Peoria, IL 61603 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61603: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Peoria, IL 61603

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 480
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,106
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 559
  • County: Peoria County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.73, Longitude -89.578
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Peoria, IL 61603 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,614
Population in Households 17,272
Population in Familes 12,775
Population in Group Qrtrs 342
Population Density1 4,036
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 6,587
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 3,786
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,953 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,357 (42.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,230 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,366 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $75,445
Average Home Value $90,274


Median Household Income $37,422
Average Household Income $49,399
Per Capita Income $18,927
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.31%
Households -0.29% -0.34%
Families -0.52% -0.48%
Median Household Income   -0.38%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Peoria, IL 61603 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61603 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes 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 # 261 81st
Population Density1 # 137 90th
Diversity Index2 # 74 95th
Median Household Income # 1297 6th
Per Capita Income # 1309 5th

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