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Coles County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2017: 52,325 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Coles County: 75.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (34.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Coles County, IL (2017)
    • 47,06088.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,9693.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,2932.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7461.4%Two or more races
    • 6711.3%Asian alone
    • 740.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 510.10%Some other race alone
    • 250.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

34.6 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years
Males: 25,323  (48.4%)
Females: 27,002  (51.6%)
Average household size:
Coles County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,113 ($32,286 in 1999)
This county:

$43,113
Illinois:

$62,992

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $523 (lower quartile is $387, upper quartile is $662)
This county:

$523
State:

$852


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $101,943 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Coles:

$101,943
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,412 - $167,745

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $138,161
Here:

$138,161
State:

$257,121

Townhouses or other attached units: $107,927
Here:

$107,927
State:

$248,095

In 2-unit structures: $213,955
Here:

$213,955
State:

$291,160

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $271,556
Here:

$271,556
State:

$287,217

Mobile homes: $56,966
Here:

$56,966
State:

$51,477

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $971
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $441

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

  • 1997: 48 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 1998: 56 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 2005: 49 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2006: 101 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 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
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $236,100
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $199,000
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $236,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Coles, IL residents
Average permit cost in Coles, IL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,230 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,855 (1.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Coles, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Coles, IL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Coles, IL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.4%
Coles County:

19.4%
Illinois:

12.6%
(19.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.3% for Black residents, 7.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.9% for American Indian residents, 4.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 6.7% for other race residents, 41.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 34.6 years old
(Males: 34.0 years old, Females: 35.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37.3 years old, Black residents: 22.3 years old, American Indian residents: 44.8 years old, Asian residents: 25.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.4 years old, Other race residents: 52.3 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:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in Coles, IL
County total employment by year in Coles, IL
County average yearly wages by year in Coles, IL

Current college students: 10,787
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,326 (36.2% naturalized citizens)

Coles County:

2.5%
Whole state:

14.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 8392010 or later
  • 2142000 to 2009
  • 1711990 to 1999
  • 1171980 to 1989
  • 1181970 to 1979
  • 265Before 1970

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: 15,987
  • One, attached: 408
  • Two: 1,107
  • 3 or 4: 1,408
  • 5 to 9: 1,056
  • 10 to 19: 1,162
  • 20 to 49: 656
  • 50 or more: 665
  • Mobile homes: 1,164
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Coles County with a mortgage: 7,125 (125 second mortgage, 372 home equity loan, 26 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,923

Here:

58.3% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Coles County

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-
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
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Coles

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 20,105 (78.3%)
  • Carpooled: 2,238 (8.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 200 (0.8%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 4 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 3 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 193 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 314 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 1,320 (5.1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,177 (4.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (14%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Guatemala (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Saudi Arabia (7%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Morocco (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Coles County


  • German (21%)
  • American (18%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Polish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 intellectually disabled
  • 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 $61,489.

5.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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.
4.36% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($25,727 average AGI)
1.38% relocated from other states ($14,216 average AGI)
Coles County:

1.38%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from Champaign County, IL  0.39% ($38,929)
from Moultrie County, IL  0.34% ($29,500)
from Edgar County, IL  0.27% ($34,500)
from Clark County, IL  0.25% ($21,977)


7.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
4.46% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($22,883 average AGI)
2.54% relocated to other states ($19,773 average AGI)
Coles County:

2.54%
Illinois average:

2.67%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Champaign County, IL  0.51% ($45,868 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.40% ($28,113)
to Douglas County, IL  0.38% ($39,235)
to Cumberland County, IL  0.38% ($32,721)
to Effingham County, IL  0.33% ($31,068)
to Moultrie County, IL  0.32% ($32,912)
to Shelby County, IL  0.28% ($34,863)

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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Coles County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Coles County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Coles County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Coles County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 52,325
  • In family households: 36,367 (6,259 male householders, 5,903 female householders)
    9,030 spouses, 11,654 children (10,627 natural, 171 adopted, 852 stepchildren), 713 grandchildren, 488 brothers or sisters, 387 parents, 445 other relatives, 1,451 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,017 (4,013 male householders (3,077 living alone)), 4,822 female householders (3,996 living alone)), 3,199 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,073

Size of family households: 6,366 2-persons, 2,782 3-persons, 2,001 4-persons, 822 5-persons, 162 6-persons, 58 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,078 1-person, 1,284 2-persons, 408 3-persons, 62 4-persons, 7 5-persons.

5,676 married couples with children.
2,858 single-parent households (762 men, 2,096 women).

