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Shumway is a village in Effingham County, in the Effingham metro area.
The latitude of Shumway is 39.185N. The longitude is -88.652W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 656 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 217.
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32% of Shumway residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shumway ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shumway was $16,032, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Shumway residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shumway, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $617.
Effingham County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shumway political report.
The average commute time for Shumway workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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