Oreana, Illinois

Oreana is a village in Macon County, Illinois, United States which had a population of 866 at the 2012 census. It is included in the Decatur, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Location of Oreana in Macon County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 39°56′17″N 88°52′10″W
CountryUnited States
  Total0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
  Land0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
  Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
687 ft (209 m)
  Density1,666.00/sq mi (642.64/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
Area code(s)217
FIPS code17-56471
Wikimedia CommonsOreana, Illinois


Oreana is located at 39°56′17″N 88°52′10″W (39.937964, -88.869322).[3]

According to the 2010 census, Oreana has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.29 km2), all land.[4]


Historical population
Est. 2016828[2]−5.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 892 people, 343 households, and 267 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,785 people per square mile (689/km2). There were 353 housing units at an average density of 706 per square mile (272/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.99% White, 0.11% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.45% of the population.

There were 343 households out of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.2% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.9% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $51,339, and the median income for a family was $58,229. Males had a median income of $45,000 versus $21,118 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,133. About 1.4% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.0% of those under age 18 and 1.8% of those age 65 or over.


  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 30, 2017.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-12-25.
  5. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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