Mackinaw, Illinois

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Mackinaw
Village
Former Mackinaw train depot
Former Mackinaw train depot
Location of Mackinaw in Tazewell County, Illinois.
Location of Mackinaw in Tazewell County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 40°32′2″N 89°21′31″W / 40.53389°N 89.35861°W / 40.53389; -89.35861Coordinates: 40°32′2″N 89°21′31″W / 40.53389°N 89.35861°W / 40.53389; -89.35861
Country United States
State Illinois
County Tazewell
Area[1]
 • Total 1.37 sq mi (3.56 km2)
 • Land 1.34 sq mi (3.48 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation 682 ft (208 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,950
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 1,925
 • Density 1,433.36/sq mi (553.38/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s) 61755
Area code(s) 309
FIPS code 17-45785
Wikimedia Commons Mackinaw, Illinois

Mackinaw is a village in Tazewell County, Illinois, United States, and is part of the Peoria, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its population was 1,950 at the 2010 census.[3] Local businesses include Area 52 Paintball,[4] and Mackinaw Valley Vineyard.[5] The Mack-Ca-Fest Farm Days Festival is held each June in the village.[6]

History[edit]

The village lies within, but is politically independent of Mackinaw Township. Both take their name from the nearby Mackinaw River. Mackinaw (sometimes spelled Mackinac) is derived from the Ojibwe word mikinaak meaning "turtle".[7]

Mackinaw remained a "dry" community following the 1933 end to prohibition, through 2013, when residents voted to allow the sale of alcohol.[8]

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).[9]

According to the 2010 census, Mackinaw has a total area of 1.38 square miles (3.57 km2), of which 1.35 square miles (3.50 km2) (or 97.83%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) (or 2.17%) is water.[10]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870496
1880482−2.8%
189054513.1%
190085957.6%
1910725−15.6%
192082814.2%
1930760−8.2%
194084511.2%
19501,01119.6%
19601,16315.0%
19701,29311.2%
19801,3544.7%
19901,331−1.7%
20001,4529.1%
20101,95034.3%
Est. 20161,925[2]−1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,950 people, 746 households, and 540 families residing in the village.[12] The population density was 1,416.4 people per square mile[13] and there were 799 housing units.[14] 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 was 1.69% of the population.[15]

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.[16]

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.[17]

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.[18]

Schools[edit]

Their high school is Deer Creek-Mackinaw High School and it is located on 401 E. Fifth St, Mackinaw, IL.[19] Both students from Mackinaw and Deer Creek, Illinois attend Deemack High School.[20] Dee-Mack athletics participate in the Heart of Illinois Conference and in 2012 their girls' volleyball team won the class 2A state title. This was Dee-Mack's first state championship.[21] On November 25, 2016, Dee-Mack's football team played in their first football state championship game in 29 years.[22] They played Maroa-Forsyth for the class 2A Illinois State Championship in Champaign, Illinois at the University of Illinois' Memorial Stadium. They won the game 35-7, which was the first state championship in football for the school. They finished their season with a 13-1 record.[23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 29, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "2010 Census". Census Viewer. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
  4. ^ "Area 52 Paintball". area52paintball.com. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
  5. ^ "Our Vineyard and Winery". Mackinaw Valley Vineyard. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
  6. ^ "Mack-Ca-Fest schedule of activities". Pekin Times. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
  7. ^ Nichols, John D.; Nyholm, Earl (1995). A Concise Dictionary of Minnesota Ojibwe. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
  8. ^ "Mackinaw's first bar to open soon". CI News Now. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-08-04.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  12. ^ "HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE". zip-codes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
  13. ^ "Population Desnity, #95". usa.com1. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
  14. ^ "RELATIONSHIP". zip-codes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
  15. ^ "Population by Race". Census Viewer. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
  16. ^ "2010 Census data for MACKINAW, IL". zip-codes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
  17. ^ "Population By Sex And Age". zip-codes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
  18. ^ "Mackinaw, IL Income and Careers". usa.com. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
  19. ^ "Deer Creek-Mackinaw High School". mackinawillinois.org. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
  20. ^ "DEER CREEK MACKINAW DISTRICT 701". mackinawillinois.org. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
  21. ^ "Dee-Mack wins Class 2A State Title". Central Illinois Proud. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
  22. ^ Editor, Joey Wagner/Sports. "DEE-MACK FOOTBALL: Chiefs on brink of state championship appearance". Pekin Daily Times. Retrieved 2016-12-01.
  23. ^ Morris, Stan. "Dee-Mack wins Class 2A state football title with 35-7 victory over Maroa-Forsyth". Journal Star. Retrieved 2016-12-01.

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