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East Saint Louis is a city in Saint Clair County, in the Saint Louis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named East Saint Louis. For links to other places called East Saint Louis, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of East Saint Louis is 38.624N. The longitude is -90.15W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 417 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 30,573.
Sections below provide additional information and links about East Saint Louis demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Clair County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, St. Louis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62204 ZIP code.
0% of East Saint Louis residents report German ancestry, and 0% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Saint Louis ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Saint Louis was $11,169, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of East Saint Louis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in East Saint Louis include Pennsylvania Avenue Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in East Saint Louis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $265. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $682.
Libraries in East Saint Louis include East St Louis Public Library ... View libraries
TV stations in East Saint Louis include WRBU.
Saint Clair County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Saint Louis political report.
The average commute time for East Saint Louis workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 20 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in East Saint Louis between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 6.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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