Macon County Population 2017

Macon County's estimated population is 106,550 with a growth rate of -0.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Macon County is the 19th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016106,550-827-0.77%
2015107,377-1,102-1.02%
2014108,479-1,054-0.96%
2013109,533-550-0.50%
2012110,083-541-0.49%
2011110,624-155-0.14%
2010110,779-6,427-5.48%
1990117,206-14,169-10.79%
1980131,3756,3655.09%
1970125,0106,7535.71%
1960118,25719,40419.63%
195098,85314,16016.72%
194084,6932,9623.62%
193081,73116,55625.40%
192065,17510,98920.28%
191054,18610,18323.14%
190044,0035,92015.54%
189038,0837,41824.19%
188030,6654,18415.80%
187026,48112,74392.76%
186013,7389,750244.48%
18503,98894931.23%
18403,0391,917170.86%
18301,1220.00%

Macon County Population Growth

Population Data via

Macon County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White84,32479.14%
Black or African American18,54317.40%
Two or More Races2,9292.75%
Asian1,2621.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native2790.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander400.04%

Macon County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Macon County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Decatur7613872706-3432-4.51%
Forsyth34903557671.92%
Maroa18011726-75-4.16%
Harristown13671323-44-3.22%
Warrensburg12101152-58-4.79%
Macon11381127-11-0.97%
Blue Mound11581101-57-4.92%
Argenta946908-38-4.02%
Oreana875828-47-5.37%
Niantic707666-41-5.80%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990