Macon, Illinois Population 2022

1,185
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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.

Macon Demographics

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

  • White: 96.06%
  • Two or more races: 1.74%
  • Other race: 1.47%
  • Black or African American: 0.73%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Macon, Illinois is 1,185 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,177.

Macon, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,04896.06%
Black or African American80.73%
Some Other Race161.47%
Two or More Races191.74%
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Macon Population by Race

Macon Population Pyramid 2022

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Macon Median Age

42


Total

42.6


Male

41


Female

Macon Adults

There are 843 adults, (200 of whom are seniors) in Macon.

Macon Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon Sex Ratio

Female

564

51.70%

Male

527

48.30%

Macon Population by Age

Macon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Macon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married95.5%4.5%
All86.8%13.2%
Non Family72.7%27.3%
Female66.7%33.3%

86.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4392.4986.8
Married2672.9495.5
Male124.08100
Female392.7766.7
Non Family1211.2272.7

2.9

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Macon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade182.35%
9th to 12th Grade324.18%
High School Graduate30139.30%
Some College21728.33%
Associates Degree719.27%
Bachelors Degree9812.79%
Graduate Degree293.79%
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Macon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Macon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White744702127
Black44
2+ Races1510
Other Race3
Hispanic8

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%.

Macon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,276$54,048$28,424
Less Than 9th Grade$20,750$23,438$16,250
High School Graduate$37,083$54,107$20,250
Some College$46,000$57,500$30,000
Bachelors Degree$46,042$31,667$46,944
Graduate Degree$69,750$71,458$

$44,276

Average Earnings

$54,048

Average Male

$28,424

Average Female

Macon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Macon Language by Age

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Macon Language

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.

Macon Language

Macon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8450.00%
White1,047343.25%
OtherNaN%

3.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.18%

Male Poverty Rate

2.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon

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%.

Macon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.00%
High School5.65%
Some College1.04%
Bachelors or Greater2.36%

Macon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.15%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Macon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Macon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,766$76,055
Families$78,214$84,046
Married Families$85,461-
Non Families$37,292$44,646
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Income by Household Type

Macon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.4%

Male Marriage Rate

61.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Macon Married by Age and Sex

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Macon Marriage

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

Macon Marital Status by Race

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Macon Marital Status

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46

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War18
First Gulf War17
Vietnam12
Korea7
World War II

Macon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5427
55 to 64
65 to 7412
75+7

Macon Veterans by Age

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Macon Veterans by Race

Macon Veterans by Education

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8.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon Veterans by Education

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69.5%

Labor Force Participation

69%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Macon Employment by Age

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Macon Employment by Race

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Macon 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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86.25%

Born in Macon

99.27%

Native Born

0.73%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Macon Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,1380.00%
20111,14240.35%
20121,14640.35%
20131,15040.35%
20141,15440.35%
20151,15840.35%
20161,16240.35%
20171,16640.34%
20181,17040.34%
20191,17440.34%
20201,17730.26%
20211,18140.34%
20221,18540.34%

Macon Population by Year