Peoria County, IL

Add Comparison

Population

186,145

0.36% decline

Median Age

37


Median Household Income

$53,063

2.77% growth

Poverty Rate

15.9%


Number of Employees

84,233

1.64% decline

Median Property Value

$128,000

0.621% decline

About

In 2017, Peoria County, IL had a population of 186k people with a median age of 37 and a median household income of $53,063. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Peoria County, IL declined from 186,818 to 186,145, a -0.36% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,632 to $53,063, a 2.77% increase.

The population of Peoria County, IL is 70.4% White Alone, 17.4% Black or African American Alone, and 4.59% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Peoria County, IL speak a non-English language, and 96.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Peoria County, IL are Bradley University (1,579 degrees awarded in 2016), Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing (254 degrees), and Methodist College (145 degrees).

The median property value in Peoria County, IL is $128,000, and the homeownership rate is 65%. Most people in Peoria County, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Peoria County, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Peoria County, IL employs 84.2k people. The largest industries in Peoria County, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (15,613 people), Manufacturing (13,231 people), and Retail Trade (9,089 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($92,969), Utilities ($62,596), and Manufacturing ($61,524).

Median household income in Peoria County, IL is $53,063. Males in Peoria County, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Peoria County, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,063

2017 value

± $1,092

2.77%

1 Year Growth

± 2.87%

Households in Peoria County, IL have a median annual income of $53,063, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,632 in 2016, which represents a 2.77% annual growth.

Look at the chart to see how the median household income in Peoria County, IL compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Illinois.

$71,579

Average Male Salary

± $1,160

$52,403

Average Female Salary

± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Illinois made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Illinois by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Illinois.

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Illinois by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Peoria County, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.

Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 39

  2. Census Tract 33

  3. Census Tract 34.02

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Peoria County, IL was Census Tract 39 with a value of $101,190, followed by Census Tract 33 and Census Tract 34.02, with respective values of $97,426 and $96,086.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Peoria County, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Peoria County, IL (28.7k out of 181k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    15,087 ± 882

  2. Black

    10,980 ± 700

  3. Hispanic

    2,094 ± 299

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Peoria County, IL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

84.2k

2017 Value

± 1,899

-1.64%

1 Year decline

± 3.14%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Peoria County, IL declined at a rate of -1.64%, from 85.6k employees to 84.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Peoria County, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,641 people), Sales & Related Occupations (8,883 people), and Management Occupations (7,416 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Peoria County, IL.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Peoria County, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,641 people), Sales & Related Occupations (8,883 people), and Management Occupations (7,416 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Peoria County, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2.08 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.3 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.28 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Peoria County, IL, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($89,559), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($81,959), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($74,262).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

84.2k

2017 Value

± 1,899

-1.64%

1 Year decline

± 3.14%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Peoria County, IL declined at a rate of -1.64%, from 85.6k employees to 84.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Peoria County, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (15,613 people), Manufacturing (13,231 people), and Retail Trade (9,089 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Peoria County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Peoria County, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Peoria County, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (15,613 people), Manufacturing (13,231 people), and Retail Trade (9,089 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Peoria County, IL has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.55 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.34 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.27 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Peoria County, IL, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($92,969), Utilities ($62,596), and Manufacturing ($61,524).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $76.6B

  2. $75B

  3. $66.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $76.6B, followed by Gasoline ($75B) and Pharmaceuticals ($66.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Illinois state.

$871B

2015 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

50.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Illinois trade was $871B. This is expected to increase 50.5% to $1.31T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.2B

  2. $48.1B

  3. $32.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $63.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $48.1B and Michigan and $32.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

93.4% of the population of Peoria County, IL has health coverage, with 50.1% on employee plans, 19.5% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 0.818% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Peoria County, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Peoria County, IL see 850 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.41% increase from the previous year (822 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1285 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 474 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

850 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Peoria County, IL see an average of 850 patients per year. This represents a 3.41% increase from the previous year (822 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Peoria County, IL in comparison to neighboring states.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Illinois.

