Peoria, IL Population

Population: 112,936. Estimated population in July 2020: 112,685 (-0.2% change)
Males: 53,471 (47.3%), Females: 59,465 (52.7%)

Peoria County

Zip codes: 61602, 61603, 61604, 61605, 61606, 61607, 61614, 61615.

Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $36,397
Median house value: $85,400

Races in Peoria:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.3%)
  • Black (24.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (21.9%), Irish (12.2%), English (8.8%), United States (5.6%), Italian (3.1%), Swedish (2.2%).

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 44.4 square miles

Map of Peoria, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Peoria

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Peoria city

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

4.4% Foreign born (2.3% Asia, 0.9% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,046 (-0.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Peoria:

  • GEORGE A ZELLER MENTAL HLTH CTR (5407 NORTH UNIVERSITY AVE)
  • METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER OF ILLINOIS (221 N E GLEN OAK AVE)
  • PROCTOR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (5409 N KNOXVILLE AVE)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (800 NE GLEN OAK AVE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Peoria:

  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 8 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 53 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • CAPITAL (about 62 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)

Other public-use airports nearest to Peoria:

  • MOUNT HAWLEY AUXILIARY (about 5 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: 3MY)
  • RAINBOW (about 6 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: 7B1)
  • PEKIN MUNI (about 17 miles; PEKIN, IL; Abbreviation: C15)

Amtrak station near Peoria:

  • 7 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 Peoria:

  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,262; Location: 1501 W BRADLEY AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bradley.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • MIDSTATE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 240; Location: 411 W NORTHMOOR RD; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.MIDSTATE.EDU)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER COLLEGE OF NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 114; Location: 511 NE GREENLEAF ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sfmccon.edu)
  • METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER OF ILLINOIS-SCHOOL OF NUR (Full-time enrollment: 107; Location: 221 NE GLEN OAK AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • PEORIA BARBER COLLEGE (Location: 1315 W. GARDEN ST; Private, for-profit)
  • LIFEPATH SCHOOL OF MASSAGE THERAPY (Location: 7820 N UNIVERSITY STE 110; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Peoria:

  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 8 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 54 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 67 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 67 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)

Public high schools in Peoria:

  • RICHWOODS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,313; Location: 6301 N UNIVERSITY ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WOODRUFF HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,038; Location: 1800 NE PERRY AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PEORIA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,021; Location: 1615 N NORTH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MANUAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 833; Location: 811 S GRISWOLD ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PEORIA ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 839 W MOSS AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Peoria:

  • PEORIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 988; Location: 3506 N CALIFORNIA AVE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • PEORIA NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 984; Location: 5105 N SHERIDAN AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • EL VISTA BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 41; Location: 6301 N SYLER STREET; Grades: KG – 12)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 23; Location: 3510 W MALONE ST; Grades: KG – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Peoria:

  • ROOSEVELT MAGNET SCHOOL (Students: 610; Location: 1704 W AIKEN AVE; Grades: KG – 08)
  • LOUCKS-EDISON JR ACADEMY (Students: 569; Location: 2503 N UNIVERSITY ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • FRANKLIN-EDISON PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 559; Location: 807 W COLUMBIA TER; Grades: PK – 04)
  • WOODROW WILSON PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 474; Location: 1907 W FORREST HILL; Grades: PK – 04)
  • NORTHMOOR-EDISON PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 457; Location: 1819 W NORTHMOOR RD; Grades: KG – 04)
  • KELLAR PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 455; Location: 6413 MT HAWLEY RD; Grades: KG – 04)
  • GLEN OAK PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 455; Location: 809 E FRYE AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • TYNG PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 452; Location: 2212 W ANN ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • HINES PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 4603 N KNOXVILLE AVE; Grades: KG – 04)
  • VON STEUBEN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 405; Location: 801 E FORREST HILL; Grades: 05 – 08)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Peoria:

  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 539; Location: 6001 N UNIVERSITY AVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PHILOMENA ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 484; Location: 3216 N EMERY AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HOLY FAMILY PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 428; Location: 2329 W RESERVOIR BLVD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • CONCORDIA LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 2000 WEST GLEN AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST MARK SCHOOL (Students: 315; Location: 711 N UNDERHILL; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 223; Location: 1311 S FARADAY STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • LITTLE FRIENDS LEARNING CENTER (Students: 215; Location: 1715 W. ALTA RD.; Grades: PK – KG)
  • PRAISE AND LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (Students: 174; Location: 2400 W NORTHMOOR RD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • SAINT BERNARD SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 512 E KANSAS STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • FATHER JOHN SWEENEY SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 403 NE MADISON; Grades: 4 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Peoria:

  • PEORIA P.L. (Operating income: $4,546,191; Location: 107 NE MONROE; 912,028 books; 55,536 audio materials; 10,152 video materials; 1,120 serial subscriptions)

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