Macon County, IL

106,550 Population
580.7 square miles 183.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.8%
was 0.8%
Ranked 19th Highest in IL
Population Density
183.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
59.3%
was 58.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.6%
was 1.8%
Ranked 20th Highest in IL
Percent Under 18
22.2%
was 22.3%
Ranked 18th Highest in IL
Percent 65 and Over
18.8%
was 18.2%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IL

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.2
was 7.1
Ranked 23rd Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
17.2%
was 18.3%
Ranked 20th Lowest in IL
Median Household Income
$47,477
was $48,040
Ranked 21st Highest in IL
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.1
47.9
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,242
Ranked 37th Highest in IL
Patents per 100,000
17
Ranked 32nd Highest in IL

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
Ranked 17th Highest in IL
Violent Crimes per 100,000
24.2
was 42.1
Ranked 49th Highest in IL
Property Crimes per 100,000
258.9
was 303.8
Ranked 45th Highest in IL

 Housing

Total Housing Units
50,238
was 50,307
Ranked 16th Highest in IL
Median Rent
$651
was $630
Ranked 22nd Highest in IL
Total Building Permits
79
was 79
 
Occupied Housing Units
44,002
was 44,429
 
Homeownership Rate
67.0%
was 67.5%
Ranked 16th Highest in IL
Single Family Building Permits
67
was 61
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
86.5
was 86.6
Ranked 16th Highest in IL
Rental Vacancy Rate
30.1%
was 28.9%
Ranked 5th Highest in IL
Multifamily Building Permits
12
was 18
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
Ranked 21st Highest in IL
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.6
was 1.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.7
was 0.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.0%
was 96.4%
Ranked 18th Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.8%
Ranked 8th Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
Ranked 1st Highest in IL

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.5%
was 89.4%
Ranked 16th Highest in IL
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
21.6%
was 23.4%
Ranked 20th Highest in IL

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