West Peoria, Illinois Population 2024

4,096

West Peoria is a city located in Peoria County Illinois. West Peoria has a 2024 population of 4,096. West Peoria is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -3.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,251 in 2020.

The average household income in West Peoria is $71,826 with a poverty rate of 10.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Peoria is 46.2 years, 40.1 years for males, and 51.2 years for females.

West Peoria Demographics

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

  • White: 69.52%
  • Black or African American: 18.36%
  • Two or more races: 8.36%
  • Other race: 2.1%
  • Asian: 1.67%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,954.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.65% (-155)
The current population of West Peoria, Illinois is 4,096 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,251.

West Peoria, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,95369.52%
Black or African American78018.36%
Two or more races3558.36%
Other race892.1%
Asian711.67%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

West Peoria Population by Race

West Peoria Population Pyramid 2024

West Peoria Median Age

46.2

Total

40.1

Male

51.2

Female

West Peoria Adults

There are 3,391 adults, (1,038 of whom are seniors) in West Peoria.

West Peoria Age Dependency

80.5

Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

West Peoria Sex Ratio

Female2,11749.84%
Male2,13150.16%

West Peoria Population by Age

West Peoria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8862.183.216.8
Non Family8091.0988.811.2
Married5862.7895.14.9
Female2602.5851.548.5
Male2313.3969.730.3
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2.66

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

83.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Peoria Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Peoria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Peoria Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.67%.

West Peoria Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,466

Average Earnings

$47,406

Average Male

$42,955

Average Female

West Peoria Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Peoria Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Peoria Language

97.65% of West Peoria residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

West Peoria Language

West Peoria Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,72534712.73%
Multiple3555916.62%
Asian631219.05%
Black73150.68%
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10.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.38%

Male Poverty Rate

8.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Peoria

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Peoria is Asian, with 19.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Peoria is Black, with 0.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 3.9%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.98%.

West Peoria Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater12.27%
Less Than 9th Grade11.93%
High School9.54%
Some College9.31%
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West Peoria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed17.43%
Female Employed3.23%
Male Employed
Female Unemployed
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West Peoria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Peoria Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Peoria Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.4%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

West Peoria Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Peoria Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

230

Number of Veterans

198

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

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West Peoria Veterans by War

count

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West Peoria Veterans by Age

count

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West Peoria Veterans by Race

West Peoria Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Peoria Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

West Peoria Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Peoria Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Peoria Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.38%

Born in West Peoria

99.32%

Native Born

0.68%

Foreign Born

0.02%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.32% of West Peoria residents were born in the United States, with 83.38% 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 Asia.

West Peoria Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,906-38-0.96%
20283,944-38-0.95%
20273,982-38-0.95%
20264,020-38-0.94%
20254,058-38-0.93%
20244,096-38-0.92%
20234,134-38-0.91%
20224,172-38-0.9%
20214,210-41-0.96%
20204,251-214-4.79%
20194,465-44-0.98%
20184,509-50-1.1%
20174,559-66-1.43%
20164,625-41-0.88%
20154,666-35-0.74%
20144,701-42-0.89%
20134,743320.68%
20124,711130.28%
20114,69870.15%
20104,691-71-1.49%
20004,762
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West Peoria Population by Year