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Population in 2012: 19,254 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 

Males: 9,728  (50.5%)
Females: 9,526  (49.5%)

Median resident age:  23.4 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61455.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,152 (it was $25,994 in 2000)
Macomb:

$26,152
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,893

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $85,836 (it was $66,700 in 2000)
Macomb:

$85,836
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $100,775; Detached houses: $105,179; Townhouses or other attached units: $150,470; In 2-unit structures: $94,786; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $93,004; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $81,766; Mobile homes: $24,103

Median gross rent in 2012: $686.

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  • White alone - 16,129 (83.7%)
  • Black alone - 1,474 (7.7%)
  • Hispanic - 736 (3.8%)
  • Asian alone - 658 (3.4%)
  • Two or more races - 206 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 57 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Macomb: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.5%), Irish (13.2%), United States (9.5%), English (8.1%), Polish (4.0%), Swedish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/23/1882

Elevation: 705 feet

Land area: 9.85 square miles.

Population density: 1,955 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Macomb:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Macomb city:

  • Never married: 60.2%
  • Now married: 26.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

942 residents are foreign born (2.4% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

This city:  4.9%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Macomb, Illinois as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Macomb to the number of sex offenders is 1,070 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,298 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,788 (2.1%)

Macomb satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

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Latitude: 40.46 N, Longitude: 90.67 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,023 (+20.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,376 (80.1%)

Area code: 309

Macomb household income distribution Macomb home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Macomb by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 21181818251913335589
per 100,000 113.297.097.096.8132.5101.269.916.316.025.325.441.446.7
Robberies 253331431120392
per 100,000 10.826.916.216.115.95.321.516.35.35.1101.7201.610.4
Assaults 119141115115159175562226241137
per 100,000 641.2759.8619.7618.7842.4931.7301.3119.4139.0121.65.15.2191.8
Burglaries 135109126126111107743831388412466
per 100,000 727.4587.3679.0677.9588.1569.7398.1206.3165.8192.5427.0641.0342.2
Thefts 334326275275246245302330367372352350344
per 100,000 1799.81756.71481.81479.41303.41304.41624.81791.31962.51884.91789.21809.21783.4
Auto thefts 30131515920181016858
per 100,000 161.770.180.880.747.7106.596.854.35.330.440.725.841.5
Arson 3111472202000
per 100,000 16.25.45.45.421.237.310.810.90.010.10.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 332.3329.3296.9296.4349.5343.1207.4122.8123.3127.6145.4198.6164.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 30 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Illinois average:

2.76

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Macomb, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.0%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,592 (-7.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Macomb: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Macomb-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 142% 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.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McDonough County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.


Hospitals/medical centers in Macomb:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Macomb, IL

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.

Local government website: www.cityofmacomb.com

College/University in Macomb:

  • Western Illinois University (Full-time enrollment: 10,446; 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 37 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,087)
  • Bradley University (about 58 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,105)
  • Illinois Central College (about 63 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,496)
  • Black Hawk College (about 72 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 2,715)
  • Augustana College (about 73 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,446)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 74 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,969)
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic (about 75 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,080)

Public high schools in Macomb:

Public elementary/middle schools in Macomb:

Private elementary/middle schools in Macomb:

  • ST PAUL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 160; Location: 322 W WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CALVARY BAPTIST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 50; Location: 1315 MAPLE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Macomb, School District: MACOMB COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 185

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)

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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

 
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:

GOLD HILLS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-02-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (FEB-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-27-2006)

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

  • RP LUMBER (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCOTLAND TRINITY CHURCH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCIOTA CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NIEMAN FOOD STORE VENDING MACH (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • HYVEE INC (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • USELTON OIL COMPANY LTD (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • WALMART SUPERCENTER 0197 (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • OSCO DRUG STORE (0148387) (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • LUDLUMS FOOD MART (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • R&D FOODS INC (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.3%
(31.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.4% for Black residents, 78.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.7% for American Indian residents, 42.3% for other race residents, 18.8% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Macomb, IL

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)

Macomb compared to Illinois state average:

Macomb, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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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) (Amended And
  • 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Macomb, Illinois:

