Coles County, Illinois Population 2020

Coles County, Illinois's estimated population is 51,348 with a growth rate of -0.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Coles County, Illinois is the 29th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201850,885-463-0.90%
201751,348-419-0.81%
201651,767-393-0.75%
201552,160-362-0.69%
201452,522-530-1.00%
201353,052-262-0.49%
201253,314-306-0.57%
201153,620-248-0.46%
201053,8682,2244.31%
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%

How Many People Live in Coles County, Illinois?

51,348

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48,03692.85%
Black or African American1,9053.68%
Two or More Races8471.64%
Asian6271.21%
Some Other Race1170.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native1070.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander970.19%

Coles County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Coles County, Illinois Median Age

35.2


Total

34.5


Male

35.7


Female

Coles County, Illinois Adults

There are 42,379 adults, (8,335 of whom are seniors) in Coles County, Illinois.

Coles County, Illinois Age Dependency

52

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Coles County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

26,737

51.68%

Male

24,999

48.32%

Coles County, Illinois Households and Families

Coles County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Coles County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
Male62.1%37.9%
All61.6%38.4%
Non Family44.7%55.3%
Female39%61%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,1392.2661.6
Non Family8,8861.3344.7
Married8,7972.8485
Female2,4803.1839
Male9763.262.1

2.82

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Coles County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0933.31%
9th to 12th Grade2,0476.20%
High School Graduate9,91630.05%
Some College7,82123.70%
Associates Degree3,68511.17%
Bachelors Degree4,85114.70%
Graduate Degree3,59010.88%

Coles County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,30728,3917,833
Black594479135
Hispanic434361133
Asian337335273
Multiple Races29026082
Other Race905319
Native American756616
Islander5932

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 99.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.01%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,173$39,810$26,429
Less Than High School$18,431$25,955$11,984
High School Grad$27,193$34,608$19,663
Some College$29,390$37,855$25,869
Bachelors Degree$41,601$53,033$37,703
Graduate Degree$56,038$72,083$53,207

$32,173

Average Earnings

$39,810

Average Male

$26,429

Average Female

Coles County, Illinois Language

Coles County, Illinois Language by Age

Coles County, Illinois Language

96.19% of Coles County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Coles County, Illinois Poverty

Coles County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,4608,89320.00%
Black1,34770252.12%
Multiple75033444.53%
Asian54123743.81%
Hispanic1,02516416.00%
Other992323.23%
Native102109.80%
Islander9788.25%

21.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.76%

Male Poverty Rate

23.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coles County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coles County, Illinois is Black, with 52.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coles County, Illinois is Islander, with 8.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.13%
High School15.88%
Some College12.06%
Bachelors or Greater8.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.50%
Male Unemployed32.94%
Female Employed16.14%
Male Employed12.39%

Coles County, Illinois Income

Coles County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,071$63,161
Families$60,582$80,144
Married Families$73,151$97,039
Non Families$24,696$36,938

Coles County, Illinois Marital Status

Coles County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Coles County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Coles County, Illinois Veterans

3,188

Number of Veterans

3,052

Male Veterans

136

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,121
Second Gulf War600
First Gulf War557
Korea337
World War II81

Coles County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1057.86%
2 or More378.13%
Hispanic323.46%
Indian2325.27%
Black110.70%
Hawaiian88.25%
Asian40.76%

Coles County, Illinois Veterans by Education

8.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coles County, Illinois Employment Status

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Coles County, Illinois Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.12%

Born in Illinois

97.65%

Native Born

2.35%

Foreign Born

1.52%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.65% of Coles County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 81.12% having been born in Illinois. 1.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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%
  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