Makanda, IL Population

Population: 419. Estimated population in July 2020: 416 (-0.7% change)
Males: 234 (55.8%), Females: 185 (44.2%)

Jackson County

Zip code: 62958

Median resident age: 40.9 years
Median household income: $41,607
Median house value: $66,800

Races in Makanda:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.7%)
  • Black (2.6%)

Ancestries: German (24.3%), Irish (22.7%), English (9.3%), United States (8.1%), Dutch (7.4%), Swedish (4.8%).

Elevation: 437 feet

Land area: 4.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Makanda

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 39.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Makanda village

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

7.6% Foreign born (3.8% Europe, 3.6% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +92 (+28.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Makanda:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; CARBONDALE, IL)
  • CHOATE MENTAL HEALTH & DEVELOPMENT CTR (about 12 miles; ANNA, IL)
  • UNION COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; ANNA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Makanda:

  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 11 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 19 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU REGIONAL (about 37 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Abbreviation: CGI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Makanda:

  • PINCKNEYVILLE-DU QUOIN (about 26 miles; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: PJY)
  • BENTON MUNI (about 34 miles; BENTON, IL; Abbreviation: H96)
  • CAIRO RGNL (about 40 miles; CAIRO, IL; Abbreviation: CIR)
Amtrak station near Makanda:

  • 8 miles: CARBONDALE (401 S. ILLINOIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Makanda:

  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 7 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 15 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 80 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 92 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 95 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 98 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)

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