Moweaqua, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 1,923. Estimated population in 2021: 1,845 (-4.1% change)
Males: 870 (45.2%), Females: 1,053 (54.8%)

Shelby County

Zip code: 62550

Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $40,114
Median house value: $71,800

Races in Moweaqua:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (25.5%), English (14.2%), Irish (13.6%), United States (11.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), Dutch (2.4%).

Elevation: 629 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Moweaqua

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moweaqua village

  • Never married: 14.8%
  • Now married: 64.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +129 (+7.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Moweaqua:

  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; DECATUR, IL)
  • PANA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; PANA, IL)
  • DECATUR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; DECATUR, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Moweaqua:

  • DECATUR (about 19 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
  • CAPITAL (about 48 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • COLES COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 54 miles; MATTOON/CHARLESTON, IL; Abbreviation: MTO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Moweaqua:

  • SHELBY COUNTY (about 21 miles; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: 2H0)
  • TAYLORVILLE MUNI (about 22 miles; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: TAZ)
  • PIATT COUNTY (about 42 miles; MONTICELLO, IL; Abbreviation: 2K0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moweaqua:

  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 42 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 46 miles; MATTOON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,666)
  • EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; CHARLESTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,582)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 62 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
Public high school in Moweaqua:

  • CENTRAL A & M HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 229 EAST PINE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Moweaqua:

  • GREGORY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 251; Location: 221 EAST PINE ST; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Moweaqua:

  • MOWEAQUA P.L.D. (Operating income: $102,680; Location: 122 NORTH MAIN; 11,359 books; 287 audio materials; 1,318 video materials; 35 serial subscriptions)

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