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Sumner is a township in Kankakee County, in the Kankakee-Bradley metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Sumner. For links to other places called Sumner, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sumner is 41.249N. The longitude is -87.724W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 699 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 879.
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27% of Sumner residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sumner ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sumner was $16,447, compared with $21,587 nationally.
2% of Sumner residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sumner, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $508. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,298.
Kankakee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sumner political report.
The average commute time for Sumner workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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