Lacon, IL Population

Population: 1,979. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,923 (-2.8% change)
Males: 931 (47.0%), Females: 1,048 (53.0%)

Marshall County

Zip code: 61540

Median resident age: 42.3 years
Median household income: $40,203
Median house value: $69,500

Races in Lacon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (28.9%), Irish (15.1%), English (12.0%), Swedish (7.3%), United States (6.3%), French (4.2%).

Elevation: 495 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lacon

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lacon city

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -39 (-1.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lacon:

  • GEORGE A ZELLER MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 23 miles; PEORIA, IL)
  • PROCTOR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; PEORIA, IL)
  • EUREKA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; EUREKA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lacon:

  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 32 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 52 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 52 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lacon:

  • MARSHALL COUNTY (about 2 miles; LACON, IL; Abbreviation: C75)
  • MOUNT HAWLEY AUXILIARY (about 22 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: 3MY)
  • HARTENBOWER HECTARES (about 22 miles; LOSTANT, IL; Abbreviation: 2V3)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lacon:

  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 29 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 73 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
Public primary/middle school in Lacon:

  • MIDLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 334; Location: 206 N HIGH ST; Grades: PK – 04)

Libraries

Library in Lacon:

  • LACON P.L.D. (Operating income: $29,156; Location: 205 6TH ST.; 13,892 books; 159 audio materials; 583 video materials; 54 serial subscriptions)

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