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Coles County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2016: 52,595 (76% urban, 24% rural); it was 53,196 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,700
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,164
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,027
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,599 (it was 8,016 in 2000)
% of renters here:

38%
State:

33%

Land area: 508 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 103 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Coles County: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (32.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Coles County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Asian alone (1.2%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Males: 25,381  (48.3%)
Females: 27,214  (51.7%)

Coles County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Coles County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,956 ($32,286 in 1999)

This county:

$39,956
Illinois:

$60,960

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $524 (lower quartile is $387, upper quartile is $668)
This county:

$524
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $99,011 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Coles:

$99,011
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,542 - $165,032

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $134,312
Here:

$134,312
State:

$249,958

Townhouses or other attached units: $100,911
Here:

$100,911
State:

$231,967

In 2-unit structures: $198,825
Here:

$198,825
State:

$270,571

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $261,073
Here:

$261,073
State:

$269,512

Mobile homes: $57,069
Here:

$57,069
State:

$51,570
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $954
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $416

Institutionalized population: 653
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 38 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $227,400
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $222,900
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $197,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,094 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,835 (2.0%)

Coles County household income distribution in 2009 Coles County home values distribution Coles County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.3%
Coles County:

20.3%
Illinois:

13.0%
(19.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.9% for Black residents, 11.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for other race residents, 32.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 34.0 years old
(Males: 33.5 years old, Females: 35.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36.6 years old, Black residents: 22.0 years old, American Indian residents: 44.8 years old, Asian residents: 25.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.5 years old, Other race residents: 45.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Coles County is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $523 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $737 a month.

Cities in this county include: Charleston, Mattoon, Oakland, Ashmore, Humboldt, Lerna.

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

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 10,787
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,226 (37.3% naturalized citizens)

Coles County:

2.3%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 737
  • 2000 to 2009: 241
  • 1990 to 1999: 129
  • 1980 to 1989: 117
  • 1970 to 1979: 118
  • Before 1970: 265
Note: State values scaled to Coles County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 85.0%

Coles County marital status for males Coles County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,886
  • One, attached: 408
  • Two: 1,064
  • 3 or 4: 1,406
  • 5 to 9: 1,010
  • 10 to 19: 1,206
  • 20 to 49: 629
  • 50 or more: 664
  • Mobile homes: 1,193

Housing units in Coles County with a mortgage: 7,084 (162 second mortgage, 382 home equity loan, 35 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,840

Here:

58.3% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Coles County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,18653
Mainline Protestant4,85518
Catholic3,8682
Other4895
Black Protestant2922
None31,183-
Coles County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Coles County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This 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.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Coles County:

7.7%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Coles County:

27.2%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Coles County:

Average size of farms: 382 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $89,166
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $245.81
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.96%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.61%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $62,353
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 87.79%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.02%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $96,799
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.89%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.17
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.66%
Corn for grain: 109957 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1221 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 113246 harvested acres
Vegetables: 23 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Coles County-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 Coles County 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 51.6 miles away from the county 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 108.3 miles away from the county 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 74.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 64.0 miles away from Coles County 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 176.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2008 to July 22, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1771: June 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1771, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1416: May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: 1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 10, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-438: June 10, 1974, FEMA Id: 438, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

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

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • India (12%)
  • Mexico (12%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Dominican Republic (5%)
  • Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Coles County (%):

  • German (21%)
  • American (20%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Polish (1%)

Coles County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 20,594 (77.7%)
  • Carpooled: 2,443 (9.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 252 (1.0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 4 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 5 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 176 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 364 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 1,371 (5.2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,156 (4.4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Coles County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 3,584 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 614 people in nursing homes
  • 123 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 82 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 62 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 59 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in religious group quarters
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

People in group quarters in Coles County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 3,532 people in college/university student housing
  • 507 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 260 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 105 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 19 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,706.

6.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,831 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Illinois average:

4.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.60% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($20,771 average AGI)
1.60% relocated from other states ($8,060 average AGI)
Coles County:

1.60%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Douglas County, IL  0.46% ($29,651 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, IL  0.45% ($32,173)
from Champaign County, IL  0.43% ($31,143)
from Cook County, IL  0.39% ($22,028)
from Shelby County, IL  0.31% ($29,464)
from Moultrie County, IL  0.29% ($26,264)
from Clark County, IL  0.23% ($34,927)


6.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Illinois average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.57% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($19,003 average AGI)
2.39% relocated to other states ($10,348 average AGI)
Coles County:

2.39%
Illinois average:

2.36%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, IL  0.50% ($31,747 average AGI)
to Champaign County, IL  0.49% ($29,494)
to Douglas County, IL  0.38% ($32,058)
to Cook County, IL  0.36% ($23,908)
to Moultrie County, IL  0.30% ($22,800)
to Clark County, IL  0.24% ($28,698)
to Effingham County, IL  0.24% ($49,907)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Coles County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Coles County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Coles County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Coles County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Coles County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,055 (6,784 aged, 1,271 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 980 (10%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Coles County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (725)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (592)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (561)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (474)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (333)
  • Congestive heart failure (323)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (174)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (172)
  • Unspecified dementia (156)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (149)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.94
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16,139
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 256
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 57,998

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,065
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 899
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 43
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 92

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 95.5. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 52,595
  • In family households: 36,571 (6,502 male householders, 5,855 female householders)
    9,150 spouses, 11,766 children (10,696 natural, 222 adopted, 849 stepchildren), 723 grandchildren, 512 brothers or sisters, 217 parents, 461 other relatives, 1,387 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,976 (3,946 male householders (2,783 living alone)), 4,912 female householders (4,000 living alone)), 3,118 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,187

Size of family households: 6,424 2-persons, 2,913 3-persons, 2,004 4-persons, 750 5-persons, 207 6-persons, 106 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,784 1-person, 1,604 2-persons, 434 3-persons, 46 4-persons, 5 5-persons.

