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Population (year 2000): 20,681
Males: 10,651 (51.5%), Females: 10,030 (48.5%)

Jackson County

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Median resident age: 24.7 years
Median household income: $15,882 (year 2000)
Median house value: $73,400 (year 2000)

Carbondale, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Carbondale:

  • White Non-Hispanic (64.7%)
  • Black (23.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Chinese (1.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Korean (1.1%)
  • Japanese (1.0%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (18.5%), Irish (11.4%), English (9.1%), United States (4.6%), Italian (4.1%), Polish (3.6%).Illinois

Elevation: 415 feet

Land area: 11.9 square miles

Carbondale,

For population 25 years and over in Carbondale

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carbondale city

  • Never married: 58.8%
  • Now married: 27.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

10.6% Foreign born (6.8% Asia, 1.4% Europe, 1.2% Africa).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louis, MO St. (93.9 miles pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (303.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Soto, IL De (6.2 miles IL Makanda, (7.5 miles IL (8.0 miles Cambria, IL Murphysboro, (8.5 miles IL Hurst, (9.0 miles IL (10.0 miles Carterville, IL (10.0 miles Bush, IL (10.7 miles Crainville,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 16 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2000: 37 buildings, average cost: $57,800
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $57,300
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2004: 55 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2005: 74 buildings, average cost: $103,900

Latitude: 37.73 N, Longitude: 89.22 W

Area code: 618

Carbondale, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (46.2%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.9%), Retail trade (12.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +11,100 (+53.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,260 (74.9%)

Crime in Carbondale (2000):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 33 rapes (159.6 per 100,000)
  • 35 robberies (169.2 per 100,000)
  • 140 assaults (676.9 per 100,000)
  • 253 burglaries (1223.3 per 100,000)
  • 896 thefts (4332.5 per 100,000)
  • 41 auto thefts (198.2 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 524.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.1)

Average climate in Carbondale, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Carbondale,

Carbondale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the Carbondale city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1982, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 181 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Rich Gardner - 2005 NFL player (Tennessee Titans, born: Feb 1, 1981), Troy Hudson - NBA player (Minnesota Timberwolves, born: Mar 13, 1976), Justin Dentmon - College basketball player (Washington Huskies), Maurice Gibbs - College basketball player (UAB Blazers).


Hospital/medical center in Carbondale:
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (404 W MAIN)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Carbondale:
  • ST JOSEPH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; MURPHYSBORO, IL)
  • HERRIN HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; HERRIN, IL)
  • CHOATE MENTAL HEALTH & DEVELOPMENT CTR (about 19 miles; ANNA, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Carbondale:
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 4 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; ID: MDH)
  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 16 miles; MARION, IL; ID: MWA)
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU REGIONAL (about 43 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; ID: CGI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Carbondale:
  • PINCKNEYVILLE-DU QUOIN (about 19 miles; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL; ID: PJY)
  • BENTON MUNI (about 28 miles; BENTON, IL; ID: H96)
  • SPARTA COMMUNITY-HUNTER FIELD (about 43 miles; SPARTA, IL; ID: SAR)

Amtrak station:
CARBONDALE (401 S. ILLINOIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 3 $7,904 $31,616 3 $3,250
Health 1 $3,058 $36,696 0 $0
Streets and Highways 26 $93,882 $43,330 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $5,083 $30,498 0 $0
Firefighters 30 $130,088 $52,035 0 $0
Police - Other 17 $50,351 $35,541 10 $4,767
Police Protection - Officers 58 $241,948 $50,058 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $13,647 $40,941 1 $777
Other Government Administration 15 $58,729 $46,983 7 $2,850
Other and Unallocable 42 $120,311 $34,374 18 $7,260
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $9,607 $57,642 0 $0
Financial Administration 16 $53,477 $40,107 0 $0
Sewerage 18 $62,672 $41,781 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 1 $3,443 $41,316 0 $0
Natural Resources 1 $3,881 $46,572 0 $0
Water Supply 16 $56,109 $42,081 0 $0
Totals for Government 252 $914,190 $43,532 39 $18,904
Colleges/Universities in Carbondale:
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (Full-time enrollment: 19,742; Location: FANER HALL 2179; Public; Website: www.siuc.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-SYSTEMS OFFICE (Location: 111 COLYER HALL; Public; Website: www.siu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Carbondale:
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; FT enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 75 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 7,333)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 86 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 93 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 95 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 3,441)
  • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY (about 99 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 8,252)
Public high school in Carbondale:
  • CARBONDALE COMM H S (Students: 1,236; Location: 1301 E WALNUT ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Carbondale:
  • BREHM PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 68; Location: 1245 EAST GRAND AVE; Grades: 6 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Carbondale:
  • UNITY POINT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 741; Location: 4033 S ILLINOIS AVE; Grades: PK - 08)
  • CARBONDALE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 427; Location: 1150 E GRAND AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PARRISH ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 384; Location: 121 N PARRISH LN; Grades: PK - 02)
  • THOMAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 1025 N WALL STREET; Grades: 02 - 03)
  • LEWIS SCHOOL (Students: 281; Location: 801 SOUTH LEWIS LANE; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • GIANT CITY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 277; Location: 1062 BOSKYDELL ROAD; Grades: KG - 08)
  • LAKELAND SCHOOL (Location: PO BOX 968; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Carbondale:
  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: P O BOX 40; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CARBONDALE NEW SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: 1302 E PLEASANT HILL ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Carbondale:
  • CARBONDALE P.L. (Operating income: $515,879; Location: 405 WEST MAIN STREET; 85,288 books; 1,594 audio materials; 1,195 video materials; 158 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Carbondale: Bi-Centennial Industrial Park (A), Carbondale City Hall (B), Carbondale Public Library (C).

Shopping Centers: Eastgate Shopping Center (1), University Mall Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Carbondale include: First United Methodist Church (A), Lakeland Baptist Church (B), Church of God (C), First Baptist Church (D).

Cemeteries: Woodlawn Cemetery (1), Oakland Cemetery (2).

Reservoirs: Carbondale Reservoir (A), Campus Lake (B), Deer Lake (C).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Piles Fork (A).

Parks in Carbondale include: Evergreen Park (1), Lenus Turley Park (2), Doug Lee Park (3), Oakdale Park (4), Oakland Field (5), Parrish Park (6), Renfro Park (7), Attucks Park (8), Tatum Heights Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Carbondale compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Carbondale:
  • WCIL (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINI (1420 AM; 1 kW; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: RADIO STATION WINI)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WJPF (1340 AM; 1 kW; HERRIN, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
Strongest FM radio stations in Carbondale:
  • WDBX (91.1 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: HETERODYNE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSIU (91.9 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; CARTERVILLE, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; AVA, IL; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; HERRIN, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; DUQUOIN, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; CHRISTOPHER, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Carbondale:
  • W10AH (Channel 10; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)

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