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Population in 2012: 18,364 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.4%
 

Males: 8,382  (45.6%)
Females: 9,982  (54.4%)

Median resident age:  38.5 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61938.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,474 (it was $31,800 in 2000)
Mattoon:

$36,474
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,904

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $71,262 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Mattoon:

$71,262
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $88,710; Detached houses: $90,332; Townhouses or other attached units: $66,090; In 2-unit structures: $151,387; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $39,484; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $502,409; Mobile homes: $16,667

Median gross rent in 2012: $561.

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  • White alone - 16,754 (92.2%)
  • Black alone - 507 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 384 (2.1%)
  • Hispanic - 386 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 110 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mattoon: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (27.5%), Irish (17.5%), United States (10.1%), English (9.9%), French (2.2%), Dutch (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/02/1879

Elevation: 726 feet

Land area: 9.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,973 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mattoon:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mattoon city:

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

191 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 82 registered sex offenders living in Mattoon, Illinois as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mattoon to the number of sex offenders is 224 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,691 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,248 (1.7%)

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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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


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: +3,108 (+17.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,582 (59.6%)

Area code: 217

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Crime rates in Mattoon by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000102100202
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.05.60.011.55.80.00.011.90.010.8
Rapes 1418991066112112211112
per 100,000 76.598.449.250.456.034.034.563.4121.269.9124.759.164.6
Robberies 138868317663489
per 100,000 5.516.443.744.833.645.317.35.840.434.9374.2257.948.4
Assaults 505041414040656555695642
per 100,000 273.4273.4224.2229.8224.1226.4373.9374.9317.5401.729.732.2226.1
Burglaries 49591851851611971551381311461419184
per 100,000 267.9322.61011.41036.8902.01114.8891.6795.8756.2850.0837.6489.0452.1
Thefts 267238253253411395397329346394323264276
per 100,000 1459.71301.21383.21417.82302.72235.32283.61897.31997.22293.81918.71418.51485.5
Auto thefts 282819192229203629255224
per 100,000 153.1153.1103.9106.5123.3164.1115.0207.6167.4145.529.7118.221.5
Arson 6400651434101316
per 100,000 32.821.90.00.033.628.35.823.117.323.359.469.986.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 203.3221.2227.6233.3271.1261.9288.3282.1313.1304.1372.8227.4221.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 41 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Illinois average:

2.76

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Mattoon, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Mattoon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 145% 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 near Illinois state average. It is 79% 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 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 the city center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 73.5 miles away from Mattoon center
On 11/11/1991 at 09:20:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from the city 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 smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Mattoon:

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

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Airports and 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: 3,606; 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: 9,940)
  • Millikin University (about 41 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,183)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 45 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 39,877)
  • Parkland College (about 46 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 4,831)
  • Indiana State University (about 52 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 8,125)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley (about 54 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 69 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,264)

Public high schools in Mattoon:

Public elementary/middle schools in Mattoon:

Private elementary/middle schools in Mattoon:

  • ST JOHN'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 200 CHARLESTON AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 115; Location: 2000 RICHMOND AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
See full list of schools located in Mattoon, School District: MATTOON COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 2

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)

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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

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

 
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 and their reported violations in the past:

CLEAR WATER SERVICE CORP (Population served: 5520, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between FEB-04-1993 and DEC-29-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-29-1993 to DEC-29-1993)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.4%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.5% for Black residents, 24.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 38.3% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mattoon, IL

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

Mattoon compared to Illinois state average:

Mattoon, Illinois environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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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) (Amended And
  • 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mattoon, Illinois:

  • Ramada Inn & Conference CTR Mattoon, 300 Broadway Ave E, Mattoon, IL 61938 , Phone: (217) 235-0313, Fax: (217) 235-6005
  • Super 8 Motel Mattoon, 205 Mcfall Rd, Mattoon, IL 61938 , Phone: (217) 235-8888
  • Us Grant Motel LTD PTSHP, 1313 Lakeland Blvd, Mattoon, IL 61938 , Phone: (217) 235-5695
  • Budget Inn Motel Mattoon, S Rt 45, Mattoon, IL 61938 , Phone: (217) 235-4011
  • Fairfield Inn By Marriott Mattoon, 206 Mcfall Rd, Mattoon, IL 61983 , Phone: (217) 234-2355
  • Hampton Inn, 1416 Broadway Ave E, Mattoon, IL 61938 , Phone: (217) 234-4267, Fax: (217) 235-4267
  • Villager Lodge, 4134 U S Hwy 45, Mattoon, IL 61938 , Phone: (217) 235-4011
  • Comfort Suites, 1408 E Broadway Ave, Mattoon, IL 61938 , Phone: (217) 235-6745, Fax: (217) 235-0256
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mattoon, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mattoon travel time to work - commute


