Macomb, McDonough County, Illinois

Macomb: City in and the county seat of McDonough County, Illinois, United States

About

Macomb is a city located in the county of McDonough in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 19,288 and a population density of 1,704 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 17,206 inhabitants.

The city was created 192 years ago in 1829.

Quick Facts about Macomb

Population : 17,206 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : McDonough County
Phone Area Codes : 309
Area : 11.32 km2
Altitude : 705 feet / 215 meters
Capital city : Macomb is capital of McDonough County
Establishment : January 01, 1830 (192 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 00:10:14 (1st December 2022)
Postal code : 61455
Density : 1,520 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -12.1% (2010-2020)
Macomb locator map
Location of Macomb on Illinois map.
Macomb Square image
Macomb Square
Macomb Square image

Geography

Macomb is located at 40°27'33"N 90°40'18"W (40.4592100, -90.6718000).

Macomb map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Macomb decreased by 12.1% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 19,288 - census
2011 19,243 -0.23% estimation process
2012 19,271 0.15% estimation process
2013 19,053 -1.14% estimation process
2014 18,750 -1.62% estimation process
2015 18,491 -1.4% estimation process
2016 18,102 -2.15% estimation process
2017 17,821 -1.58% estimation process
2018 17,641 -1.02% estimation process
2019 17,477 -0.94% estimation process
2020 17,206 -1.58% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 23,349
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 22,093
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 5.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 23,424
April 1, 2010 Population : 22,084
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.8%
People over 65 (%) : 19.2%
Female persons, % : 51.0%
White only, percent : 86.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 9.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 1.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 82.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,057
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.5%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 10,778

Macomb zip code is 61455. County name: McDonough, County fips: 17109

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 10,778
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $108,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,076
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $346
2015-2019 median gross rent : $627
Permits for construction, 2020 : 119
2015-2019 Households : 8,460
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.62
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 68.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 82.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 19.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 29,403
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 67,493
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 434,469
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 270,735
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,366
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $42,488
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,187
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.3%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 461
2019 total employment : 6,781
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 239,638
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -0.9%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,706
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,042
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,104
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 639
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 259
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,698
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 227
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,701
2010 population per square mile : 84.5
2010 land area in square miles : 261.50

People born in Macomb (25)

People born in Macomb, including jazz tenor saxophonist Al Sears, game designer Elizabeth Magie, composer David C. Williams, .

List

  • Marcus Dunstan (American film director and screenwriter) he was born in 14/04/1979
  • Bill Senn (American football player (1905-1973)) he was born in 14/07/1905
  • Charles Chapman (American publisher and mayor) he was born in 02/07/1853
  • Donald C. Pogue (United States Judge) he was born in 24/05/1947
  • Edward Thomas Noonan (American politician) he was born in 23/10/1861
  • Harry Gamage (American football player and coach (1900-1994)) he was born in 03/02/1900
  • Joe Garner (American writer) he was born in 01/01/1908
  • John F. Tobin (American football player and coach) he was born in 01/01/1880
  • John M. Sullivan (American politician) he was born in 09/01/1959
  • Joseph W. McIntosh (American banker) he was born in 23/12/1873
  • Mark Waller (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1969
  • Red Miller (American football player and coach) he was born in 31/10/1927
  • Ty Margenthaler (women's basketball coach) he was born in 27/08/1971
  • Alexander Durham Hail (American missionary) he was born in 16/04/1844
  • Thomas W. Butcher (President of Emporia State University) he was born in 03/07/1867
  • Howard Turner (American gridiron football player) he was born in 04/05/1897
  • Jo Ann Harris (federal prosecutor (1933-2014)) she was born in 18/05/1933
  • Jill Michelle (actress) she was born in 16/05/1980

Schools in Macomb

College & universities near Macomb, IL

Code Name City ZIP
149772 Western Illinois University Macomb (IL) 61455

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Macomb, IL

Code Name Address Type
MAC Macomb 120 East Calhoun Street RAIL
BRL Burlington 300 South Main Street RAIL
FMD Fort Madison station 1601 20th Street RAIL
GBB Galesburg station 225 South Seminary Street RAIL
QCY Quincy North 30th St. and Wisman Lane RAIL

Post offices near Macomb

Post Office Name City ZIP
Macomb Post Office Macomb (IL) 61455

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in McDonough County

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

City Name Population Title
Bushnell 2,825 Town in Florida, United States
Colchester 1,273 City in McDonough County, Illinois, United States
Walnut Grove 714 Township in McDonough County, Illinois
Blandinsville 586 Township in McDonough County, Illinois
Industry 432 Village in Illinois, US
Good Hope 361 Village in United States of America
Prairie City 344 Township in McDonough County, Illinois
Bardolph 227 Village in the United States
Tennessee 106 Village in Illinois, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Macomb distances to largest Illinois cities