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East Moline, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of East Moline had a population of 20,727 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

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East Moline, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 20,727
Population in Households 19,835
Population in Familes 15,393
Population in Group Qrtrs 892
Population Density2 1,410
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $45,198
Average Household Income $63,295
Per Capita Income $27,680


Total Housing Units 8,949 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,247 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,056 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 646 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $114,811
Average Home Value $146,760


Total Households 8,303
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 5,035
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.33% -0.5%
Households -0.33% -0.47%
Families -0.38% -0.62%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

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, 2018 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 Density # 515 62nd
Diversity Index # 83 94th
Median Household Income # 1043 24th
Per Capita Income # 681 50th

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