East Saint Louis, Illinois

East Saint Louis: City in St. Clair County, Illinois

About

East Saint Louis is a city located in the county of Saint Clair in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 27,006 and a population density of 730 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 25,776 inhabitants.

The city was created 203 years ago in 1820.

East Saint Louis locator map
Location of East Saint Louis on Illinois map.

Quick Facts about East Saint Louis

Population : 25,776 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Saint Clair County
Postal code : 62201–62207
Phone Area Codes : 618
Area : 36.99 km2
Altitude : 417 feet / 127 meters
Establishment : June 06, 1820 (203 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:58:16 (23rd February 2024)
Density : 697 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.77% (2010-2020)
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Collinsville Avenue
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Geography

East Saint Louis is located at 38°37'28"N 90°9'3"W (38.6245000, -90.1509400).

East Saint Louis map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of East Saint Louis decreased by 4.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 27,006 - census
2011 26,719 -1.07% estimation process
2012 26,621 -0.37% estimation process
2013 26,562 -0.22% estimation process
2014 26,639 0.29% estimation process
2015 26,754 0.43% estimation process
2016 26,829 0.28% estimation process
2017 26,650 -0.67% estimation process
2018 26,382 -1.02% estimation process
2019 26,047 -1.29% estimation process
2020 25,776 -1.05% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 26,973
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 27,382
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 25,138
April 1, 2010 Population : 27,395
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 28.2%
People over 65 (%) : 8.4%
Female persons, % : 50.5%
White only, percent : 73.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 98.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 1.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 105
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 46.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 26.1%

East Saint Louis zip code is 62201. County name: St. Clair, County fips: 17163

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 26.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $387,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,861
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $386
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,104
2015-2019 Households : 6,695
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 4.06
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 95.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 93.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 82.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 67.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 49.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 16.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 24,072
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 32,787
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 107,077
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,871
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $44,241
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $15,574
Percentage of people living in poverty : 24.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,942
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 944
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 814
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,767
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 153
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 32
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,888
2010 population per square mile : 23,247.5
2010 land area in square miles : 1.18
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 51.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $121,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,111
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $440
2015-2019 median gross rent : $695
2015-2019 Households : 3,626
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.68
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 66.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 22,300
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 80,883
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 238,278
2012 total retail sales per capita : $22,114
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $50,565
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,393
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 764
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 394
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 246
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 139
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 547
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 54
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 612
2010 population per square mile : 2,595.1
2010 land area in square miles : 4.08

People born in East Saint Louis (114)

People born in East Saint Louis, including swimmer Tom Jager, actress Shelley Winters, retired track and field athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee, .

List

  • Dick Durbin (United States Senator from Illinois) he was born in 21/11/1944
  • Jerry Costello (American politician) he was born in 25/09/1949
  • Al Joyner (Track and Field Triple Jumper, Hurdler, Coach Flo-Jo's husband) he was born in 19/01/1960
  • Donald Bitzer (American electrical engineer) he was born in 01/01/1934
  • Doug Dillard (American musician, composer and banjoist (1937-2012)) he was born in 06/03/1937
  • Elmer Schoebel (American musician) he was born in 08/09/1896
  • Henry Carl Luckey (American politician (1868-1956)) he was born in 22/11/1868
  • LaPhonso Ellis (American basketball player) he was born in 05/05/1970
  • Leon Thomas (American singer) he was born in 04/10/1937
  • John Edward Taylor (American bishop (1914-1976)) he was born in 15/11/1914
  • Ken Kwapis (American film and television director) he was born in 17/08/1957
  • Johnny Weaver (American professional wrestler) he was born in 17/11/1935
  • Stephanie Grace Whitson (American writer) she was born in 01/01/1952
  • Eric Wright (American football cornerback) he was born in 18/04/1959
  • William S. Sly (American biochemist and molecular biologist) he was born in 19/10/1932
  • Lynn Lowry (American actress) she was born in 15/10/1947
  • Dave Garcia (American baseball player and manager) he was born in 15/09/1920
  • Hank Bauer (Major League baseball player, United States Marine) he was born in 31/07/1922

Schools in East Saint Louis

College & universities near East Saint Louis, IL

Code Name City ZIP
178767 Stevens-The Institute of Business & Arts Saint Louis (MO) 63103

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near East Saint Louis, IL

Code Name Address Type
STL Gateway Transportation Center 551 South 16th St. RAIL
KWD Kirkwood 110 West Argonne Dr. RAIL
ALN Alton 3400 College Ave. RAIL
WAH Washington 301 West Front St. RAIL
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL

Post offices near East Saint Louis

Post Office Name City ZIP
East Saint Lou Post Office East Saint Louis (IL) 62201

Other cities in Saint Clair County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Saint Clair County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Belleville 40,536 The county seat of St.
O'Fallon 29,606 Township in St.
Crest Hill 20,209 City in Will County, Illinois
Fairview Heights 16,127 City in Saint Clair County, Illinois, United States
Cahokia 13,742 Village in St.
Shiloh 13,653 Town in St.
Swansea 13,276 Village in St.
Pontiac 11,176 City in Illinois, USA
Summit 10,977 Village in Illinois, USA
Mascoutah 8,076 City in Saint Clair County, Illinois, United States
Centreville 4,844 City in Illinois, United States
Lebanon 4,225 City in St.
Freeburg 4,223 City in Illinois, United States of America
Rosemont 4,147 Village in the U.
Caseyville 4,115 City in Illinois, United States of America
Dupo 3,845 City in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

East Saint Louis distances to largest Illinois cities