Macon, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 1,142 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 
Males: 562  (49.3%)
Females: 580  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 62544.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,641 (it was $40,917 in 2000)
Macon:

$54,641
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,835 (it was $18,029 in 2000)

Macon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $96,291 (it was $60,400 in 2000)
Macon:

$96,291
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $119,929; Detached houses: $120,878; Mobile homes: $48,068

Median gross rent in 2016: $551.

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  • Races in Macon, IL (2010)

    Macon races chart
    • 1,10897.4%White alone
    • 121.1%Hispanic
    • 111.0%Two or more races
    • 30.3%Black alone
    • 30.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Macon: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.8%), American (23.4%), English (13.3%), Irish (6.7%), Polish (3.7%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/24/1879

Elevation: 714 feet

Land area: 0.88 square miles.

Population density: 1,296 people per square mile   (low).

Macon,IL real estate house value index trend

Macon, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Macon:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Macon city:

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Illinois:

12.3%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Macon, Illinois as of November 17, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Macon to the number of sex offenders is 600 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,831 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,878 (1.9%)

Macon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (10.3 miles , pop. 81,860).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (100.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (162.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Boody, IL (2.2 miles ), Moweaqua, IL (2.4 miles ), Blue Mound, IL (2.6 miles ), Mount Zion, IL (2.8 miles ), Harristown, IL (3.2 miles ), Decatur, IL (3.2 miles ), Long Creek, IL (3.2 miles ), Dalton City, IL (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $230,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $170,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.71 N, Longitude: 89.00 W

Area code: 217

Macon household income distribution Macon home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -110 (-8.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Macon, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Macon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Macon city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Macon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% 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 105.5 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 85.7 miles away from Macon 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 136.0 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 105.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from Macon 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 178.2 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 Macon County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Art Wilson - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Macon:

  • MOWEAQUA NRSG AND RETIREMENT CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MOWEAQUA, IL)
  • IMBODEN CREEK LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DECATUR, IL)
  • FAIR HAVENS CHRISTIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DECATUR, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-MOUNT ZION (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MOUNT ZION, IL)
  • DECATUR REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DECATUR, IL)
  • SOUTHSIDE MANOR (Hospital, about 10 miles away; DECATUR, IL)
  • JAMES R THOMPSON HOUSE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; DECATUR, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Macon:

  • Millikin University (about 10 miles; Decatur, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 14 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 33 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 33 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lake Land College (about 39 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 47 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Parkland College (about 48 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)

Public high school in Macon:

  • MERIDIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 728 S WALL ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Macon:

See full list of schools located in Macon

Library in Macon:

  • SOUTH MACON PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $104,229; Location: 451 WEST GLENN STREET; 10,422 books; 644 audio materials; 407 video materials; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 47 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: South Macon Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 55.4. This is better than average.

City:

55.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.65
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.80
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.1%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 8.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
41 people in nursing homes in 2000

Macon, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Macon (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank of Macon: Peoples Bank Of Macon at 191 North Front Street, branch established on 1964/05/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $18.8 mil, Deposits: $15.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Illinois average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Macon city (based on Macon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,55692
Mainline Protestant11,98241
Catholic11,4515
Other4,49011
Black Protestant1,69914
Orthodox1251
None56,465-
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: 13
Macon County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Macon County:

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Here:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Macon County:

28.7%
Illinois:

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

12.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Macon:

63.3%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

65.8%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Macon:

27.4
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

12.5%
Illinois:

21.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Macon:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.9%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Macon:

69.3%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.2%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Macon, IL Residents
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
Other Government Administration 2$6,335$38,01012$1,624
Streets and Highways 1$2,771$33,2520$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$556
Water Supply 1$3,484$41,8081$217
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$812
Totals for Government 4$12,590$37,77018$3,209

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $263,000 ($230.30)
    Financial Administration: $160,000 ($140.11)
    Water Utilities: $137,000 ($119.96)
    Police Protection: $43,000 ($37.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($18.39)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $144,000 ($126.09)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $49,000 ($42.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($42.91)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($0.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $214,000 ($187.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $153,000 ($133.98)
    Highways: $60,000 ($52.54)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.88)
  • Tax - Property: $57,000 ($49.91)
    Public Utilities: $9,000 ($7.88)
    NEC: $5,000 ($4.38)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $926,000 ($810.86)

4.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.02%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Macon County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sangamon County, IL  0.25% ($30,459 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.19% ($26,687)
from Christian County, IL  0.16% ($36,159)


