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Macon County, IL Public Records

Circuit Court
253 E Wood St
Decatur, IL 62523 http://www.cclerk.co.macon.il.us/
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 217-424-1454
F: 217-424-1350
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Ordinances
Restricted Records: No juvenile or adoption records released

Macon County, IL Vital Records

Contact the Macon County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Macon County
County Recorder
www.co.macon.il.us/recorder.php
8:30AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 217-424-1359
Fax: 217-428-2908
Recorded Documents

Macon County Vital Certificates

Macon County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Macon County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 580.52 sq mi
Population (2009): 108,204
  • Females: 52.2%
  • White: 81.9%
  • Black/African American: 15.0%
  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.4%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 80.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): -6,502
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.4%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 13.5%
High School Graduates (2000): 83.2%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 16.9%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.39
Housing Units (2000): 50,241
Homeownership Rate (2000): 71.6%
Migration Flow to Macon County, IL from (2007-2008):

Macon County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $3,210,260
  • Construction: $245,758
  • Retail Trade: $179,268
  • Professional and Technical Services: $120,392
  • Healthcare: $378,024
  • Banking: $84,084
  • Retail Trade: $179,268
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $70,967
  • Manufacturing: $1,039,160
  • Farms: $21,937
  • Government: $305,615
Employed (2000): 52,584
Unemployed (2000): 4,049
Unemployment Rate (2009): 11.4%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $36,433
Local Government Employment (2007): 0
Local Government Revenue (2007): $327,512 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $175,285 (thou. dol.)

Macon County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 1,416
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.0
Deaths (2007): 1,105
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.2
Infant Deaths (2007): 12
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.5

Macon County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 698
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 12
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 187
  • Aggravated Assault: 499
Property Crimes (2008): 3,782
  • Burglary: 1,314
  • Larceny-Theft: 2,245
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 223

Macon County Genealogy Records