Mokena, Illinois Population 2024

19,554

Mokena is a city located in Will County Illinois. Mokena has a 2024 population of 19,554. Mokena is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -1.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,868 in 2020.

The average household income in Mokena is $141,678 with a poverty rate of 4.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mokena is 43.1 years, 42 years for males, and 45.7 years for females.

Mokena Demographics

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

  • White: 93.16%
  • Two or more races: 3.91%
  • Black or African American: 1.55%
  • Asian: 1.08%
  • Other race: 0.3%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
8.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,221.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.58% (-314)
The current population of Mokena, Illinois is 19,554 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 19,868.

Mokena, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18,52693.16%
Two or more races7783.91%
Black or African American3081.55%
Asian2151.08%
Other race590.3%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mokena Population by Race

Mokena Population Pyramid 2024

Mokena Median Age

43.1

Total

42

Male

45.7

Female

Mokena Adults

There are 15,511 adults, (3,306 of whom are seniors) in Mokena.

Mokena Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mokena Sex Ratio

Female9,95650.07%
Male9,93049.93%

Mokena Population by Age

Mokena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,2992.72919
Married4,9693.2198.11.9
Non Family1,7431.1677.222.8
Female3873.4362.837.2
Male2002.8689.510.5
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3.2

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

91.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mokena Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mokena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mokena Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 81.36%.

Mokena Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$65,084

Average Earnings

$76,952

Average Male

$54,335

Average Female

Mokena Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mokena Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mokena Language

96% of Mokena residents speak only English, while 4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.89% of the population.

Mokena Language

Mokena Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White17,9798054.48%
Hispanic935848.98%
Multiple778303.86%
Black308123.9%
Other591118.64%
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4.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.88%

Male Poverty Rate

5.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mokena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mokena is Other, with 18.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mokena is Multiple, with 3.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.98%.

Mokena Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.27%
Some College5.82%
High School5.64%
Bachelors or Greater2.47%
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Mokena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed21.67%
Female Unemployed11.76%
Female Employed4.43%
Male Employed1.73%
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Mokena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mokena Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mokena Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.6%

Male Marriage Rate

62.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mokena Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mokena Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

766

Number of Veterans

742

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

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Mokena Veterans by War

count

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Mokena Veterans by Age

count

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Mokena Veterans by Race

Mokena Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mokena Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Mokena Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mokena Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mokena 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

86.9%

Born in Mokena

97.7%

Native Born

2.3%

Foreign Born

0.4%

Non Citizen

1.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.7% of Mokena residents were born in the United States, with 86.9% having been born in Illinois. 0.4% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202919,024-106-0.55%
202819,130-106-0.55%
202719,236-106-0.55%
202619,342-106-0.55%
202519,448-106-0.54%
202419,554-106-0.54%
202319,660-106-0.54%
202219,766-106-0.53%
202119,87240.02%
202019,868-261-1.3%
201920,129-24-0.12%
201820,153980.49%
201720,0551420.71%
201619,9131680.85%
201519,7454482.32%
201419,2972461.29%
201319,0511360.72%
201218,9151160.62%
201118,7991260.67%
201018,6734,09028.05%
200014,5838,455137.97%
19906,1281,55033.86%
19804,578
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Mokena Population by Year