Matteson, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 12,928. Estimated population in 2021: 15,675 (+21.2% change)
Males: 5,977 (46.2%), Females: 6,951 (53.8%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60443

Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $59,583
Median house value: $135,100

Races in Matteson:

  • Black (62.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (31.2%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (11.2%), Irish (8.2%), Polish (4.4%), English (2.9%), Italian (2.6%), Subsaharan African (2.3%).

Elevation: 693 feet

Land area: 7.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Matteson

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Matteson village

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

3.9% Foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 1.3% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,306 (+11.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Matteson:

  • ST JAMES HOSP & HLTH CTR-OLYMPIA FLDS (about 4 miles; OLYMPIA FIELDS, IL)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; HAZEL CREST, IL)
  • TINLEY PK MENTAL HEALTH CTR (about 7 miles; TINLEY PARK, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Matteson:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 19 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 25 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 34 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Matteson:

  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 6 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; Abbreviation: TF8)
  • FRANKFORT (about 8 miles; FRANKFORT, IL; Abbreviation: C18)
  • SANGER (about 12 miles; MONEE, IL; Abbreviation: C56)
Amtrak stations near Matteson:

  • 7 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
College/University in Matteson:

  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 245; Location: 600 HOLIDAY PLZ DR; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.ITT-TECH.EDU)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Matteson:

  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,191)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,523)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 12 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,599)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,610)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,004)
Public primary/middle schools in Matteson:

  • O W HUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 916; Location: 3718 W 213TH PL; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MARYA YATES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 456; Location: 6131 ALLEMONG DR; Grades: KG – 08)
  • WOODGATE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 451; Location: 101 CENTRAL AVE; Grades: PK – 08)
  • SIEDEN PRAIRIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 415; Location: 725 NOTRE DAME DR; Grades: KG – 08)
  • MATTESON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 382; Location: 21245 MAIN ST; Grades: KG – 02)
Private primary/middle schools in Matteson:

  • ST LAWRENCE O TOOLE SCHOOL (Students: 526; Location: 4101 ST LAWRENCE AVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 3840 216TH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MAYO AME CHILD DEV CENTER (Students: 51; Location: PO BOX 245; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Matteson:

  • MATTESON P.L. (Operating income: $843,424; Location: 801 SOUTH SCHOOL AVENUE; 77,004 books; 3,881 audio materials; 4,136 video materials; 258 serial subscriptions)

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