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Macon County, Illinois Facts

Facts
State Illinois
Land area 580.7 square miles
Population Density 190.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 109,278
Population change -1.3%
Under 5 years of age 6%
Under 18 22.3%
65 and over 17.5%
Females 52%
White 79.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.1
Asian 1.2%
Two or more races 2.5%
Black or African American 17%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 22.3%
Veterans 9,711
Households and Housing
Households 45,142
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 84%
Median household income $46,559
The per capita income $26,232
Live below the poverty line. 17.6%
housing units 50,246
Multi-unit structures 17%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $93,300
Residents owning their homes. 69.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 7,840
Women-owned firms 32.5%
Asian-owned firms 2.3%
Hispanic-owned firms 0.7%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,450,614
Retail sales per capita $13,342
Manufacturers shipments $9,590,836
Merchant wholesaler sales $0