West Peoria, Illinois Population 2022

4,223
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West Peoria is a city located in Illinois. West Peoria has a 2020 population of 4,223. West Peoria is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -0.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,263 in 2010.

The average household income in West Peoria is $62,527 with a poverty rate of 11.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $868 per month, and the median house value is $88,600. The median age in West Peoria is 40.9 years, 39.8 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

West Peoria Demographics

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

  • White: 73.15%
  • Black or African American: 15.52%
  • Two or more races: 11.04%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of West Peoria, Illinois is 4,223 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,263.

West Peoria, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,29973.15%
Black or African American70015.52%
Asian130.29%
Two or More Races49811.04%
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West Peoria Population by Race

West Peoria Population Pyramid 2022

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West Peoria Median Age

40.5


Total

37.1


Male

42.8


Female

West Peoria Adults

There are 3,438 adults, (881 of whom are seniors) in West Peoria.

West Peoria Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

West Peoria Sex Ratio

Female

2,331

51.69%

Male

2,179

48.31%

West Peoria Population by Age

West Peoria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Peoria Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
Non Family86.3%13.7%
All76.1%23.9%
Male59.6%40.4%
Female24.4%75.6%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Peoria Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8842.1976.1
Married5643.2590.1
Male1663.2259.6
Female2752.9424.4
Non Family8791.0786.3

2.92

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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West Peoria Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade441.37%
9th to 12th Grade2267.03%
High School Graduate98330.58%
Some College1,10334.32%
Associates Degree2919.05%
Bachelors Degree35911.17%
Graduate Degree2086.47%
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West Peoria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Peoria Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races656522
White2,6542,440511
Black47543234
Asian77
Hispanic13

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 33.85%.

West Peoria Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,691$45,060$24,746
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$39,192$42,520$37,663
Some College$33,040$51,854$19,951
Bachelors Degree$49,009$49,224$41,111
Graduate Degree$46,786$$34,444

$38,691

Average Earnings

$45,060

Average Male

$24,746

Average Female

West Peoria Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Peoria Language by Age

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West Peoria Language

97.78% of West Peoria residents speak only English, while 2.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.67% of the population.

West Peoria Language

West Peoria Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian66100.00%
Multiple49812525.10%
White2,98932310.81%
Black634203.15%
OtherNaN%

11.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.93%

Male Poverty Rate

11.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Peoria

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Peoria is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.69%.

West Peoria Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.64%
High School10.54%
Some College6.24%
Bachelors or Greater9.40%

West Peoria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed7.72%
Female Unemployed70.27%

West Peoria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Peoria Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,984$61,602
Families$53,558$67,429
Married Families$82,784-
Non Families$38,096$48,879
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Income by Household Type

West Peoria Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.4%

Male Marriage Rate

29.8%

Female Marriage Rate

West Peoria Married by Age and Sex

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West 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.

West Peoria Marital Status by Race

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West Peoria Marital Status

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163

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War33
First Gulf War28
Vietnam22
Korea25
World War II22

West Peoria Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3433
35 to 5428
55 to 64
65 to 7430
75+72

West Peoria Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1575.67%
Black61.07%

West Peoria Veterans by Race

West Peoria Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Peoria Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

West Peoria Employment by Age

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West Peoria Employment by Race

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West 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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85.21%

Born in West Peoria

99.98%

Native Born

0.02%

Foreign Born

0.02%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.98% of West Peoria residents were born in the United States, with 85.21% having been born in Illinois. 0.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

West Peoria Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20004,7620.00%
20104,458-304-0.66%
20114,438-20-0.45%
20124,418-20-0.45%
20134,398-20-0.45%
20144,378-20-0.45%
20154,358-20-0.46%
20164,338-20-0.46%
20174,318-20-0.46%
20184,298-20-0.46%
20194,278-20-0.47%
20204,263-15-0.35%
20214,243-20-0.47%
20224,223-20-0.47%

West Peoria Population by Year