In 2017, Mattoon, IL had a population of 17.4k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $38,373. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mattoon, IL declined from 17,399 to 17,370, a -0.167% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,182 to $38,373, a 6.06% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mattoon, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.95%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.04%), White (Hispanic) (0.685%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (0.259%). N/A% of the people in Mattoon, IL speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Mattoon, IL are Lake Land College (3,545 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Mattoon, IL is $82,500, and the homeownership rate is 59.5%. Most people in Mattoon, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Mattoon, IL is 2 cars per household.