Shumway, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 201 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 
Males: 106  (52.9%)
Females: 95  (47.1%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62461.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,996 (it was $43,125 in 2000)
Shumway:

$41,996
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,970 (it was $16,032 in 2000)

Shumway village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $72,018 (it was $46,000 in 2000)
Shumway:

$72,018
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $81,024; Detached houses: $100,376; Mobile homes: $41,844

Median gross rent in 2016: $611.

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  • Races in Shumway, IL (2010)

    Shumway races chart
    • 18893.1%White alone
    • 73.5%Two or more races
    • 73.5%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Shumway: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (51.9%), American (10.2%), Irish (5.6%), European (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/20/1895

Elevation: 655 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 645 people per square mile   (low).

Shumway, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Shumway:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 16.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shumway village:

  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.7%
Illinois:

13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Shumway, Illinois as of November 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Shumway to the number of sex offenders is 174 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,090 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $498 (1.1%)

Shumway satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (48.7 miles , pop. 81,860).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (93.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (190.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Stewardson, IL (2.4 miles ), Beecher City, IL (2.7 miles ), Effingham, IL (2.7 miles ), Sigel, IL (3.0 miles ), Altamont, IL (3.2 miles ), Teutopolis, IL (3.2 miles ), Strasburg, IL (3.4 miles ), Watson, IL (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 39.18 N, Longitude: 88.65 W

Area code: 217

Shumway household income distribution Shumway home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-10.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Shumway: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Shumway, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Shumway, Illinois average temperatures Shumway, Illinois average precipitation Shumway, Illinois humidity Shumway, Illinois wind speed Shumway, Illinois snowfall Shumway, Illinois sunshine Shumway, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Shumway-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Shumway village center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/6/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shumway-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% 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 65.4 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 48.3 miles away from Shumway center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.3 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, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.5 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 50.8 miles away from Shumway center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 147.5 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 Effingham County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Shumway:

  • EVERGREEN NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • EFFINGHAM REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • EFFINGHAM DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • LAKELAND REHAB AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • EFFINGHAM COUNTY HEALTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • WETHERELL PLACE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • ST ANTHONYS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)

Amtrak station near Shumway:

  • 8 miles: EFFINGHAM (S. BANKERS ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shumway:

  • Lake Land College (about 23 miles; Mattoon, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,499)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 33 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Millikin University (about 49 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 51 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 52 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 64 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 64 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)

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Cemetery: Shumway Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 67.8. This is about average.

City:

67.8
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.9%
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  72.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Illinois average:

12.1

Shumway travel time to work - commute Shumway mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shumway village (based on Effingham County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,61836
Catholic10,14410
Mainline Protestant2,68916
Other2873
None10,504-
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: 10
Effingham County:

2.93 / 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): 20
Effingham County:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

7.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Effingham County:

27.9%
Illinois:

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

12.8%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$393
Totals for Government 0$0 13$393

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

  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($24.88)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($19.90)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($19.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($14.93)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($14.93)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($4.98)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($59.70)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($19.90)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $17,000 ($84.58)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($29.85)
    NEC: $2,000 ($9.95)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $52,000 ($258.71)

4.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fayette County, IL  0.42% ($29,583 average AGI)
from Shelby County, IL  0.32% ($27,717)
from Coles County, IL  0.30% ($49,907)


4.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fayette County, IL  0.40% ($30,241 average AGI)
to Coles County, IL  0.28% ($24,125)
to Shelby County, IL  0.28% ($36,475)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shumway:

  • WCRA (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EFFINGHAM, 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.)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shumway:

  • WXEF (97.9 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRC (95.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WKJT (102.3 FM; TEUTOPOLIS, IL; Owner: JOHN W. KIRBY)
  • W204BG (88.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W208AN (91.3 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WHQQ (98.9 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WRAN (98.3 FM; TOWER HILL, IL; Owner: KASKASKIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)
  • WLBH-FM (96.9 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; SULLIVAN, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WMCI (101.3 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WEJT (105.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)

TV broadcast stations around Shumway:

  • WEIL-LP (Channel 54; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUSI-TV (Channel 16; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rt 1 7 Mi Nw (Lat: 39.230889 Lon: -88.709500), Call Sign: KNDR946, Licensee ID: L00026377
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.460 MHzGrant Date: 08/27/1997, Expiration Date: 09/08/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003Registrant: Stephen L Kessler, Route 1, Shumway, IL 62461, Phone: (217) 682-3654

