Result of Special Census Official
6:59 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

More Money Coming to Macomb

Credit Rich Egger

The city received some much anticipated news: the Illinois Secretary of State’s office has certified the results of the special census.

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Headcount Done This Fall
5:57 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Big Return on Macomb’s Special Census

Credit Rich Egger

The decision to conduct a special census appears to be paying off for Macomb.

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Recount Possible This Fall
2:37 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Macomb to Seek Special Census

Macomb City Hall
Credit Rich Egger

In what’s become a once-a-decade tradition, Macomb will ask the US Census Bureau to conduct a special census.

The 2010 census came up with a headcount of 19,288. But the city believes its population is closer to 20,000.

The city also had a special census done after the 1990 and 2000 headcounts came up with totals below 20,000. In both cases, the special census returned the city’s population to 20,000.

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