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East Peoria, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of East Peoria had a population of 23,227 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for East Peoria is located at latitude 40.6734 and longitude -89.5418 in Tazewell County. The formal boundaries for the City of East Peoria (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.23 sq. miles and a water area of 2.11 sq. miles. Tazewell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 459 feet.

The City of East Peoria (GNIS ID: 2394604) 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 East Peoria is located within Township of Fondulac, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tazewell County.

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


Total Population 23,227
Population in Households 22,994
Population in Familes 18,087
Population in Group Qrtrs 233
Population Density2 1,148
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $53,305
Average Household Income $69,910
Per Capita Income $30,205


Total Housing Units 10,764 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,314 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,618 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 831 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $132,030
Average Home Value $151,070


Total Households 9,933
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 6,259
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 -0.1% -0.2%
Households -0.04% -0.16%
Families -0.2% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

East Peoria, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Peoria 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 # 106 92nd
Population Density # 663 52nd
Diversity Index # 570 58th
Median Household Income # 742 46th
Per Capita Income # 487 64th

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