City of Carbondale, IL
Carbondale is located in Jackson County in Illinois. The median income is $17,743 and the median home value is $115,000. The unemployment rate is 11.09% compared to 7.9% for the U.S. as a whole. Workers commute an average of 12.5 minutes to work each day. The population is 63% White, 26% Black, 6% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 5% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Carbondale, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Carbondale has a Walk Score® of 39.
Median Household Income$17,743
Median Home Price$115,000
Carbondale and its surroundings offer both visitors and residents beautiful views and plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities. With four public golf courses, 17 public tennis courts, 14 public parks, one country club and access to lakes that offer opportunities to swim, water ski, fish and boat, it is easy to recognize Southern Illinois as a great place to be outdoors. Looking for a Nice Vista?
Got a thrust for original handcrafted beer? Then head to the Pinch Penny Pub to sip on brews made by the only micro brewery in Southern Illinois, Copper Dragon Brewing Company.
The Stage Company has been entertaining audiences in Carbondale since 1982, when a small but enthusiastic group of actors came together and created this troop. The Stage Company typically offers five shows a year, ranging from dramatic plays and zany comedies to popular musicals and children's plays. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students.
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Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Carbondale.
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Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Carbondale.