  • Super 8, 313 University Dr, Macomb, IL 61455 , Phone: (309) 836-8888, Fax: (309) 833-2646
  • Americas Best Value Inn Macomb Il#61455, 1414 W Jackson St, Macomb, IL 61455 , Phone: (309) 833-4521, Fax: (309) 836-6090
  • Time Out Motel, 311 University Dr, Macomb, IL 61455 , Phone: (309) 837-4838
  • Star Motel, 1507 E Jackson St, Macomb, IL 61455 , Phone: (309) 837-4817, Fax: (309) 837-6110
  • Days Inn Macomb, 1400 N Lafayette St, Macomb, IL 61455 , Phone: (309) 833-5511, Fax: (309) 836-2926
  • Rodeway Inn Macomb, 1646 N Lafayette, Macomb, IL 61455 , Phone: (309) 837-2220, Fax: (309) 837-1720
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1655 E Jackson, Macomb, IL 61455 , Phone: (309) 836-6700
  • Hampton Inn - Macomb, 1639 E Jackson St, Macomb, IL 61455 , Phone: (309) 837-6000, Fax: (398) 837-6005
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Macomb, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Macomb travel time to work - commute


Macomb mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Macomb city (based on McDonough County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.35%
Here35.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents22.0%19.2%10.8%10.3%8.0%
Congregations26.8%5.4%8.9%10.7%5.4%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Lutheran ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents5.1%4.7%2.5%2.5%15.0%
Congregations5.4%3.6%1.8%1.8%30.4%
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
McDonough County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
McDonough County:

7.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
McDonough County:

27.4%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$17,048$34,0960$0
Other Government Administration 15$34,921$27,9372$1,435
Police Protection - Officers 25$106,795$51,2620$0
Police - Other 3$8,121$32,4840$0
Firefighters 20$102,993$61,7960$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,428
Streets and Highways 9$29,692$39,5890$0
Sewerage 8$29,320$43,9800$0
Water Supply 11$54,132$59,0530$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,165$49,9800$0
Totals for Government 98$387,187$47,4113$2,863

Macomb government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $691,000 ($35.89)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,909,000 ($203.02)
    Regular Highways: $1,956,000 ($101.59)
    Central Staff Services: $1,891,000 ($98.21)
    Police Protection: $1,863,000 ($96.76)
    Water Utilities: $1,583,000 ($82.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,316,000 ($68.35)
    Sewerage: $984,000 ($51.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $577,000 ($29.97)
    General Public Buildings: $363,000 ($18.85)
    Financial Administration: $243,000 ($12.62)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $137,000 ($7.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($0.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $88,000 ($4.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,679,000 ($243.01)

Macomb government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,622,000 ($84.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $544,000 ($28.25)
    All Other: $520,000 ($27.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,172,000 ($60.87)
    Public Welfare: $106,000 ($5.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $364,000 ($18.91)
    General Revenue, NEC: $208,000 ($10.80)
    Interest Earnings: $192,000 ($9.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,103,000 ($109.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,108,000 ($265.30)
    All Other: $1,828,000 ($94.94)
    Highways: $1,303,000 ($67.67)
    Public Welfare: $178,000 ($9.24)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $622,000 ($32.30)
    Property: $575,000 ($29.86)
    Other License: $226,000 ($11.74)

Macomb government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,311,000 ($120.03)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,208,000 ($114.68)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,136,000 ($59.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,033,000 ($53.65)

Macomb government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,513,000 ($390.20)

8.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.81% of residents moved from foreign countries ($348 average AGI)
McDonough County:

0.81%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fulton County, IL  0.63% ($20,167 average AGI)
from Hancock County, IL  0.44% ($21,848)
from Cook County, IL  0.34% ($15,222)


8.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.52%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cook County, IL  0.64% ($23,544 average AGI)
to Fulton County, IL  0.56% ($37,492)
to Hancock County, IL  0.49% ($22,288)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Macomb fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total costs: $333,000
Total average daily traffic: 11,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 987
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 11,366

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Macomb)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Macomb, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 28 (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: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Macomb)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Macomb)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Service Call: 5

Incident types - Macomb


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Macomb, IL

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
Businesses in Macomb, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets9
AutoZone1Maurices1
Best Western1McDonald's2
Buffalo Wild Wings1New Balance1
Burger King2Nike5
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rodeway Inn1
Days Inn1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx4Subway3
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
JCPenney1UPS3
Jimmy John's1Vans1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Macomb, IL


Macomb on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Educational services (population 5,000+)"
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  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science occupations:"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life, physical, and social science occupations:"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
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