Niantic, IL Population

Population: 738. Estimated population in July 2020: 690 (-6.5% change)
Males: 368 (49.9%), Females: 370 (50.1%)

Macon County

Zip code: 62551

Median resident age: 33.0 years
Median household income: $41,184
Median house value: $69,000

Races in Niantic:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (22.1%), United States (17.5%), English (15.6%), Irish (13.8%), French (3.5%), Dutch (2.0%).

Elevation: 602 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Niantic

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Niantic village

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 67.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +91 (+14.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Niantic:

  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; DECATUR, IL)
  • DECATUR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; DECATUR, IL)
  • ST VINCENT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; TAYLORVILLE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Niantic:

  • DECATUR (about 22 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
  • CAPITAL (about 35 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 46 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Niantic:

  • LOGAN COUNTY (about 24 miles; LINCOLN, IL; Abbreviation: AAA)
  • TAYLORVILLE MUNI (about 25 miles; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: TAZ)
  • SHELBY COUNTY (about 39 miles; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: 2H0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Niantic:

  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 32 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 61 miles; MATTOON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,666)
Public high school in Niantic:

  • NIANTIC-HARRISTOWN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 146; Location: PO BOX 200; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Niantic:

  • NIANTIC-HARRISTOWN JR HIGH SCH (Students: 120; Location: PO BOX 200; Grades: 06 – 08)

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