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Demographics

People

Total Population501
Male Share of the Population55.5%
Female Share of the Population44.5%
Senior Citizens23.6%
Employed Population 16+247
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married49.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.8%
Median Earnings25+$40,469
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,477

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,661
% Above Poverty Level92.8%
% Below Poverty Level7.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.6%
Median Gross Rent$504
Median House Value$81,900

Ancestry

Irish19.4%
English16%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.6%
Polish3%
French Except Basque2.6%
Italian2.4%
Swedish1.2%
Dutch1%
Welsh0.8%
Portuguese0.8%
German0.8%
Russian0.4%
Scottish0.4%
Slovak0.4%
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Niantic Almanac

CategoryValue
County Macon County
Standard Zip Codes62551
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.85
Approximate Longitude-89.16

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)

StationDECATUR
Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 35 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip39.7 inches
StationMOWEAQUA
Distance17.2 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
StationMASON CITY 1 W
Distance37.1 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blue Mound1,167$52,212
Harristown1,149$64,417
Illiopolis861$68,000
Latham338$49,375
Mount Auburn556$70,250

Niantic Public Schools

Sangamon Valley High School
398 N Illinois St
ZIP: 62551
(217) 668-2392
High
Total Enrollment 222
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