Mattoon, IL 61938 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61938: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mattoon, IL 61938

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,072
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,238
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 704
  • County: Coles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.481, Longitude -88.374
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 61938 has segments in 3 Counties (Coles, Cumberland, Moultrie).

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Mattoon, IL 61938 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,248
Daytime Population: Workers 18,303
Daytime Population: Residents 12,041
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,344
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.36
Population in Households 21,862
Population in Familes 16,422
Population in Group Qrtrs 386
Population Density2 180
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $40,811
Average Household Income $57,387
Per Capita Income $24,705


Total Housing Units 10,621 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,806 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,701 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,114 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $87,762
Average Home Value $116,091


Total Households 9,507
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 5,632
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.14% -0.24%
Households -0.33% -0.33%
Families -0.53% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Mattoon, IL 61938 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61938 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 226 84th
Population Density # 517 63rd
Diversity Index # 633 54th
Median Household Income # 1211 12th
Per Capita Income # 991 28th

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