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Carbondale City, Illinois Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Carbondale City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,413

Renter-occupied housing units : 705

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 11

Renter-occupied housing units : 189

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 297

Renter-occupied housing units : 668

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 720

Renter-occupied housing units : 5,688


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Carbondale City, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 134

Householder 35 to 44 years : 362

Householder 45 to 54 years : 281

Householder 55 to 59 years : 174

Householder 60 to 64 years : 214

Householder 65 to 74 years : 160

Householder 75 years and over : 81

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 47

Householder 35 to 44 years : 96

Householder 45 to 54 years : 95

Householder 55 to 59 years : 66

Householder 60 to 64 years : 81

Householder 65 to 74 years : 284

Householder 75 years and over : 366


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Carbondale City, Illinois)

Less than 10.0 percent : 245

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 38

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 616

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 382

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 551

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 429

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 205

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 565

50.0 percent or more : 3,306

Not computed : 913


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Carbondale City, Illinois)

Built 2010 or later :

Built 2000 to 2009 : $160,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $77,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $212,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $113,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $129,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $114,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $80,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $79,000


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Carbondale City, Illinois: 31.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Carbondale City, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 1.72%
  • Juvenile facilities : 2%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 5.36%
  • Other institutional facilities : 0.89%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 83.53%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 6.5%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Carbondale City, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,217,500
  Two Family 1 2 $100,000
  Three and Four Family 4 16 $625,000
  Five or More Family 5 81 $3,613,241
  Total

20 109 $5,555,741
2000        
  Single Family 37 37 $2,138,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 6 67 $3,320,150
  Total

43 104 $5,458,150
2001        
  Single Family 16 16 $916,980
  Two Family 3 6 $172,000
  Three and Four Family 4 16 $504,300
  Five or More Family 7 54 $1,515,928
  Total

30 92 $3,109,208
2002        
  Single Family 29 29 $2,558,886
  Two Family 11 22 $840,106
  Three and Four Family 7 28 $644,733
  Five or More Family 10 84 $1,881,640
  Total

57 163 $5,925,365
2003        
  Single Family 16 16 $2,340,240
  Two Family 2 4 $193,000
  Three and Four Family 4 16 $509,250
  Five or More Family 6 117 $3,047,680
  Total

28 153 $6,090,170
2004        
  Single Family 55 55 $5,543,000
  Two Family 6 12 $773,536
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $130,000
  Five or More Family 5 38 $909,780
  Total

67 109 $7,356,316
2005        
  Single Family 74 74 $7,689,164
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 3 11 $340,000
  Five or More Family 4 27 $1,409,640
  Total

81 112 $9,438,804
2006        
  Single Family 38 38 $4,413,506
  Two Family 7 14 $1,113,000
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $335,000
  Five or More Family 18 488 $8,717,800
  Total

66 552 $14,579,306


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Carbondale City, IL): $15,882
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Carbondale City): $70,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Carbondale City): $403
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Carbondale City, Illinois

Utility Gas: 44.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.7%
Electricity: 53.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.2%
Wood: 0.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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