Macoupin County IL Information


Macoupin County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 46,942
Daytime Population: Workers 13,269
Daytime Population: Residents 23,857
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,126
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 46,107
Population in Familes 37,476
Population in Group Qrtrs 835
Population Density2 54
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $49,979
Average Household Income $63,752
Per Capita Income $26,527


Total Housing Units 21,584 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,307 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,743 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,534 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $91,468
Average Home Value $121,825


Total Households 19,050
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 12,851
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 -0.24% -0.52%
Households -0.24% -0.53%
Families -0.39% -0.64%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.66%


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, 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 # 32 70th
Population Density # 46 56th
Diversity Index # 86 17th
Median Household Income # 51 51st
Per Capita Income # 47 55th

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