Mattoon, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 17,886 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.2%
 
Males: 8,706  (48.7%)
Females: 9,180  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61938.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,478 (it was $31,800 in 2000)
Mattoon:

$39,478
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,258 (it was $18,186 in 2000)

Mattoon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,662 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Mattoon:

$89,662
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $134,499; detached houses: $138,161; townhouses or other attached units: $107,927; in 2-unit structures: $213,955; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $271,556; mobile homes: $56,966

Median gross rent in 2017: $645.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mattoon: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.3%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.4% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 72.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mattoon, IL (2017)
    • 16,35194.5%White alone
    • 3351.9%Black alone
    • 2091.2%Hispanic
    • 1931.1%Two or more races
    • 230.1%American Indian alone
    • 160.09%Asian alone

Races in Mattoon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 85 registered sex offenders living in Mattoon, Illinois as of September 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mattoon is 204 to 1.


Crime rates in Mattoon by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.5)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.8)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(34.0)
6
(34.5)
11
(63.4)
21
(121.2)
12
(69.9)
21
(124.7)
11
(59.1)
12
(64.6)
8
(43.7)
5
(27.3)
23
(126.9)
10
(55.5)
21
(117.0)
17
(95.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(45.3)
3
(17.3)
1
(5.8)
7
(40.4)
6
(34.9)
63
(374.2)
48
(257.9)
9
(48.4)
4
(21.9)
10
(54.6)
4
(22.1)
7
(38.8)
4
(22.3)
1
(5.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
40
(226.4)
65
(373.9)
65
(374.9)
55
(317.5)
69
(401.7)
5
(29.7)
6
(32.2)
42
(226.1)
28
(153.0)
53
(289.3)
56
(309.0)
52
(288.5)
56
(312.1)
81
(455.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
197
(1,115)
155
(891.6)
138
(795.8)
131
(756.2)
146
(850.0)
141
(837.6)
91
(489.0)
84
(452.1)
101
(552.0)
74
(404.0)
75
(413.8)
63
(349.5)
68
(379.0)
102
(573.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
395
(2,235)
397
(2,284)
329
(1,897)
346
(1,997)
394
(2,294)
323
(1,919)
264
(1,419)
276
(1,486)
267
(1,459)
233
(1,272)
286
(1,578)
307
(1,703)
242
(1,349)
179
(1,006)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(164.1)
20
(115.0)
36
(207.6)
29
(167.4)
25
(145.5)
5
(29.7)
22
(118.2)
4
(21.5)
4
(21.9)
2
(10.9)
4
(22.1)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(28.3)
1
(5.8)
4
(23.1)
3
(17.3)
4
(23.3)
10
(59.4)
13
(69.9)
16
(86.1)
19
(103.8)
6
(32.8)
7
(38.6)
6
(33.3)
2
(11.1)
4
(22.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)266.6293.5287.2318.8309.6379.5231.5225.7181.8176.1263.8217.9243.2249.5

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City-data.com crime index in Mattoon, IL

Crime rate in Mattoon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 42 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (27.3%), American (20.8%), Irish (10.0%), English (8.2%), Italian (3.7%), European (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/02/1879

Elevation: 726 feet

Land area: 9.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,921 people per square mile   (low).

Mattoon, Illinois map

162 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,900 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,535 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (39.9 miles , pop. 81,860).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (116.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (167.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lerna, IL (2.5 miles ),
Gays, IL (2.6 miles ),
Humboldt, IL (3.0 miles ),
Allenville, IL (3.2 miles),
Charleston, IL (3.2 miles ),
Neoga, IL (3.4 miles ),
Windsor, IL (3.5 miles ),
Arcola, IL (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.48 N, Longitude: 88.37 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Bagel Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,767 (+16.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,182 (54.0%)

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Mattoon, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mattoon, IL in 2017
Mattoon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $216,100
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $249,700
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $204,700
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $204,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Mattoon, IL residents
Average permit cost in Mattoon, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Mattoon, IL
Historical housing units in Mattoon, IL
Most common industries in Mattoon, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Printing & related support activities (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Machinery (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Printing & related support activities (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Machinery (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Food (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Mattoon, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Mattoon, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

