In 2019, East St. Louis, IL had a population of 26.5k people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $24,343. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of East St. Louis, IL declined from 26,647 to 26,543, a −0.39% decrease and its median household income grew from $23,072 to $24,343, a 5.51% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in East St. Louis, IL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (96.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (1.9%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.414%), Other (Hispanic) (0.271%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.264%). 0% of the households in East St. Louis, IL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
99.5% of the residents in East St. Louis, IL are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in East St. Louis, IL was $54,500, and the homeownership rate was 47.1%. Most people in East St. Louis, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in East St. Louis, IL was 1 car per household.