Macomb, Illinois Population 2022

14,203
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Macomb is a city located in McDonough County Illinois. It is also the county seat of McDonough County. With a 2020 population of 14,203, it is the 175th largest city in Illinois and the 3113th largest city in the United States. Macomb is currently declining at a rate of -2.90% annually and its population has decreased by -19.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,658 in 2020. Spanning over 11 miles, Macomb has a population density of 1,311 people per square mile.

The average household income in Macomb is $55,980 with a poverty rate of 26.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $737 per month, and the median house value is $98,800. The median age in Macomb is 25.9 years, 23.8 years for males, and 29.5 years for females.

Macomb Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Macombwas:

  • White: 85.29%
  • Black or African American: 7.95%
  • Two or more races: 3.50%
  • Asian: 2.67%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Macomb, Illinois is 14,203 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,658.

Macomb, Illinois Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Macomb Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Macomb Population by Race

Macomb Population Pyramid 2022

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Macomb Median Age

27.2


Total

26.2


Male

30.7


Female

Macomb Adults

There are 15,028 adults, (2,834 of whom are seniors) in Macomb.

Macomb Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Macomb Sex Ratio

Female

9,465

53.60%

Male

8,193

46.40%

Macomb Population by Age

Macomb Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Macomb Household Types

48.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macomb Households and Families

3.28

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Macomb Households by Type

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Macomb Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Macomb Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 90.42%.

Macomb Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,033

Average Earnings

$40,320

Average Male

$30,833

Average Female

Macomb Earnings by Educational Attainment

Macomb Language by Age

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Macomb Language

94.64% of Macomb residents speak only English, while 5.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.31% of the population.

Macomb Language

Macomb Poverty by Race

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26.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.81%

Male Poverty Rate

27.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macomb

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macomb is Hispanic, with 56.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macomb is Multiple, with 18.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 55.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.12%.

Macomb Poverty

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Macomb Poverty Rate by Education

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Macomb Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Macomb Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Macomb Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.0%

Male Marriage Rate

27.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Macomb Married by Age and Sex

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Macomb Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Macomb Marital Status by Race

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Macomb Marital Status

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840

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Macomb Veterans by War

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Macomb Veterans by Age

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Macomb Veterans by Race

Macomb Veterans by Education

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10.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macomb Veterans by Education

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

12.2%

Unemployment Rate

Macomb Employment by Age

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Macomb Employment by Race

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Macomb Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.06%

Born in Macomb

95.18%

Native Born

4.82%

Foreign Born

2.17%

Non Citizen

2.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.18% of Macomb residents were born in the United States, with 71.06% having been born in Illinois. 2.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Macomb Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Macomb Population by Year