Charleston-Mattoon, IL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
61,852
0.542% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
37.5
1.35% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
18.8%
3.74% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$48,377
0.488% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$105,300
3.74% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
30,750
1.18% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Charleston-Mattoon, IL had a population of 61.9k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $48,377. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Charleston-Mattoon, IL declined from 62,189 to 61,852, a −0.542% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,142 to $48,377, a 0.488% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Charleston-Mattoon, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.22%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.64%), White (Hispanic) (1.49%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.894%).

None of the households in Charleston-Mattoon, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99% of the residents in Charleston-Mattoon, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Charleston-Mattoon, IL are Lake Land College (3,869 degrees awarded in 2020) and Eastern Illinois University (1,912 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Charleston-Mattoon, IL was $105,300, and the homeownership rate was 63.6%.

Most people in Charleston-Mattoon, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18 minutes. The average car ownership in Charleston-Mattoon, IL was 2 cars per household.

Charleston-Mattoon, IL borders Effingham, IL.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Charleston-Mattoon, IL is home to a population of 61.9k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.69% of Charleston-Mattoon, IL residents were born outside of the country (1.05k people).

In 2020, there were 28.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.7k people) in Charleston-Mattoon, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.99k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.02k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2020 Citizenship
98.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99% of Charleston-Mattoon, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Charleston-Mattoon, IL was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Charleston-Mattoon, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    56.7k ± 19
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.99k ± 178
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.02k ± 231
2.38%
Hispanic Population
1.47k people

In 2020, there were 28.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.7k people) in Charleston-Mattoon, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.99k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.02k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.38% of the people in Charleston-Mattoon, IL are hispanic (1.47k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    628,401 ± 18,975 people
  2. India
    158,225 ± 9,705 people
  3. Poland
    127,303 ± 8,716 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 628,401 Illinois residents, followed by India with 158,225 and Poland with 127,303.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.69%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.05k people
1.97%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.23k people

As of 2020, 1.69% of Charleston-Mattoon, IL residents (1.05k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Charleston-Mattoon, IL was 1.97%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,228 ± 178
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    735 ± 188
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    526 ± 143

Charleston-Mattoon, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.67 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Charleston-Mattoon, IL employs 30.8k people. The largest industries in Charleston-Mattoon, IL are Manufacturing (4,850 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,438 people), and Educational Services (4,291 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($67,625), Wholesale Trade ($51,667), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($49,595).

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,880. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

30.8k
2020 Value
± 1,246
1.18%
1 Year growth
± 5.47%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Charleston-Mattoon, IL grew at a rate of 1.18%, from 30.4k employees to 30.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Charleston-Mattoon, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,226 people), Production Occupations (3,043 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,893 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Charleston-Mattoon, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

30.8k
2020 Value
± 1,246
1.18%
1 Year growth
± 5.47%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Charleston-Mattoon, IL grew at a rate of 1.18%, from 30.4k employees to 30.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Charleston-Mattoon, IL, are Manufacturing (4,850 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,438 people), and Educational Services (4,291 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Charleston-Mattoon, IL, though some of these residents may live in Charleston-Mattoon, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$35,906
Median earning men ± $1,912
$24,495
Median earning women ± $2,256

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($61,458), Public Administration ($56,875), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($55,804).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($41,477), Manufacturing ($32,880), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($30,092).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 497
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 397
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 276
    Retail Trade

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $497k
    Manufacturing
  2. $307k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $118k
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $138B
  2. $87.2B
  3. $79.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Electronics with $138B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($87.2B) and Mixed freight ($79.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.03T
2020 Value in Illinois
$1.94T
Projected 2050 Value in Illinois
88.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Illinois trade was $1.03T. This is expected to increase 88.6% to $1.94T by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $77.4B
  2. $56.8B
  3. $46.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $77.4B, followed by Wisconsin with $56.8B and California and $46.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Illinois over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Charleston-Mattoon, IL awarded 5,781 degrees. The student population of Charleston-Mattoon, IL in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 4,975 male students and 7,513 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Charleston-Mattoon, IL are White (3,606 and 64.7%), followed by Black or African American (1,256 and 22.5%), Hispanic or Latino (428 and 7.68%), and Unknown (122 and 2.19%).

