Carbondale SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
6
Affordability
3
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
10

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Carbondale, Illinois Info Snack

Carbondale is a city in Jackson County, Illinois, United States, within the Southern Illinois region informally known as "Little Egypt." The city developed from 1853 because of the stimulation of railroad construction into the area. Today the major roadways of Illinois Route 13 and U.S. Route 51 intersect in the city. The city is 96 miles (154 km) southeast of St. Louis, Missouri, on the northern edge of the Shawnee National Forest. Carbondale is the home of the main campus of Southern Illinois University.
Population
26,196
Unemployment
10.2%
Poverty
45.4%
Median Home
$117,600
Median Income
$20,873
Median Rent
$674

Rankings for Carbondale in Illinois

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Map Of Carbondale, IL

Population over time in Carbondale

Year Population % Change
2017 26,196 0.5%
2016 26,066 -0.5%
2015 26,192 -0.7%
2014 26,374 0.6%
2013 26,223 1.0%
2012 25,961 0.8%
2011 25,747 0.1%
2010 25,732 -

Crime in Carbondale Per 100k

Crime Carbondale IL USA
Violent Crime 516.7 438.8 382.9
Murder 15.3 7.8 5.3
Robbery 134.0 137.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 241.1 250.4 248.9
Property Crime 3322.2 2011.4 2362.0
Burglary 547.3 339.5 430.4
Larceny 2671.6 1508.8 1694.0
Car Theft 103.3 163.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Carbondale

White
57.4% (15,044)
African American
25.3% (6,620)
American Indian
0.2% (41)
Asian
5.8% (1,520)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.5% (138)
Two Or More
3.9% (1,022)
Hispanic
6.9% (1,811)
Race Carbondale IL USA
White 57.4% 61.9% 61.5%
African American 25.3% 14.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 5.8% 5.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.9% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 6.9% 16.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Carbondale, Illinois

Less than $10,000
29.7% (778,021)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.2% (241,003)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.2% (424,375)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.8% (230,524)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.1% (238,383)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.9% (285,536)
$75,000 to $99,999
4.5% (117,882)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.0% (183,372)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (73,348)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (47,152)
Income Carbondale IL USA
Less than $10,000 29.7% 6.9% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.2% 4.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.2% 9.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.8% 8.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.1% 12.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.9% 17.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 4.5% 12.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.0% 15.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 6.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 6.9% 6.3%

Gender in Carbondale

Female
49.7% (13,026)
Male
50.3% (13,169)
Gender Carbondale IL USA
Female 49.7% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 50.3% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Carbondale for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (794)
9-12th Grade
2.8% (724)
High School / GED
15.0% (3,923)
Some College
23.6% (6,175)
Associate's Degree
7.2% (1,892)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (5,250)
Master's Degree
19.0% (4,976)
Professional Degree
2.6% (688)
Doctorate Degree
6.8% (1,770)
Education Carbondale IL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 2.8% 6.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 15.0% 26.3% 27.3%
Some College 23.6% 20.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.2% 7.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 20.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 19.0% 9.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.6% 2.2% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 6.8% 1.3% 1.4%

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