Coles County, Illinois Population 2018

Coles County, Illinois's estimated population is 51,979 with a growth rate of -0.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Coles County, Illinois is the 27th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201752,5405611.08%
201751,979-433-0.83%
201652,412-158-0.30%
201552,570-142-0.27%
201452,712-317-0.60%
201353,029-270-0.51%
201253,299-305-0.57%
201153,604-261-0.48%
201053,8652,2214.30%
199051,644-616-1.18%
198052,2604,4459.30%
197047,8154,95511.56%
196042,8602,5326.28%
195040,3281,8584.83%
194038,4701,1553.10%
193037,3152,2076.29%
192035,1085911.71%
191034,5173711.09%
190034,1464,05313.47%
189030,0933,05111.28%
188027,0421,8077.16%
187025,23511,03277.67%
186014,2034,86852.15%
18509,335-281-2.92%
18409,6160.00%

Coles County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White48,685
Black or African American2,001
Two or More Races840
Asian651
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander131
Some Other Race126
American Indian and Alaska Native106

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Coles County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Coles County, Illinois Median Age

34.3


Total

33.6


Male

35.2


Female

Coles County, Illinois Adults

There are 43,109 adults, (8,163 of whom are seniors) in Coles County, Illinois.

Coles County, Illinois Age Dependency

50.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27

Child Dependency Ratio

Coles County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

27,145

51.67%

Male

25,395

48.33%

Coles County, Illinois Households and Families

Coles County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Coles County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All61.9%38.1%
Male59.4%40.6%
Non Family43.7%56.3%
Female36.8%63.2%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Coles County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,0062.3161.9
Married9,1392.8985.7
Non Family8,6911.3543.7
Female2,3023.2336.8
Male8743.3559.4

2.86

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Coles County, Illinois Households

Coles County, Illinois Education

Coles County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0303.13%
9th to 12th Grade1,9866.03%
High School Graduate10,07830.62%
Some College7,67023.31%
Associates Degree3,57710.87%
Bachelors Degree4,84914.73%
Graduate Degree3,72011.30%

Coles County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,25628,4567,989
Black561486136
Hispanic416322123
Asian317313227
Multiple Races30825760
Other Race1016849
Islander7440
Native American716219

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.61%.

Coles County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,268$38,772$25,910
Less Than High School$15,656$22,670$10,921
High School Grad$27,641$32,058$21,278
Some College$28,438$36,796$25,179
Bachelors Degree$41,887$55,166$35,205
Graduate Degree$54,258$66,809$51,141

$31,268

Average Earnings

$38,772

Average Male

$25,910

Average Female

Coles County, Illinois Language

Coles County, Illinois Language by Age

Coles County, Illinois Language

95.69% of Coles County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 4.31% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.69% of the population.

Coles County, Illinois Poverty

Coles County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,9948,73219.41%
Black1,46080455.07%
Multiple74033445.14%
Asian56926045.69%
Hispanic974939.55%
Other116108.62%
Native10298.82%
Islander13164.58%

20.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.49%

Male Poverty Rate

22.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coles County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coles County, Illinois is Black, with 55.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coles County, Illinois is Islander, with 4.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.44%.

Coles County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.46%
High School13.89%
Some College11.42%
Bachelors or Greater7.69%

Coles County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.03%
Male Unemployed33.60%
Female Employed16.08%
Male Employed11.92%

Coles County, Illinois Income

Coles County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,907$62,273
Families$59,135$78,949
Married Families$71,848$92,471
Non Families$22,852$35,740

Coles County, Illinois Marital Status

Coles County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Coles County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Coles County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Coles County, Illinois Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Coles County, Illinois Veterans

Coles County, Illinois Veterans by War

3,232

Number of Veterans

3,088

Male Veterans

144

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,122
Second Gulf War666
First Gulf War501
Korea343
World War II83

Coles County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74824
35 to 54678
55 to 64645
75+593
18 to 34492

Coles County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1367.82%
2 or More6513.89%
Hispanic232.53%
Indian1415.91%
Black80.48%
Hawaiian64.58%
Asian30.54%

Coles County, Illinois Veterans by Education

9.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coles County, Illinois Employment Status

Coles County, Illinois Employment by Age

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Coles County, Illinois Employment by Race

Coles County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Coles County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Charleston2183321133-700-3.21%
Mattoon1855518028-527-2.84%
Oakland880876-4-0.45%
Ashmore785762-23-2.93%
Humboldt437429-8-1.83%
Lerna286281-5-1.75%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990