Mattoon-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the Mattoon city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/11/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mattoon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 75.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 52.5 miles away from Mattoon center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 108.0 miles away from Mattoon center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 63.1 miles away from Mattoon center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 171.9 miles away from Mattoon center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Coles County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mattoon topographic map

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Mattoon:

  • LINCOLNLAND VNA, INC (100 PROFESSIONAL PLAZA)
  • SARAH BUSH LINCOLN HEALTH CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1000 HEALTH CENTER DRIVE P O BOX 372)
  • LINCOLNLAND HOME CARE OF SBL (1000 HEALTH CENTER DRIVE)
  • DOUGLAS REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (3516 POWELL LANE)
  • MATTOON HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CTR (2121 SOUTH NINTH)
  • ODD FELLOW-REBEKAH HOME (201 LAFAYETTE AVENUE EAST)
  • PALM TERRACE OF MATTOON (1000 PALM)
  • SARAH BUSH LINCOLN HLTH CTR (P.O. BOX 372)

Heliports located in Mattoon:

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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.

College/University in Mattoon:

  • Lake Land College (Full-time enrollment: 7,499; 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 11 miles; Charleston, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,414)
  • Richland Community College (about 40 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Millikin University (about 41 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 45 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Parkland College (about 46 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • Indiana State University (about 52 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 57 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)

Public high schools in Mattoon:

Public elementary/middle schools in Mattoon:

Private elementary/middle schools in Mattoon:

  • ST JOHN'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 247, Location: 100 BROADWAY, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 110, Location: 2000 RICHMOND AVE, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Mattoon

Library in Mattoon:

  • MATTOON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $581,713; Location: 1600 CHARLESTON AVENUE; 63,459 books; 1,182 audio materials; 956 video materials; 15 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 74 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mattoon: Mattoon Golf and Country Club (A), Mattoon City Hall (B), Mattoon Public Library (C), Virgil H Judge Learning Resource Center (D), Burgess-Osborne Auditorium (E), Mattoon Fire Department Station 3 (F), Mattoon Fire Department Station 1 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Cross Country Mall Shopping Center (1), Good Neighbor Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Mattoon: FIRST MID ILLINOIS BANCSHARES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Mattoon include: Broadway Christian Church (A), Central Community Church (B), Christian and Missionary Alliance Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Church of God in Christ (E), Davis Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (F), East Side Church of the Nazarene (G), Faith Baptist Church (H), Faith United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Dry Grove Cemetery (1), Dodge Grove Cemetery (2), Calvary Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mattoon include: Kinzel Field (1), Cunningham Park (2), Kinzel Park (3), Lawson Park (4), Lytle Park (5), Peterson Park (6), Vanlaningham Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Coles County Historical Society (Museums; 1320 Lafayette Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Mattoon (1416 Broadway Ave E) (1), Fairfield Inn by Marriott (206 McFall Road) (2), Comfort Suites (1408 Broadway Avenue) (3), C W Dandy's (300 Broadway Avenue East) (4), Budget Inn (4200 Lake Land Boulevard) (5), Comfort Suites Mattoon (1408 East Broadway) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Arland D. Williams, Jr. - Aviation hero, Hope Summers - Actress, Jackie Moran - Child actor, Joe Knollenberg - Politician, Patricia Roberts Harris - Diplomat, Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin - Geologist and educator, Will Leitch - Blogger, George H. Wilson - Politician, Kim Chizevsky - Bodybuilder, Dale Righter - Politician.

