Mokena (/ˌmoʊˈkiːnə/) is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. The population was 14,583 at the 2000 census. A special census conducted in 2017 revealed that the population had increased to 20,305.
Mokena is located at 41°32′4″N 87°52′37″W / 41.53444°N 87.87694°W / 41.53444; -87.87694.
According to the 2010 census, Mokena has a total area of 8.893 square miles (23.03 km), of which 8.89 square miles (23.02 km) (or 99.97%) is land and 0.003 square miles (0.01 km) (or 0.03%) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 18,740 people, 6,358 households, and 5,120 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,432.4 people per square mile (938.4/km²). There were 4,848 housing units at an average density of 808.6 per square mile (312.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 94.5% White, 1.3% African American, 0.01% Native American, 2.0% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.9% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.8% of the population.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,703 households out of which 48.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.7% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.8% were non-families. 14.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.10 and the average family size was 3.46.
In the village, the population was spread out with 32.4% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 6.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.3 males.
The median family income is $82,596 and the median income for a household is $91,817. Males had a median income of $58,226 versus $31,522 for females. The per capita income for the village was $31,944. As of 2008, the median house value was $350,130, up from $211,300 in 2000.
About 0.7% of families and 1.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.6% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.
Mokena Illinois neighborhoods include: Arbury Hills, Brightwood, Cambridge, Country Pond, Creekview North, Emerald Estates, Foxglove Ln, Grasmere, Hillgate Road, Hunt Club Woods/Crystal Lake Estates, John Lee Ridge, Manchester Cove, MOKENA St Mary, Old Castle South, Old Castle Woods, Old Mill Pond, Pheasant, Tall Grass Preserve, The Oaks