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Newcomb is a township in Champaign County, in the Champaign-Urbana metro area.
The latitude of Newcomb is 40.270N. The longitude is -88.407W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 738 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,004.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Newcomb demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Champaign 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 61840 ZIP code.
29% of Newcomb residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newcomb ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newcomb was $29,947, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Newcomb residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Newcomb, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $331. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,096.
Champaign County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newcomb political report.
The average commute time for Newcomb workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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