McDonough County

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McDonough County, Illinois

1 Courthouse Sq
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 833-2474
Fax: (309) 836-3368
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In west-central IL southwest of Peoria; organized Jan 25, 1826 from Schuyler County. Name Origin: For Capt. Thomas McDonough (1783-1825), naval officer in the war against Barbary pirates near Tripoli and in the War of 1812

Area (sq mi):: 590.02 (land 589.27; water 0.75) Population per square mile: 54.20
Population 2005: 31,966 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 -6.60% Population 2000: 32,913 (White 92.00%; Black or African American 3.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 2.00%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 29.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,890; median household $32,141; Population below poverty level: 19.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,780-$21,066
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 15.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Macomb County seat (18,782)

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