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East Moline, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of East Moline had a population of 20,679 as of July 1, 2016. East Moline ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for East Moline is located at latitude 41.5198 and longitude -90.3877 in Rock Island County. The formal boundaries for the City of East Moline (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rock Island County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 702 feet.

The City of East Moline (GNIS ID: 2394602) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of East Moline is located within Township of Hampton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rock Island County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Moline population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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East Moline, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,679
Population in Households 19,872
Population in Familes 15,361
Population in Group Qrtrs 807
Population Density1 1,407
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 8,303
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 5,058
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,114 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,262 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,041 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 811 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $106,507
Average Home Value $138,429


Median Household Income $43,234
Average Household Income $56,613
Per Capita Income $24,939
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.47% -0.34%
Households -0.43% -0.29%
Families -0.43% -0.43%
Median Household Income   -1.86%
Per Capita Income   0.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

East Moline, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Moline to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 120 91st
Population Density1 # 525 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 85 94th
Median Household Income # 1014 26th
Per Capita Income # 767 44th

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