Mattoon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (27%)

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Religion statistics for Mattoon city (based on Coles County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.64%
Here38.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents16.2%15.2%12.8%9.9%9.7%
Congregations2.9%8.6%12.9%4.3%8.6%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA) General Conference Churches of GodSeparate Baptists in ChristOther
Adherents8.3%5.6%3.7%2.5%16.2%
Congregations4.3%5.7%4.3%8.6%40.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Coles County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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
Here:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Coles County:

27.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.6%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$23,477$40,2460$0
Other Government Administration 10$23,010$27,6122$474
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,347
Police Protection - Officers 41$176,241$51,5830$0
Police - Other 13$34,069$31,4484$547
Firefighters 38$174,541$55,1180$0
Streets and Highways 17$62,313$43,9861$1,010
Solid Waste Management 1$3,704$44,4480$0
Sewerage 16$61,620$46,2150$0
Parks and Recreation 5$19,392$46,5411$1,346
Water Supply 9$38,898$51,8640$0
Local Libraries 8$17,010$25,5151$582
Other and Unallocable 13$50,346$46,4734$4,337
Totals for Government 178$684,621$46,15414$10,643

Mattoon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,284,000 ($178.83)
    Water Utilities: $334,000 ($18.19)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,058,000 ($166.52)
    Police Protection: $2,936,000 ($159.88)
    Sewerage: $2,734,000 ($148.88)
    Water Utilities: $2,282,000 ($124.26)
    Fire Protection: $1,966,000 ($107.06)
    Financial Administration: $1,761,000 ($95.89)
    Regular Highways: $1,685,000 ($91.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $804,000 ($43.78)
    Libraries: $347,000 ($18.90)
    Central Staff Services: $121,000 ($6.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000 ($5.50)
    General Public Buildings: $28,000 ($1.52)
    Health Services - Other: $22,000 ($1.20)
    Parking Facilities: $10,000 ($0.54)
    Housing & Community Development: $7,000 ($0.38)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $6,151,000 ($334.95)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $2,313,000 ($125.95)
    Benefit Payments: $1,451,000 ($79.01)
    Withdrawals: $58,000 ($3.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $527,000 ($28.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resource - Other: $344,000 ($18.73)
    Sewerage: $113,000 ($6.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $101,000 ($5.50)
    Housing & Community Development: $98,000 ($5.34)
    Libraries: $38,000 ($2.07)
    Fire Protection: $25,000 ($1.36)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($1.25)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($1.14)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($1.03)
    Central Staff: $13,000 ($0.71)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($0.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,124,000 ($442.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $383,000 ($20.86)

Mattoon government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,071,000 ($167.23)
    Parks & Recreation: $93,000 ($5.06)
    All Other: $80,000 ($4.36)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $798,000 ($43.45)
    Interest Revenue: $592,000 ($32.24)
    Local Employee Contribution: $336,000 ($18.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $153,000 ($8.33)
    Housing & Community Development: $7,000 ($0.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,242,000 ($67.63)
    General Revenue, NEC: $765,000 ($41.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,903,000 ($158.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,731,000 ($312.08)
    Highways: $512,000 ($27.88)
    All Other: $88,000 ($4.79)
  • Tax - Property: $3,422,000 ($186.34)
    Public Utilities: $1,765,000 ($96.11)
    NEC: $491,000 ($26.74)

Mattoon government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $14,850,000 ($808.65)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $14,025,000 ($763.72)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $825,000 ($44.92)

Mattoon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $759,000 ($41.33)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $8,776,000 ($477.89)
    Total Other Securities: $4,090,000 ($222.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $33,926,000 ($1847.42)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $253,000 ($13.78)

7.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,115 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Coles County:

0.28%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Douglas County, IL  0.59% ($27,606 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, IL  0.50% ($26,148)
from Moultrie County, IL  0.43% ($22,667)


7.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,892 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cumberland County, IL  0.55% ($25,928 average AGI)
to Champaign County, IL  0.53% ($36,638)
to Douglas County, IL  0.38% ($29,493)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Mattoon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 25
Total length: 112 meters (367ft)
Total costs: $2,993,000
Total average daily traffic: 181,325
Total average daily truck traffic: 27,935

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 12
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 6
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Mattoon, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mattoon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Mattoon, IL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (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: 68 (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: 31 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 90
  • Hazardous Condition: 59
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Mattoon


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mattoon, IL

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
Businesses in Mattoon, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets5
AutoZone1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's2
Baymont Inn1Nike1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Carson Pirie Scott1Payless1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx5Staples1
GNC1Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop1Subway5
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
Home Depot1UPS8
JCPenney1Vans1
Jimmy John's1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Mattoon, IL


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  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2000-2002 average to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
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