Living in Macomb, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Macomb SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
10

Macomb, IL Crime Report

284
Total Crimes
1,567.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-38.99%
Below National Average

Macomb, IL Cost Of Living

84
Macomb's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Macomb, Illinois Info Snack

Macomb /mkom/ is a city in and the county seat of McDonough County, Illinois, United States. It is situated in western Illinois, southwest of Galesburg. The city is about 75 miles southwest of Peoria and 77 miles south of the Quad Cities. A special census held in 2014 placed the city's population at 21,516. Macomb is the home of Western Illinois University.
Population
18,118
Unemployment
8.4%
Poverty
30.5%
Median Home
$104,700
Median Income
$40,089
Median Rent
$656

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Rankings for Macomb in Illinois

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4

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Map Of Macomb, IL

Population over time in Macomb

Year Population % Change
2017 18,118 -3.0%
2016 18,684 -0.5%
2015 18,771 -0.9%
2014 18,944 -1.3%
2013 19,193 -0.4%
2012 19,267 0.0%
2011 19,260 -0.2%
2010 19,290 0.0%
2009 19,282 -
Crime/100k Macomb IL USA
Violent Crime 309.0 404.1 368.9
Murder 5.5 6.9 5.0
Robbery 11.0 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 187.6 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 1258.0 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 198.6 306.7 376.0
Larceny 1020.7 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 38.6 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Macomb

White
83.0% (15,032)
African American
7.4% (1,348)
American Indian
0.3% (50)
Asian
2.4% (438)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.9% (525)
Hispanic
4.0% (725)
Race Macomb IL USA
White 83.0% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 7.4% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.4% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.0% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Macomb, Illinois

Less than $10,000
17.1% (309,555)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.2% (166,456)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.7% (193,656)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.4% (152,560)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.8% (231,205)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.8% (196,317)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.4% (242,440)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.5% (226,179)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (56,470)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (36,957)
Income Macomb IL USA
Less than $10,000 17.1% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.2% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.7% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.4% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.8% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.8% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.4% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.5% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Macomb

Female
53.2% (9,632)
Male
46.8% (8,485)
Gender Macomb IL USA
Female 53.2% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Macomb for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (181)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (1,087)
High School / GED
22.0% (3,985)
Some College
19.0% (3,442)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,811)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (3,442)
Master's Degree
15.0% (2,717)
Professional Degree
1.0% (181)
Doctorate Degree
7.0% (1,268)
Education Macomb IL USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 15.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 7.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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