East St. Louis Information

East St. Louis Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of East St. Louis, IL

General East St. Louis Information

State: Illinois

County: St Clair County

Close cities: East Carondelet, IL, National Stock Yards, IL, Granite City, IL, Dupo, IL, Crest Hill, IL, Fairmont City, IL, Madison, IL, Alorton, IL, Centreville, IL, Washington Park, IL, Venice, IL, Pontoon Beach, IL, Brooklyn, IL, Cahokia, IL, Caseyville, IL, East St. Louis, IL, Sauget, IL

East St. Louis Population (census data)
Total 28,996 (-7.0% since 2000)
Male 13,022 (44.9%)
Female 15,974 (55.1%)

Population Density: 2,062 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 76.3 (US Avg is 100)

East St. Louis Elevation: 405 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1878

Land Area: 14.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $25,293

Zip Codes: 62202, and 62201.

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East St. Louis Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (97.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Subsaharan African (1.1%)

Local East St. Louis Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: St. Louis University, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

East St. Louis School Information

Middle Schools
Alternative Middle School (2436 Kansas Avenue, East St. Louis, IL, 62205 - East St. Louis School District 189 District)
Elementary Schools
Annette Officer Elementary (27th & Henrieth Avenue, East St. Louis, IL, 62205 - East St. Louis School District 189 District)
Billy Jones Elementary School (1601 Cleveland, East St. Louis, IL, 62201 - East St. Louis School District 189 District)
Gordon Bush Elementary School (1516 Gross Avenue, East St. Louis, IL, 62204 - East St. Louis School District 189 District)
Other/Private Schools
Tomorrows Builders Charter School (P. O. Box 6126, East St. Louis, IL, 62202 - East St. Louis School District 189 District)
Vivian Adams Early Child Center (501 N 10th Street, East St. Louis, IL, 63031 - East St. Louis School District 189 District)

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