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Peoria, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The City of Peoria is the 6th largest city in Illinois with a population of 116,343 as of July 1, 2017. 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 Peoria is located at latitude 40.7515 and longitude -89.6174 in Peoria County. The formal boundaries for the City of Peoria (see map below) encompass a land area of 48 sq. miles and a water area of 2.22 sq. miles. Peoria County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 499 feet.

The City of Peoria (GNIS ID: 2396178) 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 Peoria is located within Township of Peoria City, a minor civil division (MCD) of Peoria County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Peoria: Au Pay, Au Pe, Le Pe, Opq, Pimitoui, Piorias.

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


Total Population 116,343
Daytime Population: Workers 89,785
Daytime Population: Residents 64,729
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 154,514
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.33
Population in Households 112,571
Population in Familes 84,112
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,772
Population Density2 2,424
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $50,434
Average Household Income $74,885
Per Capita Income $31,310


Total Housing Units 54,523 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,706 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,025 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,793 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $124,242
Average Home Value $168,682


Total Households 47,730
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 27,433
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 0.15% -0.16%
Households 0.16% -0.15%
Families 0.03% -0.28%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Peoria, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 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 # 6 100th
Population Density # 189 86th
Diversity Index # 101 93rd
Median Household Income # 818 40th
Per Capita Income # 363 74th

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