Macon (zip 62544), Illinois 

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Population

1,616

-9.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.4%

United States / Illinois / Decatur Metro Area / Macon County / No City / Macon (zip 62544)

Best Places to Live in Macon (zip 62544), Illinois

Small agricultural/industrial town - East-central Illinois, 30 miles east of Springfield. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 62544 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Small-town atmosphere
Cost of living and housing
Stable employment
Cons
Entertainment
Arts and culture
Low future job growth
 $69,000 
249 W Ruby St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 864 SqFt
 $89,000 
246 W Eckhardt St
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1380 SqFt
 $199,500 
120 S Wall St
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 4014 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Decatur Metro Area

Decatur forms the bottom point of a 90-mile wide, 40-mile-tall diamond formed by Springfield to the west, Bloomington-Normal to the north, and Champaign-Urbana to the east. Common to the area, agriculture dominates the commercial activity and the local landscape. Agricultural processing giant Archer Daniels Midland has its headquarters in Decatur, and Caterpillar and agricultural processor Tate & Lyle also operate large plants.


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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Illinois
County: Macon County
Metro Area: Decatur Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: No City
Zip Codes: Macon (zip 62544)
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 613 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Macon (zip 62544) is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Macon (zip 62544) jobs have increased by 1.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Macon (zip 62544)'s cost of living is 26.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Macon (zip 62544)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 62544 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Macon county voted Republican in 2016, 2012 and 2004, and Democratic in 2008 and 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Macon (zip 62544)'s population is 1,616 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 9.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Macon (zip 62544) is $84,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Macon (zip 62544) public schools spend $16,891 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.4 students per teacher in Macon (zip 62544). More Education



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Bed 2 | Bath 1

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246 W Eckhardt St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

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120 S Wall St
Bed 5 | Bath 3

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