Peoria, Illinois Population 2018

Peoria, Illinois's estimated population is 112,883 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Peoria, Illinois is the 7th largest city in Illinois based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2342.46 people/mi² (904.43 people/km²), with a household density of 423.33 people/km² (1096.41 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 34.1 years, 33.2 years for males, and 35.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 52,836 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.3%, with a median rent of $740/month. The median house has 5.4 rooms, and has a value of $127,200.

The median income for households in Peoria, Illinois is $46,547, while the mean household income is $67,716. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2017112,883-1,468-1.28%
2016114,351-820-0.71%
2015115,171-698-0.60%
2014115,869-610-0.52%
2013116,4798100.70%
2012115,6693430.30%
2011115,3263920.34%
2010114,9341,9980.18%
2000112,936-568-0.05%
1990113,504-10,656-0.89%
1980124,160-2,803-0.22%
1970126,96323,8012.10%
1960103,162-8,694-0.81%
1950111,8566,7690.63%
1940105,0871180.01%
1930104,96928,8483.27%
192076,1219,1711.29%
191066,95010,8501.78%
190056,10015,0763.18%
189041,02411,7653.44%
188029,2596,4102.50%
187022,8498,8044.99%
186014,0458,95010.67%
18505,0953,59513.01%
18401,5000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White70,497
Black or African American30,708
Asian6,359
Two or More Races5,458
Some Other Race2,513
American Indian and Alaska Native440
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander15

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Peoria Il Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Peoria Il Median Age

34.1


Total

33.2


Male

35.3


Female

Peoria Il Adults

There are 86,877 adults, (15,891 of which are seniors) in Peoria Il.

Peoria Il Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Peoria Il Sex Ratio

Female

60,795

52.41%

Male

55,195

47.59%

Peoria Il Households and Families

Peoria Il Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Peoria Il Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.2%19.8%
All55.8%44.2%
Male50.9%49.1%
Non Family43.7%56.3%
Female34.4%65.6%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Peoria Il Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All47,0332.3855.8
Non Family20,3551.2543.7
Married17,1573.1280.2
Female7,5103.4734.4
Male2,0113.4150.9

3.14

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Peoria Il Households

Peoria Il Education

Peoria Il Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3443.18%
9th to 12th Grade5,9288.04%
High School Graduate17,87324.23%
Some College15,88521.54%
Associates Degree6,7189.11%
Bachelors Degree14,95320.27%
Graduate Degree10,06013.64%

Peoria Il Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White48,05244,51418,214
Black16,36013,0572,008
Asian4,1493,9233,155
Hispanic3,1712,226742
Multiple Races1,8301,560822
Other Race1,208812274
Native American24623027

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.04%.

Peoria Il Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,707$44,451$28,871
Less Than High School$18,329$24,231$15,328
High School Grad$22,241$24,599$20,163
Some College$29,753$36,482$26,553
Bachelors Degree$50,954$62,995$40,290
Graduate Degree$75,942$88,560$53,226

$35,707

Average Earnings

$44,451

Average Male

$28,871

Average Female

Peoria Il Language

Peoria Il Language by Age

Peoria Il Language

88.61% of Peoria Il residents speak only English, while 11.39% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.64% of the population.

Peoria Il Poverty

Peoria Il Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black29,98511,42138.09%
White63,9259,02114.11%
Hispanic6,4822,13132.88%
Multiple5,2501,20022.86%
Asian6,28765610.43%
Other2,51347919.06%
Native44017138.86%
Islander15426.67%

21.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.94%

Male Poverty Rate

23.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peoria Il

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peoria Il is Native, with 38.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Peoria Il is Asian, with 10.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.92%.

Peoria Il Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.53%
High School23.03%
Some College14.91%
Bachelors or Greater4.23%

Peoria Il Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.88%
Male Unemployed35.50%
Female Employed12.61%
Male Employed7.28%

Peoria Il Income

Peoria Il Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,547$67,716
Families$61,964$82,818
Married Families$86,754$107,895
Non Families$30,370$45,705

Peoria Il Marital Status

Peoria Il Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Peoria Il Married by Age and Sex

Peoria Il Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Peoria Il Marital Status by Race

Peoria Il Veterans

Peoria Il Veterans by War

6,339

Number of Veterans

5,901

Male Veterans

438

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,405
First Gulf War1,031
Second Gulf War968
Korea573
World War II452

Peoria Il Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,697
35 to 541,519
75+1,372
55 to 641,118
18 to 34633

Peoria Il Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,9218.54%
Black1,1615.76%
Hispanic1914.77%
2 or More973.81%
Other875.62%
Indian5115.36%
Asian220.48%

Peoria Il Veterans by Education

13.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peoria Il Employment Status

Peoria Il Employment by Age

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Peoria Il Employment by Race

Peoria Il Employment by Education

Peoria Il Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

72.02%

Born in Illinois

92.24%

Native Born

7.76%

Foreign Born

4.67%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.24% of Peoria Il residents were born in the United States, with 72.02% having been born in Illinois. 4.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.