Macon, IL Population

Population: 1,213. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,151 (-5.1% change)
Males: 571 (47.1%), Females: 642 (52.9%)

Macon County

Zip code: 62544

Median resident age: 39.5 years
Median household income: $40,917
Median house value: $61,200

Races in Macon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (21.9%), United States (11.9%), English (11.8%), Irish (9.0%), Scottish (2.6%), French (2.5%).

Elevation: 714 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Macon

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Macon city

  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -110 (-8.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Macon:

  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; DECATUR, IL)
  • DECATUR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; DECATUR, IL)
  • PANA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; PANA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Macon:

  • DECATUR (about 14 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
  • CAPITAL (about 47 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 53 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Macon:

  • SHELBY COUNTY (about 25 miles; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: 2H0)
  • TAYLORVILLE MUNI (about 25 miles; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: TAZ)
  • PIATT COUNTY (about 38 miles; MONTICELLO, IL; Abbreviation: 2K0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Macon:

  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 42 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 47 miles; MATTOON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,666)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
Public high school in Macon:

  • MERIDIAN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 332; Location: PO BOX 380; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Macon:

  • MERIDIAN PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 261; Location: PO BOX 198; Grades: PK – 02)

Libraries

Library in Macon:

  • SOUTH MACON P.L.D. (Operating income: $88,141; Location: 451 W. GLENN STREET; 8,514 books; 345 audio materials; 117 video materials; 40 serial subscriptions)

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