Coles County IL Information


Coles County Subdivisions

Coles County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 53,217
Daytime Population: Workers 26,667
Daytime Population: Residents 28,776
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 55,443
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 49,273
Population in Familes 33,797
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,944
Population Density2 105
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $39,668
Average Household Income $58,042
Per Capita Income $23,463


Total Housing Units 23,425 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,065 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,021 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,339 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $95,542
Average Home Value $127,828


Total Households 21,086
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 11,563
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 -0.17% -0.17%
Households -0.24% -0.27%
Families -0.47% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.65%


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, 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 # 27 75th
Population Density # 23 78th
Diversity Index # 54 48th
Median Household Income # 97 6th
Per Capita Income # 85 18th

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