Peoria, Illinois Population 2022

112,778
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Peoria is a city located in Peoria County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Peoria County. With a 2020 population of 112,778, it is the 8th largest city in Illinois and the 287th largest city in the United States. Peoria is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually and its population has decreased by -0.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 113,150 in 2020. Spanning over 50 miles, Peoria has a population density of 2,350 people per square mile.

The average household income in Peoria is $74,900 with a poverty rate of 19.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Peoria is 35.2 years, 33.6 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Peoria Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Peoriawas:

  • White: 59.36%
  • Black or African American: 26.78%
  • Asian: 6.40%
  • Two or more races: 5.05%
  • Other race: 2.10%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Peoria, Illinois is 112,778 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 113,150.

Peoria, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Peoria Population by Race

Peoria Population Pyramid 2022

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Peoria Median Age

35.4


Total

34


Male

36.5


Female

Peoria Adults

There are 85,583 adults, (17,689 of whom are seniors) in Peoria.

Peoria Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Peoria Sex Ratio

Female

58,423

51.87%

Male

54,221

48.13%

Peoria Population by Age

Peoria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Peoria Household Types

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Peoria Households and Families

3.2

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Peoria Households by Type

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Peoria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Peoria Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.56%.

Peoria Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,279

Average Earnings

$47,225

Average Male

$34,074

Average Female

Peoria Earnings by Educational Attainment

Peoria Language by Age

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Peoria Language

88.45% of Peoria residents speak only English, while 11.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.44% of the population.

Peoria Language

Peoria Poverty by Race

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19.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.56%

Male Poverty Rate

20.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peoria

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peoria is Black, with 33.68% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.03%.

Peoria Poverty

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Peoria Poverty Rate by Education

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Peoria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Peoria Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Peoria Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Peoria Married by Age and Sex

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Peoria 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 35-44.

Peoria Marital Status by Race

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Peoria Marital Status

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5,140

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Peoria Veterans by War

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Peoria Veterans by Age

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Peoria Veterans by Race

Peoria Veterans by Education

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9.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peoria Veterans by Education

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61%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Peoria Employment by Age

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Peoria Employment by Race

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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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71.95%

Born in Peoria

91.91%

Native Born

8.09%

Foreign Born

4.52%

Non Citizen

3.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.91% of Peoria residents were born in the United States, with 71.95% having been born in Illinois. 4.52% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Peoria Population by Year