Peoria, Illinois Population 2021

108,353
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Peoria Demographics

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

  • White: 60.05%
  • Black or African American: 27.11%
  • Asian: 6.06%
  • Two or more races: 4.31%
  • Other race: 2.10%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Peoria, Illinois is 108,353based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 111,449.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 115,007.

Peoria, Illinois Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

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

Peoria Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White68,18060.05%
Black or African American30,78327.11%
Asian6,8816.06%
Two or More Races4,8984.31%
Some Other Race2,3852.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native3970.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.01%
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Peoria Population By Race

Peoria Population Pyramid 2021

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Peoria Median Age

35.2


Total

33.6


Male

36.7


Female

Peoria Adults

There are 86,157 adults, (17,346 of whom are seniors) in Peoria.

Peoria Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Peoria Sex Ratio

Mujer

58,990

51.96%

Masculino

54,542

48.04%

Peoria Population by Age

Peoria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Peoria Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.9%19.1%
Masculino55.9%44.1%
All55.9%44.1%
Non Family42.1%57.9%
Mujer36.5%63.5%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Peoria Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All46,1232.3755.9
Non Family20,4581.2142.1
Married16,8013.1780.9
Mujer7,1553.5936.5
Masculino1,7093.3455.9

3.2

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Peoria Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4203.27%
9th to 12th Grade5,4197.32%
High School Graduate18,02524.35%
Some College15,93821.53%
Associates Degree6,3798.62%
Bachelors Degree15,29720.66%
Graduate Degree10,55314.25%
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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
White47,42444,27819,082
Black17,40414,1692,327
Asian4,4154,1823,328
Hispanic3,5042,508769
2+ Races1,196930323
Other Race1,103751114
Native American294290122

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 98.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.38%.

Peoria Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$40,112$47,205$32,299
Less Than 9th Grade$21,833$25,333$17,266
High School Graduate$25,445$29,821$22,258
Some College$31,879$36,585$29,367
Bachelors Degree$52,914$65,409$45,523
Graduate Degree$77,179$97,188$58,632

$40,112

Average Earnings

$47,205

Average Male

$32,299

Average Female

Peoria Earnings by Educational Attainment

Peoria Language by Age

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Peoria Language

88.41% of Peoria residents speak only English, while 11.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.79% of the population.

Peoria Language

Peoria Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black30,18010,94636.27%
White61,4777,57012.31%
Hispanic6,8801,93928.18%
Multiple4,82796920.07%
Other2,38560825.49%
Asian6,7144176.21%
Native397215.29%

19.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.75%

Male Poverty Rate

20.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peoria

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peoria is Black, with 36.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Peoria is Native, with 5.29% 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 20.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.65%.

Peoria Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.25%
High School25.39%
Some College14.93%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%

Peoria Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.54%
Male Unemployed37.16%
Female Employed10.81%
Male Employed5.93%

Peoria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Peoria Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,771$74,900
Families$69,553$96,612
Married Families$94,627$124,322
Non Families$31,144$45,000
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Income by Household Type

Peoria Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

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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5,650

Number of Veterans

5,279

Male Veterans

371

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,954
Second Gulf War1,024
First Gulf War841
Korea473
World War II311

Peoria Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,560
75+1,525
35 to 541,439
55 to 64645
18 to 34481

Peoria Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,5168.02%
Black9664.62%
Hispanic1854.16%
Other Race1016.61%
2+ Races442.15%
Asian180.36%
Native American51.70%

Peoria Veterans by Race

Peoria Veterans by Education

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11.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peoria Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

9.3%

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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71.84%

Born in Peoria

92.42%

Native Born

7.58%

Foreign Born

4.45%

Non Citizen

3.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.42% of Peoria residents were born in the United States, with 71.84% having been born in Illinois. 4.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Peoria Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021108,353-1,032-0.94%
2020109,385-1,032-0.93%
2019110,417-1,032-0.93%
2018111,449-1,169-1.04%
2017112,618-1,609-1.41%
2016114,227-956-0.83%
2015115,183-772-0.67%
2014115,955-691-0.59%
2013116,6468480.73%
2012115,7983720.32%
2011115,4264460.39%
2010114,9802,0440.18%
2000112,936-568-0.05%
1990113,504-10,656-0.89%
1980124,160-2,803-0.22%
1970126,96323,8012.10%
1960103,162-8,694-0.81%
1950111,8566,7690.63%
1940105,0871180.01%
1930104,96928,8483.27%
192076,1219,1711.29%
191066,95010,8501.78%
190056,10015,0763.18%
189041,02411,7653.44%
188029,2596,4102.50%
187022,8498,8044.99%
186014,0458,95010.67%
18505,0953,59513.01%
18401,5000.00%

Peoria Population by Year