94.9% of residents of Coles speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 17% 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:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Year house built in Coles County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Coles County, Illinois
  • 1202014 or later
  • 4152010 to 2013
  • 1,6682000 to 2009
  • 2,6911990 to 1999
  • 2,3911980 to 1989
  • 3,7891970 to 1979
  • 2,8321960 to 1969
  • 2,7601950 to 1959
  • 1,3251940 to 1949
  • 5,5651939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Coles County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Coles County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Coles County, Illinois
  • 271 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1313 rooms
  • 1,3174 rooms
  • 3,2215 rooms
  • 3,3316 rooms
  • 1,7487 rooms
  • 1,4438 rooms
  • 1,7169+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Coles County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Coles County, Illinois
  • 4961 room
  • 4542 rooms
  • 1,3043 rooms
  • 2,2704 rooms
  • 1,6955 rooms
  • 9076 rooms
  • 3947 rooms
  • 2338 rooms
  • 2219+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Coles County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Coles County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Coles County, Illinois
  • 26no bedroom
  • 3441 bedroom
  • 3,0112 bedrooms
  • 7,0523 bedrooms
  • 1,8694 bedrooms
  • 6405+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Coles County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Coles County, Illinois
  • 506no bedroom
  • 1,9121 bedroom
  • 3,2102 bedrooms
  • 1,8393 bedrooms
  • 4734 bedrooms
  • 335+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Coles County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Coles County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Coles County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 362no vehicle
  • 3,5551 vehicle
  • 6,0962 vehicles
  • 2,0333 vehicles
  • 6444 vehicles
  • 2975+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Coles County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Coles County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,190no vehicle
  • 4,1121 vehicle
  • 1,9832 vehicles
  • 5833 vehicles
  • 684 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles

74.8% of Coles County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Illinois.

Coles County:

74.8%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 41,651
  • Other state: 8,805
  • Northeast: 810
  • Midwest: 4,321
  • South: 1,999
  • West: 1,699
Year householders moved into unit in Coles County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Coles County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.6%Utility gas
  • 25.5%Electricity
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 57.3%Electricity
  • 39.2%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 388
Here:

9.2%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 40
Here:

1.8%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 157
Here:

2.1%
Illinois:

27.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Coles County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,848,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,373,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,545,000
    Regular Highways: $3,389,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,154,000
    Police Protection: $3,136,000
    Health - Other: $1,819,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,516,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,239,000
    General Public Buildings: $726,000
    Financial Administration: $268,000
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $714,000
    Transit Utilities: $243,000
    Other: $141,000
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $310,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,260,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,105,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $155,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,090,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $454,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $524,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $308,000
    Police Protection: $245,000
    General - Other: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,664,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,791,000
    Highways: $1,262,000
    Other: $615,000
    Transit Utilities: $517,000
    Housing and Community Development: $85,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,088,000
    Other Selective Sales: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,895,000

Coles County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,848,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,373,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,545,000
    Regular Highways: $3,389,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,154,000
    Police Protection: $3,136,000
    Health - Other: $1,819,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,516,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,239,000
    General Public Buildings: $726,000
    Financial Administration: $268,000
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $714,000
    Transit Utilities: $243,000
    Other: $141,000
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $310,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,260,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,105,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $155,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,090,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $454,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $524,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $308,000
    Police Protection: $245,000
    General - Other: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,664,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,791,000
    Highways: $1,262,000
    Other: $615,000
    Transit Utilities: $517,000
    Housing and Community Development: $85,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,088,000
    Other Selective Sales: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,895,000

Coles County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,848,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,373,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,545,000
    Regular Highways: $3,389,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,154,000
    Police Protection: $3,136,000
    Health - Other: $1,819,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,516,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,239,000
    General Public Buildings: $726,000
    Financial Administration: $268,000
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $714,000
    Transit Utilities: $243,000
    Other: $141,000
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $310,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,260,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,105,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $155,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,090,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $454,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $524,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $308,000
    Police Protection: $245,000
    General - Other: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,664,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,791,000
    Highways: $1,262,000
    Other: $615,000
    Transit Utilities: $517,000
    Housing and Community Development: $85,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,088,000
    Other Selective Sales: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,895,000

Coles County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,848,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,373,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,545,000
    Regular Highways: $3,389,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,154,000
    Police Protection: $3,136,000
    Health - Other: $1,819,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,516,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,239,000
    General Public Buildings: $726,000
    Financial Administration: $268,000
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $714,000
    Transit Utilities: $243,000
    Other: $141,000
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $310,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,260,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,105,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $155,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,090,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $454,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $524,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $308,000
    Police Protection: $245,000
    General - Other: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,664,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,791,000
    Highways: $1,262,000
    Other: $615,000
    Transit Utilities: $517,000
    Housing and Community Development: $85,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,088,000
    Other Selective Sales: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,895,000

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
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