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Cahokia is a village in Saint Clair County, in the Saint Louis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Cahokia. For links to other places called Cahokia, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Cahokia is 38.570N. The longitude is -90.19W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 407 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,043.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cahokia 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 62239 ZIP code.
16% of Cahokia residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cahokia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cahokia was $14,545, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Cahokia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cahokia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $419. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $628.
Libraries in Cahokia include Cahokia Public Library ... View libraries
Saint Clair County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cahokia political report.
The average commute time for Cahokia workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Cahokia between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Cahokia include Holiday Inn Express-Cahokia.
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