Census Data (2010)


The section below is designed to provide a statistical snapshot of our community.  It contains information on the demographic, housing, educational, and other aspects from years 1970 – 2010.  This data has been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Population Trends (1970 – 2010)

Area Name 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010
Machesney Park 15,679 15,806 19,044 20,759 23,499
Winnebago County 246,623 250,884 252,913 278,418 295,266
Rockford MSA* 314,930 325,852 329,676 371,236 402,928
State of Illinois 11,427,409 11,446,801 11,430,602 12,419,293 128,306,632

* The Rockford Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) consists of Winnebago, Boone, and Ogle counties.

Population Density (2010)

Area Name Total Population Land Area
(Square Miles)
Density
(Persons per Square Mile)
Machesney Park 23,499 9.0 2,611
Winnebago County 295,266 519.0 568.9
Rockford MSA* 402,928 1,560.0 258.3
State of Illinois 12,830,632 55,748.0 230.2

* The Rockford Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) consists of Winnebago, Boone, and Ogle counties.

Population Age Structure (2010)

Machesney Park Number Percent
Total population 23,499 100.0
Under 5 years 1,469 6.3
5 to 9 years 1,540 6.6
10 to 14 years 1,648 7.0
15 to 19 years 1,707 7.3
20 to 24 years 1,283 5.5
25 to 29 years 1,485 6.3
30 to 34 years 1,431 6.1
35 to 39 years 1,700 7.2
40 to 44 years 1,750 7.4
45 to 49 years 1,915 8.1
Median Age 38.6 years

 

Household Characteristics (2010)

Machesney Park Number Percent
Total households 8,893 100.0
Family households (families) 6,510 73.2
– With own children under 18 years 2,788 31.4
Married-couple family 4,827 54.3
– With own children under 18 years 1,834 20.6
Female householder, no husband present 1,093 12.3
– With own children under 18 years 627 7.1
Non-family households 2,383 26.8
Householder living alone 1,842 20.7
Householder 65 years and over 680 7.7
Average household size 2.67
Average family size 3.03

Housing Characteristics (2010)

Machesney Park Number Percent
Total housing units 9,351 100.0
Occupied housing units 8,893 95.1
– Owner-occupied units 7,248 81.5
– Renter-occupied units 1,645 18.5
Vacant housing units 458 4.9
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent) 2.1
Rental vacancy rate (percent) 6.6
Average household size (owner-occupied units) 2.67
Average household size (renter occupied units) 2.53

Income Characteristics (2010)

Machesney Park Number/Percent
Total Households 8,893
Homeownerhip Rate 81.2%
Housing Units in Multi-Units Structures 8.9%
Persons Per Household 2.61
Per Capita Income 2011 $24,541
Median Household Income 2007-2011 $52,346
Persons Below Poverty Level 9.6%

 

Education – Language Characteristics (2010)

Machesney Park – Education – Language Char Number  
Living in the Same House One Year and Over 91.2%
Foreign Born Persons, Percent 2007-2011 3.8%
Language Other than English Spoken at Home 6.2%
High School Graduates Age 25+ 86.1%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher Age 25+ 12.5%
Veterans 2007-2011 12.5%
Mean Travel Time to Work (Minutes) Ages 16+ 23.2 Min
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