Coles County, Illinois Population 2018

Coles County, Illinois's estimated population is 51,979 with a growth rate of -1.56% 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
201751,979-823-1.56%
201652,8023900.74%
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
White49,104
Black or African American1,940
Two or More Races845
Asian595
American Indian and Alaska Native120
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander106
Some Other Race92

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Coles County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Coles County, Illinois Median Age

33.6


Total

33


Male

34.7


Female

Coles County, Illinois Adults

There are 43,298 adults, (7,973 of which are seniors) in Coles County, Illinois.

Coles County, Illinois Age Dependency

49.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27

Child Dependency Ratio

Coles County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

27,336

51.77%

Male

25,466

48.23%

Coles County, Illinois Households and Families

Coles County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Coles County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All61.3%38.7%
Male49.8%50.2%
Non Family41.9%58.1%
Female40.3%59.7%

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Coles County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,0942.361.3
Married9,1832.8986.2
Non Family8,6431.3541.9
Female2,3983.1640.3
Male8703.2649.8

2.85

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade1,1723.59%
9th to 12th Grade2,0196.19%
High School Graduate10,15331.14%
Some College7,61923.37%
Associates Degree3,38710.39%
Bachelors Degree4,67414.33%
Graduate Degree3,58410.99%

Coles County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,10628,1277,728
Black52446791
Hispanic392308140
Asian286282205
Multiple Races26419380
Other Race674241
Native American6346
Islander60368

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.68%.

Coles County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,432$37,067$24,357
Less Than High School$15,344$17,170$12,500
High School Grad$25,903$32,165$18,660
Some College$27,379$36,387$24,288
Bachelors Degree$38,750$54,808$30,781
Graduate Degree$53,287$63,788$50,813

$30,432

Average Earnings

$37,067

Average Male

$24,357

Average Female

Coles County, Illinois Language

Coles County, Illinois Language by Age

Coles County, Illinois Language

95.49% of Coles County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 4.51% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.96% of the population.

Coles County, Illinois Poverty

Coles County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White45,3599,25920.41%
Black1,34282761.62%
Multiple76327536.04%
Asian50719438.26%
Hispanic96312412.88%
Native1175244.44%
Other922122.83%

21.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.11%

Male Poverty Rate

23.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coles County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coles County, Illinois is Black, with 61.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coles County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 12.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.29%.

Coles County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.49%
High School14.33%
Some College11.77%
Bachelors or Greater7.97%

Coles County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.14%
Male Unemployed42.91%
Female Employed17.04%
Male Employed13.00%

Coles County, Illinois Income

Coles County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,800$57,630
Families$55,923$72,489
Married Families$68,419$85,427
Non Families$22,441$33,733

Coles County, Illinois Marital Status

Coles County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

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

Coles County, Illinois Veterans

Coles County, Illinois Veterans by War

3,382

Number of Veterans

3,264

Male Veterans

118

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,214
Second Gulf War552
Korea446
First Gulf War444
World War II76

Coles County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74819
55 to 64725
75+718
35 to 54656
18 to 34464

Coles County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3208.21%
2 or More4210.00%
Black171.04%
Hispanic131.48%
Indian33.16%

Coles County, Illinois Veterans by Education

8.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coles County, Illinois Employment Status

Coles County, Illinois Employment by Age

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

7.4%

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