Stonington, Christian County, Illinois

Stonington: Township in Christian County, Illinois

About

Stonington is a township located in the county of Christian in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 932 and a population density of 26 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 835 inhabitants.

The township was created 156 years ago in 1865.

Quick Facts about Stonington

Population : 835 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Christian County
Area : 36.17 km2
Altitude : 610 feet / 186 meters
Establishment : November 11, 1865 (156 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:15:41 (17th August 2022)
Postal code : 62567
Density : 23 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.62% (2010-2020)
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Location of Stonington on Illinois map.
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Map highlighting Stonington Township Christian County Illinois
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Geography

Stonington is located at 39°38'24"N 89°11'34"W (39.6400400, -89.1928600).

Stonington map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Stonington decreased by 11.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 932 - census
2011 927 -0.54% estimation process
2012 919 -0.87% estimation process
2013 906 -1.43% estimation process
2014 894 -1.34% estimation process
2015 884 -1.13% estimation process
2016 876 -0.91% estimation process
2017 868 -0.92% estimation process
2018 857 -1.28% estimation process
2019 847 -1.18% estimation process
2020 835 -1.44% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 466,195
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 442,182
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 5.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 473,117
April 1, 2010 Population : 442,179
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.5%
People over 65 (%) : 11.6%
Female persons, % : 50.0%
White only, percent : 88.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.8%
Asians alone % : 4.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 65.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 27.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 14,633
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 21.8%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 151,603

Stonington zip code is 62567. County name: Christian, County fips: 17021

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 151,603
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $205,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,420
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $421
2015-2019 median gross rent : $942
Permits for construction, 2020 : 1,575
2015-2019 Households : 138,238
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.30
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 70.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 451,880
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,610,236
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 8,362,447
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 3,903,527
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,637
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $49,687
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,380
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.9%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 6,531
2019 total employment : 99,961
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 4,148,897
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 2.3%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 21,098
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 23,310
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 12,168
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 8,115
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 11,023
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 11,406
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,677
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 20,452
2010 population per square mile : 91.7
2010 land area in square miles : 4,824.22

Schools in Stonington

College & universities near Stonington, IL

Code Name City ZIP
147244 Millikin University Decatur (IL) 62522-2084

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Stonington, IL

Code Name Address Type
SPI Springfield station East Washington and North Third Sts. RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL
MAT Mattoon station 1718 Broadway Ave. RAIL
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Stonington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Stonington Post Office Stonington (IL) 62567

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Stonington , Maine town in New London County, Connecticut, United States with a population of 1,033 people.
  • Stonington , Connecticut town in New London County, Connecticut, United States with a population of 874 people.

Other cities in Christian County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Christian County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Taylorville 10,280 City in Christian County, Illinois
Pana 5,327 Town in Christian County, Illinois, United States
Kincaid 1,362 City in Anderson County, Kansas, United States of America
Assumption 1,056 City in Christian County, Illinois, United States
Edinburg 1,006 Village in Illinois, United States
Morrisonville 990 Human settlement in United States of America
Mount Auburn 514 Township in Christian County, Illinois
Tovey 467 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Rosamond 393 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Owaneco 223 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Palmer 204 Village in Christian County, Illinois, United States
Bulpitt 199 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Jeisyville 100 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America