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Assumption is a township in Christian County, in the Taylorville metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Assumption. For links to other places called Assumption, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Assumption is 39.515N. The longitude is -89.078W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 636 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,509.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Assumption demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Christian County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62550 ZIP code.
27% of Assumption residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Assumption ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Assumption was $18,740, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Assumption residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Assumption, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $279. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $610.
Christian County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Assumption political report.
The average commute time for Assumption workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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