Carbondale is located in south Illinois. Carbondale is between the Jackson, Williamson, Johnson, Union county. Carbondale has 17.09 square miles of land area and 0.43 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Carbondale population is 26,374, which has grown 27.53% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Carbondale median household income is $17,677 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 11.30% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 22.70% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Carbondale median house value is $113,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 54.36% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 34.33% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Carbondale is close to the state average in quality. The Carbondale area code is 618.