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Wendte NW, Lat: 39.161111 Lon: -88.718611, Type: Silo, Structure height: 42.5 m, Call Sign: WQKA219
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 01/19/2019, Certifier: Ross E CornettRegistrant: Hofnet Communications, Inc., 401 E Wabash Ave, Effingham, IL 62401, Phone: (217) 342-6201, Fax: (217) 347-0280, Email:
  • Wendte E, Lat: 39.161111 Lon: -88.718611, Type: Silo, Structure height: 42.5 m, Call Sign: WQKA219
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 01/19/2019, Certifier: Ross E CornettRegistrant: Hofnet Communications, Inc., 401 E Wabash Ave, Effingham, IL 62401, Phone: (217) 342-6201, Fax: (217) 347-0280, Email:
  • Wendte SW, Lat: 39.161111 Lon: -88.718611, Type: Silo, Structure height: 42.5 m, Call Sign: WQKA219
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 01/19/2019, Certifier: Ross E CornettRegistrant: Hofnet Communications, Inc., 401 E Wabash Ave, Effingham, IL 62401, Phone: (217) 342-6201, Fax: (217) 347-0280, Email:
  • Shumway S, Lat: 39.186944 Lon: -88.651389, Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.7 m, Call Sign: WQKA219
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 01/19/2019, Certifier: Ross E CornettRegistrant: Hofnet Communications, Inc., 401 E Wabash Ave, Effingham, IL 62401, Phone: (217) 342-6201, Fax: (217) 347-0280, Email:
  • Shumway NE, Lat: 39.186944 Lon: -88.651389, Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.7 m, Call Sign: WQKA219
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 01/19/2019, Certifier: Ross E CornettRegistrant: Hofnet Communications, Inc., 401 E Wabash Ave, Effingham, IL 62401, Phone: (217) 342-6201, Fax: (217) 347-0280, Email:
  • Shumway NW, Lat: 39.186944 Lon: -88.651389, Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.7 m, Call Sign: WQKA219
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 01/19/2019, Certifier: Ross E CornettRegistrant: Hofnet Communications, Inc., 401 E Wabash Ave, Effingham, IL 62401, Phone: (217) 342-6201, Fax: (217) 347-0280, Email:
  • Soltwedel, Lat: 39.170722 Lon: -88.628639, Type: Silo, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQUN561
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/26/2014, Expiration Date: 08/26/2024, Certifier: Robert W SchottmanRegistrant: Knr Wireless, LLC, 1207 Network Centre Drive, Ste 3b, Effington, IL 62401, Phone: (618) 339-5966, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB9JXM, Grant Date: 05/22/1995, Expiration Date: 04/07/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/10/2007, Registrant: Carin T Blair, Rr 1 Box 108, Shumway, IL 62461
  • Call Sign: WI9B, Licensee ID: L01038145, Grant Date: 12/09/2008, Expiration Date: 01/29/2019, Registrant: Russell D Thomas, 9772 E. 1735th Ave, Shumway, IL 62461
  • Call Sign: AA9YT, Previous Call Sign: KF9LW, Licensee ID: L00250296, Grant Date: 06/19/2014, Expiration Date: 06/19/2024, Certifier: Jo A Thomas, Registrant: Jo A Thomas, 9772 E. 1735th Ave., Shumway, IL 62461

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3276H , Serial Number: 3901, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1955
    Registrant (Corporation): Coopers Hawk Uav Inc, 8901 E 1800th Ave, Shumway, IL 62461

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
Most common first names in Shumway, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1169.6 years
John777.3 years
Mildred777.7 years
Edward574.4 years
James570.0 years
George577.2 years
Walter487.3 years
Emma482.7 years
Mary377.0 years
Dorothy380.0 years
Most common last names in Shumway, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Heil1075.1 years
Laue981.9 years
Dunteman774.7 years
Keller484.0 years
Knierim473.5 years
Arnold484.9 years
Heiden486.8 years
Hankins434.8 years
Helmbacher465.2 years
Quast481.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (3%)

Shumway compared to Illinois state average:

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