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Population in 2012: 1,156 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 

Males: 515  (44.6%)
Females: 641  (55.4%)

Median resident age:  40.5 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62510.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,262 (it was $34,474 in 2000)
Assumption:

$38,262
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,378

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,013 (it was $46,400 in 2000)
Assumption:

$59,013
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $70,035; Detached houses: $70,811; In 2-unit structures: $33,572; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $87,288; Mobile homes: $42,805

Median gross rent in 2012: $606.

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  • White alone - 1,152 (98.6%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.09%)

Races in Assumption detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Assumption: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.4%), United States (17.8%), Irish (16.2%), English (10.3%), Dutch (3.6%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/14/1876

Elevation: 647 feet

Land area: 0.88 square miles.

Population density: 1,314 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Assumption:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Assumption city:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

11 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.9%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Assumption, Illinois as of August 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Assumption to the number of sex offenders is 231 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,228 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,209 (1.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (23.6 miles , pop. 81,860).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (89.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (175.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Moweaqua, IL (2.7 miles ), Owaneco, IL (2.9 miles ), Pana, IL (3.1 miles ), Tower Hill, IL (3.2 miles ), Westervelt, IL (3.2 miles) , Stonington, IL (3.3 miles ), Taylorville, IL (3.6 miles ), Blue Mound, IL (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $66,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $92,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $92,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $35,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.52 N, Longitude: 89.05 W

Area code: 217

Assumption household income distribution Assumption home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Assumption by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0000601000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0484.70.081.20.00.00.0
Burglaries 1000002210
per 100,000 79.30.00.00.00.00.0162.5163.583.10.0
Thefts 0122101040
per 100,000 0.079.3158.6160.580.80.081.20.0332.50.0
Auto thefts 0000010101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.080.70.081.80.083.6
Arson 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 313.1) 5.83.36.66.7103.96.732.018.719.86.9

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Crime rate in Assumption detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.86
Illinois average:

2.78

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-0.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Assumption-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 172% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Assumption city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 tornado 35.0 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Assumption-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from Assumption center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 82.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from Assumption center
On 11/11/1991 at 09:20:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Christian County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Assumption topographic map

Birthplace of: Brant Hansen - Radio personality.

Main business address for: GSI GROUP INC (FARM MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT).


Hospitals/medical centers near Assumption:

  • MOWEAQUA NRSG AND RETIREMENT CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MOWEAQUA, IL)
  • PARK PLACE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PANA, IL)
  • PRAIRIE ROSE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PANA, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Assumption, IL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Assumption:

  • Millikin University (about 23 miles; Decatur, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,183)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 34 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,264)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 34 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Lake Land College (about 37 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 3,606)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 47 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,940)
  • Parkland College (about 59 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 4,831)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 60 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 39,877)

Public high school in Assumption:

Private high school in Assumption:

  • KEMMERER VILLAGE SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: 941 N 2500 E RD; Grades: 6 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Assumption:

See full list of schools located in Assumption, School District: CENTRAL A & M COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 21

Library in Assumption:

  • ASSUMPTION PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $70,963; Location: 205 NORTH OAK STREET; 12,770 books; 506 audio materials; 1,185 video materials; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 29 print serial subscriptions)

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Churches in Assumption include: Assumption Christian Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B), Memorial Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Christian County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.8. This is about average.
City:

35.8
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.77. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.77
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Assumption that have no violations reported:

  • ASSUMPTION (Address: PO BOX 106, Population served: 1465, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.2%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Assumption, IL

Assumption compared to Illinois state average:

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  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Assumption (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pana: Assumption Branch at East Illinois Street And Route 51, branch established on 1995/06/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $127.0 mil, Deposits: $109.8 mil, headquarters in Pana, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices
  • The First National Bank of Assumption: The First National Bank Of Assumptio at 141 North Chestnut Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $17.8 mil, Deposits: $15.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Assumption city (based on Christian County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.85%
Here53.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents30.7%16.8%9.3%7.6%5.3%
Congregations9.1%19.7%9.1%6.1%6.1%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents5.0%4.0%3.0%2.9%15.3%
Congregations3.0%7.6%1.5%3.0%34.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Christian County:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Christian County:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Christian County:

26.9%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.5%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,103
Other Government Administration 0$0 17$3,371
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$130
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,036$36,4323$1,647
Streets and Highways 1$3,344$40,1282$1,050
Health 0$0 2$83
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$2,101
Sewerage 0$0 2$2,206
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$1,220
Water Supply 0$0 2$2,206
Local Libraries 0$0 3$3,485
Other and Unallocable 0$0 8$432
Totals for Government 2$6,380$38,28048$19,034

Assumption government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $183,000 ($158.30)
    Financial Administration: $122,000 ($105.54)
    Regular Highways: $90,000 ($77.85)
    Police Protection: $67,000 ($57.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($17.30)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($9.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($5.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $47,000 ($40.66)
    Central Staff: $23,000 ($19.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $174,000 ($150.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($3.46)