5,759 married couples with children.
2,928 single-parent households (761 men, 2,167 women).

95.1% of residents of Coles speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 26% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $233,170,000 ($4,525 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,109,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $105,022,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $67,950,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,891,000
Federal grants: $40,696,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,102,000 ($1,001,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,509,000 ($844,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $45,019,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,096,000
Federal Government insurance: $38,388,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,926
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,663
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +210
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,557
Here -50 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Coles County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.53 millions of gallons per day (11% from ground, 89% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 76
  • 2010 to 2013: 485
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,782
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,431
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,510
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,758
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,161
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,710
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,360
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,231
Note: State values scaled to Coles population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Coles County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Coles County population
  • 1 room: 28
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 104
  • 4 rooms: 1,317
  • 5 rooms: 3,155
  • 6 rooms: 3,123
  • 7 rooms: 1,818
  • 8 rooms: 1,529
  • 9+ rooms: 1,722
  • 1 room: 441
  • 2 rooms: 508
  • 3 rooms: 1,492
  • 4 rooms: 2,334
  • 5 rooms: 1,764
  • 6 rooms: 925
  • 7 rooms: 412
  • 8 rooms: 216
  • 9+ rooms: 248
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Coles County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Coles County population
  • no bedroom: 26
  • 1 bedroom: 300
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,019
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,826
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,946
  • 5+ bedrooms: 686
  • no bedroom: 453
  • 1 bedroom: 2,212
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,141
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,964
  • 4 bedrooms: 543
  • 5+ bedrooms: 33
Cars and other vehicles available in Coles County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Coles County population
  • no vehicle: 298
  • 1 vehicle: 3,503
  • 2 vehicles: 6,082
  • 3 vehicles: 2,118
  • 4 vehicles: 614
  • 5+ vehicles: 237
  • no vehicle: 1,164
  • 1 vehicle: 4,230
  • 2 vehicles: 2,272
  • 3 vehicles: 629
  • 4 vehicles: 60
  • 5+ vehicles: 2

74% of Coles County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Illinois.

Coles County:

74.3%
State average:

86.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 41,994
  • Other state: 9,082
  • Northeast: 842
  • Midwest: 4,405
  • South: 2,197
  • West: 1,662

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Coles County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (64.7%)
  • Electricity (24.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.4%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Coal or coke (0.1%)
  • Electricity (60.2%)
  • Utility gas (38.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Coal or coke (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Wood (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 335
Here:

8.2%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 34
Here:

1.5%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 182
Here:

2.3%
Illinois:

26.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Coles County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $63,000
    General - Other: $54,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,806,000
    Regular Highways: $3,370,000
    Police Protection: $3,184,000
    Health - Other: $2,455,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,303,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,484,000
    Correctional Institutions: $970,000
    General Public Buildings: $502,000
    Financial Administration: $229,000
    Solid Waste Management: $100,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $129,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare - Other: $625,000
    General - Other: $95,000
    Central Staff Services: $91,000
    Police Protection: $78,000
    Regular Highways: $24,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,293,000

Coles County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,054,000
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $790,000
    All Other: $53,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $389,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,847,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $564,000
    Interest Earnings: $187,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,075,000
    Highways: $924,000
    Health and Hospitals: $870,000
    All Other: $283,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,312,000
    Other Selective Sales: $17,000

Coles County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,785,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,510,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $275,000

Coles County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,799,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,036
  • Number of aged recipients: 43
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 993
  • Number of recipients under 18: 175
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 750
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 111
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 334
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 466
Coles County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Coles County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Coles County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary43180.5 years
John37375.0 years
William35576.7 years
James32273.8 years
Charles32175.2 years
Robert30871.4 years
George17877.1 years
Helen17080.5 years
Dorothy15578.5 years
Ruth15581.1 years
Most common last names in Coles County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14176.9 years
Davis10980.9 years
Miller9979.7 years
Brown8678.2 years
Jones8377.8 years
Cox7679.1 years
Wilson7379.0 years
Taylor7274.0 years
Wright6677.0 years
Williams6479.8 years
Businesses in Coles County, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware2Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Arby's2Maurices2
AutoZone1Mazda1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's3
Baymont Inn1New Balance1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike2
CVS2Nissan1
Carson Pirie Scott1Papa John's Pizza2
Chevrolet1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A1Penske1
Circle K1Pizza Hut2
Comfort Suites1Quality1
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos1
Curves2RadioShack1
Dairy Queen3SAS Shoes1
Days Inn2SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx8Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Staples1
GNC1Starbucks1
GameStop1Steak 'n Shake1
H&R Block3Subway8
Hardee's1Super 81
Hilton1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Home Depot1True Value2
Hyundai1U-Haul3
JCPenney1UPS15
Jones New York1Walgreens2
KFC2Walmart2
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1