Peoria County, Illinois Population 2018

Peoria County, Illinois's estimated population is 183,011 with a growth rate of -2.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Peoria County, Illinois is the 12th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017183,011-3,807-2.04%
2016186,8181,5220.82%
2016185,296-1,224-0.66%
2015186,520-922-0.49%
2014187,442-1,012-0.54%
2013188,4541,2620.67%
2012187,1925250.28%
2011186,6674460.24%
2010186,2213,3941.86%
1990182,827-17,639-8.80%
1980200,4665,1482.64%
1970195,3186,2743.32%
1960189,04414,6978.43%
1950174,34720,97313.67%
1940153,37412,0308.51%
1930141,34429,63426.53%
1920111,71011,45511.43%
1910100,25511,64713.14%
190088,60818,23025.90%
189070,37815,02327.14%
188055,3557,81516.44%
187047,54010,93929.89%
186036,60119,054108.59%
185017,54711,394185.18%
18406,1530.00%

Peoria County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White137,377
Black or African American32,531
Asian7,027
Two or More Races6,580
Some Other Race2,709
American Indian and Alaska Native579
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander15

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

Peoria County, Illinois 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 County, Illinois Median Age

36.9


Total

35.5


Male

38.3


Female

Peoria County, Illinois Adults

There are 142,168 adults, (28,023 of which are seniors) in Peoria County, Illinois.

Peoria County, Illinois Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Peoria County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

96,243

51.52%

Male

90,575

48.48%

Peoria County, Illinois Households and Families

Peoria County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Peoria County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All64.9%35.1%
Male55.9%44.1%
Non Family51.4%48.6%
Female41.8%58.2%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Peoria County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All75,4062.4164.9
Married32,4513.0885.3
Non Family29,6711.2351.4
Female10,2183.4141.8
Male3,0663.455.9

3.08

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Peoria County, Illinois Households

Peoria County, Illinois Education

Peoria County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0622.47%
9th to 12th Grade9,0387.28%
High School Graduate34,30627.62%
Some College28,55922.99%
Associates Degree12,2259.84%
Bachelors Degree23,14018.63%
Graduate Degree13,86811.17%

Peoria County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White95,69188,80729,407
Black17,39613,9382,267
Asian4,5774,2943,435
Hispanic4,1732,982892
Multiple Races2,1211,832922
Other Race1,346917308
Native American32130042

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.05%.

Peoria County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,870$45,480$28,472
Less Than High School$18,553$24,803$15,811
High School Grad$24,842$30,833$21,024
Some College$31,913$41,664$26,629
Bachelors Degree$51,219$65,742$40,345
Graduate Degree$71,176$88,759$53,246

$35,870

Average Earnings

$45,480

Average Male

$28,472

Average Female

Peoria County, Illinois Language

Peoria County, Illinois Language by Age

Peoria County, Illinois Language

91.63% of Peoria County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 8.37% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.48% of the population.

Peoria County, Illinois Poverty

Peoria County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White128,66714,28411.10%
Black31,45711,66437.08%
Hispanic8,0052,15226.88%
Multiple6,3121,29520.52%
Asian6,95574310.68%
Other2,69548518.00%
Native57918331.61%
Islander15426.67%

16.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.91%

Male Poverty Rate

18.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peoria County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peoria County, Illinois is Black, with 37.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Peoria County, Illinois is Asian, with 10.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.53%.

Peoria County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.03%
High School16.01%
Some College11.10%
Bachelors or Greater3.84%

Peoria County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.96%
Male Unemployed35.64%
Female Employed9.65%
Male Employed5.52%

Peoria County, Illinois Income

Peoria County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,632$70,034
Families$67,456$84,626
Married Families$85,384$102,707
Non Families$31,788$45,386

Peoria County, Illinois Marital Status

Peoria County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Peoria County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Peoria County, Illinois 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 County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Peoria County, Illinois Veterans

Peoria County, Illinois Veterans by War

11,495

Number of Veterans

10,733

Male Veterans

762

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,313
First Gulf War1,911
Second Gulf War1,531
Korea1,263
World War II786

Peoria County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,079
75+2,816
35 to 542,660
55 to 642,012
18 to 34928

Peoria County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,9198.99%
Black1,2655.87%
Hispanic2865.50%
Other1217.09%
2 or More1143.79%
Indian5112.98%
Asian250.50%

Peoria County, Illinois Veterans by Education

9.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peoria County, Illinois Employment Status

Peoria County, Illinois Employment by Age

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Peoria County, Illinois Employment by Race

Peoria County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Peoria County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Peoria115089114265-824-0.72%
Pekin 3409633038-1058-3.10%
Bartonville64716332-139-2.15%
Chillicothe609762061091.79%
Peoria Heights 60875936-151-2.48%
West Peoria46984608-90-1.92%
Farmington 24452314-131-5.36%
Elmwood20972076-21-1.00%
Bellevue19931935-58-2.91%
Princeville17431715-28-1.61%
Dunlap14171412-5-0.35%
Hanna City12351225-10-0.81%
Glasford1022995-27-2.64%
Brimfield868847-21-2.42%
Norwood478472-6-1.26%
Kingston Mines302298-4-1.32%
Mapleton27027993.33%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990