Coal City, Illinois Population 2022

5,729
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Coal City is a city located in Grundy County Illinois. Coal City has a 2020 population of 5,729. Coal City is currently growing at a rate of 0.21% annually and its population has increased by 0.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,705 in 2010.

The average household income in Coal City is $88,054 with a poverty rate of 6.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $970 per month, and the median house value is $195,000. The median age in Coal City is 35.9 years, 34.5 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Coal City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Coal Citywas:

  • White: 95.61%
  • Two or more races: 2.45%
  • Black or African American: 1.40%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Coal City, Illinois is 5,729 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,705.

Coal City, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,72495.61%
Black or African American691.40%
Asian270.55%
Two or More Races1212.45%
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Coal City Population by Race

Coal City Population Pyramid 2022

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Coal City Median Age

37.8


Total

32.7


Male

41.3


Female

Coal City Adults

There are 3,572 adults, (631 of whom are seniors) in Coal City.

Coal City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Coal City Sex Ratio

Female

2,358

47.72%

Male

2,583

52.28%

Coal City Population by Age

Coal City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Coal City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All76.7%23.3%
Male74.3%25.7%
Non Family72.7%27.3%
Female45%55%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Coal City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9392.5576.7
Married9703.1186
Male1364.5274.3
Female1912.7545
Non Family6421.2272.7

2.99

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Coal City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade692.11%
9th to 12th Grade892.72%
High School Graduate1,04832.08%
Some College91528.01%
Associates Degree41612.73%
Bachelors Degree46614.26%
Graduate Degree2648.08%
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Coal City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Coal City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,0462,925711
Hispanic1039019
Asian2727
2+ Races2222
Black6945

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.34%.

Coal City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,311$67,656$41,120
Less Than 9th Grade$$85,521$21,453
High School Graduate$41,169$57,431$31,522
Some College$40,638$70,509$30,538
Bachelors Degree$102,629$103,125$102,600
Graduate Degree$62,604$$63,021

$56,311

Average Earnings

$67,656

Average Male

$41,120

Average Female

Coal City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Coal City Language by Age

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Coal City Language

96.62% of Coal City residents speak only English, while 3.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.62% of the population.

Coal City Language

Coal City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian2727100.00%
Hispanic185126.49%
White4,4762575.74%
OtherNaN%

6.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.56%

Male Poverty Rate

9.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coal City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coal City is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coal City is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.65%.

Coal City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.86%
High School3.63%
Some College13.45%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Coal City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.28%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed3.90%
Female Unemployed28.57%

Coal City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Coal City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,108$90,737
Families$97,695$104,074
Married Families$109,605-
Non Families$32,500$41,240
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Income by Household Type

Coal City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Coal City Married by Age and Sex

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Coal City 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 55-64.

Coal City Marital Status by Race

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Coal City Marital Status

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216

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War51
First Gulf War62
Vietnam89
Korea
World War II9

Coal City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3442
35 to 5468
55 to 648
65 to 7480
75+18

Coal City Veterans by Age

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Coal City Veterans by Race

Coal City Veterans by Education

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2.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

2.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coal City Veterans by Education

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67.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Coal City Employment by Age

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Coal City Employment by Race

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Coal City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.59%

Born in Coal City

98.08%

Native Born

1.92%

Foreign Born

0.85%

Non Citizen

1.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.08% of Coal City residents were born in the United States, with 83.59% having been born in Illinois. 0.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Coal City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19002,6070.00%
19102,667600.23%
19602,8521850.13%
19703,0401880.64%
19803,028-12-0.04%
19903,9078792.58%
20004,7978902.07%
20105,5877901.54%
20115,599120.21%
20125,611120.21%
20135,623120.21%
20145,635120.21%
20155,647120.21%
20165,659120.21%
20175,671120.21%
20185,683120.21%
20195,695120.21%
20205,705100.18%
20215,717120.21%
20225,729120.21%

Coal City Population by Year