Peoria County, Illinois Population 2019

Peoria County, Illinois's estimated population is 182,578 with a growth rate of -1.35% 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
2018180,621-1,957-1.07%
2017182,578-2,495-1.35%
2016185,073-1,439-0.77%
2015186,512-1,019-0.54%
2014187,531-1,114-0.59%
2013188,6451,3310.71%
2012187,3145730.31%
2011186,7415200.28%
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
White136,008
Black or African American32,658
Asian7,191
Two or More Races6,800
Some Other Race3,007
American Indian and Alaska Native467
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander14

Peoria County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Peoria County, Illinois Median Age

37


Total

35.6


Male

38.5


Female

Peoria County, Illinois Adults

There are 141,740 adults, (28,945 of whom are seniors) in Peoria County, Illinois.

Peoria County, Illinois Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Peoria County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

95,934

51.54%

Male

90,211

48.46%

Peoria County, Illinois Households and Families

Peoria County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Peoria County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All65%35%
Male59.8%40.2%
Non Family50.2%49.8%
Female44%56%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All74,5152.4365
Married31,9383.185.8
Non Family29,0741.2250.2
Female10,2533.4544
Male3,2503.4359.8

3.1

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Peoria County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,5342.84%
9th to 12th Grade8,8477.12%
High School Graduate33,57927.01%
Some College28,39822.84%
Associates Degree12,4209.99%
Bachelors Degree23,52018.92%
Graduate Degree14,02211.28%

Peoria County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White95,27088,53230,096
Black17,80114,1322,351
Asian4,7384,4793,510
Hispanic4,2812,857884
Multiple Races2,0401,727602
Other Race1,605852308
Native American25525260

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 98.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.08%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,402$46,169$29,399
Less Than High School$21,637$28,955$16,059
High School Grad$25,285$31,203$20,561
Some College$32,302$41,812$27,187
Bachelors Degree$51,111$65,305$41,199
Graduate Degree$70,688$90,678$52,118

$36,402

Average Earnings

$46,169

Average Male

$29,399

Average Female

Peoria County, Illinois Language

Peoria County, Illinois Language by Age

Peoria County, Illinois Language

91.15% of Peoria County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 8.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.58% of the population.

Peoria County, Illinois Poverty

Peoria County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White127,32713,80110.84%
Black31,55310,98034.80%
Hispanic8,2442,09425.40%
Multiple6,5611,40821.46%
Asian7,08572910.29%
Other2,98750716.97%
Native467316.64%
Islander14535.71%

15.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.92%

Male Poverty Rate

17.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peoria County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peoria County, Illinois is Islander, with 35.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Peoria County, Illinois is Native, with 6.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.60%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.38%
High School17.08%
Some College10.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.88%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.10%
Male Unemployed35.41%
Female Employed9.72%
Male Employed5.11%

Peoria County, Illinois Income

Peoria County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,063$71,868
Families$68,641$87,161
Married Families$88,169$106,363
Non Families$32,552$45,614

Peoria County, Illinois Marital Status

Peoria County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Peoria County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Peoria County, Illinois Veterans

10,666

Number of Veterans

9,949

Male Veterans

717

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,095
First Gulf War1,744
Second Gulf War1,570
Korea1,073
World War II629

Peoria County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,2648.47%
Black1,1435.24%
Hispanic2474.63%
2 or More1234.13%
Other995.06%
Indian237.85%
Asian140.27%

Peoria County, Illinois Veterans by Education

8.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peoria County, Illinois Employment Status

62.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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