kids encyclopedia robot

Maquon, Illinois facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Maquon, Illinois
Location of Maquon in Knox County, Illinois
Location of Maquon in Knox County, Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Country United States
State Illinois
County Knox
Townships Maquon, Haw Creek
Area
 • Total 0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)
 • Land 0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 218
 • Density 1,345.68/sq mi (519.19/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
61458
Area code(s) 309
FIPS code 17-46695
Wikimedia Commons Maquon, Illinois

Maquon is a village in Knox County, Illinois, United States. The population was 218 at the 2020 census. It is part of the Galesburg Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Description

Maquon is located along Illinois Highway 97 and Knox County Highway 20, approximately one mile north of Illinois Highway 8. The site of a Pottawatomi Native American village, Maquon today has a population of 284. Currently, Danny Thomas is the village president, Carol Courson village clerk and Kari Nicholas treasurer. The trustees are Kevin Wood, Dave Bybee, Mark Thomas, Susan Hall, Jody Reed and Earl Ross.

Geography

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).

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

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 548
1890 501 −8.6%
1900 475 −5.2%
1910 472 −0.6%
1920 441 −6.6%
1930 328 −25.6%
1940 429 30.8%
1950 361 −15.9%
1960 386 6.9%
1970 374 −3.1%
1980 350 −6.4%
1990 331 −5.4%
2000 318 −3.9%
2010 284 −10.7%
2020 218 −23.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2010 census there were 284 people, 139 households, and 82 families 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 139 households 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 households were one person and 19.4% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.93.

The age distribution was 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% 65 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 household income was $32,917 and the median family income 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.

kids search engine
Maquon, Illinois Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.