Niantic, Macon County, Illinois

Niantic: Township in Macon County, Illinois

About

Niantic is a township located in the county of Macon in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 707 and a population density of 24 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 647 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Niantic

Population : 647 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Macon County
Area : 29.28 km2
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:59:47 (29th January 2023)
Postal code : 62551
Density : 22 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.27% (2010-2020)
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Location of Niantic on Illinois map.
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Map highlighting Niantic Township Macon County Illinois
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Geography

Niantic is located at 39°51'14"N 89°9'58"W (39.8539300, -89.1661900).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Niantic decreased by 9.27% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 707 - census
2011 706 -0.14% estimation process
2012 699 -1% estimation process
2013 695 -0.58% estimation process
2014 686 -1.31% estimation process
2015 676 -1.48% estimation process
2016 671 -0.75% estimation process
2017 663 -1.21% estimation process
2018 657 -0.91% estimation process
2019 652 -0.77% estimation process
2020 647 -0.77% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,306
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,149
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,647
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,187
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 32.2%
People over 65 (%) : 7.4%
Female persons, % : 47.9%
White only, percent : 43.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 3.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.4%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 90.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 5.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 142
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 32.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.8%

Niantic zip code is 62551. County name: Macon, County fips: 17115

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $356,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,712
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $450
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,190
2015-2019 Households : 2,077
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 4.03
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 75.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 76.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 53.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 1.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 5,262
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,109
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 21,256
2012 total retail sales per capita : $2,541
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $65,527
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,560
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 477
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 235
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 173
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 355
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 73
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 440
2010 population per square mile : 4,260.9
2010 land area in square miles : 1.92

Schools in Niantic

College & universities near Niantic, IL

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

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Niantic, IL

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

Post offices near Niantic

Post Office Name City ZIP
Nian Post Office Niantic (IL) 62551

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Niantic , Connecticut census-designated place and village in East Lyme, Connecticut, United States with a population of 3,114 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
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
Chapin 474 Village in the United States