Marengo, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 6,355. Estimated population in 2021: 7,381 (+16.1% change)
Males: 3,118 (49.1%), Females: 3,237 (50.9%)

McHenry County

Zip code: 60152

Median resident age: 33.5 years
Median household income: $50,214
Median house value: $140,400

Races in Marengo:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.6%)
  • Hispanic (13.0%)
  • Other race (5.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (38.3%), Irish (12.6%), Polish (12.0%), Italian (8.9%), United States (6.3%), Swedish (5.1%).

Elevation: 837 feet

Land area: 4.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Marengo

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marengo city

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

7.0% Foreign born (4.9% Latin America, 1.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,491 (+30.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Marengo:

  • HARVARD COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; HARVARD, IL)
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; WOODSTOCK, IL)
  • NORTHWEST SUBURBAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; BELVIDERE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Marengo:

  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 34 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • ROCK CO (about 39 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 53 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Marengo:

  • DACY (about 11 miles; HARVARD, IL; Abbreviation: 0C0)
  • POPLAR GROVE (about 17 miles; POPLAR GROVE, IL; Abbreviation: C77)
  • BIG FOOT AIRFIELD (about 19 miles; WALWORTH, WI; Abbreviation: 7V3)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marengo:

  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; ELGIN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,077)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 30 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 40 miles; PALATINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,229)
Public high school in Marengo:

  • MARENGO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 748; Location: 816 E GRANT HWY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Marengo:

  • LOCUST ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 557; Location: 539 S LOCUST ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • HAWTHORN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 399; Location: 1913 HAWTHORN RD; Grades: 02 – 04)
  • RILEY COMM CONS SCHOOL (Students: 336; Location: 9406 RILEY RD; Grades: KG – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Marengo:

  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 296; Location: 408 JACKSON ST; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Marengo:

  • MARENGO P.L.D. (Operating income: $380,043; Location: 200 S. STATE STREET; 42,037 books; 1,713 audio materials; 1,471 video materials; 91 serial subscriptions)

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