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West Peoria, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The City of West Peoria had a population of 4,404 as of July 1, 2017. West Peoria ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Peoria is located at latitude 40.6972 and longitude -89.6394 in Peoria County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Peoria (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Peoria County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 594 feet.

The City of West Peoria (GNIS ID: 2397272) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of West Peoria is located within Township of West Peoria, a minor civil division (MCD) of Peoria County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Peoria population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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West Peoria, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,404
Daytime Population: Workers 972
Daytime Population: Residents 2,344
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,316
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 4,373
Population in Familes 3,212
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 2,287
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $45,961
Average Household Income $56,320
Per Capita Income $24,301


Total Housing Units 2,180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,378 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 540 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 262 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $88,981
Average Home Value $99,419


Total Households 1,918
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,118
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.47% -0.38%
Households -0.49% -0.39%
Families -0.35% -0.56%
Median Household Income   0.38%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

West Peoria, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Peoria to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 360 74th
Population Density # 211 85th
Diversity Index # 203 85th
Median Household Income # 968 29th
Per Capita Income # 926 32nd

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