Mokena, IL Population

Population: 14,583. Estimated population in July 2020: 17,396 (+19.3% change)
Males: 7,347 (50.4%), Females: 7,236 (49.6%)

Will County

Zip code: 60448

Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $74,703
Median house value: $217,000

Races in Mokena:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (29.6%), German (29.2%), Polish (18.6%), Italian (14.6%), English (6.3%), Dutch (3.9%).

Elevation: 706 feet

Land area: 6.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mokena

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 34.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mokena village

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 68.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

4.1% Foreign born (2.5% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,632 (+109.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mokena:

  • TINLEY PK MENTAL HEALTH CTR (about 6 miles; TINLEY PARK, IL)
  • OAK FOREST HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; OAK FOREST, IL)
  • PALOS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; PALOS HEIGHTS, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mokena:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 20 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 30 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 34 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mokena:

  • HOWELL-NEW LENOX (about 6 miles; NEW LENOX, IL; Abbreviation: 1C2)
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 6 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; Abbreviation: TF8)
  • FRANKFORT (about 6 miles; FRANKFORT, IL; Abbreviation: C18)
Amtrak stations near Mokena:

  • 15 miles: JOLIET (50 E. JEFFERSON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mokena:

  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,610)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,191)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 17 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,361)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,974)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,536)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 19 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,523)
Public primary/middle schools in Mokena:

  • MOKENA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 987; Location: 11244 W WILLOWCREST; Grades: PK – 03)
  • MOKENA JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 858; Location: 19815 KIRKSTONE WAY; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MOKENA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 510; Location: 11331 W 195TH ST; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • ARBURY HILLS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 282; Location: 19651 S BEECHNUT; Grades: 01 – 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Mokena:

  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: 11409 W 195TH ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • NOONAN ELEMENTARY ACADEMY (Students: 217; Location: 19131 HENRY DRIVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • TRIPLE R CHILD CARE (Students: 98; Location: 9500 WEST LAPORTE ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Mokena:

  • MOKENA COMMUNITY P.L.D. (Operating income: $960,561; Location: 11327 WEST 195TH STREET; 77,546 books; 2,204 audio materials; 1,959 video materials; 306 serial subscriptions)

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