Cahokia, Illinois Population 2022

11,468
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Cahokia is a city located in Illinois. Cahokia has a 2020 population of 11,468. Cahokia is currently declining at a rate of -2.67% annually and its population has decreased by -5.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,096 in 2010.

The average household income in Cahokia is $48,892 with a poverty rate of 32.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $905 per month, and the median house value is $49,400. The median age in Cahokia is 33.9 years, 31.9 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Cahokia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cahokiawas:

  • Black or African American: 65.25%
  • White: 31.46%
  • Two or more races: 1.42%
  • Asian: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Other race: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cahokia, Illinois is 11,468 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,096.

Cahokia, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,41631.46%
Black or African American9,15865.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native700.50%
Asian1240.88%
Some Other Race680.48%
Two or More Races1991.42%
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Cahokia Population by Race

Cahokia Population Pyramid 2022

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Cahokia Median Age

32.4


Total

32.2


Male

32.7


Female

Cahokia Adults

There are 9,452 adults, (1,372 of whom are seniors) in Cahokia.

Cahokia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cahokia Sex Ratio

Female

7,403

52.75%

Male

6,632

47.25%

Cahokia Population by Age

Cahokia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cahokia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male67.2%32.8%
Married62.7%37.3%
All44%56%
Non Family41.7%58.3%
Female19%81%

44.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cahokia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9422.7944
Married1,4723.662.7
Male4642.3367.2
Female1,3844.0719
Non Family1,6221.141.7

3.4

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Cahokia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2142.58%
9th to 12th Grade1,08913.11%
High School Graduate3,42841.27%
Some College1,94323.39%
Associates Degree7468.98%
Bachelors Degree4945.95%
Graduate Degree3934.73%
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Cahokia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cahokia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races12611236
Hispanic615411
Native American61559
White3,3012,808432
Asian12412415
Black4,6583,875384

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 28.57%.

Cahokia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,126$26,698$25,996
Less Than 9th Grade$23,188$15,313$27,736
High School Graduate$22,560$24,694$21,401
Some College$27,879$38,355$26,242
Bachelors Degree$32,629$42,656$31,976
Graduate Degree$55,975$$57,716

$26,126

Average Earnings

$26,698

Average Male

$25,996

Average Female

Cahokia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cahokia Language by Age

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Cahokia Language

97.63% of Cahokia residents speak only English, while 2.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Cahokia Language

Cahokia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,0143,74041.49%
Hispanic2068541.26%
Multiple1994623.12%
White3,93555914.21%
OtherNaN%

32.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.48%

Male Poverty Rate

31.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cahokia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cahokia is Black, with 41.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cahokia is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.57%.

Cahokia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.43%
High School24.00%
Some College16.10%
Bachelors or Greater8.82%

Cahokia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed15.91%
Male Unemployed27.53%
Female Employed18.79%
Female Unemployed61.48%

Cahokia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cahokia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,299$45,917
Families$30,634$49,533
Married Families$49,766-
Non Families$19,549$29,148
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Income by Household Type

Cahokia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.2%

Male Marriage Rate

30.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cahokia Married by Age and Sex

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Cahokia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cahokia Marital Status by Race

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Cahokia Marital Status

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952

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War52
First Gulf War148
Vietnam447
Korea18
World War II94

Cahokia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54199
55 to 64318
65 to 74289
75+146

Cahokia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White57215.61%
Black2865.23%
Native American3651.43%
2+ Races5846.03%
Hispanic148.19%

Cahokia Veterans by Race

Cahokia Veterans by Education

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26.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cahokia Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cahokia Employment by Age

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Cahokia Employment by Race

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Cahokia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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56.92%

Born in Cahokia

99.62%

Native Born

0.38%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.62% of Cahokia residents were born in the United States, with 56.92% having been born in Illinois. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cahokia Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
196015,8290.00%
197020,6494,8202.69%
198018,904-1,745-0.88%
199017,550-1,354-0.74%
200016,391-1,159-0.68%
201015,241-1,150-0.72%
201114,927-314-2.06%
201214,613-314-2.10%
201314,299-314-2.15%
201413,985-314-2.20%
201513,671-314-2.25%
201613,357-314-2.30%
201713,043-314-2.35%
201812,729-314-2.41%
201912,415-314-2.47%
202012,096-319-2.57%
202111,782-314-2.60%
202211,468-314-2.67%

Cahokia Population by Year