4.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($359 average AGI)
Macon County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sangamon County, IL  0.29% ($34,714 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.24% ($29,614)
to Champaign County, IL  0.19% ($37,951)

Strongest AM radio stations in Macon:

  • WDZ (1050 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WSOY (1340 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, 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.)
  • WINU (870 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHELBYVILLE, IL)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Macon:

  • WZUS (100.9 FM; MACON, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WYDS (93.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WEJT, INC.)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; MOUNT ZION, IL; Owner: TECHNICOM, INC.)
  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNLD (88.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WEJT (105.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WSOY-FM (102.9 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; SULLIVAN, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WDKR (107.3 FM; MAROA, IL; Owner: WDKR, INC.)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • W261CQ (100.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WTIM-FM (97.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • W242AE (96.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WMHX (93.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WMKR (94.3 FM; PANA, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAN (98.3 FM; TOWER HILL, IL; Owner: KASKASKIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)

TV broadcast stations around Macon:

  • W29BG (Channel 29; DECATUR, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 450Total average daily traffic
  • 40Total average daily truck traffic
  • 464Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Macon)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 265 N Front St (Lat: 39.708361 Lon: -89.000639), Call Sign: KNCY892, Licensee ID: L00433429
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.7200 MHzGrant Date: 01/21/2012, Expiration Date: 02/10/2022Registrant: South Macon, Township Of, 110 S.Wall, Macon, IL 62544, Phone: (217) 764-3022, Fax: (217) 764-3032
  • 1 Mi E 2.5 Mi N (Lat: 39.747528 Lon: -88.967028), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: KNEU200
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.810 MHzGrant Date: 01/14/2003, Expiration Date: 01/11/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2013Registrant: Buchanan Communications, 435 Sunset Ct, Mt Zion, IL 62549, Phone: (217) 864-2761, Fax: (217) 466-7662, Email:
  • Lat: 39.771111 Lon: -89.068056, Call Sign: WQND588
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.050 MHzGrant Date: 12/30/2010, Expiration Date: 12/30/2020, Certifier: Trent DotyRegistrant: Illinois Cooperative Association Inc., 11597 Illinois Hwy 1, Paris, IL 61944, Phone: (217) 466-4600, Fax: (217) 466-7662, Email:
  • Libertyville SO, 253 E Wood St (Lat: 39.839944 Lon: -88.953556), Type: Building, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQVQ391, Licensee ID: L00030553
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.487 MHzGrant Date: 04/14/2015, Expiration Date: 04/14/2025, Certifier: Cynthia HollingseadRegistrant: City Of Decatur, 333 S Franklin, Decatur, IL 62523, Phone: (217) 424-2767, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: K9VPK, Grant Date: 02/16/1993, Expiration Date: 02/16/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/17/2005, Registrant: Richard L Coombe, 485 North Shaw St, Macon, IL 00000
  • Call Sign: KB9JLJ, Licensee ID: L00165625, Grant Date: 12/02/2014, Expiration Date: 02/27/2025, Certifier: James R Wiles, Registrant: James R Wiles, 325 S Wiles St, Macon, IL 62544
  • Call Sign: N9PLE, Licensee ID: L00773041, Grant Date: 11/25/2003, Expiration Date: 02/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/03/2008, Certifier: Mark Hilvety, Registrant: Mark Hilvety, 5175 Jackson Rd, Macon, IL 62544
  • Call Sign: K9LPA, Previous Call Sign: N9PLE, Licensee ID: L00773041, Grant Date: 10/03/2008, Expiration Date: 10/03/2018, Certifier: Mark Hilvety, Registrant: Mark Hilvety, 5175 Jackson Rd, Macon, IL 62544

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$85,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0026.02

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

BOODY COMMUNITY WATER COMPANY (Population served: 370, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2009), St BCA signed (OCT-21-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2009)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-01-2009), St BCA signed (OCT-21-2009)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2009), St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-28-2009)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-28-2009)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Macon, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2983.1 years
Charles1871.4 years
William1780.3 years
Anna1688.1 years
John1675.4 years
Florence1385.8 years
Helen1284.7 years
Ruth1282.7 years
Ethel1087.2 years
Dorothy1082.1 years
Most common last names in Macon, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1374.9 years
Tomlinson1181.3 years
Brown985.2 years
Smith788.6 years
Wise782.8 years
Johnson682.3 years
Carr681.2 years
White678.5 years
Taylor687.9 years
Jostes683.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (26%)

Macon compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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