Mokena, Illinois Population 2020

20,679
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Mokena is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 20,679, it is the 119th largest city in Illinois and the 1797th largest city in the United States. Mokena is currently growing at a rate of 0.74% annually and its population has increased by 10.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,740 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Mokena has a population density of 2,349 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mokena is $125,793 with a poverty rate of 2.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $988 per month, and the median house value is $315,000. The median age in Mokena is 40.1 years, 37.4 years for males, and 41.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.1 males.

Mokena Demographics

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

  • White: 94.65%
  • Asian: 2.01%
  • Two or more races: 1.60%
  • Black or African American: 1.12%
  • Other race: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mokena, Illinois is 20,679, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,375.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,740.

Mokena, Illinois Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,61194.65%
Asian4162.01%
Two or More Races3321.60%
Black or African American2331.12%
Some Other Race1190.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.04%
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Mokena Population Pyramid 2020

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Mokena Median Age

40.1


Total

37.4


Male

41.6


Female

Mokena Adults

There are 15,443 adults, (2,562 of whom are seniors) in Mokena.

Mokena Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Mokena Sex Ratio

Female

10,101

48.75%

Male

10,619

51.25%

Mokena Households and Families

Mokena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mokena Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married94.9%5.1%
All89.7%10.3%
Non Family77.7%22.3%
Female72.7%27.3%

89.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1442.989.7
Married4,8723.3794.9
Non Family1,5531.177.7
Female5213.8372.7
Male1982.98100

3.37

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

1.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mokena Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1581.14%
9th to 12th Grade3142.26%
High School Graduate3,08022.18%
Some College2,76019.87%
Associates Degree1,1428.22%
Bachelors Degree3,95928.50%
Graduate Degree2,47617.83%
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Mokena Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,93012,5875,891
Hispanic458435251
Asian277206133
Black15812394
Other Race959547
Multiple Races666666
Native American999

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,479$77,141$45,742
Less Than High School$30,469$51,311$20,278
High School Grad$41,313$63,094$21,676
Some College$49,839$64,214$40,403
Bachelors Degree$73,343$93,464$51,788
Graduate Degree$86,284$97,219$73,844

$59,479

Average Earnings

$77,141

Average Male

$45,742

Average Female

Mokena Language

Mokena Language by Age

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Mokena Language

93.95% of Mokena residents speak only English, while 6.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.34% of the population.

Mokena Poverty

Mokena Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,8183631.93%
Hispanic1,020999.71%
Black2332711.59%

2.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.81%

Male Poverty Rate

2.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mokena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mokena is Black, with 11.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mokena is White, with 1.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.18%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School6.78%
High School3.70%
Bachelors or Greater2.08%
Some College1.61%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed6.71%
Male Unemployed4.38%
Female Employed2.65%
Male Employed0.65%

Mokena Income

Mokena Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$106,291$125,793
Families$124,972$139,041
Married Families$129,978-
Non Families$59,175$73,830
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Mokena Marital Status

Mokena Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mokena Married by Age and Sex

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Mokena 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 35-44.

Mokena Marital Status by Race

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Mokena Veterans

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791

Number of Veterans

746

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam388
First Gulf War82
Korea44
Second Gulf War44
World War II39
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74299
75+189
35 to 54143
55 to 64138
18 to 3422
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Name Veterans % of Total
White7905.36%
Hispanic264.51%
Black10.56%

Mokena Veterans by Education

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1.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mokena Employment Status

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71.7%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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84.36%

Born in Illinois

94.81%

Native Born

5.19%

Foreign Born

1.30%

Non Citizen

3.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.81% of Mokena residents were born in the United States, with 84.36% having been born in Illinois. 1.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202020,6791520.74%
201920,5271520.75%
201820,3751190.59%
201720,2561520.76%
201620,1041650.83%
201519,9394552.34%
201419,4842501.30%
201319,2341340.70%
201219,1001190.63%
201118,9811230.65%
201018,8584,2752.60%
200014,5838,4559.06%
19906,1281,5502.96%
19804,5780.00%