Mattoon demographics profile

StatisticMattoonIllinoisNational
Population17,39912,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,68822291
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%
Mattoon, IL has a population of 17,399 and is the 2,483rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,688 per sq mi which is 659% higher than the Illinois average and 1763% higher than the national average. The median age in Mattoon is 40 which is approximately 6% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Mattoon, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 82% of Mattoon residents were born in Illinois, 16% 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 Mattoon is 659% 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 or African American.
  • In Mattoon 0.10% of the population is Asian.

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Mattoon population breakdown by race

RaceMattoonIllinoisNational
White96.26%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American1.56%14.30%12.63%
Asian0.10%5.10%5.22%
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.

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