East Peoria, Illinois Population 2021

22,384
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East Peoria is a city located in Tazewell County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 22,384, it is the 108th largest city in Illinois and the 1701st largest city in the United States . East Peoria is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -4.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,402 in 2010. East Peoria reached it's highest population of 23,520 in 2012. Spanning over 22 miles, East Peoria has a population density of 1,108 people per square mile.

The average household income in East Peoria is $76,496 with a poverty rate of 7.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $687 per month, and the median house value is $139,800. The median age in East Peoria is 42.2 years, 40.8 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

East Peoria Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Peoria was:

  • White: 93.37%
  • Asian: 2.54%
  • Black or African American: 2.31%
  • Two or more races: 1.30%
  • Other race: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of East Peoria, Illinois is 22,384 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,627.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,402.

East Peoria, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,33693.37%
Asian5802.54%
Black or African American5272.31%
Two or More Races2971.30%
Some Other Race940.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.07%
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East Peoria Population by Race

East Peoria Population Pyramid $2021

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East Peoria Median Age

42.2


Total

40.8


Male

43.6


Female

East Peoria Adults

There are 18,525 adults, (4,516 of whom are seniors) in East Peoria.

East Peoria Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

East Peoria Sex Ratio

Female

11,506

50.35%

Male

11,345

49.65%

East Peoria Population by Age

East Peoria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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East Peoria Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
All72.1%27.9%
Male64.5%35.5%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Female49.6%50.4%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

East Peoria Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9002.2872.1
Married5,0532.8989.5
Non Family3,7411.2853.6
Female7202.649.6
Male3863.2864.5

2.79

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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East Peoria Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4272.57%
9th to 12th Grade9855.94%
High School Graduate5,17731.21%
Some College4,08824.64%
Associates Degree1,80610.89%
Bachelors Degree2,75816.62%
Graduate Degree1,3498.13%
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East Peoria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Peoria Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,35214,0673,833
Hispanic39639338
Asian382318182
Black29229226
2+ Races14010447
Other Race73463
Native American1717

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.64%.

East Peoria Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,977$48,942$31,863
Less Than 9th Grade$26,308$30,156$21,250
High School Graduate$33,750$40,822$24,484
Some College$36,799$47,957$29,206
Bachelors Degree$54,451$69,005$42,469
Graduate Degree$60,089$65,500$56,563

$40,977

Average Earnings

$48,942

Average Male

$31,863

Average Female

East Peoria Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Peoria Language by Age

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East Peoria Language

95.25% of East Peoria residents speak only English, while 4.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.44% of the population.

East Peoria Language

East Peoria Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,3851,5167.44%
Black48713026.69%
Hispanic5797312.61%
Asian580417.07%
Native1717100.00%
Multiple289134.50%

7.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.61%

Male Poverty Rate

8.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Peoria

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Peoria is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Peoria is Multiple, with 4.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.70%.

East Peoria Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.31%
High School9.78%
Some College5.47%
Bachelors or Greater1.74%

East Peoria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed24.05%
Male Unemployed22.60%
Female Employed4.70%
Male Employed3.84%

East Peoria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Peoria Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,984$76,496
Families$80,336$87,506
Married Families$86,530-
Non Families$37,745$56,200
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Income by Household Type

East Peoria Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

East Peoria Married by Age and Sex

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East Peoria Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

East Peoria Marital Status by Race

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East Peoria Marital Status

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1,373

Number of Veterans

1,285

Male Veterans

88

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam428
Second Gulf War226
First Gulf War183
Korea164
World War II59

East Peoria Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+375
65 to 74370
35 to 54232
55 to 64209
18 to 34187

East Peoria Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3567.78%
Asian143.19%
Hispanic81.72%
2+ Races31.65%

East Peoria Veterans by Race

East Peoria Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Peoria Veterans by Education

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63.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

East Peoria Employment by Age

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East Peoria Employment by Race

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East Peoria Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.82%

Born in East Peoria

96.87%

Native Born

3.13%

Foreign Born

2.08%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.87% of East Peoria residents were born in the United States, with 79.82% having been born in Illinois. 2.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

East Peoria Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202122,384-81-0.36%
202022,465-81-0.36%
201922,546-81-0.36%
201822,627-179-0.78%
201722,806-109-0.48%
201622,915-129-0.56%
201523,044-320-1.37%
201423,364-142-0.60%
201323,506-14-0.06%
201223,520230.10%
201123,497330.14%
201023,4648260.36%
200022,6381,2600.57%
199021,378-1,007-0.46%
198022,3853,7141.83%
197018,6716,3614.25%
196012,3103,6123.53%
19508,6981,8922.48%
19406,8061,7793.08%
19305,0270.00%

East Peoria Population by Year