West Peoria, Illinois Population 2021

4,363
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West Peoria is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 4,363, it is the 355th largest city in Illinois and the 5164th largest city in the United States . West Peoria is currently declining at a rate of -1.04% annually and its population has decreased by -2.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,458 in 2010. West Peoria reached it's highest population of 4,762 in 2000. Spanning over 2 miles, West Peoria has a population density of 2,082 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Peoria is $62,527 with a poverty rate of 15.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $756 per month, and the median house value is $88,700. 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 Peoria was:

  • White: 76.95%
  • Black or African American: 12.19%
  • Two or more races: 10.52%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of West Peoria, Illinois is 4,363 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,501.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,458.

West Peoria, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,49676.95%
Black or African American55412.19%
Two or More Races47810.52%
Asian150.33%
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West Peoria Population by Race

West Peoria Population Pyramid $2021

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West Peoria Median Age

40.9


Total

39.8


Male

42.9


Female

West Peoria Adults

There are 3,572 adults, (1,002 of whom are seniors) in West Peoria.

West Peoria Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

39

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

West Peoria Sex Ratio

Female

2,296

50.54%

Male

2,247

49.46%

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
Non Family85.4%14.6%
Married78.3%21.7%
All75.4%24.6%
Male74.2%25.8%
Female29%71%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Peoria Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9732.1275.4
Non Family1,0341.1585.4
Married6143.278.3
Female2593.3229
Male662.3974.2

3.09

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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West Peoria Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade491.46%
9th to 12th Grade2617.77%
High School Graduate1,05731.48%
Some College1,03330.76%
Associates Degree2988.87%
Bachelors Degree43312.89%
Graduate Degree2276.76%
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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
White2,9312,694609
Black33927734
2+ Races707017
Hispanic11
Asian77

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 24.29%.

West Peoria Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,383$48,929$23,665
Less Than 9th Grade$23,889$$23,611
High School Graduate$23,786$38,381$17,260
Some College$38,872$51,732$21,918
Bachelors Degree$48,533$$31,429
Graduate Degree$43,636$$34,432

$36,383

Average Earnings

$48,929

Average Male

$23,665

Average Female

West Peoria Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Peoria Language by Age

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West Peoria Language

97.99% of West Peoria residents speak only English, while 2.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.51% of the population.

West Peoria Language

West Peoria Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,21539912.41%
Black50217935.66%
Multiple4586113.32%
Asian88100.00%

15.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.97%

Male Poverty Rate

16.99%

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 White, with 12.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.72%.

West Peoria Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.20%
High School11.43%
Bachelors or Greater8.72%
Some College7.64%

West Peoria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed83.58%
Male Unemployed44.44%
Female Employed9.56%
Male Employed0.11%

West Peoria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Peoria Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,746$62,527
Families$61,583$73,248
Married Families$70,849-
Non Families$38,908$51,080
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Income by Household Type

West Peoria Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

33.0%

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 Over 65, 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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156

Number of Veterans

118

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War34
Vietnam29
Korea24
World War II21
First Gulf War18

West Peoria Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+68
18 to 3434
65 to 7429
35 to 5418
55 to 647

West Peoria Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1504.91%
Black61.49%

West Peoria Veterans by Race

West Peoria Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Peoria Veterans by Education

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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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85.19%

Born in West Peoria

99.27%

Native Born

0.73%

Foreign Born

0.02%

Non Citizen

0.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.27% of West Peoria residents were born in the United States, with 85.19% 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 Europe.

West Peoria Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,363-46-1.04%
20204,409-46-1.03%
20194,455-46-1.02%
20184,501-51-1.12%
20174,552-67-1.45%
20164,619-44-0.94%
20154,663-34-0.72%
20144,697-43-0.91%
20134,740300.64%
20124,710120.26%
20114,69870.15%
20104,691-71-0.15%
20004,7620.00%

West Peoria Population by Year