Peoria County, Illinois Population 2020

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%

How Many People Live in Peoria County, Illinois?

182,578

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White134,44972.89%
Black or African American32,47317.60%
Asian7,3523.99%
Two or More Races6,7493.66%
Some Other Race2,9061.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native5220.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.01%

Peoria County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Peoria County, Illinois Median Age

37.2


Total

35.9


Male

38.9


Female

Peoria County, Illinois Adults

There are 140,576 adults, (29,437 of whom are seniors) in Peoria County, Illinois.

Peoria County, Illinois Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Peoria County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

95,076

51.54%

Male

89,387

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
Married86.6%13.4%
All65.1%34.9%
Male59.4%40.6%
Non Family50.8%49.2%
Female41.6%58.4%

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All73,6292.4365.1
Married31,3623.186.6
Non Family28,9701.2250.8
Female10,3513.5241.6
Male2,9463.4559.4

3.12

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Peoria County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,4902.82%
9th to 12th Grade8,3346.74%
High School Graduate33,37226.99%
Some College28,98023.44%
Associates Degree11,9399.66%
Bachelors Degree23,11618.69%
Graduate Degree14,41911.66%

Peoria County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White94,38488,14030,102
Black18,13914,4742,444
Asian4,7034,3973,531
Hispanic4,3833,135941
Multiple Races1,7911,411402
Other Race1,532991300
Native American30829481

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 95.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.08%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,544$46,986$30,358
Less Than High School$20,604$25,352$17,292
High School Grad$26,450$32,960$21,005
Some College$33,252$42,214$27,140
Bachelors Degree$52,199$64,857$43,460
Graduate Degree$72,453$94,162$56,427

$37,544

Average Earnings

$46,986

Average Male

$30,358

Average Female

Peoria County, Illinois Language

Peoria County, Illinois Language by Age

Peoria County, Illinois Language

91.33% of Peoria County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 8.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.59% of the population.

Peoria County, Illinois Poverty

Peoria County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White125,67914,23611.33%
Black31,45311,08635.25%
Hispanic8,3432,02924.32%
Multiple6,5951,39021.08%
Asian7,2196769.36%
Other2,88248816.93%
Native522458.62%
Islander12433.33%

16.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.14%

Male Poverty Rate

18.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peoria County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peoria County, Illinois is Black, with 35.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Peoria County, Illinois is Native, with 8.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.24%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.06%
High School17.70%
Some College11.14%
Bachelors or Greater4.07%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.85%
Male Unemployed37.22%
Female Employed9.90%
Male Employed4.72%

Peoria County, Illinois Income

Peoria County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,770$74,500
Families$70,686$91,640
Married Families$90,910$112,350
Non Families$33,560$45,414

Peoria County, Illinois Marital Status

Peoria County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

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

10,485

Number of Veterans

9,753

Male Veterans

732

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,930
First Gulf War1,773
Second Gulf War1,660
Korea967
World War II538

Peoria County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,0568.38%
Black1,1705.33%
Hispanic2935.40%
Other1125.79%
2 or More1083.80%
Asian250.48%
Indian143.95%

Peoria County, Illinois Veterans by Education

8.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peoria County, Illinois Employment Status

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Peoria County, Illinois 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

76.09%

Born in Illinois

94.44%

Native Born

5.56%

Foreign Born

3.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.44% of Peoria County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 76.09% having been born in Illinois. 3.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990