Macomb, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 17,413 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.2%
 
Males: 8,155  (46.8%)
Females: 9,258  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

26.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 61455.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,357 (it was $25,994 in 2000)
Macomb:

$41,357
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,051 (it was $13,470 in 2000)

Macomb city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $109,012 (it was $66,700 in 2000)
Macomb:

$109,012
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $110,374; detached houses: $116,189; townhouses or other attached units: $114,249; in 2-unit structures: $90,805; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $73,067; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $84,268; mobile homes: $26,146

Median gross rent in 2019: $694.

March 2019 cost of living index in Macomb: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.8%
(29.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.3% for Black residents, 40.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents, 71.3% for other race residents, 6.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Macomb, IL (2019)
    • 14,48881.8%White alone
    • 1,2877.3%Black alone
    • 7444.2%Hispanic
    • 6473.7%Two or more races
    • 4502.5%Asian alone
    • 210.1%American Indian alone

Races in Macomb detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Macomb, Illinois as of May 18, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Macomb is 813 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Macomb by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(69.9)
3
(16.3)
3
(16.0)
5
(25.3)
5
(25.4)
8
(41.4)
9
(46.7)
13
(67.5)
8
(41.5)
15
(79.5)
21
(114.1)
12
(65.9)
19
(104.8)
10
(57.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(21.5)
3
(16.3)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.1)
20
(101.7)
39
(201.6)
2
(10.4)
3
(15.6)
5
(26.0)
3
(15.9)
3
(16.3)
5
(27.5)
2
(11.0)
4
(23.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
56
(301.3)
22
(119.4)
26
(139.0)
24
(121.6)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.2)
37
(191.8)
39
(202.6)
40
(207.7)
53
(281.0)
48
(260.8)
39
(214.3)
34
(187.6)
45
(259.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
74
(398.1)
38
(206.3)
31
(165.8)
38
(192.5)
84
(427.0)
124
(641.0)
66
(342.2)
117
(607.9)
50
(259.6)
55
(291.6)
65
(353.2)
62
(340.7)
36
(198.6)
42
(242.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
302
(1,625)
330
(1,791)
367
(1,962)
372
(1,885)
352
(1,789)
350
(1,809)
344
(1,783)
277
(1,439)
244
(1,267)
207
(1,098)
225
(1,223)
190
(1,044)
185
(1,021)
204
(1,176)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(96.8)
10
(54.3)
1
(5.3)
6
(30.4)
8
(40.7)
5
(25.8)
8
(41.5)
5
(26.0)
6
(31.1)
7
(37.1)
4
(21.7)
10
(54.9)
7
(38.6)
6
(34.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(10.8)
2
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.6)
1
(5.4)
2
(11.0)
1
(5.5)
2
(11.5)
City-Data.com crime index223.3132.2132.8137.4156.6213.9177.4201.4164.3191.9223.7173.8193.6171.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Macomb, IL

Crime rate in Macomb detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 28 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: American (20.8%), German (12.9%), English (6.9%), Irish (5.6%), Italian (5.2%), European (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/23/1882

Elevation: 705 feet

Land area: 9.85 square miles.

Population density: 1,768 people per square mile   (low).

Macomb, Illinois map

945 residents are foreign born (2.6% Asia, 1.0% Africa).

This city:

5.3%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,446 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,667 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (58.7 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (128.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (182.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Bardolph, IL (2.5 miles ),
Colchester, IL (2.6 miles ),
Good Hope, IL (2.6 miles ),
Sciota, IL (2.8 miles),
Tennessee, IL (3.0 miles),
Adair, IL (3.1 miles ),
Industry, IL (3.1 miles ),
Bushnell, IL (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.46 N, Longitude: 90.67 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,142 (+17.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,708 (78.0%)

Area code: 309

Distribution of median household income in Macomb, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Macomb, IL in 2019
Macomb satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $179,800
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2008: 59 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $99,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $99,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $99,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $226,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Macomb, IL residents
Average permit cost in Macomb, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Illinois:

6.5%
Historical population in Macomb, IL
Historical housing units in Macomb, IL
Most common industries in Macomb, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (29.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
  • Construction (3.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (25.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (33.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.4%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Macomb, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)

