Cahokia, Illinois Population 2023

11,154

Cahokia is a city located in Illinois. With a 2023 population of 11,154, it is the 209th largest city in Illinois and the 3797th largest city in the United States.Cahokia is currently declining at a rate of -2.74% annually and its population has decreased by -20.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,035 in 2020. Spanning over 10 miles, Cahokia has a population density of 1,143 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cahokia is $48,892 with a poverty rate of 42.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cahokia is 32.4 years, 32.2 years for males, and 32.7 years for females.

Cahokia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cahokia was:

  • 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 11,154 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,035.

Cahokia, Illinois Population 2023

Population by Race

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cahokia Population by Race

Cahokia Population Pyramid 2023

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

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cahokia Sex Ratio

Female7,40352.75%
Male6,63247.25%

Cahokia Population by Age

Cahokia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.4

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

44.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cahokia Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cahokia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cahokia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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 26.47%.

Cahokia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$26,126

Average Earnings

$26,698

Average Male

$25,996

Average Female

Cahokia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cahokia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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

rate

42.75%

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 61.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cahokia is White, with 15.12% 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

Cahokia Poverty Rate by Education

Cahokia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cahokia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cahokia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.2%

Male Marriage Rate

30.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cahokia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cahokia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

952

Number of Veterans

883

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

Cahokia Veterans by War

Cahokia Veterans by Age

count

Cahokia Veterans by Race

Cahokia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

26.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cahokia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.5%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cahokia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cahokia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cahokia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.05%

Born in Cahokia

115.58%

Native Born

0.45%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

115.58% of Cahokia residents were born in the United States, with 66.05% having been born in Illinois. 0.13% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Cahokia Population by Year