Matteson, Illinois Population 2024

17,917

Matteson is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Matteson has a 2024 population of 17,917. Matteson is currently declining at a rate of -1.44% annually and its population has decreased by -5.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,025 in 2020.

The average household income in Matteson is $103,629 with a poverty rate of 10.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Matteson is 43.8 years, 42.6 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Matteson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Matteson was:

  • Black or African American: 80.4%
  • White: 11.95%
  • Two or more races: 4.52%
  • Asian: 3.05%
  • Other race: 0.08%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
9.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,926.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.82% (-1,108)
The current population of Matteson, Illinois is 17,917 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 19,025.

Matteson, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American15,19480.4%
White2,25811.95%
Two or more races8544.52%
Asian5773.05%
Other race150.08%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Matteson Population by Race

Matteson Population Pyramid 2024

Matteson Median Age

43.8

Total

42.6

Male

44.5

Female

Matteson Adults

There are 15,010 adults, (3,621 of whom are seniors) in Matteson.

Matteson Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Matteson Sex Ratio

Female10,50355.58%
Male8,39544.42%

Matteson Population by Age

Matteson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,5472.4976.223.8
Married3,0193.3594.75.3
Non Family2,7741.1658.341.7
Female1,4403.0366.933.1
Male3143.391000
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3.2

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Matteson Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Matteson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Matteson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.56%.

Matteson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$59,647

Average Earnings

$68,183

Average Male

$57,860

Average Female

Matteson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Matteson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Matteson Language

94.98% of Matteson residents speak only English, while 5.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.74% of the population.

Matteson Language

Matteson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black15,1271,3709.06%
White2,21750122.6%
Asian5138616.76%
Multiple854819.48%
Hispanic30920.65%
Other1516.67%
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10.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.32%

Male Poverty Rate

12.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Matteson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Matteson is White, with 22.6% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Matteson is Hispanic, with 0.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.62%.

Matteson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.51%
High School14.46%
Some College6.97%
Bachelors or Greater5.14%
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Matteson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed35.54%
Male Unemployed20.77%
Female Employed5.25%
Male Employed0.44%
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Matteson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Matteson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Matteson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Matteson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Matteson 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.

Matteson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Matteson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

879

Number of Veterans

808

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

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Matteson Veterans by War

count

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Matteson Veterans by Age

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Matteson Veterans by Race

Matteson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Matteson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

12.5%

Unemployment Rate

Matteson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Matteson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Matteson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

72.35%

Born in Matteson

94.81%

Native Born

5.19%

Foreign Born

2.55%

Non Citizen

2.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.81% of Matteson residents were born in the United States, with 72.35% having been born in Illinois. 2.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Matteson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,612-261-1.55%
202816,873-261-1.52%
202717,134-261-1.5%
202617,395-261-1.48%
202517,656-261-1.46%
202417,917-261-1.44%
202318,178-261-1.42%
202218,439-261-1.4%
202118,700-325-1.71%
202019,025-413-2.12%
201919,438-25-0.13%
201819,463590.3%
201719,4041530.79%
201619,251-31-0.16%
201519,282260.14%
201419,25650.03%
201319,251430.22%
201219,208640.33%
201119,144970.51%
201019,0476,11947.33%
200012,9281,55013.62%
199011,3781,15511.3%
198010,2235,482115.63%
19704,741
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Matteson Population by Year