Macon Macon County, Illinois

Macon: City in Illinois

About

Macon is a city located in the county of Macon in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,138 and a population density of 308 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,102 inhabitants.

Macon Quick Facts

Population : 1,102 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Macon County
Postal code : 62544
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 3.69 km2
Altitude : 722 feet / 220 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 16:44:58 (27th May 2022)
Density : 298 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.27% (2010-2020)

Geography

Macon is located at 39°42'46"N 88°59'49"W (39.7128200, -88.9970200).

Macon map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Macon decreased by 3.27% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,138 - census
2011 1,158 1.73% estimation process
2012 1,162 0.34% estimation process
2013 1,162 0% estimation process
2014 1,152 -0.87% estimation process
2015 1,140 -1.05% estimation process
2016 1,136 -0.35% estimation process
2017 1,127 -0.8% estimation process
2018 1,118 -0.81% estimation process
2019 1,112 -0.54% estimation process
2020 1,102 -0.91% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 30,573
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 34,895
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -12.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 32,730
April 1, 2010 Population : 34,895
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 17.3%
People over 65 (%) : 15.5%
Female persons, % : 37.8%
White only, percent : 80.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 8.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 4.3%
Asians alone % : 1.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.9%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 19.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 64.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,984
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.6%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 12,784

Macon zip code is 62544. County name: Macon, County fips: 17115

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 12,784
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $203,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,449
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $389
2015-2019 median gross rent : $956
Permits for construction, 2020 : 21
2015-2019 Households : 9,280
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.26
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 73.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 35,984
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 84,085
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 215,837
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,413
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $56,352
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,134
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.5%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 405
2019 total employment : 3,540
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 140,812
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.7%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,116
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,236
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 564
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 410
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 231
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 938
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 97
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,025
2010 population per square mile : 7.7
2010 land area in square miles : 4,541.18

Schools in Macon

College & universities near Macon, IL

Code Name City ZIP
147244 Millikin University Decatur (IL) 62522-2084
475653 Reflections Academy of Beauty Decatur (IL) 62523-1208
147439 Mr John's School of Cosmetology Esthetics & Nails-Decatur Decatur (IL) 62521
148292 Richland Community College Decatur (IL) 62521-8512
146685 Lincoln Land Community College Springfield (IL) 62794-9256

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Macon, IL

Code Name Address Type
SPI Springfield station East Washington and North Third Sts. RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
MAT Mattoon station 1718 Broadway Ave. RAIL
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL
CHM Illinois Terminal 45 East University Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Macon

Post Office Name City ZIP
Macon Post Office Macon (IL) 62544
Boody Post Office Boody (IL) 62514
Elwin Post Office Elwin (IL) 62532
Moweaqua Post Office Moweaqua (IL) 62550
Blue Mound Post Office Blue Mound (IL) 62513

Other places with the same name (7)

  • Macon , Georgia consolidated city-county in Bibb County, Georgia, United States of America with a population of 152,663 people.
  • Macon , Missouri city in Missouri, United States of America with a population of 5,341 people.
  • Macon , Mississippi city in Mississippi, United States of America with a population of 2,384 people.
  • Macon , Michigan township in Lenawee County, Michigan with a population of 1,442 people.
  • Macon , North Carolina town in Warren County, North Carolina, USA with a population of 109 people.
  • Macon , Nebraska human settlement in United States of America with a population of 101 people.

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
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
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

Macon distances to largest Illinois cities