Wamac Marion County, Illinois

Wamac: City in Marion County, Illinois, United States

About

Wamac is a city located in the county of Marion in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,185 and a population density of 829 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,117 inhabitants.

The city was created 106 years ago in 1915.

Wamac Quick Facts

Population : 1,117 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Marion County
Phone Area Codes : 618
Area : 1.43 km2
Altitude : 499 feet / 152 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1916 (106 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:44:52 (4th October 2022)
Density : 781 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.09% (2010-2020)
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Location of Wamac on Illinois map.
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Geography

Wamac is located at 38°30'32"N 89°8'26"W (38.5089400, -89.1406300).

Wamac map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wamac decreased by 6.09% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,185 - census
2011 1,178 -0.59% estimation process
2012 1,171 -0.6% estimation process
2013 1,160 -0.95% estimation process
2014 1,155 -0.43% estimation process
2015 1,149 -0.52% estimation process
2016 1,141 -0.7% estimation process
2017 1,135 -0.53% estimation process
2018 1,130 -0.44% estimation process
2019 1,123 -0.62% estimation process
2020 1,117 -0.54% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,335
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,172
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,005
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,170
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 14.8%
People over 65 (%) : 6.9%
Female persons, % : 45.9%
White only, percent : 88.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 36.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 59.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 174
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 41.1%

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 41.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $408,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,615
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $379
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,192
2015-2019 Households : 2,497
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.13
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 79.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 81.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 78.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,791
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 6,323
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 93,070
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,823
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $56,028
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,529
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 661
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 307
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 327
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 246
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 396
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 33
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 599
2010 population per square mile : 7,386.0
2010 land area in square miles : 0.70

Schools in Wamac

College & universities near Wamac, IL

Code Name City ZIP
146366 Kaskaskia College Centralia (IL) 62801
148256 Rend Lake College Ina (IL) 62846
145372 Greenville University Greenville (IL) 62246

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wamac, IL

Code Name Address Type
CEN Centralia station 108 East Broadway RAIL
MVI Mt. Vernon, IL 102 Potomac Boulevard BUS
DQN Du Quoin 20 North Chestnut St. RAIL
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL
MAI Marion, IL 2100 West Main Street BUS

Post offices near Wamac

Post Office Name City ZIP
Centralia Post Office Centralia (IL) 62801
Irvington Post Office Irvington (IL) 62848
Walnut Hill Post Office Walnut Hill (IL) 62893
Hoffman Post Office Hoffman (IL) 62250
Sandoval Post Office Sandoval (IL) 62882

Other cities in Marion County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Marion County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Centralia 12,142 Township in Marion County, Illinois
Salem 6,952 City in Illinois
Sandoval 1,205 Village in Marion County, Illinois, United States
Central City 1,107 City in Illinois, USA
Odin 1,004 Village in Illinois
Kinmundy 919 Township in Marion County, Illinois
Tonti 903 Township in Marion County, Illinois
Patoka 544 Township in Marion County, Illinois
Iuka 495 Township in Marion County, Illinois
Junction City 468 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Omega 466 Township in Marion County, Illinois
Hickory Hill 398 City in Cook County, Illinois, United States
Alma 302 City in Illinois, USA
Kell 204 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Vernon 119 Village in Illinois, United States
Walnut Hill 101 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Wamac distances to largest Illinois cities