Mokena, Illinois Population 2022

20,117
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Mokena is a city located in Will County Illinois. Mokena has a 2020 population of 20,117. Mokena is currently growing at a rate of 0.57% annually and its population has increased by 1.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,887 in 2010.

The average household income in Mokena is $133,952 with a poverty rate of 4.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,182 per month, and the median house value is $317,000. 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 Mokenawas:

  • White: 96.41%
  • Two or more races: 1.46%
  • Black or African American: 1.20%
  • Asian: 0.80%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mokena, Illinois is 20,117 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 19,887.

Mokena, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,97696.41%
Black or African American2481.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.03%
Asian1660.80%
Some Other Race220.11%
Two or More Races3021.46%
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Mokena Population by Race

Mokena Population Pyramid 2022

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Mokena Median Age

42


Total

39.1


Male

44.8


Female

Mokena Adults

There are 16,111 adults, (2,879 of whom are seniors) in Mokena.

Mokena Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mokena Sex Ratio

Female

10,289

49.66%

Male

10,431

50.34%

Mokena Population by Age

Mokena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mokena Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male96.4%3.6%
Married95.7%4.3%
All89.1%10.9%
Non Family79%21%
Female57.8%42.2%

89.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mokena Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2822.8489.1
Married4,8513.3895.7
Male1662.9996.4
Female4643.9157.8
Non Family1,8011.179

3.38

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

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Mokena Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1320.91%
9th to 12th Grade2521.74%
High School Graduate3,22422.31%
Some College3,04721.09%
Associates Degree1,4179.81%
Bachelors Degree4,10028.37%
Graduate Degree2,27915.77%
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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
Native American666
Other Race222222
2+ Races585858
Asian13912085
Hispanic507485247
Black17812583
White13,56913,2795,906

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$56,860$70,866$46,447
Less Than 9th Grade$42,614$50,139$
High School Graduate$47,875$55,541$22,262
Some College$43,772$70,019$40,907
Bachelors Degree$66,860$87,347$54,813
Graduate Degree$96,181$120,000$76,655

$56,860

Average Earnings

$70,866

Average Male

$46,447

Average Female

Mokena Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mokena Language by Age

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Mokena Language

94.41% of Mokena residents speak only English, while 5.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.62% of the population.

Mokena Language

Mokena Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,12015513.84%
Black2483212.90%
White18,9356623.50%
OtherNaN%

4.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.21%

Male Poverty Rate

5.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mokena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mokena is Hispanic, with 13.84% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.11%.

Mokena Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.02%
High School5.06%
Some College2.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.14%

Mokena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.83%
Male Unemployed5.00%
Female Employed3.35%
Female Unemployed12.50%

Mokena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mokena Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$109,935$132,389
Families$133,861$151,111
Married Families$136,480-
Non Families$65,221$73,517
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Income by Household Type

Mokena Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

59.4%

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 55-64.

Mokena Marital Status by Race

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Mokena Marital Status

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742

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War68
First Gulf War116
Vietnam342
Korea61
World War II15

Mokena Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3427
35 to 54149
55 to 64141
65 to 74222
75+203

Mokena Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7334.69%
Black94.81%
Hispanic182.66%

Mokena Veterans by Race

Mokena Veterans by Education

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3.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mokena Veterans by Education

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71.4%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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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85.80%

Born in Mokena

96.01%

Native Born

3.99%

Foreign Born

1.19%

Non Citizen

2.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.01% of Mokena residents were born in the United States, with 85.80% having been born in Illinois. 1.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mokena Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19804,5780.00%
19906,1281,5502.96%
200014,5838,4559.06%
201018,7404,1572.54%
201118,8551150.61%
201218,9701150.61%
201319,0851150.61%
201419,2001150.60%
201519,3151150.60%
201619,4301150.60%
201719,5451150.59%
201819,6601150.59%
201919,7751150.58%
202019,8871120.57%
202120,0021150.58%
202220,1171150.57%

Mokena Population by Year