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Peoria Heights, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Peoria Heights had a population of 5,753 as of July 1, 2018. Peoria Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Peoria Heights is located at latitude 40.7467 and longitude -89.57 in Peoria County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Peoria Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.36 sq. miles. Peoria County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 784 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Peoria Heights are located in Peoria County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Woodford County.

The Village of Peoria Heights (GNIS ID: 2399652) 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 Village of Peoria Heights is located within Township of Richwoods, a minor civil division (MCD) of Peoria County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Peoria Heights: Prospect Heights.

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Peoria Heights, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,753
Population in Households 5,607
Population in Familes 3,849
Population in Group Qrtrs 146
Population Density2 2,280
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $44,388
Average Household Income $65,958
Per Capita Income $31,490


Total Housing Units 3,047 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,533 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,136 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 378 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $90,412
Average Home Value $162,035


Total Households 2,669
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 1,347
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.68% -0.7%
Households -0.68% -0.74%
Families -0.98% -0.94%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Peoria Heights, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Peoria Heights to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 316 77th
Population Density # 209 85th
Diversity Index # 363 74th
Median Household Income # 1073 22nd
Per Capita Income # 422 69th

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