678-4200
Middle
Total Enrollment 87
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