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Population (year 2000): 18,291. Estimated population in July 2005: 17,385 (-5.0% change)
Males: 8,659 (47.3%), Females: 9,632 (52.7%)

Coles County

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Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $31,800 (year 2000)
Median house value: $65,000 (year 2000)

Mattoon, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Mattoon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.8%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (20.7%), United States (15.9%), Irish (12.5%), English (11.7%), French (2.6%), Dutch (2.2%).

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Elevation: 726 feet

Land area: 9.3 square miles

Mattoon,

For population 25 years and over in Mattoon

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mattoon city

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -255 (-1.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Champaign, (44.5 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louis, MO St. (141.3 miles pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (170.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (7.2 miles Lerna, IL (8.6 miles Gays, IL (9.4 miles Humboldt, IL Neoga, (12.1 miles Allenville, IL (12.3 miles) , IL Charleston, (13.4 miles IL (14.9 miles Arcola, IL (15.6 miles Windsor,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 43 buildings, average cost: $73,400
  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $84,500

Latitude: 39.48 N, Longitude: 88.37 W

Area code: 217


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (25.5%), Educational,health and social services (20.0%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,588 (+19.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,339 (60.8%)


 

Crime in Mattoon by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.5
Rapes 16 14 9 18 9 10
    per 100,000 87.5 76.5 49.2 98.4 49.2 54.7
Robberies 1 1 8 3 8 6
    per 100,000 5.5 5.5 43.7 16.4 43.7 32.8
Assaults 60 50 41 50 41 40
    per 100,000 328.0 273.4 224.2 273.4 224.2 218.7
Burglaries 42 49 185 59 185 161
    per 100,000 229.6 267.9 1011.4 322.6 1011.4 880.2
Thefts 222 267 253 238 253 411
    per 100,000 1213.7 1459.7 1383.2 1301.2 1383.2 2247.0
Auto thefts 30 28 19 28 19 22
    per 100,000 164.0 153.1 103.9 153.1 103.9 120.3
180.0 176.3 212.1 185.8 212.1 242.0


Average climate in Mattoon, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mattoon,

Mattoon-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/11/1958, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Mattoon city center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 8/10/1974, a category 3 tornado 14.1 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.


Main business address for: FIRST MID ILLINOIS BANCSHARES INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Mattoon:
  • SARAH BUSH LINCOLN HEALTH CENTER (ROUTE 16 P O BOX 372)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Mattoon:
  • ST ANTHONYS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • SHELBY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; SHELBYVILLE, IL)
  • JOHN & MARY KIRBY HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; MONTICELLO, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mattoon:
  • COLES COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 8 miles; MATTOON/CHARLESTON, IL; ID: MTO)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 39 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; ID: CMI)
  • DECATUR (about 42 miles; DECATUR, IL; ID: DEC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mattoon:
  • TUSCOLA (about 21 miles; TUSCOLA, IL; ID: K96)
  • CASEY MUNI (about 29 miles; CASEY, IL; ID: 1H8)
  • EFFINGHAM COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 31 miles; EFFINGHAM, IL; ID: 1H2)

Amtrak station:
MATTOON (1718 BROADWAY). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 8 $15,362 $23,043 3 $1,585


College/University in Mattoon:
  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,666; Location: 5001 LAKE LAND BLVD; Public; Website: www.lakeland.cc.il.us)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Mattoon:
  • EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; CHARLESTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,582)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 44 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; FT enrollment: 5,186)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 45 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 36,284)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; DECATUR, IL; FT enrollment: 2,274)
  • INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; TERRE HAUTE, IN; FT enrollment: 9,597)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-WABASH VALLEY (about 68 miles; TERRE HAUTE, IN; FT enrollment: 2,099)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; FT enrollment: 2,019)
Public high schools in Mattoon:
  • MATTOON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 986; Location: 2521 WALNUT AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PATHWAYS ROE 11 (Students: 80; Location: 305 RICHMOND E; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mattoon:
  • MATTOON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 832; Location: 1200 S 9TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RIDDLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 714; Location: 4201 WESTERN AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ARLAND D WILLIAMS JR ELEM SCH (Students: 671; Location: 1709 S 9TH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HAWTHORNE ELEM SCH/ARMSTRONG TMH (Students: 120; Location: 2405 CHAMPAIGN AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • DIAGNOSTIC & DEVELOPMENTAL CTR (Students: 45; Location: 1201 S 6TH STREET; Grades: 02 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Mattoon:
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: 200 CHARLESTON AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 163; Location: 2000 RICHMOND AVENUE; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Mattoon:
  • MATTOON P.L. (Operating income: $483,130; Location: 1600 CHARLESTON AVENUE; 51,362 books; 957 audio materials; 749 video materials; 133 serial subscriptions)
 

Mattoon compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Mattoon:
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEIC (1270 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: COM-STAT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • 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.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mattoon:
  • W201AD (88.1 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • W263AQ (100.5 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WLBH-FM (96.9 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMCI (101.3 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WWGO (92.1 FM; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: WHQQ, INC)
  • WXET (107.9 FM; ARCOLA, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLKL (89.9 FM; MATTOON, IL; Owner: COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT #517)
  • WHQQ (98.9 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; SULLIVAN, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WCBH (104.3 FM; CASEY, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WCRC (95.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WEIU (88.9 FM; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W204BG (88.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W213AW (90.5 FM; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mattoon:
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WEIL-LP (Channel 54; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORP.)

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