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East Moline, Illinois

East Moline
Skyline of East Moline
East Moline is located in Illinois
East Moline
East Moline
Location in the state of Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Rock Island County
Incorporated 1903
 • Mayor John Thodos
 • City 14.76 sq mi (38.2 km2)
 • Land 14.76 sq mi (38.2 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 577 ft (176 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • City 21,302
 • Density 2,348.2/sq mi (906.6/km2)
 • Metro 381,342 (134th)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Interstates I-74, I-80, I-88, and I-280
Website .com.eastmolinewww

East Moline is a city in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States. The population was 21,302 at the 2010 census.[2] East Moline is one of the five Quad Cities,[3] along with the cities of Rock Island, Moline, and the Iowa cities of Davenport and Bettendorf. The Quad Cities has a population estimate of 381,342.[4]

According to the 2010 census, the city has a total area of 14.76 square miles (38.2 km2), all land.[5]

East Moline is located at (41.511940, −90.435203).[6]


As of the United States Census taken in 2000,[7] there were 20,333 people, 8,510 households, and 5,369 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,254.9 people per square mile (870.4/km²). There were 8,988 housing units at an average density of 996.7 per square mile (384.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 80.04% White, 7.34% African American, 0.35% Native American, 2.25% Asian, 7.47% from other races, and 2.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.15% of the population.

There were 8,510 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,836, and the median income for a family was $44,695. Males had a median income of $35,263 versus $23,607 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,245. About 11.6% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.3% of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over.


Top employers

According to the City's 2009 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report,[8] the top employers in the city are:

# Employer # of Employees
1 John Deere Harvester Works 1,750
2 Illini Hospital 800
3 East Moline District No. 37 393
4 Standard Forwarding 285
5 East Moline Correctional Center 267
6 United Township High School 260
7 McLaughlin Body Company 250
8 4C Solutions 250
9 Jacobson Hart Companies 200
10 Aramark 175


Elementary schools

  • Bowlesburg Elementary
  • Hillcrest Elementary
  • Ridgewood Elementary
  • Wells Elementary

Middle schools

  • Glenview Middle School

High schools

Notable people


  1. ^ "City of East Moline".  
  2. ^ a b East Moline (city) QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau. Retrieved on April 21, 2012.
  3. ^ Visit Quad Cities. Visit Quad Cities. Retrieved on April 21, 2012.
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011" ( 
  5. ^ "Places: Illinois". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files.  
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  7. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  8. ^ City of East Moline CAFR. (PDF). Retrieved on April 21, 2012.
  9. ^ 'Illinois Blue Book 1963-1964, Biographical Sketch of Charles F. Carpentier, pg. 76

External links

  • City of East Moline
  • East Moline School District – Local Information
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