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Johnson is a township in Christian County, in the Taylorville metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Johnson. For links to other places called Johnson, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Johnson is 39.483N. The longitude is -89.313W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 620 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 680.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Johnson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Christian 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 62556 ZIP code.
25% of Johnson residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Johnson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Johnson was $22,197, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Johnson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Johnson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,106.
Christian County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Johnson political report.
The average commute time for Johnson workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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