Maroa, IL Population

Population: 1,654. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,563 (-5.5% change)
Males: 829 (50.1%), Females: 825 (49.9%)

Macon County

Zip code: 61756

Median resident age: 37.1 years
Median household income: $41,615
Median house value: $64,400

Races in Maroa:

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

Ancestries: German (26.9%), Irish (14.0%), English (13.9%), United States (10.0%), French (3.6%), Dutch (2.8%).

Elevation: 721 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Maroa

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Maroa city

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +60 (+3.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Maroa:

  • DR JOHN WARNER HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; CLINTON, IL)
  • DECATUR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; DECATUR, IL)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; DECATUR, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Maroa:

  • DECATUR (about 16 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 30 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 48 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: CMI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Maroa:

  • LOGAN COUNTY (about 28 miles; LINCOLN, IL; Abbreviation: AAA)
  • PIATT COUNTY (about 29 miles; MONTICELLO, IL; Abbreviation: 2K0)
  • TAYLORVILLE MUNI (about 43 miles; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: TAZ)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Maroa:

  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 48 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 50 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
Public high school in Maroa:

  • MAROA-FORSYTH SENIOR HIGH SCH (Students: 315; Location: PO BOX 738; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Maroa:

  • MAROA GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 256; Location: PO BOX 80; Grades: PK – 06)
  • MAROA-FORSYTH JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 186; Location: PO BOX 738; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Maroa:

  • MAROA P.L.D. (Operating income: $111,418; Location: 305 E. GARFIELD; 20,234 books; 557 audio materials; 788 video materials; 42 serial subscriptions)

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