Carbondale Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Carbondale Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
25,083

Age

Under 5 Years:
3.4%
5 - 17:
10.2%
18 - 24:
39.5%
25 - 34:
15.5%
35 - 54:
15.1%
55 - 64:
7.1%
Over 65 Years:
9.1%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
35.0%
35.0%
High School Graduates
94.9%
94.9%
College Graduated
47.7%
47.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Carbondale
$19,224
$19,224
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Carbondale
$22,025
$22,025
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
45.8%

Employment Industries in Carbondale

 
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Education
31.4%
31.4%
Retail
14.6%
14.6%
Healthcare
14.0%
14.0%
Accommodation
12.2%
12.2%
Manufacturing
4.6%
4.6%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
4.0%
4.0%
Other
3.9%
3.9%
Public Service
3.2%
3.2%
Transportation
3.2%
3.2%
Administration
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
58.4%
58.4%
Black Or African American
26.1%
26.1%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Asian
5.7%
5.7%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.1%
4.1%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
5.7%
5.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
15.3%
15.3%
Irish
8.0%
8.0%
English
6.4%
6.4%
Italian
4.3%
4.3%
Polish
2.5%
2.5%
French
2.2%
2.2%
Scottish
1.4%
1.4%
Dutch
1.4%
1.4%
European
1.2%
1.2%
Scots-Irish
1.1%
1.1%
Nigerian
1.0%
1.0%
Iranian
0.9%
0.9%
African
0.8%
0.8%
British
0.7%
0.7%
Norwegian
0.7%
0.7%
Danish
0.6%
0.6%
Austrian
0.6%
0.6%
Welsh
0.5%
0.5%
Lithuanian
0.5%
0.5%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
86.2%
86.2%
Spanish
4.8%
4.8%
Chinese
1.5%
1.5%
Arabic
0.9%
0.9%
African languages
0.8%
0.8%
French
0.6%
0.6%
Langs. of India
0.6%
0.6%
German/Yiddish
0.5%
0.5%
Other Indo-European
0.5%
0.5%
Vietnamese
0.4%
0.4%
Other Asian languages
0.3%
0.3%
Japanese
0.3%
0.3%
Pacific Island languages
0.3%
0.3%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Persian
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.1%
0.1%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Carbondale Residents:
9.7%