Average climate in Macomb, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Macomb-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Macomb city center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Macomb-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 180% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 203.6 miles away from Macomb center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 203.6 miles away from Macomb 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 186.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 230.9 miles away from Macomb 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 235.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 204.0 miles away from Macomb 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 McDonough County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Macomb topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Macomb:

  • MC DONOUGH DISTRICT HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 525 EAST GRANT STREET)
  • MDH HOSPICE,THE (525 E GRANT ST)
  • COUNTRYVIEW CC OF MACOMB (400 WEST GRANT STREET)
  • ELMS, THE (1212 MADELYN AVENUE)
  • HEARTLAND OF MACOMB (8 DOCTORS LANE)
  • WESLEY VILLAGE (1200 EAST GRANT STREET)
  • WESLEY VILLAGE HEALTH CARE CTR (1200 EAST GRANT STREET)
  • FMC - MACOMB (523 EAST GRANT STREET)
  • MDH HOME HEALTH CARE (525 EAST GRANT STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Macomb:

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Amtrak station:

MACOMB (120 E. CALHOUN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

College/University in Macomb:

  • Western Illinois University (Full-time enrollment: 10,755; Location: 1 University Circle; Public; Website: www.wiu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Macomb:

  • Southeastern Community College (about 36 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Bradley University (about 59 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Central College (about 63 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Black Hawk College (about 72 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Augustana College (about 73 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 74 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 75 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)

Public high schools in Macomb:

Public elementary/middle schools in Macomb:

  • MACOMB JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 295, Location: 1525 S JOHNSON ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • EDISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 521 S PEARL ST, Grades: 4-6)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Location: 315 N BONHAM ST, Grades: KG-3)

Private elementary/middle schools in Macomb:

  • ST PAUL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 182, Location: 322 W WASHINGTON ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • CALVARY BAPTIST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 35, Location: 1315 MAPLE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Macomb

Library in Macomb:

  • MACOMB PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $455,515; Location: 235 SOUTH LAFAYETTE STREET; 56,626 books; 8 e-books; 3,458 audio materials; 392 video materials; 19 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 147 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Macomb: Macomb Country Club (A), Macomb City Waterworks (B), Camp Chic-A-Gami (C), O L Champion Golf Course (D), Macomb City Hall (E), McDonough County Courthouse (F), Bayliss Hall (G), Bennett Hall (H), Brooks Cultural Center (I), Brophy Hall (J), Browne Hall (K), Corbin Hall (L), Currens Hall (M), Eisenhower Tower (N), Garwood Hall (O), Henninger Hall (P), Higgins Hall (Q), Horrabin Hall (R), Hursh Hall (S), Knoblauch Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Macomb include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Church of God Abrahamic Faith (C), Church of the Nazarene (D), Covenant Presbyterian Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Christian Church (G), First Church of Christ Scientist (H), First Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), Saint Pauls Cemetery (2), Simpson Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Ruth (A), Spring Lake (B), Lake Michale (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Macomb include: Patton Park (1), Downing Park (2), Chandler Park (3), Compton Park (4), Hanson Field (5), Everly Park (6), Glenwood Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Amerihost Inn - Macomb (1646 N Lafayette St) (1), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (1655 E Jackson) (2), Econo Lodge Macomb (1414 West Jackson Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: McDonough - Teen Court (1 Courthouse Square) (1), Derry's Mobile Home Court (1513 East Jackson) (2), McDonough County - Teen Court (1 Courthouse) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Marcus Dunstan - Film director, Mark Waller (politician) - Politician, John M. Sullivan - Politician, Bill Senn - Football player, James E. Bistor - Tax resister, Michael Norman - Writer.

