Mackinaw, Illinois

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Coordinates: 40°32′2″N 89°21′31″W / 40.53389°N 89.35861°W / 40.53389; -89.35861
Mackinaw
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Tazewell
Elevation 682 ft (208 m)
Coordinates 40°32′2″N 89°21′31″W / 40.53389°N 89.35861°W / 40.53389; -89.35861
Area 1.38 sq mi (4 km2)
 - land 1.35 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.03 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 1,950 (2010)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61755
Area code 309
Location of Mackinaw within Illinois
Location of Mackinaw within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Mackinaw, Illinois

Mackinaw is a village in Tazewell County, Illinois, United States, best known for its Mack-Ca-Fest Farm Days Festival. Mack-Ca-Fest takes place annually during the end of every June. Festival events include: the Little Miss Mack-Ca-Fest Pageant, a tractor pull, and cornhole tournament.[1]

Mackinaw's population was 1,950 at the 2010 census[2] and is part of the Peoria, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area. Despite its small size, Mackinaw is home to a range of unique local businesses such as Area 52 Paintball,[3] Mackinaw Valley Vineyard,[4] and its first ever bar—Haynes on Main. Since 1933 Mackinaw has been an alcohol free town, but that changed in 2013 when residents voted to allow the sale of alcohol.[5]

Geography[edit]

Mackinaw is located at 40°32′2″N 89°21′31″W / 40.53389°N 89.35861°W / 40.53389; -89.35861 (40.533977, -89.358630).[6]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 1.38 square miles (3.6 km2), of which 1.35 square miles (3.5 km2) (or 97.83%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 2.17%) is water.[7]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,950 people, 746 households, and 540 families residing in the village.[8] The population density was 1,416.4 people per square mile[9] and there were 799 housing units.[10] The racial makeup of the village was 97.69% White, 0.72% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race was1.69% of the population.[11]

There were 579 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals living alone and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.08.[12]

In the village the population was spread out with 31.1% under the age of 19, 33.4% from 20 to 44, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35.4 years. For every 100 females there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.1 males.[13]

The median income for a household in the village was $61,083 and the median income for a family was $71,027. Males had a median income of $40,147 versus $21,429 for females. The per capita income for the village was $23,853. About 1% of families and 1.53% of the population were below the poverty line.[14]

Schools[edit]

Their high school is Deer Creek-Mackinaw High School and it is located on 401 E. Fifth St, Mackinaw, IL.[15] Both students from Mackinaw and Deer Creek, Illinois attend Deemack High School.[16] Deemack athletics participate in the Heart of Illinois Conference and in 2012 their girl's volleyball team won the class 2A state title. This was Deemack's first state championship.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mack-Ca-Fest schedule of activities". Pekin Times. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 
  2. ^ "2010 Census". Census Viewer. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 
  3. ^ "Area 52 Paintball". area52paintball.com. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 
  4. ^ "Our Vineyard and Winery". Mackinaw Valley Vineyard. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 
  5. ^ "Mackinaw's first bar to open soon". CI News Now. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  8. ^ "HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE". zip-codes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 
  9. ^ "Population Desnity, #95". usa.com1. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 
  10. ^ "RELATIONSHIP". zip-codes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 
  11. ^ "Population by Race". Census Viewer. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 
  12. ^ "2010 Census data for MACKINAW, IL". zip-codes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 
  13. ^ "Population By Sex And Age". zip-codes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 
  14. ^ "Mackinaw, IL Income and Careers". usa.com. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 
  15. ^ "Deer Creek-Mackinaw High School". mackinawillinois.org. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 
  16. ^ "DEER CREEK MACKINAW DISTRICT 701". mackinawillinois.org. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 
  17. ^ "Dee-Mack wins Class 2A State Title". Central Illinois Proud. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 

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