Macon is a city located in Macon County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,185, it is the 635th largest city in Illinois and the 13938th largest city in the United States. Macon is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 0.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,177 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Macon has a population density of 817 people per square mile.
The average household income in Macon is $74,389 with a poverty rate of 3.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $647 per month, and the median house value is $99,600. The median age in Macon is 44.5 years, 42.2 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Maconwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.07%.
98.71% of Macon residents speak only English, while 1.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon is Black, with 50.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.39%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Macon
99.27% of Macon residents were born in the United States, with 86.25% having been born in Illinois. 0.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.