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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Macon County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 17,791

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,384

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,296

Renter-occupied housing units : 693

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,539

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,154

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 9,522

Renter-occupied housing units : 7,807


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Macon County, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 2,949

Householder 35 to 44 years : 3,511

Householder 45 to 54 years : 4,379

Householder 55 to 59 years : 2,108

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,725

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,761

Householder 75 years and over : 889

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 472

Householder 35 to 44 years : 580

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,721

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,780

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,810

Householder 65 to 74 years : 3,403

Householder 75 years and over : 4,060


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Macon County, Illinois)

Less than 10.0 percent : 391

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 1,411

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 1,931

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 1,330

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 1,368

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 982

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 741

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 1,219

50.0 percent or more : 3,147

Not computed : 1,518


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Macon County, Illinois)

Built 2010 or later : $259,000

Built 2000 to 2009 : $219,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $169,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $127,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $117,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $94,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $80,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $62,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $68,000


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Macon County, Illinois: 64.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Macon County, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 239 239 $36,144,753
  Two Family 8 16 $1,159,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

247 255 $37,303,753
2000        
  Single Family 224 224 $31,812,803
  Two Family 4 8 $868,548
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 112 $4,000,000
  Total

230 344 $36,681,351
2001        
  Single Family 215 215 $30,542,148
  Two Family 1 2 $120,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 8 $190,000
  Total

217 225 $30,852,148
2002        
  Single Family 159 159 $26,853,663
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $200,000
  Five or More Family 5 206 $10,338,000
  Total

165 369 $37,391,663
2003        
  Single Family 434 434 $56,934,172
  Two Family 1 2 $100,000
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $390,000
  Five or More Family 3 67 $4,871,700
  Total

440 511 $62,295,872
2004        
  Single Family 243 243 $40,513,881
  Two Family 3 6 $340,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

246 249 $40,853,881
2005        
  Single Family 224 224 $40,175,335
  Two Family 8 16 $1,472,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $451,000
  Five or More Family 1 60 $5,800,000
  Total

234 304 $47,898,335
2006        
  Single Family 323 323 $47,756,074
  Two Family 3 6 $741,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 80 $5,770,502
  Total

327 409 $54,267,576


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Macon County, IL): $37,859
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Macon County): $68,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Macon County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 78.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 4.5%
Electricity: 15.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Macon County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 20.97%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.28%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 27.12%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 32.15%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 18.48%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Macon County): $448
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Macon County): $567


(updated 2010)



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