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Sumner is a city in Lawrence County.[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 38.716N. The longitude is -87.861W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 449 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,019.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sumner demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lawrence 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 62466 ZIP code.
28% of Sumner residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $14,808, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% 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 $255. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $545.
Newspapers in Sumner include Sumner Press
Lawrence 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 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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