Maquon, Illinois

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Coordinates: 40°47′54″N 90°9′46″W / 40.79833°N 90.16278°W / 40.79833; -90.16278
Maquon
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Knox
Townships Maquon, Haw Creek
Coordinates 40°47′54″N 90°9′46″W / 40.79833°N 90.16278°W / 40.79833; -90.16278
Area 0.16 sq mi (0 km2)
 - land 0.16 sq mi (0 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 318 (2000)
Density 1,971.4 / sq mi (761 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61458
Area code 309
Location of Maquon within Illinois
Location of Maquon within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Maquon, Illinois

Maquon is a village in Knox County, Illinois, United States. The population was 318 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Galesburg Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Description[edit]

Maquon is located along Illinois Highway 97 and Knox County Highway 20 about a mile north of Illinois Highway 8. The site of a Pottawatomi Native American village, Maquon today has a population of 284. Currently, Dennis Parker is the village president, Alan Swearingen village clerk, and Lisa Roberts treasurer. The trustees are Carol Courson, Jim Frame, Kari Nicholas, Tancy Mitchell, Marcy Oglesby and Danny Thomas.

Geography[edit]

Maquon is located at 40°47′54″N 90°9′46″W / 40.79833°N 90.16278°W / 40.79833; -90.16278 (40.798290, -90.162832).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 284 people, 139 households, and 82 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,971.4 people per square mile (767.4/km²). There were 146 housing units at an average density of 905.1 per square mile (352.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.43% White, 0.63% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.14% of the population.

There were 139 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.3% were non-families. 38.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 78.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,917, and the median income for a family was $36,563. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $22,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,199. About 5.1% of families and 10.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.8% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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