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Shumway, Illinois - Basic Facts

Shumway is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Shumway.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Effingham County at latitude 39.185 and longitude -88.6523. Effingham County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 656 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Shumway (see map) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Shumway: Tolerance.

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Shumway, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 219
Population in Households 219
Population in Familes 197
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 660
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 87
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 70
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (76.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $143,750
Average Home Value $160,577


Median Household Income $66,429
Average Household Income $79,464
Per Capita Income $30,501
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.92% 1.25%
Households 2.3% 1.56%
Families 4.95% 1.39%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Shumway, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shumway to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1185 13th
Population Density1 # 981 28th
Diversity Index2 # 942 32nd
Median Household Income # 280 80th
Per Capita Income # 292 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.