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 5 largest ethnic groups in East St. Louis, IL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (95.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (1.75%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.08%), Two or More Races (Hispanic) (0.465%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.375%). N/A% 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.