Peoria, IL

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2022 Population
113,054
0.544% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.6
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
19.5%
0.948% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$58,068
8.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$146,700
13.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
50,267
2.18% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Peoria, IL had a population of 113k people with a median age of 35.6 and a median household income of $58,068. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Peoria, IL declined from 113,672 to 113,054, a −0.544% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,568 to $58,068, a 8.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Peoria, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (26.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.66%), and White (Hispanic) (2.7%).

None of the households in Peoria, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.8% of the residents in Peoria, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Peoria, IL are Bradley University (1,591 degrees awarded in 2022), Methodist College (177 degrees), and Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing (163 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Peoria, IL was $146,700, and the homeownership rate was 56.3%.

Most people in Peoria, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Peoria, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Peoria, IL is home to a population of 113k people, from which 94.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.02% of Peoria, IL residents were born outside of the country (10.2k people).

In 2022, there were 2.08 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (62.1k people) in Peoria, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.46k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.8%
2022 Citizenship
94.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.8% of Peoria, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Peoria, IL was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Peoria, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    62.1k ± 999
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    29.8k ± 1.17k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7.46k ± 264
7.09%
Hispanic Population
8.01k people

In 2022, there were 2.08 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (62.1k people) in Peoria, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.46k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.09% of the people in Peoria, IL are hispanic (8.01k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    622,347 ± 18,890 people
  2. India
    165,336 ± 9,918 people
  3. Poland
    123,006 ± 8,569 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 622,347 Illinois residents, followed by India with 165,336 and Poland with 123,006.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.02%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.2k people
9.06%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.3k people

As of 2022, 9.02% of Peoria, IL residents (10.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Peoria, IL was 9.06%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,321 ± 208
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    876 ± 195
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    574 ± 138

Peoria, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.51 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Peoria, IL employs 50.3k people. The largest industries in Peoria, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (11,122 people), Manufacturing (7,581 people), and Educational Services (4,862 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($79,022), Manufacturing ($69,845), and Public Administration ($68,229).

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,581. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

50.3k
2022 Value
± 1,771
2.18%
1 Year growth
± 4.92%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Peoria, IL grew at a rate of 2.18%, from 49.2k employees to 50.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Peoria, IL, are Management Occupations (4,846 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,840 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,083 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Peoria, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

50.3k
2022 Value
± 1,771
2.18%
1 Year growth
± 4.92%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Peoria, IL grew at a rate of 2.18%, from 49.2k employees to 50.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Peoria, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (11,122 people), Manufacturing (7,581 people), and Educational Services (4,862 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Peoria, IL, though some of these residents may live in Peoria, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,463
Median earning men ± $2,308
$35,879
Median earning women ± $1,611

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($83,032), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($77,778), and Public Administration ($73,788).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($88,750), Public Administration ($61,080), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,144).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.47%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 2.47% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Peoria, IL awarded 2,001 degrees. The student population of Peoria, IL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,569 male students and 3,931 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Peoria, IL are White (1,411 and 73.3%), followed by Black or African American (162 and 8.41%), Hispanic or Latino (155 and 8.05%), and Asian (77 and 4%).

The largest universities in Peoria, IL by number of degrees awarded are Bradley University (1,591 and 79.5%), Methodist College (177 and 8.85%), and Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing (163 and 8.15%).

The most popular majors in Peoria, IL are Registered Nursing (374 and 18.7%), Family Practice Nurse (108 and 5.4%), and Computer Science (70 and 3.5%).

The median tuition cost in Peoria, IL for private four year colleges is $22,132.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Peoria, IL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 74.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 12.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 6,500 (39.5% men and 60.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 6,500 students enrolled in Peoria, IL, 39.5% men and 60.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,055 records, of which 60.7% were women and 39.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 313 degrees awarded
  2. 64 degrees awarded
  3. 56 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Peoria, IL was Registered Nursing with 313 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,591 degrees awarded
  2. 177 degrees awarded
  3. 163 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bradley University with 1,591 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 741 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Peoria, IL, which is 0.588 times less than the 1,260 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,411 degrees mean that there were 8.71 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 162 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($22,132) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,093) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,450) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.01% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.62M), Some college (2.15M), and Bachelors Degree (2.1M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Peoria, IL was $146,700 in 2022, which is 0.52 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $129,400 to $146,700, a 13.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Peoria, IL is 56.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Peoria, IL have an average commute time of 17.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Peoria, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Peoria, IL is $58,068. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Peoria, IL was Census Tract 41.01 with a value of $136,120, followed by Census Tract 34.02 and Census Tract 20, with respective values of $103,095 and $94,013.

Property

$146,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,616
$27,316
Median Property Taxes
±$1,147

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Rent vs Own

56.3%
Homeownership
2022
61%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 56.3% of the housing units in Peoria, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 57.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 41.01
  2. Census Tract 34.02
  3. Census Tract 20

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Peoria, IL was Census Tract 41.01 with a value of $136,120, followed by Census Tract 34.02 and Census Tract 20, with respective values of $103,095 and $94,013.

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

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Household Income

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$58,068
Median Household Income
± $1,685
48.5k
Number of Households
± 1,717

In 2022, the median household income of the 48.5k households in Peoria, IL grew to $58,068 from the previous year's value of $53,568.

The following chart displays the households in Peoria, 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Peoria, IL is from Illinois.
0.477
2022 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2022, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.371% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.16%)
  3. Carpooled (8.3%)

In 2022, 77.8% of workers in Peoria, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.16%) and those who carpooled to work (8.3%).

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Commute Time

17.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Peoria, IL have a shorter commute time (17.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.04% of the workforce in Peoria, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

19.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Peoria, IL (21.4k out of 109k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

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.

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Health

93.1% of the population of Peoria, IL has health coverage, with 46.5% on employee plans, 24.1% on Medicaid, 12.3% on Medicare, 9.23% on non-group plans, and 0.994% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Peoria County, IL see 762 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.39% decrease from the previous year (814 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1110 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 374 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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762 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Peoria County, IL

Primary care physicians in Peoria County, IL see an average of 762 patients per year. This represents a 6.39% decrease from the previous year (814 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 its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.6% under 18 years, 24% between 18 and 34 years, 34.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.95%
Uninsured
46.5%
Employer Coverage
24.1%
Medicaid
12.3%
Medicare
9.23%
Non-Group
0.994%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Peoria, IL declined by 3.31% from 7.19% to 6.95%.

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