Moweaqua Shelby County, Illinois

Moweaqua: City in Illinois, United States of America

About

Moweaqua is a city located in the county of Shelby in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,831 and a population density of 1,040 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,684 inhabitants.

Moweaqua Quick Facts

Population : 1,684 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Shelby County
Postal code : 62550
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 1.76 km2
Altitude : 623 feet / 190 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 17:05:52 (27th January 2022)
Density : 957 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.73% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Moweaqua is located at 39°37'29"N 89°1'8"W (39.6247600, -89.0189700).

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Demographics

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

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,831 - census
2011 1,805 -1.44% estimation process
2012 1,794 -0.61% estimation process
2013 1,783 -0.62% estimation process
2014 1,776 -0.39% estimation process
2015 1,748 -1.6% estimation process
2016 1,732 -0.92% estimation process
2017 1,730 -0.12% estimation process
2018 1,723 -0.41% estimation process
2019 1,712 -0.64% estimation process
2020 1,684 -1.66% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,751
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,265
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 5.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 10,222
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,253
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.4%
People over 65 (%) : 19.3%
Female persons, % : 56.2%
White only, percent : 83.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 6.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 7.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 78.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 241
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 12.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.4%

Moweaqua zip code is 62550. County name: Shelby, County fips: 17173

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $1,200,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $4,000+
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $920
2015-2019 median gross rent : $2,642
2015-2019 Households : 3,930
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 93.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 99.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 1.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 62,000
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 68,855
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,486,775
2012 total retail sales per capita : $158,556
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $149,439
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $77,635
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,032
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,072
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 770
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 289
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,616
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 202
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,742
2010 population per square mile : 2,924.9
2010 land area in square miles : 3.16

People born in Moweaqua (1)

American baseball player Cecil Coombs was born in Moweaqua

Schools in Moweaqua

College & universities near Moweaqua, IL

Code Name City ZIP
147244 Millikin University Decatur (IL) 62522-2084

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Moweaqua, IL

Code Name Address Type
MAT Mattoon station 1718 Broadway Ave. RAIL
SPI Springfield station East Washington and North Third Sts. RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL

Post offices near Moweaqua

Post Office Name City ZIP
Moweaqua Post Office Moweaqua (IL) 62550

Other cities in Shelby County

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

City Name Population Title
Shelbyville 4,420 Township in Shelby County, Illinois
Lakewood 3,967 City in Illinois, United States of America
Windsor 1,128 Town in Shelby County, Illinois, United States
Stewardson 718 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Findlay 628 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Tower Hill 582 Village in the United States
Cowden 573 Settlement in Illinois, USA
Strasburg 435 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Sigel 428 Township in Shelby County, Illinois
Herrick 423 Township in Shelby County, Illinois
Todds Point 409 Township in Shelby County, Illinois
Clarksburg 381 Township in Shelby County, Illinois
Oconee 169 Township in Shelby County, Illinois

Distance to Other Cities

Moweaqua distances to largest Illinois cities