Charleston Coles County, Illinois

Charleston: City in Illinois

About

Charleston is a city located in the county of Coles in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 21,838 and a population density of 902 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 20,034 inhabitants.

The city was created 191 years ago in 1830.

Charleston Quick Facts

Population : 20,034 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Coles County
Postal code : 61920
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 24.2 km2
Altitude : 696 feet / 212 meters
Capital city : Charleston is capital of Coles County
Establishment : January 01, 1831 (191 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:03:42 (24th May 2022)
Density : 828 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9% (2010-2020)
Charleston locator map
Location of Charleston on Illinois map.
Will Rogers Theatre and Commercial Block 2012-10-31 12-28-18 image
Will Rogers Theatre and Commercial Block 2012-10-31 12-28-18
Will Rogers Theatre and Commercial Block 2012-10-31 12-28-18 image

Geography

Charleston is located at 39°29'46"N 88°10'34"W (39.4961500, -88.1761500).

Charleston map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Charleston decreased by 9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,838 - census
2011 21,844 0.03% estimation process
2012 21,642 -0.93% estimation process
2013 21,382 -1.22% estimation process
2014 21,075 -1.46% estimation process
2015 20,811 -1.27% estimation process
2016 20,555 -1.25% estimation process
2017 20,404 -0.74% estimation process
2018 20,238 -0.82% estimation process
2019 20,176 -0.31% estimation process
2020 20,034 -0.71% estimation process

Charleston zip code is 61920. County name: Coles, County fips: 17029

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People born in Charleston (19)

People born in Charleston, including cinematographer Gregg Toland, musician Charlotte Martin, actor Charles Clary, .

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Schools in Charleston

College & universities near Charleston, IL

Code Name City ZIP
144892 Eastern Illinois University Charleston (IL) 61920

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Charleston, IL

Code Name Address Type
MAT Mattoon station 1718 Broadway Ave. RAIL
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL
CHM Illinois Terminal 45 East University Ave. RAIL
DVI Danville, Illinois 379 Lynch Road BUS
RTL Rantoul West Sangamon and North Kentucky Aves. RAIL

Post offices near Charleston

Post Office Name City ZIP
Charleston Post Office Charleston (IL) 61920

Other places with the same name (13)

Other cities in Coles County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Coles County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Mattoon 17,513 City in Illinois
Paradise 1,293 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Hutton 879 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Ashmore 740 Township in Coles County, Illinois
Embarrass 559 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Humboldt 414 Village in Coles County, Illinois, United States of America
Lerna 274 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Oakland 127 City in Coles County, Illinois, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Charleston distances to largest Illinois cities