McDonough County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Macomb and their reported violations in the past:

SCIOTA CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-16-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-27-2006), St Public Notif issued (FEB-27-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2006)
USELTON OIL COMPANY LTD (Population served: 50, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2009)
HORNFIELD CAMPUS WIU (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Macomb that have no violations reported:

  • SCOTLAND TRINITY CHURCH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LUDLUMS FOOD MART (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • MACOMB MUNICIPAL AIRPORT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

38.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Macomb in 2010:

  • 3,680 people in college/university student housing
  • 278 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Macomb in 2000:

  • 4,359 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 304 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Macomb (2011 data):

  • MidAmerica National Bank: North Side Square Branch, Auto Facility, West Facility. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $320.9 mil, Deposits: $265.0 mil, headquarters in Canton, IL, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Midamerica National Bancshares, Inc.
  • Morton Community Bank: Branch, West Jackson Branch, East Branch. Info updated 2010/12/15: Bank assets: $2,667.0 mil, Deposits: $2,086.4 mil, headquarters in Morton, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Community Bancorp, Inc. Esop And Trust
  • Heartland Bank and Trust Company: 430 W Jackson St Branch at 430 West Jackson Street, branch established on 1917/01/01; Macomb East Branch at 1700 East Jackson Street, branch established on 2010/08/20. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $1,943.8 mil, Deposits: $1,632.9 mil, headquarters in Bloomington, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Bancorp, Inc.
  • First State Bank of Illinois: Macomb Branch at 500 East Jackson, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2009/01/06: Bank assets: $256.0 mil, Deposits: $208.6 mil, headquarters in La Harpe, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Macomb Walmart Branch at 1730 E Jackson Road, branch established on 2007/07/21. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Schuyler State Bank: Macomb Branch at 1661 East Jackson Street, branch established on 2006/09/15. Info updated 2008/07/23: Bank assets: $51.6 mil, Deposits: $45.1 mil, headquarters in Rushville, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Schuyler Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Bankers Trust Company, National Association: Union Bank/West Branch at 440 North Lafayette Street, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2009/12/07: Bank assets: $713.7 mil, Deposits: $593.8 mil, headquarters in Quincy, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First Bankers Trustshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Macomb:

Marital status in Macomb, IL
  • Never married: 53.0%
  • Now married: 29.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Macomb:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.3%
  • Unemployed: 16.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Macomb
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Macomb, IL (based on McDonough County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,38121
Evangelical Protestant4,21027
Other2,1034
Catholic1,4453
Black Protestant571
None20,416-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
McDonough County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
This county:

10.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
McDonough County:

27.4%
State:

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

11.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.8%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.2%
Illinois:

47.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.4
Illinois:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Macomb:

19.1%
Illinois:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.2%
Illinois:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Macomb:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.5%
Illinois:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

61.2%
Illinois:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.9%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Macomb, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 27$158,315$70,3621$735
Firefighters 20$113,214$67,9280$0
Water Supply 12$50,218$50,2180$0
Streets and Highways 10$44,884$53,8610$0
Other Government Administration 7$31,334$53,71513$3,809
Financial Administration 6$22,659$45,3181$814
Sewerage 5$19,335$46,4041$451
Other and Unallocable 3$12,559$50,2364$5,051
Police - Other 3$10,423$41,6920$0
Judicial and Legal 2$10,981$65,8861$339
Natural Resources 1$3,835$46,0200$0
Fire - Other 1$2,635$31,6200$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,680$44,1603$3,771
Totals for Government 98$484,072$59,27424$14,969

Macomb government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,323,000 ($190.83)
    General - Other: $1,448,000 ($83.16)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($0.57)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,131,000 ($237.24)
    Police Protection: $4,001,000 ($229.77)
    General - Other: $3,535,000 ($203.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,663,000 ($152.93)
    Central Staff Services: $2,485,000 ($142.71)
    Water Utilities: $2,048,000 ($117.61)
    Sewerage: $1,148,000 ($65.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $843,000 ($48.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($1.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $294,000 ($16.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $776,000 ($44.56)
    Central Staff Services: $79,000 ($4.54)
    Water Utilities: $76,000 ($4.36)
    Police Protection: $40,000 ($2.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,213,000 ($356.80)

Macomb government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,069,000 ($118.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $886,000 ($50.88)
    Other: $590,000 ($33.88)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $425,000 ($24.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $727,000 ($41.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $418,000 ($24.01)
    Fines and Forfeits: $236,000 ($13.55)
    Interest Earnings: $28,000 ($1.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,711,000 ($213.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,669,000 ($382.99)
    Transit Utilities: $1,517,000 ($87.12)
    Highways: $555,000 ($31.87)
    Public Welfare: $19,000 ($1.09)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($0.40)
    Other: $5,000 ($0.29)
  • Tax - Property: $2,477,000 ($142.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $778,000 ($44.68)
    Other License: $301,000 ($17.29)
    Public Utilities Sales: $261,000 ($14.99)

