Mokena, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Mokena, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Mokena had a population of 19,750 as of July 1, 2018. Mokena ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mokena is located at latitude 41.5299 and longitude -87.8777 in Will County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Mokena (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Will County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 705 feet.

The Village of Mokena (GNIS ID: 2399380) 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 Village of Mokena is located within Township of Frankfort, a minor civil division (MCD) of Will County.

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


Total Population 19,750
Population in Households 19,749
Population in Familes 17,783
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 2,240
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $104,005
Average Household Income $122,397
Per Capita Income $42,656


Total Housing Units 6,960 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,949 (85.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 827 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 185 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $323,098
Average Home Value $358,190


Total Households 6,775
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 5,323
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.64% 0.8%
Households 0.77% 0.83%
Families 0.47% 0.76%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Mokena, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mokena 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 # 123 91st
Population Density # 220 84th
Diversity Index # 436 68th
Median Household Income # 67 95th
Per Capita Income # 113 92nd

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