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Moline, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Moline had a population of 43,078 as of July 1, 2019. Moline ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Moline is located at latitude 41.5067 and longitude -90.5151 in Rock Island County. The formal boundaries for the City of Moline encompass a land area of 16.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Rock Island County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 577 feet.

The City of Moline (GNIS ID: 2395365) 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 Moline is located within Township of Moline, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rock Island County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Moline: Quad Cities.

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Moline, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Moline, IL Housing Affordability Index is 177
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Moline, IL Wealth Index is 72
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 43,078
Population in Households 42,564
Population in Familes 32,687
Population in Group Qrtrs 514
Population Density 2,571
Diversity Index1 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,857
Average Household Income $69,591
Per Capita Income $29,847
Wealth Index3 72

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 20,097 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,369 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,146 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,582 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $128,397
Housing Affordability Index2 177
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 18,515
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 11,067
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.09% -0.37%
Households -0.02% -0.33%
Families -0.27% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Moline, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moline to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 36 97th
Population Density # 165 88th
Diversity Index # 147 89th
Median Household Income # 837 39th
Per Capita Income # 634 54th

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