Macomb government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,722,000 ($558.32)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,104,000 ($522.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,077,000 ($119.28)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,459,000 ($83.79)

Macomb government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,745,000 ($674.50)

6.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fulton County, IL  0.54% ($34,714 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.49% ($15,216)
from Hancock County, IL  0.39% ($30,025)


7.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,943 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fulton County, IL  0.61% ($25,438 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.60% ($20,429)
to Hancock County, IL  0.39% ($38,634)
Businesses in Macomb, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets9
AutoZone1Maurices1
Best Western1McDonald's2
Buffalo Wild Wings1New Balance1
Burger King2Nike5
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
DHL1Rodeway Inn1
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Days Inn1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx4Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Toyota1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS3
Hilton1Vans1
JCPenney1Walgreens1
Jimmy John's1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kmart1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Macomb:

  • WLRB (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Macomb:

  • WIUM (91.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WKAI-FM (100.1 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W209AL (89.7 FM; MACOMB, ETC., IL; Owner: H.O.P.E. BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W213AH (90.5 FM; MACOMB, ETC., IL; Owner: H.O.P.E. BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIUS (88.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WJEQ (102.7 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS BROADCASTING INC)
  • WTND-LP (106.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: T AND D COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNLF (95.9 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: NANCY L. FOSTER)
  • WLMD (104.7 FM; BUSHNELL, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMQZ (104.1 FM; COLCHESTER, IL; Owner: COLCHESTER RADIO, INC.)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • WKXQ (92.5 FM; RUSHVILLE, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Macomb:

  • WMEC (Channel 22; MACOMB, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Macomb fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 184ft / 55.9mTotal length
  • $183,000Total costs
  • 25,525Total average daily traffic
  • 3,586Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,712Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Macomb, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 71980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Macomb, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Macomb)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Macomb, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 88 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Macomb)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Macomb)

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 61. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 93 took place in 2017, and the least - 18 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Macomb, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.4%), and Structure Fires (39.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Macomb, IL
    • 36345.4%Outside Fires
    • 31939.9%Structure Fires
    • 8610.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 324.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Macomb, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Macomb, Illinois:

  • Super 8, 313 University Dr, Macomb, Illinois 61455 , Phone: (309) 836-8888, Fax: (309) 833-2646
  • Americas Best Value Inn Macomb Il#61455, 1414 W Jackson St, Macomb, Illinois 61455 , Phone: (309) 833-4521, Fax: (309) 836-6090
  • Time Out Motel, 311 University Dr, Macomb, Illinois 61455 , Phone: (309) 837-4838
  • Star Motel, 1507 E Jackson St, Macomb, Illinois 61455 , Phone: (309) 837-4817, Fax: (309) 837-6110
  • Days Inn Macomb, 1400 N Lafayette St, Macomb, Illinois 61455 , Phone: (309) 833-5511, Fax: (309) 836-2926
  • Rodeway Inn Macomb, 1646 N Lafayette, Macomb, Illinois 61455 , Phone: (309) 837-2220, Fax: (309) 837-1720
  • Hampton Inn - Macomb, 1639 E Jackson St, Macomb, Illinois 61455 , Phone: (309) 837-6000, Fax: (398) 837-6005
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Macomb, Illinois
Most common first names in Macomb, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16281.0 years
John11077.1 years
William9476.8 years
Charles8777.1 years
Robert8672.3 years
Dorothy7982.6 years
James7375.9 years
Ruth7284.8 years
George6776.6 years
Helen6681.7 years
Most common last names in Macomb, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5578.2 years
Miller3781.7 years
Johnson3275.3 years
Brown3078.7 years
Wilson3078.5 years
Jones2982.3 years
Martin2880.8 years
Davis2774.6 years
Hall2776.7 years
Foster2781.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Macomb, IL
  • 71.7%Utility gas
  • 22.6%Electricity
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Macomb, IL
  • 46.6%Electricity
  • 46.2%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Other fuel
  • 2.6%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Macomb compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Macomb on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
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