StatisticCarbondaleIllinoisNational
Population26,06612,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,50922891
Median age23.837.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)27%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%44%43%
Speak English85%77%79%
Speak Spanish5%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Carbondale is 562% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Carbondale is 36% lower than Illinois
  • In Carbondale 62.97% of the population is White
  • In Carbondale 24.86% of the population is Black
  • In Carbondale 5.84% of the population is Asian

Compare Carbondale, IL Demographics

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      Carbondale population breakdown by race

      RaceCarbondaleIllinoisNational
      White62.97%72.14%73.35%
      Black24.86%14.30%12.63%
      Asian5.84%5.10%5.22%
      American Indian0.14%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race4.11%2.34%3.06%
      Other race2.08%5.86%4.75%
      In Carbondale, 6.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Carbondale age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Carbondale, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).