Macoupin County IL Information


Macoupin County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 47,293
Population in Households 46,417
Population in Familes 37,741
Population in Group Qrtrs 876
Population Density1 55
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 19,208
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 12,979
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,792 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,482 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,726 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,584 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $90,541
Average Home Value $119,384


Median Household Income $49,105
Average Household Income $61,147
Per Capita Income $25,517
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.36%
Households -0.14% -0.36%
Families -0.3% -0.46%
Median Household Income   -0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.03%
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.


Macoupin County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Macoupin County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents 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 # 32 70th
Population Density1 # 45 57th
Diversity Index2 # 83 22nd
Median Household Income # 42 60th
Per Capita Income # 46 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.