Coal City demographics profile

StatisticCoal CityIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)1,08322291
Median age34.837.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%44%43%
Speak English94%77%79%
Speak Spanish5%13%13%
Coal City, IL has a population of 5,687 and is the 5,955th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,083 per sq mi which is 387% higher than the Illinois average and 1095% higher than the national average. The median age in Coal City is 35 which is approximately 7% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Coal City, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 85% of Coal City residents were born in Illinois, 13% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Coal City is 387% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Coal City is 7% lower than Illinois.
  • In Coal City 95.22% of the population is White.
  • In Coal City 2.48% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Coal City 0.25% of the population is Asian.

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Coal City population breakdown by race

RaceCoal CityIllinoisNational
Black or African American2.48%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.25%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.81%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.00%5.86%4.75%
In Coal City, 3.6% 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.

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