Peoria County, Illinois Population 2022

Peoria County, Illinois's estimated population is 174,856 with a growth rate of -0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Peoria County, Illinois is the 13th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 186,222 and has seen a growth of -6.10% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18406,1530.00%
185017,54711,394185.18%
186036,60119,054108.59%
187047,54010,93929.89%
188055,3557,81516.44%
189070,37815,02327.14%
190088,60818,23025.90%
1910100,25511,64713.14%
1920111,71011,45511.43%
1930141,34429,63426.53%
1940153,37412,0308.51%
1950174,34720,97313.67%
1960189,04414,6978.43%
1970195,3186,2743.32%
1980200,4665,1482.64%
1990182,827-17,639-8.80%
2010186,2223,3951.86%
2011186,7545320.29%
2012187,3175630.30%
2013188,6431,3260.71%
2014187,512-1,131-0.60%
2015186,481-1,031-0.55%
2016185,043-1,438-0.77%
2017182,525-2,518-1.36%
2018180,620-1,905-1.04%
2019179,179-1,441-0.80%
2020177,738-1,441-0.80%
2021176,297-1,441-0.81%
2022174,856-1,441-0.82%
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Peoria County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White130,44172.02%
Black or African American32,10417.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native4400.24%
Asian7,6964.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.00%
Some Other Race2,7211.50%
Two or More Races7,7074.26%
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Peoria County, Illinois Population by Race

Peoria County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Peoria County, Illinois Median Age

37.6


Total

36.4


Male

39.2


Female

Peoria County, Illinois Adults

There are 138,046 adults, (30,877 of whom are seniors) in Peoria County, Illinois.

Peoria County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Peoria County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

93,303

51.52%

Male

87,808

48.48%

Peoria County, Illinois Population by Age

Peoria County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Peoria County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All65.1%34.9%
Male58.4%41.6%
Non Family50.8%49.2%
Female43.8%56.2%

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Peoria County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All73,5192.3965.1
Married30,8623.1586.4
Male2,8463.2958.4
Female9,8583.4343.8
Non Family29,9531.1850.8

3.13

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Peoria County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9112.39%
9th to 12th Grade7,0875.81%
High School Graduate34,42228.22%
Some College28,15123.08%
Associates Degree11,4869.42%
Bachelors Degree23,31219.11%
Graduate Degree14,62311.99%
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Peoria County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Peoria County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander222
Asian4,8574,5103,396
White92,11186,91630,761
2+ Races2,0701,894535
Native American24723457
Hispanic4,5313,456808
Black18,46715,2272,443
Other Race1,4491,089159

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Peoria County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,237$49,029$32,257
Less Than 9th Grade$23,348$29,688$19,120
High School Graduate$27,266$35,189$22,093
Some College$34,373$43,295$29,990
Bachelors Degree$51,268$66,720$43,948
Graduate Degree$74,257$101,060$59,350

$40,237

Average Earnings

$49,029

Average Male

$32,257

Average Female

Peoria County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Peoria County, Illinois Language by Age

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Peoria County, Illinois Language

92.08% of Peoria County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 7.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.09% of the population.

Peoria County, Illinois Language

Peoria County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black31,16310,14532.55%
Multiple7,5692,09927.73%
Hispanic8,6232,01623.38%
White121,76013,00410.68%
Native440409.09%
Asian7,4904035.38%
Other905NaN%

15.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.38%

Male Poverty Rate

16.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peoria County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peoria County, Illinois is Black, with 32.55% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.47%.

Peoria County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.25%
High School18.38%
Some College11.88%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%

Peoria County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.22%
Male Unemployed32.33%
Female Employed9.01%
Female Unemployed50.47%

Peoria County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Peoria County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,729$77,678
Families$73,406$97,310
Married Families$93,403$118,742
Non Families$32,852$46,215
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Income by Household Type

Peoria County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Peoria County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Peoria County, Illinois 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 County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Peoria County, Illinois Marital Status

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9,015

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,521
First Gulf War1,330
Vietnam3,124
Korea756
World War II603

Peoria County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34558
35 to 542,218
55 to 641,263
65 to 742,366
75+2,610

Peoria County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,8157.43%
Black8904.06%
Asian160.30%
Islander2100.00%
Other Race1367.16%
2+ Races1564.85%
Hispanic3456.22%

Peoria County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Peoria County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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7.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peoria County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Peoria County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Peoria County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Peoria County, Illinois 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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75.92%

Born in Peoria County, Illinois

94.36%

Native Born

5.64%

Foreign Born

3.00%

Non Citizen

2.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.36% of Peoria County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 75.92% having been born in Illinois. 3.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Peoria County, Illinois Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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