Assumption government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $66,000 ($57.09)
    General Revenue, NEC: $33,000 ($28.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $197,000 ($170.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $206,000 ($178.20)
    Highways: $35,000 ($30.28)
  • Tax - Property: $93,000 ($80.45)
    NEC: $3,000 ($2.60)

Assumption government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($64.88)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($34.60)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $35,000 ($30.28)

Assumption government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,455,000 ($1258.65)

4.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sangamon County, IL  1.06% ($28,211 average AGI)
from Macon County, IL  0.58% ($40,923)
from Shelby County, IL  0.43% ($27,379)


5.23% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($71,936 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sangamon County, IL  1.18% ($31,981 average AGI)
to Shelby County, IL  0.44% ($31,424)
to Macon County, IL  0.42% ($29,018)

Strongest AM radio stations in Assumption:

  • WINU (870 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHELBYVILLE, IL)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHM (1410 AM; 1 kW; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WDZ (1050 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Assumption:

  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WEJT (105.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WZUS (100.9 FM; MACON, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WTIM-FM (97.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WMKR (94.3 FM; PANA, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAN (98.3 FM; TOWER HILL, IL; Owner: KASKASKIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; SULLIVAN, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • W242AE (96.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • W205BC (88.9 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; MOUNT ZION, IL; Owner: TECHNICOM, INC.)
  • WYDS (93.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WEJT, INC.)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WSOY-FM (102.9 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNLD (88.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)

TV broadcast stations around Assumption:

  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W29BG (Channel 29; DECATUR, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,950
Total average daily truck traffic: 175
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 1,954

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Assumption)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 105 N College (Lat: 39.522528 Lon: -89.048139), Call Sign: KNP358
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2004, Expiration Date: 09/07/2014
    Registrant: Central A&m Cud 21, 105 N. College Street, Assumption, IL 62510, Phone: (217) 226-4042, Fax: (217) 226-4133, Email:
  • 1 Mi W Int Hwy 51 & Assumption Taylorsville Rd (Lat: 39.527528 Lon: -89.067306), Call Sign: KQZ885
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/26/1999, Expiration Date: 12/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2005
    Registrant: Leon C Corzine, Rr 2 Box 89, Assumption, IL 62510, Phone: (217) 226-4303
  • Lat: 39.575556 Lon: -89.093611, Call Sign: WQPD714
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.105 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2012, Expiration Date: 04/17/2022, Certifier: Alan Hays
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 104 W North St (Lat: 39.522250 Lon: -89.049500), Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WNTU497
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/02/1998, Expiration Date: 02/28/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/02/2009
    Registrant: Phone: (217) 226-3213
  • ASSUMPTION, Colegraove Street/Us 51 (Lat: 39.514417 Lon: -89.044167), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 35.1 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQRB508
    Assigned Frequencies: 11505.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/09/2013, Expiration Date: 04/09/2023, Certifier: Michael H Kefauver
    Registrant: Future Technologies, 300 Petty Rd, Suite B, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, Phone: (630) 841-0229, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KE9EZ, Licensee ID: L00317244
    Grant Date: 02/21/1997, Expiration Date: 02/21/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2009
    Registrant: Joseph E Demascal, 112 S Poplar, Assumption, IL 62510
  • Call Sign: KC9MXM, Licensee ID: L01369885
    Grant Date: 02/14/2008, Expiration Date: 02/14/2018, Certifier: Colon N Lawrence
    Registrant: Colon N Lawrence, 321 W Samuel, Assumption, IL 62510
  • Call Sign: KC9WXG, Licensee ID: L00557536
    Grant Date: 11/28/2012, Expiration Date: 11/28/2022, Certifier: Dale E Brix
    Registrant: Dale E Brix, 1131 N 2200 E Rd, Assumption, IL 62510

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 611BT , Serial Number: 28-20312, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 08/25/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Eric S Long, 2389e 1400n Rd, Assumption, IL 62510
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6142K , Serial Number: 15077550, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 11/13/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Patrick L Creamer, 1883 N 950 East Rd, Assumption, IL 62510
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9641K , Serial Number: 28-7615221, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Steven R Wempen, Rr 2 Box 203, Assumption, IL 62510


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Most common first names in Assumption, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2780.0 years
Charles2177.6 years
John1980.1 years
Robert1669.9 years
William1378.4 years
Paul1374.5 years
James1277.2 years
Dorothy1179.1 years
Joseph1071.9 years
Roy872.4 years
Most common last names in Assumption, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moore1078.1 years
Smith1077.0 years
Branyan880.5 years
Davis879.0 years
Stringer777.3 years
Ryan773.9 years
Sloan774.9 years
Myers781.3 years
Root681.9 years
Rhoades678.3 years

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  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2000-2002 average to 2006"
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  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents"
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