Mattoon, IL

Census Place

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2022 Population
16,830
0.895% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.4
0.935% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
21.1%
6.25% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$45,953
11.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$90,600
9.55% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
7,773
3.01% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Mattoon, IL had a population of 16.8k people with a median age of 42.4 and a median household income of $45,953. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Mattoon, IL declined from 16,982 to 16,830, a −0.895% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,320 to $45,953, a 11.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mattoon, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.74%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.03%), White (Hispanic) (0.957%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.755%).

None of the households in Mattoon, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.7% of the residents in Mattoon, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mattoon, IL are Lake Land College (2,244 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Mattoon, IL was $90,600, and the homeownership rate was 55%.

Most people in Mattoon, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Mattoon, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Mattoon, IL is home to a population of 16.8k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.832% of Mattoon, IL residents were born outside of the country (140 people).

In 2022, there were 33.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.6k people) in Mattoon, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 461 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 341 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.7% of Mattoon, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Mattoon, IL was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mattoon, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    15.6k ± 515
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    461 ± 171
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    341 ± 164
2.44%
Hispanic Population
410 people

In 2022, there were 33.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.6k people) in Mattoon, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 461 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 341 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.44% of the people in Mattoon, IL are hispanic (410 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    622,347 ± 18,890 people
  2. India
    165,336 ± 9,918 people
  3. Poland
    123,006 ± 8,569 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 622,347 Illinois residents, followed by India with 165,336 and Poland with 123,006.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.832%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
140 people
0.718%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
122 people

As of 2022, 0.832% of Mattoon, IL residents (140 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mattoon, IL was 0.718%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    332 ± 132
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    255 ± 124
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    141 ± 85

Mattoon, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Mattoon, IL employs 7.77k people. The largest industries in Mattoon, IL are Manufacturing (1,553 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,054 people), and Retail Trade (1,027 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($53,347), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($52,269), and Transportation & Warehousing ($48,036).

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,581. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

7.77k
2022 Value
± 672
3.01%
1 Year growth
± 11.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mattoon, IL grew at a rate of 3.01%, from 7.55k employees to 7.77k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mattoon, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,168 people), Production Occupations (971 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (680 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mattoon, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

7.77k
2022 Value
± 672
3.01%
1 Year growth
± 11.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mattoon, IL grew at a rate of 3.01%, from 7.55k employees to 7.77k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mattoon, IL, are Manufacturing (1,553 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,054 people), and Retail Trade (1,027 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mattoon, IL, though some of these residents may live in Mattoon, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,902
Median earning men ± $3,990
$31,563
Median earning women ± $3,506

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($54,355), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($52,269), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($44,519).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($70,345), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,970), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,759).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.47%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 2.47% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Illinois over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Mattoon, IL awarded 2,244 degrees. The student population of Mattoon, IL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,549 male students and 2,193 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mattoon, IL are White (1,621 and 72.6%), followed by Black or African American (299 and 13.4%), Hispanic or Latino (163 and 7.3%), and Unknown (71 and 3.18%).

The largest universities in Mattoon, IL by number of degrees awarded are Lake Land College (2,244 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Mattoon, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (547 and 24.4%), General Construction Trades (214 and 9.54%), and Other Housing & Human Environments (110 and 4.9%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 3,742 students enrolled in Mattoon, IL, 41.4% men and 58.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,328 records, of which 59.1% were women and 40.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 316 degrees awarded
  2. 83 degrees awarded
  3. 71 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Mattoon, IL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 316 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
2,244 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lake Land College with 2,244 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 1,305 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mattoon, IL, which is 1.39 times more than the 939 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,621 degrees mean that there were 5.42 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 299 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($7,139) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($965) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($360) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.01% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.62M), Some college (2.15M), and Bachelors Degree (2.1M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mattoon, IL was $90,600 in 2022, which is 0.321 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $82,700 to $90,600, a 9.55% increase. The homeownership rate in Mattoon, IL is 55%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Mattoon, IL have an average commute time of 16.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mattoon, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Mattoon, IL is $45,953. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Mattoon, IL was Census Tract 3 with a value of $59,077, followed by Census Tract 12 and Census Tract 10, with respective values of $56,515 and $45,912.

Property

$90,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,825
$4,336
Median Property Taxes
±$427

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Rent vs Own

55%
Homeownership
2022
58.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 55% of the housing units in Mattoon, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 55.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 3
  2. Census Tract 12
  3. Census Tract 10

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mattoon, IL was Census Tract 3 with a value of $59,077, followed by Census Tract 12 and Census Tract 10, with respective values of $56,515 and $45,912.

The following map shows all of the places in Mattoon, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$45,953
Median Household Income
± $3,333
7.88k
Number of Households
± 633

In 2022, the median household income of the 7.88k households in Mattoon, IL grew to $45,953 from the previous year's value of $41,320.

The following chart displays the households in Mattoon, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mattoon, IL is from Illinois.
0.477
2022 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2022, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.371% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.1%)
  2. Carpooled (13.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.16%)

In 2022, 81.1% of workers in Mattoon, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.4%) and those who worked at home (3.16%).

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Commute Time

16.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mattoon, IL have a shorter commute time (16.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.47% of the workforce in Mattoon, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mattoon, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mattoon, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mattoon, IL (3.44k out of 16.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mattoon, IL is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91% of the population of Mattoon, IL has health coverage, with 37.9% on employee plans, 27.2% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 1.66% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Coles County, IL see 1332 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.39% decrease from the previous year (1454 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1866 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 247 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,332 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Coles County, IL

Primary care physicians in Coles County, IL see an average of 1,332 patients per year. This represents a 8.39% decrease from the previous year (1,454 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Coles County, IL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.7% under 18 years, 20.6% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.1% were men and 52.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.96%
Uninsured
37.9%
Employer Coverage
27.2%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
1.66%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mattoon, IL declined by 1.61% from 9.11% to 8.96%.

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