$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

6.57%

Uninsured

50.1%

Employer Coverage

19.5%

Medicaid

12%

Medicare

11%

Non-Group

0.818%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Peoria County, IL declined by 12.1% from 7.48% to 6.57%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Peoria County, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois by county over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Peoria County, IL is home to a population of 186k people, from which 96.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.79% of Peoria County, IL residents were born outside of the country (10.8k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Peoria County, IL is composed of 131k White Alone residents (70.4%), 32.3k Black or African American Alone residents (17.4%), 8.55k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.59%), 7.19k Asian Alone residents (3.86%), 6.1k Two or More Races residents (3.28%), 472 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.254%), 457 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.246%), and 9 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00483%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Peoria County, IL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Peoria County, IL was 37. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Peoria County, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Peoria County, IL residents was 37.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.79%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

10.8k people

5.42%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

10.1k people

As of 2017, 5.79% of Peoria County, IL residents (10.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Peoria County, IL was 5.42%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Peoria County, IL compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Illinois.

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    669,904 ± 19,564 people

  2. India

    147,732 ± 9,382 people

  3. Poland

    136,910 ± 9,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Illinois residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

96.6%

2017 Citizenship

96.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.6% of Peoria County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Peoria County, IL was 96.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Peoria County, IL compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    131k ± 283

  2. Black or African American Alone

    32.3k ± 834

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    8.55k ± 793

In 2017, there were 4.05 times more White Alone residents (131k people) in Peoria County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32.3k Black or African American Alone and 8.55k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Peoria County, IL as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Peoria County, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Peoria County, IL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Peoria County, IL are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    4,048 ± 296

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,570 ± 287

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,190 ± 209

Peoria County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.58 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

In 2016, universities in Peoria County, IL awarded 2,161 degrees. The student population of Peoria County, IL is skewed towards women, with 2,920 male students and 4,530 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Peoria County, IL are White (1,539 and 81.6%), followed by Black or African American (125 and 6.63%), Hispanic or Latino (78 and 4.14%), and Unknown (58 and 3.08%).

The largest universities in Peoria County, IL by number of degrees awarded are Bradley University (1,579 and 73.1%), Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing (254 and 11.8%), and Methodist College (145 and 6.71%).

The most popular majors in Peoria County, IL are Registered Nursing (466 and 21.6%), Mechanical Engineering (151 and 6.99%), and Computer Science (135 and 6.25%).

The median tuition costs in Peoria County, IL are $19,200 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 84 degrees awarded

  2. 55 degrees awarded

  3. 396 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Peoria County, IL was Mechanical Engineering with 84 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Peoria County, IL according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,579 degrees awarded

  2. 254 degrees awarded

  3. 145 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$19,200

Median Private

In 2016, the Peoria County, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bradley University with 1,579 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Gender for Common Institutions

850

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,311

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 850 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Peoria County, IL, which is 0.648 times less than the 1,311 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Peoria County, IL by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,539 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    125 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    78 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Peoria County, IL were to White students. These 1,539 degrees mean that there were 12.3 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 125 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Peoria County, IL was $128,000 in 2017, which is 0.588 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $128,800 to $128,000, a 0.621% decrease. The homeownership rate in Peoria County, IL is 65%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Peoria County, IL have an average commute time of 18.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Peoria County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$53,063

Median Household Income

± $1,092

74.5k

Number of Households

± 1,642

In 2017, the median household income of the 74.5k households in Peoria County, IL grew to $53,063 from the previous year's value of $51,632.

The following chart displays the households in Peoria County, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing

Property Value

$128,000

2017 Median

± $2,667

$128,800

2016 Median

± $3,023

In 2017, the median property value in Peoria County, IL declined from to $128,000 from the previous year's value of $128,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Peoria County, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Peoria County, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Peoria County, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Peoria County, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

65%

2017 Homeownership

64.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 65% of the housing units in Peoria County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Peoria County, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Peoria County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Peoria County, IL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

18.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Peoria County, IL have a shorter commute time (18.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.22% of the workforce in Peoria County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Peoria County, IL compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.5%

  2. Carpooled

    8.15%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.82%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Peoria County, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart