In 2017, East St. Louis, IL had a population of 26.7k people with a median age of 35.6 and a median household income of $20,659. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of East St. Louis, IL declined from 26,731 to 26,678, a -0.198% decrease and its median household income grew from $19,946 to $20,659, a 3.57% increase.
The population of East St. Louis, IL is 95.3% Black or African American Alone, 1.75% White Alone, and 1.13% Hispanic or Latino. 1.25% of the people in East St. Louis, IL speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in East St. Louis, IL is $55,000, and the homeownership rate is 43.5%. Most people in East St. Louis, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26 minutes. The average car ownership in East St. Louis, IL is 1 car per household.