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Shipman, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Town of Shipman is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Macoupin County at latitude 39.1195 and longitude -90.0452. Macoupin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 636 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Shipman, but most people and references simply refer to it as Shipman, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Shipman indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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


Total Population 635
Population in Households 635
Population in Familes 547
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 483
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 248
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 183
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $82,941
Average Home Value $92,424


Median Household Income $56,400
Average Household Income $63,381
Per Capita Income $25,293
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.41% 0.03%
Households 0.68% 0.16%
Families 1.19% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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, 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 # 851 38th
Population Density1 # 1098 20th
Diversity Index2 # 998 27th
Median Household Income # 490 64th
Per Capita Income # 630 54th

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