Peoria Heights, Illinois Population 2021

5,797
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Peoria Heights is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 5,797, it is the 303rd largest city in Illinois and the 4373rd largest city in the United States . Peoria Heights is currently growing at a rate of 0.16% annually but its population has decreased by -5.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,156 in 2010. Peoria Heights reached it's highest population of 7,943 in 1970. Spanning over 3 miles, Peoria Heights has a population density of 2,327 people per square mile.

The average household income in Peoria Heights is $63,967 with a poverty rate of 17.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $731 per month, and the median house value is $82,800. The median age in Peoria Heights is 37.9 years, 36.9 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Peoria Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 90.07%
  • Two or more races: 5.12%
  • Black or African American: 3.75%
  • Asian: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Peoria Heights, Illinois is 5,797 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,770.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,156.

Peoria Heights, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,27890.07%
Two or More Races3005.12%
Black or African American2203.75%
Asian621.06%
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Peoria Heights Population by Race

Peoria Heights Population Pyramid $2021

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Peoria Heights Median Age

37.9


Total

36.9


Male

40.4


Female

Peoria Heights Adults

There are 4,684 adults, (852 of whom are seniors) in Peoria Heights.

Peoria Heights Age Dependency

52.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Peoria Heights Sex Ratio

Female

3,176

54.20%

Male

2,684

45.80%

Peoria Heights Population by Age

Peoria Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Peoria Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
All56.2%43.8%
Non Family45.5%54.5%
Female41.4%58.6%
Male0%100%

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Peoria Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7632.0856.2
Non Family1,4711.2245.5
Married9072.9181.8
Female3453.4441.4
Male402.90

2.94

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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Peoria Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade611.41%
9th to 12th Grade1834.23%
High School Graduate1,13326.21%
Some College1,14226.42%
Associates Degree69716.13%
Bachelors Degree76117.61%
Graduate Degree3457.98%
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Peoria Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Peoria Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,9043,7651,022
Black16812226
Hispanic1129524
2+ Races10071
Asian573434

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.65%.

Peoria Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,508$42,730$25,958
Less Than 9th Grade$24,922$30,515$
High School Graduate$25,172$40,900$13,553
Some College$31,530$41,199$26,063
Bachelors Degree$39,118$50,179$33,664
Graduate Degree$62,917$80,100$48,654

$34,508

Average Earnings

$42,730

Average Male

$25,958

Average Female

Peoria Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Peoria Heights Language by Age

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Peoria Heights Language

97.56% of Peoria Heights residents speak only English, while 2.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.12% of the population.

Peoria Heights Language

Peoria Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,09678415.38%
Multiple30011839.33%
Black1996532.66%
Asian621524.19%
Hispanic112108.93%

17.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.95%

Male Poverty Rate

18.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peoria Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peoria Heights is Multiple, with 39.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Peoria Heights is Hispanic, with 8.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.67%.

Peoria Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.39%
Some College18.72%
High School14.93%
Bachelors or Greater5.71%

Peoria Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed94.40%
Female Unemployed57.14%
Female Employed11.82%
Male Employed6.91%

Peoria Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Peoria Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,621$63,967
Families$55,547$90,227
Married Families$91,042-
Non Families$32,903$38,502
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Income by Household Type

Peoria Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Peoria Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Peoria Heights 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 55-64.

Peoria Heights Marital Status by Race

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Peoria Heights Marital Status

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428

Number of Veterans

394

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam122
Second Gulf War86
First Gulf War75
Korea44
World War II28

Peoria Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54158
75+121
65 to 7467
55 to 6461
18 to 3421

Peoria Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3808.95%
2+ Races2813.93%
Hispanic2117.65%
Black2011.36%

Peoria Heights Veterans by Race

Peoria Heights Veterans by Education

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18.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peoria Heights Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Peoria Heights Employment by Age

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Peoria Heights Employment by Race

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Peoria Heights 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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80.51%

Born in Peoria Heights

98.21%

Native Born

1.79%

Foreign Born

1.01%

Non Citizen

0.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.21% of Peoria Heights residents were born in the United States, with 80.51% having been born in Illinois. 1.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Peoria Heights Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,79790.16%
20205,78890.16%
20195,77990.16%
20185,770-66-1.13%
20175,836-88-1.49%
20165,924-52-0.87%
20155,976-41-0.68%
20146,017-56-0.92%
20136,073210.35%
20126,05220.03%
20116,050-17-0.28%
20106,067-568-0.89%
20006,635-295-0.43%
19906,930-523-0.72%
19807,453-490-0.63%
19707,9438791.18%
19607,0641,6392.68%
19505,4251,0492.17%
19404,3761,0972.93%
19303,2790.00%

Peoria Heights Population by Year