Assumption, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 1,066 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.5%
 
Males: 531  (49.9%)
Females: 535  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 62510.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,692 (it was $34,474 in 2000)
Assumption:

$47,692
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,094 (it was $16,421 in 2000)

Assumption city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $76,222 (it was $46,400 in 2000)
Assumption:

$76,222
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $131,556; detached houses: $134,236; townhouses or other attached units: $122,192; in 2-unit structures: $103,685; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $110,355; mobile homes: $49,030

Median gross rent in 2019: $639.

March 2019 cost of living index in Assumption: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.5%
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  • Races in Assumption, IL (2019)
    • 1,02293.2%White alone
    • 413.7%Two or more races
    • 211.9%Hispanic
    • 40.4%Black alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Assumption, Illinois as of January 20, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Assumption is 1,223 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Assumption by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(93.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(81.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(271.2)
2
(182.8)
2
(184.7)
3
(280.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(162.5)
2
(163.5)
1
(83.1)
0
(0.0)
8
(723.3)
8
(731.3)
6
(554.0)
6
(560.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(81.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(332.5)
0
(0.0)
6
(542.5)
6
(548.4)
3
(277.0)
7
(653.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(81.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(83.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(373.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index30.918.019.16.7126.6109.786.8179.3

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City-data.com crime index in Assumption, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Illinois average:

2.31
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Ancestries: American (31.5%), German (25.6%), English (7.7%), Polish (4.8%), Irish (2.8%), Pennsylvania German (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/14/1876

Elevation: 647 feet

Land area: 0.88 square miles.

Population density: 1,212 people per square mile   (low).

Assumption, Illinois map

15 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,067 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,358 (1.7%)

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 )

Latitude: 39.52 N, Longitude: 89.05 W

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Assumption, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Assumption, IL in 2019
Assumption satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Assumption, IL residents
Average permit cost in Assumption, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

6.5%
Most common industries in Assumption, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.5%)
  • Machinery (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.6%)
  • Truck transportation (8.6%)
  • Machinery (8.0%)
  • Warehousing & storage (8.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.6%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.1%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Assumption, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)

Average climate in Assumption, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Assumption, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.1. This is about average.

City:

76.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.79. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.79
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Assumption-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 83% 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 above Illinois state average. It is 204% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from Assumption 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 the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 126.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, 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
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 (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

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

Hospitals and 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)
  • TAYLORVILLE TERRACE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; TAYLORVILLE, IL)
  • VICTORIAN MANOR (Hospital, about 13 miles away; TAYLORVILLE, IL)
  • TAYLORVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; TAYLORVILLE, IL)
  • TAYLORVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; TAYLORVILLE, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Assumption:

  • Millikin University (about 23 miles; Decatur, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 27 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 34 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 34 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lake Land College (about 37 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 47 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Parkland College (about 59 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)

Public high school in Assumption:

Private high school in Assumption:

Public elementary/middle schools in Assumption:

  • CENTRAL A & M MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 206, Location: 404 COLEGROVE ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • BOND PRIMARY (Location: 105 N COLLEGE ST, Grades: KG-2)
See full list of schools located in Assumption

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)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Assumption Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Assumption: GSI GROUP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Birthplace of: Brant Hansen - Radio personality.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Assumption and their reported violations in the past:

ASSUMPTION (Population served: 1,368, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2006)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Assumption:

Marital status in Assumption, IL
  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Assumption:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Assumption
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Assumption, IL (based on Christian County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,00438
Catholic5,4737
Mainline Protestant4,59225
Black Protestant1811
Other1683
None18,382-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Christian County:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Christian County:

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.9%
Illinois:

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

16.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.1%
Illinois:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Assumption:

52.1%
Illinois:

47.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Illinois:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Assumption:

19.6%
Illinois:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Assumption:

11.7%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Assumption:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

41.3%
Illinois:

33.4%

General health condition:
Assumption:

57.7%
Illinois:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Assumption:

80.1%
Illinois:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Assumption, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,725$56,7004$5,082
Streets and Highways 1$5,204$62,4483$3,239
Sewerage 0$0 3$6,806
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$6,481
Other and Unallocable 0$0 12$1,333
Local Libraries 0$0 4$10,752
Water Supply 0$0 3$6,806
Health 0$0 3$256
Other Government Administration 0$0 25$10,399
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$401
Financial Administration 0$0 3$3,403
Parks and Recreation 0$0 4$3,764
Totals for Government 2$9,929$59,57470$58,722

Assumption government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $213,000 ($199.81)
    Water Utilities: $199,000 ($186.68)
    Regular Highways: $170,000 ($159.47)
    Central Staff Services: $150,000 ($140.71)
    Police Protection: $89,000 ($83.49)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $322,000 ($302.06)

Assumption government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $202,000 ($189.49)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $47,000 ($44.09)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($11.26)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($6.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $229,000 ($214.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $317,000 ($297.37)
    Highways: $30,000 ($28.14)
  • Tax - Property: $151,000 ($141.65)
    Other License: $5,000 ($4.69)

Assumption government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,181,000 ($2045.97)

4.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.15%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sangamon County, IL  1.06% ($39,986 average AGI)
from Shelby County, IL  0.56% ($34,644)
from Macon County, IL  0.43% ($47,554)

Businesses in Assumption, IL

  • Ford: 1

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
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 154ft / 47.1mTotal length
  • $1,043,000Total costs
  • 13,050Total average daily traffic
  • 1,915Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,986Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Assumption, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Assumption, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2014, 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:
  • Lat: 39.515000 Lon: -89.063056, Call Sign: WRFL914,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.700 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2020, Expiration Date: 03/26/2030, Certifier: Randy Corzine, Registrant: Craig Antenna Service, Pana, IL 62557, Phone: (217) 562-4133, Fax: (217) 562-4134, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB9LIQ, Licensee ID: L00414366, Grant Date: 06/04/2015, Expiration Date: 08/19/2025, Certifier: Benjamin E Manley, Registrant: Benjamin E Manley, 111 N Larochelle St, Assumption, IL 62510
  • 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: 11/18/2017, Expiration Date: 02/14/2028, 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, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2015, Certifier: Dale E Brix, Registrant: Dale E Brix, 1131 N 2200 E Rd, Assumption, IL 62510
  • Call Sign: N5QH, Previous Call Sign: KC9WXG, Licensee ID: L00557536, Grant Date: 03/24/2015, Expiration Date: 03/24/2025, Certifier: Dale R Brix, Registrant: Dale E Brix, 1131 N 2200 E Rd, Assumption, IL 62510

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • 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, N6142K, N-6142K, Serial Number: 15077550, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 11/13/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 02/04/2011
    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, N9641K, N-9641K, Serial Number: 28-7615221, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 09/18/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Steven R Wempen, 2220 N 1000 East Rd, Assumption, IL 62510

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of fire incidents - 30 took place in 2012, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Assumption, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (56.3%), and Outside Fires (32.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Assumption, IL
    • 9456.3%Structure Fires
    • 5432.3%Outside Fires
    • 1810.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Assumption, IL
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Assumption, IL
  • 84.3%Utility gas
  • 15.0%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Assumption, IL
  • 56.4%Utility gas
  • 43.6%Electricity


Assumption compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.

Assumption on our top lists:

  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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