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Shipman is a town in Macoupin County, in the Saint Louis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Shipman. For links to other places called Shipman, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Shipman is 39.117N. The longitude is -90.044W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 636 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 655.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shipman demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Macoupin 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 62685 ZIP code.
24% of Shipman residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shipman ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shipman was $15,139, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Shipman residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shipman, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $273. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $610.
Macoupin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shipman political report.
The average commute time for Shipman workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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