Long Creek, Macon County, Illinois

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About

Long Creek is a city located in the county of Macon in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,328 and a population density of 501 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,262 inhabitants.

The city was created 132 years ago in 1890.

Quick Facts about Long Creek

Population : 1,262 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Macon County
Postal code : 97856
Phone Area Codes : 541
Area : 2.65 km2
Altitude : 12,316 feet / 3754, 1144 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1891 (132 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone, UTC−08:00, UTC−07:00
Local time : 13:43:42 (29th January 2023)
Density : 477 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.23% (2010-2020)
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Location of Long Creek on Illinois map.
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Geography

Long Creek is located at 39°48'43"N 88°50'51"W (39.8119800, -88.8475700).

Long Creek map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Long Creek decreased by 5.23% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 228 - census
2010 1,328 82.83% census
2011 1,337 0.67% estimation process
2012 1,334 -0.22% estimation process
2013 1,332 -0.15% estimation process
2014 1,328 -0.3% estimation process
2015 1,311 -1.3% estimation process
2016 1,306 -0.38% estimation process
2017 1,295 -0.85% estimation process
2018 1,282 -1.01% estimation process
2019 1,274 -0.63% estimation process
2020 1,262 -0.95% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 67,317
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 56,001
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 20.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 69,490
April 1, 2010 Population : 55,954
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 28.7%
People over 65 (%) : 9.5%
Female persons, % : 50.0%
White only, percent : 86.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 5.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 83.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 3,019
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 85.5%

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 85.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $311,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,958
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $632
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,360
2015-2019 Households : 22,246
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.87
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 : 11.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 92.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 3.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 1.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 77.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 73.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 69,672
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 74,606
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 760,665
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 664,363
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,586
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $110,212
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $45,254
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 5,289
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,790
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,830
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 422
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,746
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 548
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,531
2010 population per square mile : 1,551.9
2010 land area in square miles : 36.05

Schools in Long Creek

College & universities near Long Creek, IL

Code Name City ZIP
147439 Mr John's School of Cosmetology Esthetics & Nails-Decatur Decatur (IL) 62521

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Long Creek, IL

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

Post offices near Long Creek

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mt Zion Post Office Mt Zion (IL) 62549

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Macon County

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

City Name Population Title
Decatur 70,007 City in Macon County, Illinois, United States
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
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

Long Creek distances to largest Illinois cities