East St. Louis is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 25,377, it is the 89th largest city in Illinois and the 1521st largest city in the United States . East St. Louis is currently declining at a rate of -1.30% annually and its population has decreased by -6.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,006 in 2010. East St. Louis reached it's highest population of 82,295 in 1950. Spanning over 14 miles, East St. Louis has a population density of 1,824 people per square mile.
The average household income in East St. Louis is $37,797 with a poverty rate of 33.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $484 per month, and the median house value is $54,500. The median age in East St. Louis is 37.4 years, 34.7 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.