Coles County IL Information


Coles County Subdivisions

Coles County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 52,528
Population in Households 48,584
Population in Familes 33,510
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,944
Population Density2 103
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $41,209
Average Household Income $59,257
Per Capita Income $24,428


Total Housing Units 23,527 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,501 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,735 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,291 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $97,630
Average Home Value $139,966


Total Households 21,236
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 11,609
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 -0.31% -0.3%
Households -0.13% -0.28%
Families -0.36% -0.43%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.64%


Coles County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coles County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 27 75th
Population Density # 23 78th
Diversity Index # 56 47th
Median Household Income # 94 9th
Per Capita Income # 83 20th

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