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The City of Maroa had a population of 1,724 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Maroa is located at latitude 40.0364 and longitude -88.9563 in Macon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Maroa (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Macon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 728 feet.

The City of Maroa (GNIS ID: 2395015) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Maroa is located within Township of Maroa, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Maroa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Maroa, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,724
Population in Households 1,724
Population in Familes 1,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 967
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 652
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 466
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 756 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 503 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 149 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $86,436
Average Home Value $135,417


Median Household Income $56,246
Average Household Income $66,119
Per Capita Income $25,302
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.7% -0.71%
Households -0.65% -0.62%
Families -0.54% -0.78%
Median Household Income   0.3%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Maroa, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maroa to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 550 60th
Population Density1 # 772 44th
Diversity Index2 # 620 55th
Median Household Income # 520 62nd
Per Capita Income # 715 48th

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