The largest universities in Charleston-Mattoon, IL by number of degrees awarded are Lake Land College (3,869 and 66.9%) and Eastern Illinois University (1,912 and 33.1%).

The most popular majors in Charleston-Mattoon, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (781 and 13.5%), General Construction Trades (553 and 9.57%), and General Applied Horticulture Operations (540 and 9.34%).

The median tuition cost in Charleston-Mattoon, IL for a public four year colleges is $9,036 for in-state students and $11,231 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Charleston-Mattoon, IL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 55.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 18%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 12,488 (39.8% men and 60.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 12,488 students enrolled in Charleston-Mattoon, IL, 39.8% men and 60.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 8,663 records, of which 61.4% were women and 38.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 102 degree-majors awarded
  2. 79 degree-majors awarded
  3. 123 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Charleston-Mattoon, IL was General Psychology with 102 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Charleston-Mattoon, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,869 degrees awarded
  2. 1,912 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lake Land College with 3,869 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 3,647 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Charleston-Mattoon, IL, which is 1.71 times more than the 2,134 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,606 degrees mean that there were 2.87 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,256 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($9,036) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,895) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($360) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.879% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.877% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.59M), Some college (2.22M), and Bachelors Degree (2.03M).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Charleston-Mattoon, IL was $105,300 in 2020, which is 0.458 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $101,500 to $105,300, a 3.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Charleston-Mattoon, IL is 63.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Charleston-Mattoon, IL have an average commute time of 18 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Charleston-Mattoon, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Charleston-Mattoon, IL is $48,377. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Charleston-Mattoon, IL was Kendall County, IL with a value of $96,854, followed by DuPage County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $94,930 and $92,654.

Property

$105,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,949
$16,028
Median Property Taxes
±$813

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Charleston-Mattoon, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

63.6%
Homeownership
2020
62.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 63.6% of the housing units in Charleston-Mattoon, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Charleston-Mattoon, IL was Kendall County, IL with a value of $96,854, followed by DuPage County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $94,930 and $92,654.

The following map shows all of the counties in Charleston-Mattoon, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$48,377
Median Household Income
± $2,113
25.2k
Number of Households
± 1,098

In 2020, the median household income of the 25.2k households in Charleston-Mattoon, IL grew to $48,377 from the previous year's value of $48,142.

The following chart displays the households in Charleston-Mattoon, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Charleston-Mattoon, IL is from Illinois.
0.479
2020 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2020, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.707% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76.7%)
  2. Carpooled (10.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.31%)

In 2020, 76.7% of workers in Charleston-Mattoon, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.4%) and those who worked at home (6.31%).

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Commute Time

18 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Charleston-Mattoon, IL have a shorter commute time (18 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.966% of the workforce in Charleston-Mattoon, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Charleston-Mattoon, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Charleston-Mattoon, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Charleston-Mattoon, IL (10.9k out of 58k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Charleston-Mattoon, IL is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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93.4% of the population of Charleston-Mattoon, IL has health coverage, with 43.2% on employee plans, 21.8% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 1.3% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Illinois was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Illinois see 1241 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1250 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1242 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 408 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Illinois, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,241 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Illinois

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,241 patients per year. This represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1,250 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Illinois in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Illinois across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.1% under 18 years, 26.4% between 18 and 34 years, 35.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.65%
Uninsured
43.2%
Employer Coverage
21.8%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
13.4%
Non-Group
1.3%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Charleston-Mattoon, IL grew by 11% from 5.99% to 6.65%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Charleston-Mattoon, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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