What you need to know about Carbondale, IL

Carbondale is located in Jackson County, Illinois. The population is 60% White, 26% Black, 5% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 2% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 7% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $17,677 and the median home value is $113,300. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Carbondale, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Carbondale has a Walk Score ® of 39.


Homes Owned 25.91%
25.91% Complete
Homes Rented 74.09%
74.09% Complete

Real Estate

In Carbondale, Illinois

Ready to move to Carbondale? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Carbondale.

Median Home Price

Lower than the state average


In Carbondale, Illinois

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Carbondale rates.

Median Household Income

Lower than the national average


In Carbondale, Illinois

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Carbondale.


Most residents are
10-24 Years old


In Carbondale, Illinois

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Carbondale.


Bachelor’s Degree 46%
46% Complete
Graduated High School 92%
92% Complete