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Quick Facts About Carbondale


    ECONOMY
    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.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Carbondale's cost of living is 14.90% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Carbondale's population is 26,399 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -2.35 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Carbondale is $103,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.64%.
    SCHOOLS
    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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  11/30/2016
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)

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  7/15/2008
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)

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  2/29/2008
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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