Carbondale, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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Updated: 2022-04-08
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Carbondale, Illinois Info Snack

Population
25,400
Unemployment
10.8%
Poverty
39.6%
Median Home
$122,700
Median Income
$24,093
Median Rent
$698

Carbondale SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
9.5

Carbondale, IL Cost Of Living

85
Carbondale's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Carbondale Illinois National Average
Overall 85 98 100
Services 92 95 100
Groceries 102 97 100
Health 90 99 100
Housing 66 96 100
Transportation 91 105 100
Utilities 97 94 100

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Rankings for Carbondale in Illinois

Map Of Carbondale, IL

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Population over time in Carbondale

Year Population % Change
2020 25,400 -1.7%
2019 25,846 -1.3%
2018 26,196 0.5%
2017 26,066 -0.5%
2016 26,192 -0.7%
2015 26,374 0.6%
2014 26,223 1.0%
2013 25,961 0.8%
2012 25,747 0.1%
2011 25,732 -

Race / Ethnicity in Carbondale

White
58.0% (14,737)
African American
26.8% (6,795)
American Indian
0.3% (75)
Asian
5.7% (1,457)
Hawaiian
0.1% (19)
Other
0.5% (132)
Two Or More
3.0% (757)
Hispanic
5.6% (1,428)
Race Carbondale IL USA
White 58.0% 60.8% 60.1%
African American 26.8% 13.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.3% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 5.7% 5.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.0% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 5.6% 17.2% 18.2%

Gender in Carbondale

Female
49.8% (12,638)
Male
50.2% (12,762)
Gender Carbondale IL USA
Female 49.8% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 50.2% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Carbondale for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (507)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (762)
High School / GED
16.0% (4,064)
Some College
25.0% (6,350)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,778)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (4,572)
Master's Degree
19.0% (4,826)
Professional Degree
3.0% (762)
Doctorate Degree
7.0% (1,778)
Education Carbondale IL USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 19.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 7.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Carbondale, Illinois

Less than $10,000
23.0% (584,042)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.3% (235,630)
$15,000 to $24,999
19.8% (503,516)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.3% (160,365)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.1% (358,249)
$50,000 to $74,999
7.6% (193,079)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.5% (191,249)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.5% (138,632)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.4% (111,867)
$200,000 or more
2.5% (63,368)
Income Carbondale IL USA
Less than $10,000 23.0% 6.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.3% 3.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 19.8% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.3% 8.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.1% 11.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 7.6% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.5% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.5% 16.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.4% 7.8% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.5% 8.8% 8.3%

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