Mokena, Illinois Population 2021

20,133
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Mokena is a city located in Will County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 20,133, it is the 120th largest city in Illinois and the 1841st largest city in the United States . Mokena is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually but its population has increased by 7.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,740 in 2010. Mokena reached it's highest population of 20,172 in 2018. Spanning over 9 miles, Mokena has a population density of 2,287 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mokena is $133,952 with a poverty rate of 2.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,085 per month, and the median house value is $319,200. The median age in Mokena is 40.4 years, 37.9 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Mokena Demographics

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

  • White: 95.10%
  • Two or more races: 1.75%
  • Asian: 1.60%
  • Black or African American: 1.20%
  • Other race: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mokena, Illinois is 20,133 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,172.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,740.

Mokena, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,66195.10%
Two or More Races3611.75%
Asian3301.60%
Black or African American2491.20%
Some Other Race670.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.03%
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Mokena Population by Race

Mokena Population Pyramid $2021

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Mokena Median Age

40.4


Total

37.9


Male

41.6


Female

Mokena Adults

There are 15,820 adults, (2,784 of whom are seniors) in Mokena.

Mokena Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mokena Sex Ratio

Female

10,435

50.47%

Male

10,239

49.53%

Mokena Population by Age

Mokena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mokena Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.8%4.2%
Male95.5%4.5%
All89.7%10.3%
Non Family76.7%23.3%
Female70.1%29.9%

89.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mokena Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1902.8789.7
Married4,8443.3795.8
Non Family1,6781.1376.7
Female4683.9470.1
Male2003.0295.5

3.38

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Mokena Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1631.15%
9th to 12th Grade2912.05%
High School Graduate3,18022.44%
Some College2,56918.13%
Associates Degree1,3069.22%
Bachelors Degree4,18229.52%
Graduate Degree2,47817.49%
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Mokena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mokena Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,10812,7826,121
Hispanic558537294
Asian25118882
Black17212883
2+ Races808080
Other Race393939
Native American666

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%.

Mokena Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$60,943$80,864$48,112
Less Than 9th Grade$42,648$50,741$
High School Graduate$41,250$62,069$21,625
Some College$49,344$63,403$42,591
Bachelors Degree$70,257$96,458$53,454
Graduate Degree$89,574$109,965$72,188

$60,943

Average Earnings

$80,864

Average Male

$48,112

Average Female

Mokena Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mokena Language by Age

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Mokena Language

92.66% of Mokena residents speak only English, while 7.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.23% of the population.

Mokena Language

Mokena Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,5224322.33%
Hispanic1,2701219.53%
Black2493212.85%

2.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.23%

Male Poverty Rate

3.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mokena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mokena is Black, with 12.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mokena is White, with 2.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.61%.

Mokena Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade6.61%
High School4.47%
Some College2.86%
Bachelors or Greater1.95%

Mokena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed6.49%
Female Unemployed5.16%
Female Employed2.61%
Male Employed0.55%

Mokena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mokena Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$109,108$133,952
Families$131,733$150,957
Married Families$137,944-
Non Families$65,307$75,365
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Income by Household Type

Mokena Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.8%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

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 45-54.

Mokena Marital Status by Race

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Mokena Marital Status

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840

Number of Veterans

795

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam355
First Gulf War124
Second Gulf War98
Korea65
World War II27

Mokena Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74252
75+208
35 to 54198
55 to 64129
18 to 3453

Mokena Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8395.52%
Hispanic293.71%
Black10.52%

Mokena Veterans by Race

Mokena Veterans by Education

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2.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mokena Veterans by Education

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71%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mokena Employment by Age

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Mokena Employment by Race

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Mokena 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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84.45%

Born in Mokena

95.44%

Native Born

4.56%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

3.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.44% of Mokena residents were born in the United States, with 84.45% having been born in Illinois. 1.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mokena Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202120,133-13-0.06%
202020,146-13-0.06%
201920,159-13-0.06%
201820,172980.49%
201720,0741450.73%
201619,9291670.85%
201519,7624472.31%
201419,3152491.31%
201319,0661340.71%
201218,9321200.64%
201118,8121240.66%
201018,6884,1052.51%
200014,5838,4559.06%
19906,1281,5502.96%
19804,5780.00%

Mokena Population by Year