Peoria, Illinois Population 2022

112,778
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Peoria is a city located in Peoria County Illinois. Peoria has a 2020 population of 112,778. It is also the county seat of Peoria County. 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 2010.

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 $817 per month, and the median house value is $127,900. 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

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010416,0510.00%
2011416,6876360.15%
2012416,8661790.04%
2013418,0921,2260.29%
2014415,479-2,613-0.63%
2015412,856-2,623-0.64%
2016410,754-2,102-0.51%
2017406,913-3,841-0.94%
2018403,328-3,585-0.89%
2019400,561-2,767-0.69%
2020397,794-2,767-0.70%
2021395,027-2,767-0.70%

Peoria Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White66,87159.36%
Black or African American30,16226.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native3520.31%
Asian7,2076.40%
Some Other Race2,3682.10%
Two or More Races5,6845.05%
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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

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
All56.3%43.7%
Male49.9%50.1%
Non Family43%57%
Female36.9%63.1%

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Peoria Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All46,4302.3456.3
Married16,5133.2282.5
Male1,6783.2149.9
Female7,2433.4736.9
Non Family20,9961.1943

3.2

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Peoria Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3173.14%
9th to 12th Grade4,7466.43%
High School Graduate18,55825.15%
Some College16,19421.95%
Associates Degree6,1708.36%
Bachelors Degree15,40620.88%
Graduate Degree10,39714.09%
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Peoria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Peoria Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian4,5424,2463,205
White46,84444,12419,207
2+ Races1,5581,427457
Native American20619952
Hispanic3,7262,841699
Black17,15714,1102,243
Other Race1,167866130

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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,279$47,225$34,074
Less Than 9th Grade$21,836$24,303$19,167
High School Graduate$25,751$29,744$22,299
Some College$32,606$34,822$31,360
Bachelors Degree$51,207$61,890$45,244
Graduate Degree$75,906$100,253$59,665

$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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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black29,6309,97833.68%
Hispanic7,2321,93326.73%
Multiple5,5971,49126.64%
White60,0297,85113.08%
Native352349.66%
Asian7,0083665.22%
Other873NaN%

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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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.14%
High School24.63%
Some College15.66%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%

Peoria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.58%
Male Unemployed33.29%
Female Employed10.80%
Female Unemployed53.69%

Peoria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Peoria Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,736$74,702
Families$69,414$97,078
Married Families$95,650-
Non Families$30,691$44,718
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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

War Veterans
Second Gulf War937
First Gulf War749
Vietnam1,519
Korea425
World War II462

Peoria Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34387
35 to 541,297
55 to 64763
65 to 741,159
75+1,534

Peoria Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,0627.30%
Black8424.12%
Asian140.28%
Other Race1076.75%
2+ Races1154.50%
Hispanic2355.05%

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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18401,5000.00%
18505,0953,59513.01%
186014,0458,95010.67%
187022,8498,8044.99%
188029,2596,4102.50%
189041,02411,7653.44%
190056,10015,0763.18%
191066,95010,8501.78%
192076,1219,1711.29%
1930104,96928,8483.27%
1940105,0871180.01%
1950111,8566,7690.63%
1960103,162-8,694-0.81%
1970126,96323,8012.10%
1980124,160-2,803-0.22%
1990113,504-10,656-0.89%
2000112,936-568-0.05%
2010115,0072,0710.18%
2011114,821-186-0.16%
2012114,635-186-0.16%
2013114,449-186-0.16%
2014114,263-186-0.16%
2015114,077-186-0.16%
2016113,891-186-0.16%
2017113,705-186-0.16%
2018113,519-186-0.16%
2019113,333-186-0.16%
2020113,150-183-0.16%
2021112,964-186-0.16%
2022112,778-186-0.16%

Peoria Population by Year