Chrisman is a city in
Ross Township, Edgar County, Illinois, United States.
The population was 1,318 at the 2000
The water tower in Chrisman
Chrisman is located at (39.804038, -87.675669) . It is on U.S. Route 150
less than a mile north of its intersection with U.S. Route 36
Two railroad lines intersect in Chrisman, both operated by CSX Transportation
According to the United
States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of
0.7 square miles (1.9 km²), all of it land.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 1,318
people, 531 households, and 340 families residing in the city. The
people per square mile (697.1/km²). There were 597 housing units at
an average density of 816.0/sq mi (315.8/km²). The racial
makeup of the city was 99.17% White
, 0.15% African American
, and 0.38% from two or
more races. Hispanic
of any race were 0.30%
of the population.
There were 531 households out of which 29.2% had children under the
age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married
living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no
husband present, and 35.8% were non-families. 32.8% of all
households were made up of individuals and 18.1% had someone living
alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size
was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.89.
Chrisman High School
In the city the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age
of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to
64, and 25.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was
43 years. For every 100 females there were 83.3 males. For every
100 females age 18 and over, there were 73.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $33,167, and the
median income for a family was $42,321. Males had a median income
of $32,313 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income
for the city was
$16,651. About 5.1% of families and 10.7% of the population were
below the poverty line
, including 11.0%
of those under age 18 and 14.0% of those age 65 or over.