In 2021, East St. Louis, IL had a population of 19.4k people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $26,011. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of East St. Louis, IL declined from 26,359 to 19,437, a −26.3% decrease and its median household income grew from $24,009 to $26,011, a 8.34% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in East St. Louis, IL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (95.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (1.67%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (1.05%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.942%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.869%).
None of the households in East St. Louis, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.7% of the residents in East St. Louis, IL are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in East St. Louis, IL was $57,800, and the homeownership rate was 51.3%.
Most people in East St. Louis, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24 minutes. The average car ownership in East St. Louis, IL was 1 car per household.