Carbondale, IL : What you need to know

Located in southern Illinois, Carbondale has natural beauty, educational resources and cultural attractions. The town’s largest employer, Southern Illinois University, is also one of America's Top Colleges by Forbes. Neighborhoods are lively near campus, and historic districts offer other diverse housing options. The region's four golf courses, Little Grand Canyon and access to lakes make Carbondale a great place to be outdoors.


Carbondale, IL City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 26192
Latest Population Increase 90.07
Median age 23.4
Median Household Income $17764
Median Home Price $111600
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Carbondale, IL Rankings

Carbondale, IL Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 51%
  Population Women 49%

 
8% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Carbondale

Median Population

Median age 23.4
Age 18 Over 85.9
Age 21 Over 66.6
Age 62 Over 9
Age 65 Over 7.7

Race

  Ethnicity White 62.3%
  Ethnicity Black 24.2%
  Ethnicity Asian 6%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 1.9%

Economics

  Median Household Income 17764
  Median Home Price 111600
  Homes Owned 73
  Homes Rent 27
  Median Property Rent 686

Language

  English Only 85.1
  English Other 14.9
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 13.8 MINUTES
in Carbondale

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Carbondale

Commute Types

  Walked 13.5
  Worked at Home 3.3
  Public Transportation 2.1
  Other Means 3.3
  Drove Alone 69.2
  Carpooled 8.6

39/100
WALK SCORE
for Carbondale