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Matteson, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Matteson had a population of 19,119 as of July 1, 2016. Matteson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Matteson is located at latitude 41.5088 and longitude -87.7465 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Matteson (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 692 feet.

The Village of Matteson (GNIS ID: 2399275) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Matteson is located within Township of Rich, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Matteson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Matteson, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,119
Population in Households 18,854
Population in Familes 16,410
Population in Group Qrtrs 265
Population Density1 2,052
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 6,776
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 4,977
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,506 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,269 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 327 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $178,714
Average Home Value $194,767


Median Household Income $63,002
Average Household Income $76,614
Per Capita Income $27,615
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.09% 0.53%
Households 0.1% 0.42%
Families -0.13% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Matteson, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Matteson to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 131 90th
Population Density1 # 259 81st
Diversity Index2 # 210 85th
Median Household Income # 326 76th
Per Capita Income # 509 63rd

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