Maquon, Illinois

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Maquon is a village in Knox County, Illinois, United States. The population was 318 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Galesburg Micropolitan Statistical Area.



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Description

Maquon is located along Illinois Highway 97 and Knox County Highway 20 about a mile north of Illinois Highway 8. The site of a Pottawatomi Native American village, Maquon today has a population of 318. Currently, Dennis Parker is the village president, Alan Swearingen village clerk, and Lisa Roberts treasurer.

Geography

Maquon is located at 40°47′54″N 90°9′46″W / 40.79833°N 90.16278°W / 40.79833; -90.16278 (40.798290, -90.162832).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 318 people, 139 households, and 82 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,971.4 people per square mile (767.4/km²). There were 146 housing units at an average density of 905.1/sq mi (352.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.43% White, 0.63% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.14% of the population.

There were 139 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.3% were non-families. 38.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.93.

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