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People

Total Population 1,168
Male Share of the Population 45.7%
Female Share of the Population 54.3%
Senior Citizens 21.5%
Employed Population 16+ 577
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 51.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17%
Median Earnings25+ $29,293
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $4,531
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,679
% Above Poverty Level 86.3%
% Below Poverty Level 13.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29%
Median Gross Rent $531
Median House Value $87,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
US/American 0%
English 14.2%
Irish 12.8%

Macon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles S of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 101 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Macon
Metro Area Decatur
Standard Zip Codes 62544
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.712
Longitude -88.996

Macon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MOWEAQUA
Distance 5.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station PANA 3 E
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches
Station WINDSOR
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blue Mound 1,169 $57,708
Decatur 75,088 $49,847
Harristown 1,431 $66,979

Macon Public Libraries

Library
South Macon P.l.d.
451 W. GLENN ST.
Macon, Illinois
(217) 764-3356

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Macon High Schools

MERIDIAN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
PO BOX 380
217-764-5233
Serves 332 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.5

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