In 2017, Carbondale, IL had a population of 26.2k people with a median age of 23.8 and a median household income of $20,873. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Carbondale, IL grew from 26,066 to 26,196, a 0.499% increase and its median household income grew from $19,515 to $20,873, a 6.96% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carbondale, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (25.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.8%), White (Hispanic) (4.05%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.9%). N/A% of the people in Carbondale, IL speak a non-English language, and 92.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Carbondale, IL are Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (4,621 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Carbondale, IL is $117,600, and the homeownership rate is 30.3%. Most people in Carbondale, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Carbondale, IL is 1 car per household.