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Maroa, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The City of Maroa had a population of 1,732 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,732
Daytime Population: Workers 252
Daytime Population: Residents 907
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,159
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 1,732
Population in Familes 1,449
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 972
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $56,762
Average Household Income $67,904
Per Capita Income $25,979


Total Housing Units 750 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 502 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $90,909
Average Home Value $139,293


Total Households 655
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 466
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 -0.54% -0.94%
Households -0.5% -0.87%
Families -0.46% -0.96%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

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, 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 # 547 60th
Population Density # 769 44th
Diversity Index # 628 54th
Median Household Income # 539 61st
Per Capita Income # 748 45th

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