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Sumpter is a township in Cumberland County, in the Charleston-Mattoon metro area.
The latitude of Sumpter is 39.274N. The longitude is -88.251W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 591 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,967.
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29% of Sumpter residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sumpter ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sumpter was $16,419, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Sumpter residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sumpter, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $264. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $763.
Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sumpter political report.
The average commute time for Sumpter workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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