Charleston SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
10

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Charleston, Illinois Info Snack

Charleston is a city in and the county seat of Coles County, Illinois, United States. The population was 21,838, as of the 2010 census. The city is home to Eastern Illinois University and has close ties with its neighbor, Mattoon. Both are principal cities of the Charleston?Mattoon Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Population
21,202
Unemployment
8.0%
Poverty
33.5%
Median Home
$91,400
Median Income
$29,968
Median Rent
$648

Rankings for Charleston in Illinois

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1

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2

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3

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4

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5

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6

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Population 42,141

7

Mattoon, IL
Population 17,370

8

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Population 12,517

9

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Population 4,650

10

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Population 5,572

Map Of Charleston, IL

Population over time in Charleston

Year Population % Change
2017 21,202 -0.3%
2016 21,257 -1.4%
2015 21,552 -2.3%
2014 22,065 0.1%
2013 22,048 0.4%
2012 21,952 0.4%
2011 21,861 0.5%
2010 21,746 -

Crime in Charleston Per 100k

Crime Charleston IL USA
Violent Crime 209.4 438.8 382.9
Murder 9.5 7.8 5.3
Robbery 4.8 137.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 176.1 250.4 248.9
Property Crime 537.7 2011.4 2362.0
Burglary 166.5 339.5 430.4
Larceny 342.6 1508.8 1694.0
Car Theft 28.5 163.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Charleston

White
83.5% (17,694)
African American
7.6% (1,610)
American Indian
0.3% (57)
Asian
2.7% (583)
Hawaiian
0.1% (20)
Other
0.0% (8)
Two Or More
2.0% (418)
Hispanic
3.8% (812)
Race Charleston IL USA
White 83.5% 61.9% 61.5%
African American 7.6% 14.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.7% 5.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 3.8% 16.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Charleston, Illinois

Less than $10,000
15.9% (337,111)
$10,000 to $14,999
12.3% (260,784)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.2% (322,270)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.2% (216,260)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.7% (226,861)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.8% (292,587)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.2% (195,058)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.4% (135,692)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (61,485)
$200,000 or more
3.5% (74,207)
Income Charleston IL USA
Less than $10,000 15.9% 6.9% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 12.3% 4.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.2% 9.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.2% 8.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.7% 12.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.8% 17.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.2% 12.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.4% 15.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 6.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.5% 6.9% 6.3%

Gender in Charleston

Female
53.3% (11,294)
Male
46.7% (9,907)
Gender Charleston IL USA
Female 53.3% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 46.7% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Charleston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.3% (691)
9-12th Grade
6.1% (1,288)
High School / GED
25.4% (5,383)
Some College
19.7% (4,180)
Associate's Degree
10.6% (2,242)
Bachelor's Degree
17.3% (3,669)
Master's Degree
12.0% (2,554)
Professional Degree
1.1% (238)
Doctorate Degree
4.5% (952)
Education Charleston IL USA
< 9th Grade 3.3% 5.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.1% 6.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 25.4% 26.3% 27.3%
Some College 19.7% 20.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 10.6% 7.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 17.3% 20.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 12.0% 9.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.1% 2.2% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.5% 1.3% 1.4%

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