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Quick Facts About Carbondale

    The unemployment rate in Carbondale is 6.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Carbondale jobs have Increased by 2.08 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Carbondale's cost of living is 14.90% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Carbondale's population is 26,399 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -2.35 percent.
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Carbondale is $103,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.64%.
    Carbondale public schools spend $13,177 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Carbondale.

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Grew up Here, Went to College Here, Have a Career

I've lived in C'dale for over 30 years. I got an excellent education here - Giant City School was great, though fairly insular and not very diverse (among its drawbacks... (Read More)



The Dale

I like Carbondale. It is relaxing and an easy way to go about getting a college degree. It has its ups and downs, mainly with the people in the town not recognizing the... (Read More)



Disagree with the other opinions

All of the comments are negative here and seem to me to be misleading. The idea that you have to have a lot of money in Carbondale is ridiculous. The price of cultural... (Read More)



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