Decatur Macon County, Illinois

Decatur: City in Macon County, Illinois, United States

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About

Decatur is a city located in the county of Macon in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 76,122 and a population density of 626 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 70,007 inhabitants.

The city was created 198 years ago in 1822.

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Geography

Decatur is located at 39°50'25"N 88°57'17"W (39.8403100, -88.9548000).

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Weather

Decatur forecast: Sunny, with a high near 71. more

Decatur Quick Facts

Population : 70,007 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Macon County
Postal code : 62521
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 121.62 km2
Altitude : 676 feet / 206 meters
Capital city : Decatur is capital of Macon County
Establishment : January 01, 1823 (198 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:07:00 (18th October 2021)
Density : 576 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.73% (2010-2020)
Weather : 71℉ Sunny 7-days weather

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Decatur decreased by 8.73% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 76,122 - census
2011 75,922 -0.26% estimation process
2012 75,456 -0.62% estimation process
2013 74,971 -0.65% estimation process
2014 74,178 -1.07% estimation process
2015 73,291 -1.21% estimation process
2016 72,521 -1.06% estimation process
2017 71,832 -0.96% estimation process
2018 71,146 -0.96% estimation process
2019 70,734 -0.58% estimation process
2020 70,007 -1.04% estimation process

Decatur zip code is 62521. County name: Macon, County fips: 17115

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Local Places in Decatur

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People born in Decatur (111)

People born in Decatur, including biochemist Karl August Folkers, cinematographer William H. Clothier, bluegrass-country singer-songwriter and musician Alison Krauss, you can see a list of people who born in Decatur.

  • Nan Martin (American actress (1927-2010)) she was born in 15/07/1927
  • Stephen E. Ambrose (American historian) he was born in 10/01/1936
  • Helen Ferguson (American actress) she was born in 23/07/1900
  • Edwin B. Willis (American scenic designer) he was born in 28/01/1893
  • Hugh Myers (American chess player) he was born in 23/01/1930
  • Chad Gray (American singer) he was born in 16/10/1971
  • Todd Day (American basketball player) he was born in 07/01/1970
  • William K. Reilly (American government official) he was born in 26/01/1940
  • James Pendleton Lichtenberger (American university teacher (1870-1953)) he was born in 10/06/1870
  • James Loewen (American historian) he was born in 06/02/1942
  • LaToya Bond (American professional women's basketball player) she was born in 13/02/1984
  • Red Hamilton (American formula one driver) he was born in 10/06/1926
  • Luke Harangody (American basketball player) he was born in 02/01/1988
  • Brian Culbertson (American musician) he was born in 12/01/1973
  • Steve Hunter (American guitarist, session musician, recording artist) he was born in 14/06/1948
  • David McJonathan-Swarm he was born in 23/11/1947
  • John Doe (American singer, songwriter, actor, poet, guitarist and bass player) he was born in 25/02/1954
  • John G. Oglesby (American politician) he was born in 19/03/1873

Schools in Decatur

College & universities near Decatur, IL

Code Name City ZIP
475653 Reflections Academy of Beauty Decatur (IL) 62523-1208

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Decatur, IL

Code Name Address Type
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
SPI Springfield station East Washington and North Third Sts. RAIL
MAT Mattoon station 1718 Broadway Ave. RAIL
CHM Illinois Terminal 45 East University Ave. RAIL
BNL Uptown Station 100 East Parkinson St. RAIL

Post offices near Decatur

Post Office Name City ZIP
Decatur Post Office Decatur (IL) 62523

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Other cities in Macon County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Macon County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Mount Zion 5,762 Human settlement in United States of America
Forsyth 3,465 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Sangamon 2,173 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Maroa 1,700 City in Illinois, USA
Harristown 1,278 Village in the United States
Long Creek 1,262 City in Oregon, USA
Casner 1,186 Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States
Warrensburg 1,112 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Macon 1,102 City in Illinois
Blue Mound 1,065 Village in Macon County, Illinois
Oakley 988 Township in Macon County, Illinois
Newburg 885 Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States
Argenta 867 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Oreana 804 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Niantic 647 Township in Macon County, Illinois
Chapin 474 Village in the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Decatur distances to largest Illinois cities