Macedonia, Illinois

Macedonia is a village in Hamilton and Franklin counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. The population was 63 at the 2010 census.[3]

Macedonia, Illinois
Location of Macedonia in Hamilton County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 38°3′14″N 88°42′11″W
CountryUnited States
CountiesHamilton, Franklin
TownshipsKnights Prairie, Northern
  Total0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
  Land0.27 sq mi (0.69 km2)
  Water0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
532 ft (162 m)
  Density233.08/sq mi (89.98/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
Area code(s)618
FIPS code17-45642
Wikimedia CommonsMacedonia, Illinois

The Hamilton County portion of Macedonia is part of the Mount Vernon Micropolitan Statistical Area.


The village was named after the kingdom of Macedonia.[4]


Macedonia is located at 38°03′14″N 88°42′11″W.[5] It is 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Benton, the Franklin County seat, and 12 miles (19 km) west of McLeansboro, the Hamilton County seat.

According to the 2010 census, Macedonia has a total area of 0.275 square miles (0.71 km2), of which 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2) (or 98.18%) is land and 0.005 square miles (0.01 km2) (or 1.82%) is water.[6]


Historical population
Est. 201662[2]−1.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 51 people, 17 households, and 14 families residing in the village. The population density was 188.4 people per square mile (72.9/km²). There were 24 housing units at an average density of 88.6 per square mile (34.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 17 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.6% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.8% were non-families. 11.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the village, the population was spread out with 31.4% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 21.6% from 25 to 44, 31.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 155.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 118.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $24,375, and the median income for a family was $60,000. Males had a median income of $22,500 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,465. There were 7.1% of families and 23.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 43.8% of under eighteens and 100.0% of those over 64.


  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 29, 2017.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Macedonia village, Illinois". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 4, 2016.
  4. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 195.
  5. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-08-04.
  7. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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