About This Place
East Moline is a city in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States. The population was 20,333 at the 2000 census. East Moline is one of the Quad Cities, along with the neighboring cities of Rock Island, Moline, and the Iowa cities of Davenport and Bettendorf. The Quad Cities has a population of 379,690. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.0 square miles (23.4 km²), all of it land.
East Moline is located at 41°30′43″N 90°26′7″W / 41.51194°N 90.43528°W / 41.51194; -90.43528 (41.511940, -90.435203).
As of the United States Census taken in 2000, there were 20,333 people, 8,510 households, and 5,369 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,254.9 people per square mile (870.4/km²). There were 8,988 housing units at an average density of 996.7 per square mile (384.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 80.04% White, 7.34% African American, 0.35% Native American, 2.25% Asian, 7.47% from other races, and 2.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.15% of the population.