East Peoria, IL Population

Population: 22,638. Estimated population in July 2020: 22,536 (-0.5% change)
Males: 10,921 (48.2%), Females: 11,717 (51.8%)

Tazewell County

Zip code: 61611

Median resident age: 39.7 years
Median household income: $41,538
Median house value: $89,900

Races in East Peoria:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (30.1%), Irish (14.3%), English (13.3%), United States (12.3%), French (3.6%), Italian (2.6%).

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 18.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in East Peoria

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Peoria city

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -31 (-0.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near East Peoria:

  • SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; PEORIA, IL)
  • METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER OF ILLINOIS (about 5 miles; PEORIA, IL)
  • GEORGE A ZELLER MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 7 miles; PEORIA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to East Peoria:

  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 10 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 47 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • CAPITAL (about 59 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
Other public-use airports nearest to East Peoria:

  • MOUNT HAWLEY AUXILIARY (about 9 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: 3MY)
  • RAINBOW (about 11 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: 7B1)
  • PEKIN MUNI (about 16 miles; PEKIN, IL; Abbreviation: C15)
Amtrak station near East Peoria:

  • 10 miles: PEORIA AIRPORT (6100 W. EVERETT M. DIRKSEN PKY.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
Colleges/Universities in East Peoria:

  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 6,404; Location: ONE COLLEGE DR; Public; Website: www.icc.cc.il.us)
  • OEHRLEIN SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY INC (Full-time enrollment: 45; Location: 100 MEADOW AVE; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near East Peoria:

  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 64 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 64 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
Public high schools in East Peoria:

  • EAST PEORIA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,112; Location: 1401 E WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ACADEMY AT ICC (Students: 67; Location: 1 COLLEGE DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in East Peoria:

  • CENTRAL JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 640; Location: 601 TAYLOR STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • RIVERVIEW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 1421 SPRING BAY RD; Grades: PK – 08)
  • DON D SHUTE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 243; Location: 300 BRIARBROOK DR; Grades: PK – 02)
  • GLENDALE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 1000 BLOOMINGTON RD; Grades: 02 – 05)
  • ROBEIN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 200 CAMPUS AVE; Grades: KG – 08)
  • P L BOLIN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 428 ARNOLD RD; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 195; Location: 801 SPRINGFIELD RD; Grades: 02 – 05)
  • WOODROW WILSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 191; Location: 300 OAKWOOD AVE; Grades: KG – 02)
  • ARMSTRONG-OAKVIEW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 188; Location: 1848 HIGHVIEW RD; Grades: PK – 02)
Private primary/middle schools in East Peoria:

  • BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 233 E GREENWOOD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • CHRISTIAN LIFE ACAD (Students: 26; Location: PO BOX 2070; Grades: 1 – 11)

Libraries

Library in East Peoria:

  • FONDULAC P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,042,411; Location: 140 E. WASHINGTON ST.; 62,100 books; 2,751 audio materials; 2,593 video materials; 94 serial subscriptions)

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