Makanda, Illinois Population 2024

527

Makanda is a city located in Jackson County, Union County, and Williamson County Illinois. Makanda has a 2024 population of 527. Makanda is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -1.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 537 in 2020.

The average household income in Makanda is $147,906 with a poverty rate of 10.4%. The median age in Makanda is 50.5 years: 50.4 years for males, and 50.9 years for females.

Makanda Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Makanda was:

  • White: 84.2%
  • Asian: 12.6%
  • Two or more races: 2%
  • Black or African American: 1.2%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
99.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.86% (-10)
The current population of Makanda, Illinois is 527 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 537.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White42184.2%
Asian6312.6%
Two or more races102%
Black or African American61.2%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Makanda Population by Race

Makanda Population Pyramid 2024

Makanda Median Age

50.5

Total

50.4

Male

50.9

Female

Makanda Adults

There are 399 adults, (117 of whom are seniors) in Makanda.

Makanda Age Dependency

77.3

Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Makanda Sex Ratio

Female22945.8%
Male27154.2%

Makanda Population by Age

Makanda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2012.4974.125.9
Married1232.938713
Non Family581.245050
Female163.556.343.8
Male431000

2.98

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Makanda Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade20.52%
Associates Degree4210.85%
Bachelors Degree12833.07%
Graduate Degree10827.91%
High School Graduate389.82%
Less Than 9th Grade71.81%
Some College6216.02%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Makanda Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Makanda Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White332331197
Asian413535
2+ Races750
Black554
Hispanic420

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 85.37%.

Makanda Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$51,250$56,094$42,188
Graduate Degree$66,667$118,750$55,000
High School Graduate$45,179$38,750$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$46,776$51,250$45,139
Some College$30,536$31,250$30,417

$46,776

Average Earnings

$51,250

Average Male

$45,139

Average Female

Makanda Earnings by Educational Attainment

Makanda Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Makanda Language

90.5% of Makanda residents speak only English, while 9.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.55% of the population.

Makanda Language

Makanda Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4195112.17%
Black6116.67%

10.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.65%

Male Poverty Rate

6.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Makanda

The race most likely to be in poverty in Makanda is Black, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Makanda is White, with 12.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.71%.

Makanda Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater16.95%
High School13.16%
Some College5.77%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Makanda Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed50%
Female Employed1.92%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Makanda Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Makanda Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$102,188$186,133
Households$76,563$147,906
Married Families$114,063$-999,999,999
Non Families$55,625$53,107

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Makanda Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

67.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Makanda Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Makanda Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Makanda Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Makanda Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

31

Number of Veterans

26

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam10
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War9
Korea4
World War II0

Makanda Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5411
75+8
55 to 646
65 to 746
18 to 340

Makanda Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White288.14%
2+ Races342.86%

Makanda Veterans by Race

Makanda Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Makanda Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Makanda Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Makanda Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Makanda Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.2%

Born in Makanda

90.4%

Native Born

9.6%

Foreign Born

4.6%

Non Citizen

5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.4% of Makanda residents were born in the United States, with 69.2% having been born in Illinois. 4.6% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Makanda Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029515-3-0.58%
2028518-2-0.38%
2027520-2-0.38%
2026522-3-0.57%
2025525-2-0.38%
2024527-3-0.57%
2023530-3-0.56%
2022533-1-0.19%
2021534-3-0.56%
202053771.32%
2019530-5-0.93%
2018535-6-1.11%
2017541-6-1.1%
2016547-4-0.73%
2015551-1-0.18%
2014552-3-0.54%
2013555-4-0.72%
2012559-3-0.53%
201156220.36%
201056000%

Makanda Population by Year