Mattoon, Illinois Population 2022

16,534
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Mattoon is a city located in Coles County Illinois. Mattoon has a 2020 population of 16,534. Mattoon is currently declining at a rate of -1.01% annually and its population has decreased by -1.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,870 in 2010.

The average household income in Mattoon is $52,021 with a poverty rate of 21.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $627 per month, and the median house value is $84,400. The median age in Mattoon is 40.5 years, 40.1 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Mattoon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mattoonwas:

  • White: 94.80%
  • Black or African American: 2.34%
  • Two or more races: 1.84%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
  • Native American: 0.01%
The current population of Mattoon, Illinois is 16,534 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,870.

Mattoon, Illinois Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201064,9190.00%
201164,704-215-0.33%
201264,268-436-0.68%
201363,957-311-0.49%
201463,446-511-0.81%
201563,039-407-0.65%
201662,651-388-0.62%
201762,233-418-0.67%
201861,633-600-0.97%
201961,387-246-0.40%
202061,141-246-0.40%
202160,895-246-0.40%

Mattoon Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,37494.80%
Black or African American4042.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.01%
Asian780.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.02%
Some Other Race960.56%
Two or More Races3171.84%
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Mattoon Population by Race

Mattoon Population Pyramid 2022

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Mattoon Median Age

42.2


Total

41.7


Male

42.9


Female

Mattoon Adults

There are 13,547 adults, (3,301 of whom are seniors) in Mattoon.

Mattoon Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mattoon Sex Ratio

Female

8,885

51.44%

Male

8,388

48.56%

Mattoon Population by Age

Mattoon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mattoon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
All56.2%43.8%
Female50.5%49.5%
Non Family43.9%56.1%
Male37.3%62.7%

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mattoon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6622.1956.2
Married2,5422.979
Male4533.137.3
Female1,1923.350.5
Non Family3,4751.1743.9

2.88

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Mattoon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2612.18%
9th to 12th Grade9587.99%
High School Graduate4,56338.08%
Some College2,72422.73%
Associates Degree1,29510.81%
Bachelors Degree1,40011.68%
Graduate Degree7826.53%
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Mattoon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mattoon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic24211454
Other Race802316
2+ Races13011225
White11,38110,3662,080
Black23517726
Asian747
Native American1
Islander3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 22.31%.

Mattoon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,460$35,290$28,017
Less Than 9th Grade$19,567$19,715$17,019
High School Graduate$25,545$33,599$18,876
Some College$31,305$36,375$28,775
Bachelors Degree$43,560$53,869$39,813
Graduate Degree$51,319$56,818$43,500

$31,460

Average Earnings

$35,290

Average Male

$28,017

Average Female

Mattoon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mattoon Language by Age

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Mattoon Language

97.92% of Mattoon residents speak only English, while 2.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

Mattoon Language

Mattoon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native11100.00%
Islander33100.00%
Black39921553.88%
Multiple31513342.22%
White15,6683,31621.16%
Hispanic5006713.40%
Asian7479.46%
Other16NaN%

21.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.95%

Male Poverty Rate

23.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mattoon

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

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.11%.

Mattoon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.91%
High School22.07%
Some College10.10%
Bachelors or Greater10.58%

Mattoon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.96%
Male Unemployed23.10%
Female Employed10.91%
Female Unemployed32.42%

Mattoon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mattoon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,576$53,695
Families$56,307$67,870
Married Families$69,566-
Non Families$23,837$33,163
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Income by Household Type

Mattoon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mattoon Married by Age and Sex

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Mattoon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Mattoon Marital Status by Race

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Mattoon Marital Status

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1,286

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War254
First Gulf War296
Vietnam434
Korea160
World War II39

Mattoon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3490
35 to 54347
55 to 64174
65 to 74381
75+294

Mattoon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2759.85%
Black41.37%
Islander3100.00%
2+ Races42.76%
Hispanic103.46%

Mattoon Veterans by Race

Mattoon Veterans by Education

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12.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mattoon Veterans by Education

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60.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Mattoon Employment by Age

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Mattoon Employment by Race

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Mattoon 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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81.57%

Born in Mattoon

98.94%

Native Born

1.06%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.94% of Mattoon residents were born in the United States, with 81.57% having been born in Illinois. 0.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mattoon Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18805,7370.00%
18906,8331,0961.76%
19009,6222,7893.48%
191011,4561,8341.76%
192013,5522,0961.69%
193014,6311,0790.77%
194015,8271,1960.79%
195017,5471,7201.04%
196019,0881,5410.85%
197019,6815930.31%
198019,293-388-0.20%
199018,441-852-0.45%
200018,291-150-0.08%
201018,5552640.14%
201118,387-168-0.91%
201218,219-168-0.91%
201318,051-168-0.92%
201417,883-168-0.93%
201517,715-168-0.94%
201617,547-168-0.95%
201717,379-168-0.96%
201817,211-168-0.97%
201917,043-168-0.98%
202016,870-173-1.02%
202116,702-168-1.00%
202216,534-168-1.01%

Mattoon Population by Year