Population density (sq mi)1,68822891
Median age39.637.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%44%43%
Speak English98%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Mattoon is 640% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Mattoon is 6% higher than Illinois
  • In Mattoon 96.26% of the population is White
  • In Mattoon 1.56% of the population is Black
  • In Mattoon 0.10% of the population is Asian

Compare Mattoon, IL Demographics


      Mattoon population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.22%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.66%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.20%5.86%4.75%
      In Mattoon, 1.4% 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

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Mattoon age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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