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Matteson, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Matteson had a population of 19,041 as of July 1, 2020. 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 41.5039 and longitude -87.7131 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Matteson 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.


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Matteson, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 19,041 (100%)
Population in Households 18,776 (98.6%)
Population in Families 16,357 (85.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 265 ( 1.4%)
Population Density 2,047
Diversity Index2 46
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $83,805
Average Household Income $99,526
% of Income for Mortgage4 9%
Per Capita Income $35,292
Wealth Index5 113
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 7,123 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,607 (78.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,152 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 364 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $188,403
Average Home Value $214,942
Housing Affordability Index3 205
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,759
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 4,975
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.01% 0.06%
Households 0.03% 0.03%
Families -0.08% 0.01%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
Owner Occupied HU   0.14%

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Matteson, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Matteson 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 130 91st
Population Density # 257 81st
Median Household Income # 185 87th
Housing Affordability Index # 493 36th
Per Capita Income # 327 76th
Diversity Index # 223 84th

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