The City of Moline is located in the heart of the Midwest, nestled between the banks of the Mississippi River and Rock River. Moline is the ninth most populated city in Illinois outside of the Chicago Metropolitan Area with an estimated 43,483 people. One of the Quad Cities, along with the cities of East Moline and Rock Island in Illinois, and Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa, together they make up a metropolitan area with more than 380,000 people.
Moline is located approximately 165 miles west of Chicago and midway between Minneapolis to the north and St. Louis to the South. Within a 300-mile radius of Moline, 37.4 million people reside. This comprises almost 13% of the nation’s population. Moline and its neighbors help form the largest urban concentration between St. Louis and Minneapolis along the Mississippi River. Major interstates I-80, I-88, and I-74 provide ready access in all directions, making the region a preferred location for logistics and distribution facilities.