McDonough County is located in west-central Illinois. The County Seat is Macomb and the largest city is Macomb. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.macomb.com/government.html. The 2014 population estimate is 31,880 and the 2010 census population was 32,612. The land area is 589.41 square miles and there are 55.3 persons per square mile.
90.4% of the population is White, 5.5% is Black or African American, 2.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.1% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.8% is two or more races. 91.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 33.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $86,400, there are 12,620 households, an average of 2.18 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,042, the median household income is $36,031, and 23.1% of the persons in McDonough County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,554. Retail sales (in $1000) were $338,109, and sales per capita were $10,221.
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