Coles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mattoon that have no violations reported:

  • CLEAR WATER SERVICE CORP (Population served: 5,520, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HYDROSPRAY CAR WASH-VENDING (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.5%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Mattoon in 2010:

  • 375 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
357 people in nursing homes in 2000
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Mattoon (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Lakeland Branch, Cross County Branch, Charleston Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • FIRST MID-ILLINOIS BANK & TRUST, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust, National Association, Lakeland Avenue Facility, Cross County Facility. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $1,492.8 mil, Deposits: $1,192.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc.
  • The First National Bank: at 511 Lake Land Boulevard, branch established on 1904/09/01; Jumpin' Jimmy's Conven. Store Branch at 1121 Broadway Avenue East, Suite 3, branch established on 1999/09/13. Info updated 2010/02/18: Bank assets: $67.4 mil, Deposits: $58.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Mgb Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Mattoon: First Federal Savings And Loan Assoc at 1111 Charleston Avenue, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $89.1 mil, Deposits: $63.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Mattoon Banking Center Branch at 101 Broadway Avenue-East, branch established on 1996/06/04. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Mattoon Walmart Branch at 101 Dettro Drive, branch established on 2007/07/02. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Prairie State Bank and Trust: Mattoon Branch at 2121 Western Avenue, branch established on 1997/03/10. Info updated 2011/12/20: Bank assets: $633.0 mil, Deposits: $566.9 mil, headquarters in Mount Zion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: American Central Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Mattoon:

Marital status in Mattoon, IL
  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

For population 25 years and over in Mattoon:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mattoon
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mattoon, IL (based on Coles County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,18653
Mainline Protestant4,85518
Catholic3,8682
Other4895
Black Protestant2922
None31,183-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Here:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Coles County:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Coles County:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.2%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.0%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.5%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mattoon:

20.9%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mattoon:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.7%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mattoon, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 37$200,092$64,8950$0
Firefighters 32$190,583$71,4690$0
Streets and Highways 21$98,142$56,0810$0
Other Government Administration 12$32,701$32,7010$0
Financial Administration 7$27,343$46,8740$0
Other and Unallocable 7$28,182$48,3120$0
Sewerage 7$30,777$52,7610$0
Parks and Recreation 6$27,106$54,2120$0
Water Supply 6$26,258$52,5160$0
Local Libraries 6$14,420$28,8406$3,824
Police - Other 4$14,703$44,1096$1,970
Solid Waste Management 1$4,180$50,1600$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$837
Totals for Government 146$694,487$57,08113$6,631

Mattoon government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $665,000 ($37.18)
    General - Other: $384,000 ($21.47)
    Central Staff Services: $249,000 ($13.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($0.28)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.17)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,071,000 ($283.52)
    Police Protection: $4,802,000 ($268.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,163,000 ($232.75)
    Sewerage: $2,299,000 ($128.54)
    Water Utilities: $2,008,000 ($112.27)
    Regular Highways: $1,868,000 ($104.44)
    Financial Administration: $1,397,000 ($78.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,304,000 ($72.91)
    Libraries: $1,107,000 ($61.89)
    Central Staff Services: $591,000 ($33.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $229,000 ($12.80)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $170,000 ($9.50)
    Housing and Community Development: $106,000 ($5.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $63,000 ($3.52)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $15,962,000 ($892.43)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $3,679,000 ($205.69)
    Benefit Payments: $3,647,000 ($203.90)
    Withdrawals: $25,000 ($1.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,117,000 ($62.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $848,000 ($47.41)
    General - Other: $320,000 ($17.89)
    Police Protection: $255,000 ($14.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $205,000 ($11.46)
    Libraries: $72,000 ($4.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($2.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,474,000 ($473.78)

Mattoon government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,729,000 ($208.49)
    Other: $611,000 ($34.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $216,000 ($12.08)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $93,000 ($5.20)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,683,000 ($94.10)
    Local Employee Contribution: $415,000 ($23.20)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $288,000 ($16.10)
    Other: $150,000 ($8.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,847,000 ($159.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,703,000 ($95.21)
    Interest Earnings: $611,000 ($34.16)
    Fines and Forfeits: $148,000 ($8.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,264,000 ($182.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,307,000 ($464.44)
    Highways: $680,000 ($38.02)
    Other: $648,000 ($36.23)
  • Tax - Property: $4,035,000 ($225.60)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,421,000 ($135.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $657,000 ($36.73)
    Other License: $203,000 ($11.35)

