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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Peoriawas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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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.