Mt Zion, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 4,845. Estimated population in 2021: 5,032 (+3.9% change)
Males: 2,424 (50.0%), Females: 2,421 (50.0%)

Macon County

Zip code: 62549

Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $54,936
Median house value: $90,100

Races in Mount Zion:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (26.9%), United States (13.6%), Irish (13.3%), English (13.3%), Italian (3.2%), Dutch (2.7%).

Elevation: 690 feet

Land area: 3.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mount Zion

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Zion village

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 69.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +325 (+7.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Zion:

  • DECATUR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; DECATUR, IL)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; DECATUR, IL)
  • SHELBY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; SHELBYVILLE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mount Zion:

  • DECATUR (about 5 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 46 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: CMI)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 48 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mount Zion:

  • SHELBY COUNTY (about 27 miles; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: 2H0)
  • PIATT COUNTY (about 28 miles; MONTICELLO, IL; Abbreviation: 2K0)
  • TAYLORVILLE MUNI (about 35 miles; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: TAZ)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Zion:

  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 41 miles; MATTOON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,666)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 48 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 50 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 36,284)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 51 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
Public high school in Mount Zion:

  • MT ZION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 795; Location: 305 S HENDERSON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mount Zion:

  • MT ZION INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 566; Location: 310 S HENDERSON ST; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • MT ZION JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 405; Location: 315 S HENDERSON ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • MCGAUGHEY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 356; Location: 1320 W MAIN ST; Grades: KG – 03)
  • MT ZION ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 725 W MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 03)

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