Mattoon government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,610,000 ($1208.21)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,958,000 ($1171.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,128,000 ($230.80)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,476,000 ($194.34)

Mattoon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $10,137,000 ($566.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,468,000 ($2318.46)

5.73% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,943 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Douglas County, IL  0.44% ($43,179 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, IL  0.43% ($38,247)
from Cook County, IL  0.43% ($20,908)


7.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Champaign County, IL  0.51% ($45,868 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.40% ($28,113)
to Cumberland County, IL  0.38% ($32,721)
Businesses in Mattoon, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets5
AutoZone1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1Mazda1
Baymont Inn1McDonald's2
CVS1Nike1
Carson Pirie Scott1Nissan1
Circle K1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Suites1Payless1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quality1
Dairy Queen2Quiznos1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx5Sears1
Ford1Staples1
GNC1Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop1Subway5
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Hilton1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
Home Depot1UPS8
Hyundai1Vans1
JCPenney1Walgreens1
Jimmy John's1Walmart1
Jones New York1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1

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.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

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.)
  • WEIU (88.9 FM; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W213AW (90.5 FM; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEJT (105.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WCRC (95.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • W204BG (88.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKJT (102.3 FM; TEUTOPOLIS, IL; Owner: JOHN W. KIRBY)

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)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • 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.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Mattoon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 107Number of bridges
  • 791ft / 241mTotal length
  • $10,197,000Total costs
  • 558,810Total average daily traffic
  • 119,840Total average daily truck traffic
  • 298,137Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mattoon, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 431960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 261980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 112000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mattoon, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mattoon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Mattoon, IL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mattoon)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Mattoon)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 104. The highest number of reported fires - 130 took place in 2010, and the least - 75 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mattoon, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (44.1%), and Structure Fires (32.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mattoon, IL
    • 78344.1%Outside Fires
    • 57932.6%Structure Fires
    • 31317.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 995.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mattoon, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mattoon, Illinois:

  • Us Grant Motel LTD PTSHP, 1313 Lakeland Blvd, Mattoon, Illinois 61938 , Phone: (217) 235-5695
  • Budget Inn Motel Mattoon, S Rt 45, Mattoon, Illinois 61938 , Phone: (217) 235-4011
  • Fairfield Inn By Marriott Mattoon, 206 Mcfall Rd, Mattoon, Illinois 61983 , Phone: (217) 234-2355
  • Hampton Inn, 1416 Broadway Ave E, Mattoon, Illinois 61938 , Phone: (217) 234-4267, Fax: (217) 235-4267
  • Comfort Suites, 1408 E Broadway Ave, Mattoon, Illinois 61938 , Phone: (217) 235-6745, Fax: (217) 235-0256
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 206 Mc Fall Rd, Mattoon, Illinois 61938 , Phone: (217) 234-2420, Fax: (217) 234-2355
  • Holiday Inn Express, 121 Swords Dr, Mattoon, Illinois 61938 , Phone: (217) 235-2060, Fax: (217) 235-2061
  • Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center, 4922 Paradise Rd, Mattoon, Illinois 61938 , Phone: (217) 235-0222
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mattoon, Illinois
Most common first names in Mattoon, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary25580.5 years
John21474.1 years
William19476.2 years
James18473.1 years
Charles17975.1 years
Robert17871.3 years
Helen10280.4 years
Dorothy10078.8 years
George9478.3 years
Margaret8980.4 years
Most common last names in Mattoon, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8977.8 years
Brown5477.8 years
Miller5276.9 years
Jones4877.0 years
Davis4580.9 years
Taylor4173.2 years
Wilson3878.9 years
Walker3677.8 years
Johnson3179.5 years
White3176.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mattoon, IL
  • 78.5%Utility gas
  • 18.8%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mattoon, IL
  • 49.9%Electricity
  • 48.5%Utility gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Wood


Mattoon compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Mattoon on our top lists:

  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: information (population 5,000+)"
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