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Overview

Introduction to East Moline, Illinois

East Moline, Illinois, in Rock Island county, is 7 miles E of Davenport, Iowa (center to center) and 146 miles W of Chicago, Illinois. The city is part of the Davenport - Moline - Rock Island metropolitan statistical area (MSA).

East Moline History

East Moline grew very slowly in its initial years. It was only from 1900, when Deere & Company built a large factory called Union Malleable Iron Company, that things started taking off. The factory employed hundreds of people and subsequent years saw the entry of manufacturers of many other products. The area prospered economically and its population grew rapidly. It was incorporated as a village in 1903.

East Moline and nearby Attractions

  • Butterworth Park
  • Rock Arsenal Island
  • Col. George Davenport Home
  • Black Hawk State Historic Site
  • Short Hills Country Club
  • Oakwood Country Club

Things To Do In East Moline

East Moline is a popular recreation destination. The city has more than a dozen parks, all of which offer excellent amenities for young and old alike. The parks have fields and courts where one can play a variety of sports. Some of them also have dedicated picnic areas with grills and other facilities. The city has a walking trail running alongside the river. Boating facilities are also available.

East Moline Transportation

The Quad City International Airport is the nearest major airport.

East Moline Higher Education

Lincoln Barber College is the local educational institution. Black Hawk College and Saint Ambrose University are also nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population21,394
Male Share of the Population51%
Female Share of the Population49%
Senior Citizens19.1%
Employed Population 16+8,692
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married44.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.1%
Median Earnings25+$30,365
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,208
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,030

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,556
% Above Poverty Level80.5%
% Below Poverty Level19.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone36.6%
Median Gross Rent$599
Median House Value$109,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)36.6%
German16.6%
Irish7.8%
English5.5%
Swedish4.5%
Italian4.3%
Belgian3.1%
African2.3%
French Except Basque1.9%
Polish1.8%
Greek1.3%
Croatian0.9%
Norwegian0.8%
Scottish0.7%
Arab0.6%
Canadian0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Sudanese0.3%
Czech0.3%
Moroccan0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Iranian0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Russian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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East Moline Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rock Island County
Standard Zip Codes61244
Phone Area Codes309
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.52
Approximate Longitude-90.39

East Moline Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMOLINE QUAD CITY AP
Distance4.4 miles
Jan Temp12 to 30 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip38 inches
StationLE CLAIRE L & D 14
Distance5.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp41 to 60 F
Jul Temp67 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 64 F
Annual Precip34.1 inches
StationMUSCATINE
Distance33 miles
Jan Temp13 to 31 F
Apr Temp40 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 65 F
Annual Precip36.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Carbon Cliff2,024$48,347
Coal Valley3,825$77,105
Colona4,876$71,910
Hampton1,996$85,268
Moline42,805$61,675

East Moline Public Libraries

East Moline Public Library
740 16TH AVENUE
East Moline, Illinois
(309) 755-9614

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East Moline Public Schools

Black Hawk Area Special Education Center
4680 / 11th St
ZIP: 61244
(309) 796-2500
Other
Total Enrollment 117
Black Hawk Ed Center
4680 11th St
ZIP: 61244
(309) 743-1460
Glenview Middle School
3100 7th St
ZIP: 61244
(309) 755-1919
Middle
Total Enrollment 1102
Hillcrest Elem School
451 22nd Ave
ZIP: 61244
(309) 755-7621
Primary
Total Enrollment 346
Northeast Jr High School
4280 4th Ave
ZIP: 61244
(309) 203-1300
Middle
Total Enrollment 195
Ridgewood Elem School
814 30th Ave
ZIP: 61244
(309) 755-1585
Primary
Total Enrollment 450
United Twp High School
1275 Avenue Of The Cities
ZIP: 61244
(309) 752-1633
High
Total Enrollment 1728
Wells Elem School
490 Avenue Of The Cities
ZIP: 61244
(309) 796-1251
Primary
Total Enrollment 453

East Moline Private Schools

East Moline Christian School
900 46th Ave
ZIP: 61244
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 236
Our Lady Of Grace
603 18th Ave
ZIP: 61244
Elementary
Total Enrollment 123
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