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The City of Mattoon had a population of 17,589 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Mattoon is located at latitude 39.4831 and longitude -88.3728 in Coles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mattoon encompass a land area of 10.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Coles County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 735 feet.
The City of Mattoon (GNIS ID: 2395046) 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.
|Total Population||17,589 (100%)|
|Population in Households||17,284 (98.3%)|
|Population in Families||12,725 (72.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||305 ( 1.7%)|
|Median Household Income||$43,448|
|Average Household Income||$56,839|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$25,265|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||8,876 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,758 (53.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,109 (35.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,009 (11.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$87,125|
|Average Home Value||$111,552|
|Housing Affordability Index3||234|
|Average Household Size||2.2|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.46%|
|Per Capita Income||1.94%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.49%|
The table below compares Mattoon to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 146||89th|
|Population Density||# 366||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 1189||13th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 670||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1022||25th|
|Diversity Index||# 618||55th|
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