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Mokena, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Mokena had a population of 19,707 as of July 1, 2020. 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 41.5261 and longitude -87.8892 in Will County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Mokena 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 709 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, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 19,707 (100%)
Population in Households 19,706 (100.0%)
Population in Families 17,694 (89.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.0%)
Population Density 2,239
Diversity Index2 25
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $107,548
Average Household Income $132,482
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $46,480
Wealth Index5 189
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 7,049 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,940 (84.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 881 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 228 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $323,245
Average Home Value $347,273
Housing Affordability Index3 163
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,821
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 5,358
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.61% 0.6%
Households 0.8% 0.67%
Families 0.55% 0.61%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
Owner Occupied HU   0.74%

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Mokena, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mokena to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 124 91st
Population Density # 214 84th
Median Household Income # 74 95th
Housing Affordability Index # 267 20th
Per Capita Income # 109 92nd
Diversity Index # 432 69th

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