Matteson, Illinois Population 2021

19,424
Loading...

Matteson is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 19,424, it is the 128th largest city in Illinois and the 1906th largest city in the United States . Matteson is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually but its population has increased by 2.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,009 in 2010. Matteson reached it's highest population of 19,460 in 2018. Spanning over 9 miles, Matteson has a population density of 2,088 people per square mile.

The average household income in Matteson is $92,988 with a poverty rate of 10.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,227 per month, and the median house value is $165,100. The median age in Matteson is 43.7 years, 39.1 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Matteson Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 80.89%
  • White: 14.56%
  • Two or more races: 2.31%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Other race: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Matteson, Illinois is 19,424 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,460.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,009.

Matteson, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American15,68180.89%
White2,82314.56%
Two or More Races4482.31%
Asian2831.46%
Some Other Race1500.77%
Loading...

Matteson Population by Race

Matteson Population Pyramid $2021

Loading...

Matteson Median Age

43.7


Total

39.1


Male

45.6


Female

Matteson Adults

There are 15,458 adults, (3,141 of whom are seniors) in Matteson.

Matteson Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Matteson Sex Ratio

Female

10,558

54.46%

Male

8,827

45.54%

Matteson Population by Age

Matteson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Matteson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male95.6%4.4%
Married92%8%
All80.8%19.2%
Female78.6%21.4%
Non Family66.6%33.4%

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Matteson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3092.6380.8
Married3,4943.4992
Non Family2,7211.266.6
Female9813.4978.6
Male1133.3695.6

3.45

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

Loading...

Matteson Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3102.30%
9th to 12th Grade4693.48%
High School Graduate2,79120.72%
Some College3,93429.21%
Associates Degree1,0918.10%
Bachelors Degree3,26824.26%
Graduate Degree1,60511.92%
Loading...

Matteson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Matteson Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
Black10,74510,3584,124
White2,0231,751411
2+ Races266266165
Hispanic23016851
Asian206146122
Other Race4747

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 62.03%.

Matteson Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,066$53,222$48,989
Less Than 9th Grade$20,850$30,159$16,724
High School Graduate$43,141$60,243$34,609
Some College$46,671$55,938$35,125
Bachelors Degree$59,519$57,981$63,009
Graduate Degree$57,987$62,563$57,955

$51,066

Average Earnings

$53,222

Average Male

$48,989

Average Female

Matteson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Matteson Language by Age

Loading...

Matteson Language

95.20% of Matteson residents speak only English, while 4.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.53% of the population.

Matteson Language

Matteson Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15,4981,2297.93%
White2,49035914.42%
Hispanic43133978.65%
Other150150100.00%
Asian2626324.05%
Multiple448214.69%

10.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.75%

Male Poverty Rate

10.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Matteson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Matteson is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Matteson is Multiple, with 4.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.97%.

Matteson Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.30%
Some College8.36%
High School8.10%
Bachelors or Greater4.96%

Matteson Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed21.58%
Female Unemployed21.39%
Female Employed5.25%
Male Employed2.38%

Matteson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Matteson Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$83,729$92,988
Families$111,123$116,422
Married Families$119,531-
Non Families$36,750$52,748
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Matteson Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Matteson Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

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 35-44.

Matteson Marital Status by Race

Loading...

Matteson Marital Status

Loading...

959

Number of Veterans

846

Male Veterans

113

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam393
Second Gulf War120
First Gulf War109
Korea39
World War II21

Matteson Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74287
55 to 64250
35 to 54208
75+191
18 to 3423

Matteson Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
Black6735.38%
White2369.87%
2+ Races5018.80%

Matteson Veterans by Race

Matteson Veterans by Education

Loading...

2.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Matteson Veterans by Education

Loading...

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Matteson Employment by Age

Loading...

Matteson Employment by Race

Loading...

Matteson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

74.37%

Born in Matteson

94.91%

Native Born

5.09%

Foreign Born

2.62%

Non Citizen

2.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.91% of Matteson residents were born in the United States, with 74.37% having been born in Illinois. 2.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Matteson Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202119,424-12-0.06%
202019,436-12-0.06%
201919,448-12-0.06%
201819,460580.30%
201719,4021550.81%
201619,247-31-0.16%
201519,278270.14%
201419,25160.03%
201319,245400.21%
201219,205670.35%
201119,138950.50%
201019,0436,1153.95%
200012,9281,5501.29%
199011,3781,1551.08%
198010,2235,4827.99%
19704,7410.00%

Matteson Population by Year