In 2017, Carbondale, IL had a population of 26.2k people with a median age of 23.8 and a median household income of $20,873. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Carbondale, IL grew from 26,066 to 26,196, a 0.499% increase and its median household income grew from $19,515 to $20,873, a 6.96% increase.
The population of Carbondale, IL is 57.4% White Alone, 25.3% Black or African American Alone, and 6.91% Hispanic or Latino. 14.9% of the people in Carbondale, IL speak a non-English language, and 92.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Carbondale, IL are Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (4,737 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in Carbondale, IL is $117,600, and the homeownership rate is 30.3%. Most people in Carbondale, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Carbondale, IL is 1 car per household.