Carbondale, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 11,018 housing units in Carbondale. This represents a 5.8% growth from 10,416 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 10,850 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 168 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Carbondale is about 28.4%. Carbondale's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.5%. Average household size is 1.99 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Carbondale were built after 1971.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type10.10%
One Bedroom22.30%
Two Bedrooms32.70%
Three Bedrooms26%
Four Bedrooms7.40%
Five Bedrooms or more1.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.23
Median year structure was built1964
Median Value of occupied units$73,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$47,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.9
Median year structure was built1973
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$340

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.70%
Home Equity Loan4.50%
Simple Mortgage46.50%
Debt Free45.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.9%