Macon County IL Information


Macon County Subdivisions

Macon County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 107,192
Daytime Population: Workers 56,940
Daytime Population: Residents 56,031
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 112,971
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 103,062
Population in Familes 81,054
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,130
Population Density2 185
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $47,232
Average Household Income $67,161
Per Capita Income $29,029


Total Housing Units 50,475 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,189 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,579 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,707 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $90,851
Average Home Value $122,452


Total Households 44,768
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 28,257
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.45% -0.76%
Households -0.33% -0.69%
Families -0.51% -0.81%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   2.55%


Macon County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Macon County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 19 82nd
Population Density # 17 84th
Diversity Index # 21 80th
Median Household Income # 63 39th
Per Capita Income # 19 82nd

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