Maroa, Illinois Population 2024

1,504

Maroa is a city located in Macon County Illinois. Maroa has a 2024 population of 1,504. Maroa is currently declining at a rate of -1.31% annually and its population has decreased by -4.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,576 in 2020.

The average household income in Maroa is $79,490 with a poverty rate of 7.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Maroa is 36.2 years, 32.3 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Maroa Demographics

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

  • White: 74.17%
  • Two or more races: 12.02%
  • Other race: 5.56%
  • Asian: 4.55%
  • Black or African American: 3.71%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
852.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.57% (-72)
The current population of Maroa, Illinois is 1,504 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,576.

Maroa, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,32174.17%
Two or more races21412.02%
Other race995.56%
Asian814.55%
Black or African American663.71%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Maroa Population by Race

Maroa Population Pyramid 2024

Maroa Median Age

36.2

Total

32.3

Male

39.6

Female

Maroa Adults

There are 1,173 adults, (270 of whom are seniors) in Maroa.

Maroa Age Dependency

97.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

67.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Maroa Sex Ratio

Female88049.41%
Male90150.59%

Maroa Population by Age

Maroa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6562.7170.429.6
Married3313.7678.921.1
Non Family2421.1465.734.3
Female703.0645.754.3
Male133.4676.923.1
showing: 5 rows

3.59

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Maroa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Maroa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Maroa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 90.91%.

Maroa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,018

Average Earnings

$45,139

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

Maroa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Maroa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Maroa Language

91.04% of Maroa residents speak only English, while 8.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.69% of the population.

Maroa Language

Maroa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,3211168.78%
Black6634.55%
Asian8133.7%
Multiple21431.4%
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7.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.11%

Male Poverty Rate

11.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Maroa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Maroa is White, with 8.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Maroa is Multiple, with 1.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.41%.

Maroa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.85%
High School10.06%
Some College9.04%
Bachelors or Greater0.92%
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Maroa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed6.92%
Male Employed1.87%
Male Unemployed
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Maroa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Maroa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Maroa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Maroa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Maroa 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.

Maroa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Maroa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

67

Number of Veterans

63

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Maroa Veterans by War

count

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Maroa Veterans by Age

count

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Maroa Veterans by Race

Maroa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Maroa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Maroa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Maroa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Maroa 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

79.79%

Born in Maroa

94.61%

Native Born

5.39%

Foreign Born

5.39%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.61% of Maroa residents were born in the United States, with 79.79% having been born in Illinois. 5.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Maroa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,404-20-1.4%
20281,424-20-1.39%
20271,444-20-1.37%
20261,464-20-1.35%
20251,484-20-1.33%
20241,504-20-1.31%
20231,524-20-1.3%
20221,544-20-1.28%
20211,564-12-0.76%
20201,576-137-8%
20191,713-1-0.06%
20181,714-14-0.81%
20171,728-9-0.52%
20161,737-11-0.63%
20151,748-16-0.91%
20141,764-16-0.9%
20131,780-12-0.67%
20121,792-8-0.44%
20111,800-1-0.06%
20101,801
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Maroa Population by Year