Macomb, IL Population

Population: 18,558. Estimated population in July 2020: 18,587 (+0.2% change)
Males: 9,007 (48.5%), Females: 9,551 (51.5%)

McDonough County

Zip code: 61455

Median resident age: 23.2 years
Median household income: $25,994
Median house value: $69,600

Races in Macomb:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.5%)
  • Black (5.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Korean (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • Japanese (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (26.4%), Irish (15.6%), English (11.6%), United States (6.5%), Polish (4.2%), Italian (3.9%).

Elevation: 705 feet

Land area: 9.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Macomb

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 35.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.4%
  • Unemployed: 16.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Macomb city

  • Never married: 49.3%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

4.0% Foreign born (2.5% Asia, 0.6% Europe, 0.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,592 (-7.9%).

Hospital/medical center in Macomb:

  • MC DONOUGH DISTRICT HOSPITAL (525 EAST GRANT STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Macomb:

  • SARAH D CULBERTSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; RUSHVILLE, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; CARTHAGE, IL)
  • COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER OF WESTERN IL (about 32 miles; MONMOUTH, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Macomb:

  • SOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL (about 38 miles; BURLINGTON, IA; Abbreviation: BRL)
  • QUINCY REGIONAL-BALDWIN FIELD (about 51 miles; QUINCY, IL; Abbreviation: UIN)
  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 68 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: MLI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Macomb:

  • MACOMB MUNI (about 5 miles; MACOMB, IL; Abbreviation: MQB)
  • SCHUY-RUSH (about 25 miles; RUSHVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: 5K4)
  • MONMOUTH MUNI (about 32 miles; MONMOUTH, IL; Abbreviation: C66)
Amtrak station:
MACOMB (120 E. CALHOUN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.
Colleges/Universities in Macomb:

  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 11,096; Location: 1 UNIVERSITY CIR; Public; Website: www.wiu.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • MCDONOUGH DISTRICT HOSPITAL (Location: 525 E GRANT ST; Public)
  • MIDWEST HORSESHOEING SCHOOL (Location: 2312 S MAPLE AVE; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Macomb:

  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 69 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 72 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 72 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 74 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 89 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
Public high schools in Macomb:

  • MACOMB SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 694; Location: 1525 S JOHNSON RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ACADEMY FOR SECONDARY EDUCATION (Students: 30; Location: 341 SOUTH JOHNSON; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MCDONOUGH CTY LRN CTR (Students: 7; Location: 341 SOUTH JOHNSON; Grades: 08 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Macomb:

  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 500; Location: 315 N BONHAM ST; Grades: KG – 03)
  • EDISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 364; Location: 521 S PEARL ST; Grades: 03 – 06)
  • MACOMB JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 305; Location: 1525 S JOHNSON ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MACARTHUR EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 102; Location: 235 W GRANT ST; Grades: PK – PK)
  • PROJECT INSIGHT (Students: 44; Location: 330 N MACARTHUR; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • LAMOINE VALLEY AREA ED SYSTEM (Location: 130 S LFYETE STE200; Grades: 00 – 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Macomb:

  • ST. PAUL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 153; Location: 322 WEST WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK – 6)
  • CALVARY BAPTIST CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 85; Location: 1315 MAPLE AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Macomb:

  • MACOMB P.L.D. (Operating income: $361,582; Location: 235 SOUTH LAFAYETTE STREET; 60,554 books; 2,453 audio materials; 225 video materials; 205 serial subscriptions)