Peoria, Illinois Population 2024

109,192

Peoria is a city located in Peoria County Illinois. Peoria has a 2024 population of 109,192. It is also the county seat of Peoria County. Peoria is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -3.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 112,850 in 2020.

The average household income in Peoria is $88,419 with a poverty rate of 19.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Peoria is 35.6 years, 34.3 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Peoria Demographics

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

  • White: 57.62%
  • Black or African American: 26.44%
  • Asian: 6.69%
  • Two or more races: 6.61%
  • Other race: 2.48%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
Land Area (mi²)
48.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,268.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.24% (-3,658)
The current population of Peoria, Illinois is 109,192 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 112,850.

Peoria, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White65,14657.62%
Black or African American29,88626.44%
Asian7,5656.69%
Two or more races7,4696.61%
Other race2,8022.48%
Native American1730.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander130.01%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Peoria Population by Race

Peoria Population Pyramid 2024

Peoria Median Age

35.6

Total

34.3

Male

36.9

Female

Peoria Adults

There are 86,199 adults, (18,629 of whom are seniors) in Peoria.

Peoria Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Peoria Sex Ratio

Female58,50751.75%
Male54,54748.25%

Peoria Population by Age

Peoria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All48,5422.2556.343.7
Non Family22,9261.1942.757.3
Married16,6093.183.316.7
Female7,2183.3837.662.4
Male1,7893.3454.445.6

3.11

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Peoria Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1452.9%
9th to 12th Grade4,1165.56%
High School Graduate18,25724.67%
Some College15,47120.9%
Associates Degree6,2628.46%
Bachelors Degree16,19021.88%
Graduate Degree11,56615.63%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Peoria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Peoria Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White46,33643,73619,927
Black17,16314,8152,897
Asian4,7024,4363,390
Hispanic3,8713,064866
2+ Races2,5672,324857
Other Race1,368927149
Native American14612241
Islander1300

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.1%.

Peoria Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,603$55,083$37,997
Less Than 9th Grade$21,400$28,542$16,188
High School Graduate$30,308$34,056$27,395
Some College$36,740$40,929$32,957
Bachelors Degree$57,796$70,295$51,803
Graduate Degree$84,395$108,060$65,918

$45,603

Average Earnings

$55,083

Average Male

$37,997

Average Female

Peoria Earnings by Educational Attainment

Peoria Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Peoria Language

87.47% of Peoria residents speak only English, while 12.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.41% of the population.

Peoria Language

Peoria Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black29,4339,48632.23%
White59,4917,69012.93%
Multiple7,2902,34132.11%
Hispanic7,6711,94525.36%
Other2,76885630.92%
Asian7,3593755.1%
Native1737442.77%
Islander1313100%

19.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.83%

Male Poverty Rate

20.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peoria

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peoria is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Peoria is Asian, with 5.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.7%.

Peoria Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.52%
High School22.1%
Some College17.12%
Bachelors or Greater4.18%

Peoria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40.52%
Male Unemployed36%
Female Employed11.27%
Male Employed6.92%

Peoria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Peoria Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$58,068$88,419
Families$79,465$117,673
Married Families$111,627$153,030
Non Families$34,530$52,393

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Peoria Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Peoria Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Peoria Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Peoria Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Peoria Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,733

Number of Veterans

4,365

Male Veterans

368

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,346
Second Gulf War876
First Gulf War721
Korea327
World War II291

Peoria Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+1,336
35 to 541,160
65 to 741,065
55 to 64774
18 to 34398

Peoria Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3,5806.56%
Black8994.4%
2+ Races1824.82%
Hispanic1472.94%
Other Race392.08%
Asian330.62%

Peoria Veterans by Race

Peoria Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peoria Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Peoria Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Peoria Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Peoria 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

70.54%

Born in Peoria

90.91%

Native Born

9.09%

Foreign Born

5.15%

Non Citizen

3.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.91% of Peoria residents were born in the United States, with 70.54% having been born in Illinois. 5.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Peoria Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029104,619-915-0.87%
2028105,534-914-0.86%
2027106,448-915-0.85%
2026107,363-914-0.84%
2025108,277-915-0.84%
2024109,192-914-0.83%
2023110,106-915-0.82%
2022111,021-849-0.76%
2021111,870-980-0.87%
2020112,8502,3432.12%
2019110,507-1,018-0.91%
2018111,525-1,157-1.03%
2017112,682-1,574-1.38%
2016114,256-956-0.83%
2015115,212-767-0.66%
2014115,979-683-0.59%
2013116,6628560.74%
2012115,8063780.33%
2011115,4284560.4%
2010114,9722,0361.8%
2000112,936-568-0.5%
1990113,504-10,656-8.58%
1980124,160-2,803-2.21%
1970126,96323,80123.07%
1960103,162-8,694-7.77%
1950111,8566,7696.44%
1940105,0871180.11%
1930104,96928,84837.9%
192076,1219,17113.7%
191066,95010,85019.34%
190056,10015,07636.75%
189041,02411,76540.21%
188029,2596,41028.05%
187022,8498,80462.68%
186014,0458,950175.66%
18505,0953,595239.67%
18401,50000%
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Peoria Population by Year