Matteson, Illinois Population 2020

19,760
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Matteson is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 19,760, it is the 127th largest city in Illinois and the 1878th largest city in the United States. Matteson is currently growing at a rate of 0.75% annually and its population has increased by 3.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,009 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Matteson has a population density of 2,124 people per square mile.

The average household income in Matteson is $91,926 with a poverty rate of 8.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,238 per month, and the median house value is $162,700. The median age in Matteson is 41.5 years, 36.4 years for males, and 45.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.9 males.

Matteson Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 80.81%
  • White: 14.14%
  • Two or more races: 2.43%
  • Asian: 1.60%
  • Other race: 1.03%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Matteson, Illinois is 19,760, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,464.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,009.

Matteson, Illinois Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American15,62580.81%
White2,73414.14%
Two or More Races4692.43%
Asian3091.60%
Some Other Race1991.03%
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Matteson Population Pyramid 2020

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Matteson Median Age

41.5


Total

36.4


Male

45.1


Female

Matteson Adults

There are 15,355 adults, (2,907 of whom are seniors) in Matteson.

Matteson Age Dependency

55.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Matteson Sex Ratio

Female

10,514

54.38%

Male

8,822

45.62%

Matteson Households and Families

Matteson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Matteson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male93.1%6.9%
Married92.4%7.6%
All82.2%17.8%
Female75.4%24.6%
Non Family70.7%29.3%

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2242.6682.2
Married3,4943.5392.4
Non Family2,6491.270.7
Female9513.4475.4
Male1303.393.1

3.46

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

1.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Matteson Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1371.02%
9th to 12th Grade4693.50%
High School Graduate2,58819.29%
Some College4,03030.04%
Associates Degree1,2579.37%
Bachelors Degree3,07522.92%
Graduate Degree1,86013.86%
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Matteson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black10,56410,2174,150
White1,9871,863444
Hispanic34227440
Multiple Races285285159
Asian239171142
Other Race6767

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 asian people with a rate of 59.41%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,177$51,441$41,763
Less Than High School$17,002$19,833$16,155
High School Grad$37,064$49,434$26,184
Some College$41,572$48,586$30,853
Bachelors Degree$53,761$52,516$60,361
Graduate Degree$59,422$65,750$57,689

$48,177

Average Earnings

$51,441

Average Male

$41,763

Average Female

Matteson Language

Matteson Language by Age

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Matteson Language

94.55% of Matteson residents speak only English, while 5.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Matteson Poverty

Matteson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15,4381,0436.76%
Hispanic52631660.08%
Other195195100.00%
White2,347964.09%
Asian2946522.11%
Multiple469245.12%

8.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.23%

Male Poverty Rate

9.64%

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 White, with 4.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.03%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.47%
High School8.83%
Some College6.71%
Bachelors or Greater4.17%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.52%
Male Unemployed13.28%
Female Employed4.75%
Male Employed1.98%

Matteson Income

Matteson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,692$91,926
Families$107,188$113,469
Married Families$117,013-
Non Families$39,614$53,507
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Matteson Marital Status

Matteson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Matteson Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Matteson Marital Status by Race

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Matteson Veterans

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912

Number of Veterans

800

Male Veterans

112

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam343
First Gulf War129
Second Gulf War122
Korea49
World War II41
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54283
55 to 64245
65 to 74219
75+142
18 to 3423
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black6875.57%
White2008.40%
2 or More258.77%

Matteson Veterans by Education

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2.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Matteson Employment Status

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72.3%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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75.22%

Born in Illinois

96.55%

Native Born

3.45%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

2.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.55% of Matteson residents were born in the United States, with 75.22% having been born in Illinois. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202019,7601480.75%
201919,6121480.76%
201819,464740.38%
201719,3901480.77%
201619,242-33-0.17%
201519,275260.14%
201419,24960.03%
201319,243410.21%
201219,202690.36%
201119,133890.47%
201019,0446,1163.95%
200012,9281,5501.29%
199011,3781,1551.08%
198010,2235,4827.99%
19704,7410.00%