East Moline is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 21,350 people and five constituent neighborhoods, East Moline is the 118th largest community in Illinois.
East Moline is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, East Moline is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in East Moline who work in office and administrative support (13.79%), sales jobs (8.79%), and food service (7.05%).
In terms of college education, East Moline is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.33% of adults 25 and older in East Moline have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in East Moline in 2010 was $22,617, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,468 for a family of four. However, East Moline contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
East Moline is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call East Moline home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Moline residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. East Moline also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.16% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in East Moline include Irish, English, Swedish, and Belgian.
The most common language spoken in East Moline is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.