Shipman, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Shipman, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Town of Shipman had a population of 629 as of July 1, 2015. Shipman ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Shipman is located at latitude 39.1195 and longitude -90.0452 in Macoupin County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Shipman (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Macoupin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 636 feet.

The Town of Shipman (GNIS ID: 2397657) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Shipman is located within Township of Shipman, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macoupin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shipman population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Shipman, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 629
Population in Households 629
Population in Familes 542
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 478
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 246
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 181
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 195 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $90,584
Average Home Value $101,410


Median Household Income $55,738
Average Household Income $63,707
Per Capita Income $25,255
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% -0.03%
Households 0.39% 0.08%
Families 0.75% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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.


Shipman, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shipman to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 857 37th
Population Density1 # 1099 20th
Diversity Index2 # 956 30th
Median Household Income # 565 59th
Per Capita Income # 682 50th

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