East St. Louis, IL Demographics

East St. Louis demographics profile

StatisticEast St. LouisIllinoisNational
Population (2013)27,00612,882,135316,128,839
Population (2000)31,53012,419,293281,421,906
Population growth-14.3%3.7%12.3%
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)31%59%58%
Speak English98%91%88%
Speak Spanish1%5%7%
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The East St. Louis population was 27,006 in 2012 compared to 31,530 in 2000. The East St. Louis, IL population has decreased by 14.3% from 2000 to 2012.

In East St. Louis 98% of the people speak English and 1% of people speak Spanish, also in East St. Louis 30.7% of people are married.


East St. Louis population breakdown by race

RaceEast St. LouisIllinoisNational
African American97.69%6.64%8.40%
American Indian0.05%0.21%1.31%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.14%
Mixed race0.54%1.32%2.06%
Other race0.12%2.09%3.47%
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In East St. Louis, 0.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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East St. Louis age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2000 census data.

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