Peoria Heights, Illinois Population 2024

5,679

Peoria Heights is a city located in Peoria County and Woodford County Illinois. Peoria Heights has a 2024 population of 5,679. Peoria Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -3.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,894 in 2020.

The average household income in Peoria Heights is $86,343 with a poverty rate of 12.1%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Peoria Heights is 39.7 years, 39.8 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Peoria Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 87.18%
  • Two or more races: 6.32%
  • Black or African American: 3.28%
  • Asian: 2.26%
  • Other race: 0.97%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,279.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.65% (-215)
The current population of Peoria Heights, Illinois is 5,679 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,894.

Peoria Heights, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,13587.18%
Two or more races3726.32%
Black or African American1933.28%
Asian1332.26%
Other race570.97%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Peoria Heights Population by Race

Peoria Heights Population Pyramid 2024

Peoria Heights Median Age

39.7

Total

39.8

Male

39.7

Female

Peoria Heights Adults

There are 4,623 adults, (1,060 of whom are seniors) in Peoria Heights.

Peoria Heights Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Peoria Heights Sex Ratio

Female3,04251.65%
Male2,84848.35%

Peoria Heights Population by Age

Peoria Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7942.0662.437.6
Non Family1,5461.255.344.7
Married9263.178.721.3
Female2613.4657.542.5
Male612.2816.483.6
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Peoria Heights Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Peoria Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Peoria Heights Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.03%.

Peoria Heights Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,105

Average Earnings

$45,909

Average Male

$35,604

Average Female

Peoria Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Peoria Heights Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Peoria Heights Language

95% of Peoria Heights residents speak only English, while 5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.81% of the population.

Peoria Heights Language

Peoria Heights Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,99151710.36%
Multiple36810729.08%
Black1833820.77%
Asian1333727.82%
Hispanic1492818.79%
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12.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.73%

Male Poverty Rate

12.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peoria Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peoria Heights is Multiple, with 29.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Peoria Heights is White, with 10.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.47%.

Peoria Heights Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.9%
High School21.64%
Some College10.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.77%
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Peoria Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed78.63%
Female Unemployed52.73%
Female Employed5.52%
Male Employed5.45%
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Peoria Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Peoria Heights Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Peoria Heights Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Peoria Heights Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Peoria Heights Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Peoria Heights Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

474

Number of Veterans

452

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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Peoria Heights Veterans by War

count

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Peoria Heights Veterans by Age

count

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Peoria Heights Veterans by Race

Peoria Heights Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peoria Heights Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Peoria Heights Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Peoria Heights Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Peoria Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.47%

Born in Peoria Heights

96.15%

Native Born

3.85%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

3.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.15% of Peoria Heights residents were born in the United States, with 76.47% having been born in Illinois. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Peoria Heights Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,414-53-0.97%
20285,467-53-0.96%
20275,520-53-0.95%
20265,573-53-0.94%
20255,626-53-0.93%
20245,679-53-0.92%
20235,732-53-0.92%
20225,785-53-0.91%
20215,838-56-0.95%
20205,8941091.88%
20195,785100.17%
20185,775-66-1.13%
20175,841-86-1.45%
20165,927-51-0.85%
20155,978-43-0.71%
20146,021-51-0.84%
20136,072170.28%
20126,05540.07%
20116,051-16-0.26%
20106,067-568-8.56%
20006,635-295-4.26%
19906,930-523-7.02%
19807,453-490-6.17%
19707,94387912.44%
19607,0641,63930.21%
19505,4251,04923.97%
19404,3761,09733.46%
19303,279
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Peoria Heights Population by Year