Macedonia, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 63 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +23.5%
Males: 40  (64.5%)
Females: 23  (35.5%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip code: 62860

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,217 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Macedonia:

$41,217
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,921 (it was $11,465 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $40,236 (it was $38,800 in 2000)
Macedonia:

$40,236
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $452,500; Detached houses: $452,500
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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Macedonia: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (51.6%), German (19.4%), Ukrainian (12.9%), Greek (3.2%), Lithuanian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/18/1894

Elevation: 532 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 233 people per square mile   (very low).

Macedonia, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Macedonia:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Macedonia village:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

4 residents are foreign born (12.9% Europe).

This village:  12.9%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Macedonia, Illinois as of July 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Macedonia to the number of sex offenders is 63 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $650 (0.9%)

Macedonia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (63.0 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (92.5 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (267.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ewing, IL (2.9 miles ), McLeansboro, IL (3.1 miles ), Hanaford, IL (3.2 miles) , Thompsonville, IL (3.2 miles ), Dahlgren, IL (3.2 miles ), Benton, IL (3.5 miles ), Belle Rive, IL (3.5 miles ), Ina, IL (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 38.05 N, Longitude: 88.70 W

Area code: 618

Macedonia household income distribution Macedonia home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.8%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-12.1%).

Average climate in Macedonia, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Macedonia, Illinois average temperatures Macedonia, Illinois average precipitation Macedonia, Illinois humidity Macedonia, Illinois wind speed Macedonia, Illinois snowfall Macedonia, Illinois sunshine Macedonia, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Macedonia-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the Macedonia village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Macedonia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 52.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 69.1 miles away from Macedonia center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 76.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from Macedonia center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 49.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Macedonia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Macedonia:

  • HAMILTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; MCLEANSBORO, IL)
  • MCLEANSBORO REHABILITATION AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MCLEANSBORO, IL)
  • MEADOWBROOK ESTATES (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MCLEANSBORO, IL)
  • FRANKLIN HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; BENTON, IL)
  • OLD - FRANKLIN HOSPITAL (SNF) (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BENTON, IL)
  • STONEBRIDGE SENIOR LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BENTON, IL)
  • BENTON REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BENTON, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Macedonia:

  • Rend Lake College (about 13 miles; Ina, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,778)
  • John A Logan College (about 30 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 37 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 45 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 57 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 57 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • University of Evansville (about 65 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)

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Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 75.2. This is about average.

City:

75.2
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  66.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  11.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Macedonia compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Macedonia travel time to work - commute Macedonia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Electricity (31%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Macedonia village (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.53%
Here: 60.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist Church
Adherents50.9%9.7%6.4%6.0%5.9%
Congregations35.3%9.2%5.0%5.9%10.9%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USANational Association of Free Will BaptistsChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents5.1%2.6%2.5%2.0%8.8%
Congregations4.2%5.0%0.8%2.5%21.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Franklin County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Franklin County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Franklin County:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

27.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$50
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$223
Totals for Government 0$0 9$273

Macedonia government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($269.84)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($79.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($63.49)

Macedonia government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($15.87)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($15.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($412.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,000 ($79.37)
    Highways: $2,000 ($31.75)
  • Tax - Property: $1,000 ($15.87)

Macedonia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $72,000 ($1142.86)

5.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,065 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Williamson County, IL  1.35% ($29,015 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, IL  0.34% ($22,714)
from Jackson County, IL  0.30% ($21,326)


4.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Williamson County, IL  1.36% ($32,411 average AGI)
to Jackson County, IL  0.39% ($31,281)
to Jefferson County, IL  0.33% ($37,292)

Strongest AM radio stations in Macedonia:

  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WFRX (1300 AM; 1 kW; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Macedonia:

  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; CHRISTOPHER, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBMV (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; HERRIN, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRUL (97.3 FM; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEBQ-FM (102.3 FM; ELDORADO, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WVSI (88.9 FM; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WBVN (104.5 FM; CARRIER MILLS, IL; Owner: KENNETH W. AND JANE A. ANDERSON)

TV broadcast stations around Macedonia:

  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB9TDU
    Grant Date: 07/15/1998, Expiration Date: 07/15/2008, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2010
    Registrant: Sheila A Plamowski, 22757 Heifner Rd, Macedonia, IL 62860
  • Call Sign: KF9OJ, Licensee ID: L01663901
    Grant Date: 07/30/2003, Expiration Date: 07/30/2013, Certifier: George W Kuhn
    Registrant: George W Kuhn, Rr1 Box 206, Macedonia, IL 62860
  • Call Sign: KC9OMA, Licensee ID: L01439352
    Grant Date: 10/21/2008, Expiration Date: 10/21/2018, Certifier: Donald E Darnell
    Registrant: Donald E Darnell, Rr 1 Box 143, Macedonia, IL 62860
  • Call Sign: KC9RYP, Licensee ID: L01558701
    Grant Date: 04/01/2010, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020, Certifier: Judith A Courter
    Registrant: Judith A Courter, 14562 North Thompsonville Rd, Macedonia, IL 62860
  • Call Sign: KC9SWY, Licensee ID: L01585094
    Grant Date: 07/29/2010, Expiration Date: 07/29/2020, Certifier: Lee S Winemiller
    Registrant: Lee S Winemiller, 8853 Winemiller Rd, Macedonia, IL 62860

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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