Maroa, Macon County, Illinois

Maroa: City in Illinois, USA

About

Maroa is a city located in the county of Macon in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,801 and a population density of 1,012 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,700 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Maroa

Population : 1,700 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Macon County
Postal code : 61756
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 1.78 km2
Altitude : 719 feet / 219 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:50:45 (29th January 2023)
Density : 955 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.94% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Maroa is located at 40°2'11"N 88°57'25"W (40.0364300, -88.9570300).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Maroa decreased by 5.94% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,801 - census
2011 1,800 -0.06% estimation process
2012 1,792 -0.45% estimation process
2013 1,780 -0.67% estimation process
2014 1,764 -0.91% estimation process
2015 1,748 -0.92% estimation process
2016 1,737 -0.63% estimation process
2017 1,728 -0.52% estimation process
2018 1,714 -0.82% estimation process
2019 1,713 -0.06% estimation process
2020 1,700 -0.76% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 23,569
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 23,809
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 22,811
April 1, 2010 Population : 23,805
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.7%
People over 65 (%) : 6.9%
Female persons, % : 50.3%
White only, percent : 78.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
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 : 95.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 3.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 133
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 42.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 13.6%

Maroa zip code is 61756. County name: Macon, County fips: 17115

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 13.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $420,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,951
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $500
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,306
2015-2019 Households : 5,690
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 4.20
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 94.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 91.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 72.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 50.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 18.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.5%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 37,663
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 83,524
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 89,767
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,737
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,642
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $14,385
Percentage of people living in poverty : 26.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,226
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 563
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 577
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,097
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 88
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 72
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,128
2010 population per square mile : 20,259.3
2010 land area in square miles : 1.18

People born in Maroa (3)

People born in Maroa, including mobster Dean O'Banion, football player and sports coach E. V. Long, Physician Franklin C. McLean, .

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Schools in Maroa

College & universities near Maroa, IL

Code Name City ZIP
148292 Richland Community College Decatur (IL) 62521-8512

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Maroa, IL

Code Name Address Type
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
BNL Uptown Station 100 East Parkinson St. RAIL
CHM Illinois Terminal 45 East University Ave. RAIL
SPI Springfield station East Washington and North Third Sts. RAIL
RTL Rantoul West Sangamon and North Kentucky Aves. RAIL

Post offices near Maroa

Post Office Name City ZIP
Maroa Post Office Maroa (IL) 61756

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
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

Maroa distances to largest Illinois cities