Macon County, Illinois Population 2022

Macon County, Illinois's estimated population is with a growth rate of -0.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Macon County, Illinois is the 19th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of -7.33% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Macon County, Illinois Population 2022

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Macon County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

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Macon County, Illinois Population by Race

Macon County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Macon County, Illinois Median Age

41.1


Total

39.9


Male

42.1


Female

Macon County, Illinois Adults

There are 81,369 adults, (20,807 of whom are seniors) in Macon County, Illinois.

Macon County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

54,696

52.25%

Male

49,992

47.75%

Macon County, Illinois Population by Age

Macon County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Macon County, Illinois Household Types

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macon County, Illinois Households and Families

3

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Macon County, Illinois Households by Type

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Macon County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Macon County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.00%.

Macon County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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$39,363

Average Earnings

$48,915

Average Male

$30,793

Average Female

Macon County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Macon County, Illinois Language by Age

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Macon County, Illinois Language

96.35% of Macon County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.73% of the population.

Macon County, Illinois Language

Macon County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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15.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.51%

Male Poverty Rate

16.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Illinois is Native, with 34.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Illinois is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.23%.

Macon County, Illinois Poverty

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Macon County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Macon County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Macon County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Macon County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Macon County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Macon County, Illinois 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 45-54.

Macon County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Macon County, Illinois Marital Status

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6,611

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Macon County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Macon County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Macon County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Macon County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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59.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Macon County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Macon County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Macon County, Illinois 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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79.88%

Born in Macon County, Illinois

97.62%

Native Born

2.38%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

1.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.62% of Macon County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 79.88% having been born in Illinois. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Macon County, Illinois Place of Birth

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