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Macomb is a township in McDonough County, in the Macomb metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Macomb. For links to other places called Macomb, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Macomb is 40.499N. The longitude is -90.611W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 604 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 608.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Macomb demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McDonough County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61416 ZIP code.
17% of Macomb residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Macomb ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Macomb was $17,737, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Macomb residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Macomb, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $258. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $595.
McDonough County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Macomb political report.
The average commute time for Macomb workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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