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People

Total Population 1,724
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 18.7%
Employed Population 16+ 767
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 51.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,830
% Above Poverty Level 90.5%
% Below Poverty Level 9.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26%
Median Gross Rent $725
Median House Value $83,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.2%
US/American 0%
English 10.6%
Irish 16.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Maroa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles N of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 120 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Macon
Metro Area Decatur
Standard Zip Codes 61756
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.036
Longitude -88.956

Maroa 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 DECATUR
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Station FARMER CITY
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Station LINCOLN
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Argenta 958 $70,865
Clinton 6,987 $60,208
Forsyth 3,493 $94,891

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Maroa Public Libraries

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305 E. GARFIELD
Maroa, Illinois
(217) 794-5111

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Maroa High Schools

MAROA-FORSYTH SENIOR HIGH SCH
PO BOX 738
217-794-3463
Serves 315 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

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