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Newman is a city in Douglas County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Newman. For links to other places called Newman, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Newman is 39.798N. The longitude is -87.985W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 653 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 956.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Newman demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Douglas 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 61942 ZIP code.
21% of Newman residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newman ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newman was $17,971, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Newman residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Newman, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $570.
Douglas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newman political report.
The average commute time for Newman workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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