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Moline is a city in Rock Island County, in the Davenport-Moline metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Moline. For links to other places called Moline, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Moline is 41.506N. The longitude is -90.515W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 577 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 43,064.


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Median household income
Local
$39,363
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Moline demographic reports
Moline is on the Rock and Mississippi rivers

one of the Quad Cities along the Iowa-Illinois border. The others are Rock Island, Davenport and Bettendorf
Community developed around water power

John Deere built his company here

Well-known residents have included:
· Louie Bellson, drummer
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread
Sports teams: Quad City Mallards (United Hockey League)
Historic sites and museums: Rock Island Arsenal, Col. George Davenport Home, Black Hawk State Historic Site
Colleges and universities: Black Hawk College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 64

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Moline demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rock Island County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Davenport-Moline area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61240 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Moline residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Moline ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Moline was $21,557, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Moline residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Moline, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $405.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $810.


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Libraries in Moline include Moline Public Library, Southeast Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Moline include Moline Dispatch

TV stations in Moline include WQAD, WQPT.

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Rock Island County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Moline political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Moline workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 11 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Moline between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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