Peoria Heights, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 6,020 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.3%
 
Males: 2,959  (49.2%)
Females: 3,061  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61614.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,303 (it was $32,161 in 2000)
Peoria Heights:

$42,303
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,225 (it was $20,999 in 2000)

Peoria Heights village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,638 (it was $61,300 in 2000)
Peoria Heights:

$91,638
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $150,713; Detached houses: $152,178; Townhouses or other attached units: $142,705; In 2-unit structures: $111,640; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $94,930; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,621; Mobile homes: $15,680

Median gross rent in 2013: $661.

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  • Races in Peoria Heights, IL (2013)

    Peoria Heights races chart
    • 5,36187.4%White alone
    • 3085.0%Black alone
    • 2313.8%Two or more races
    • 1632.7%Hispanic
    • 380.6%Asian alone
    • 380.6%Other race alone
    • 20.03%American Indian alone

Races in Peoria Heights detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Peoria Heights: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.0%), Irish (15.1%), English (9.3%), United States (5.5%), French (3.4%), Ukrainian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/10/1901

Elevation: 789 feet

Land area: 2.64 square miles.

Population density: 2,276 people per square mile   (low).

Peoria Heights,IL real estate house value index trend

Peoria Heights, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Peoria Heights:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Peoria Heights village:

  • Never married: 38.6%
  • Now married: 37.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

144 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 1.4% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This village:

2.3%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Peoria Heights, Illinois as of June 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Peoria Heights to the number of sex offenders is 557 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,198 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,744 (1.9%)

Peoria Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (2.5 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (124.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Peoria, IL (1.6 miles ), West Peoria, IL (2.1 miles ), Bay View Gardens, IL (2.3 miles ), East Peoria, IL (2.3 miles ), Germantown Hills, IL (2.4 miles ), Spring Bay, IL (2.5 miles ), Bellevue, IL (2.5 miles ), Norwood, IL (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $292,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $350,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $1,230,400
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $1,230,400
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $78,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $353,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.74 N, Longitude: 89.58 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -612 (-10.0%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 455 (14.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 309

Peoria Heights household income distribution Peoria Heights home values distribution

Crime rates in Peoria Heights by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.016.20.00.0
Rapes 3336540520134
per 100,000 45.246.747.294.479.463.90.080.332.40.016.249.065.9
Robberies 442522134226223
per 100,000 60.362.231.578.731.832.016.348.2679.5421.132.432.749.4
Assaults 272734413525321684141916
per 100,000 406.9420.0535.1645.0555.7399.6520.1256.8129.464.8226.9310.6263.4
Burglaries 50504042595242547638503331
per 100,000 753.6777.8629.5660.7936.8831.1682.6866.81,229.6615.4810.4539.5510.4
Thefts 158158110111103128135163238155155106122
per 100,000 2,381.32,458.01,731.21,746.11,635.42,045.72,194.12,616.43,850.52,510.12,512.21,732.92,008.6
Auto thefts 191913924201215314333
per 100,000 286.4295.6204.6141.6381.1319.6195.0240.848.5226.748.649.049.4
Arson 0040312101201
per 100,000 0.00.063.00.047.616.032.516.10.016.232.40.016.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 315.3325.4292.0365.6355.5314.9267.4323.5513.8309.4269.0228.5247.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Peoria Heights detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -204 (-3.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Peoria Heights: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Peoria Heights, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Peoria Heights-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Peoria Heights village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/13/2004, a category F4 tornado 13.4 miles away from the village center injured 3 people.

Earthquake activity:

Peoria Heights-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 182.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 160.6 miles away from Peoria Heights center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 213.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 182.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 60.7 miles away from Peoria Heights center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 168.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Peoria County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Peoria Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Peoria Heights:

  • BELLA VISTA CARE CENTER (1629 GARDNER LANE)
  • HEIGHTS COLONIAL MANOR (1629 GARDNER LANE)
  • SAINT CLARE HOME (5533 NORTH GALENA ROAD)

Amtrak station near Peoria Heights:

  • 8 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 with over 2000 students nearest to Peoria Heights:

  • Illinois Central College (about 4 miles; East Peoria, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,158)
  • Bradley University (about 4 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Heartland Community College (about 33 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Illinois State University (about 35 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 36 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 47 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Western Illinois University (about 62 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)

Public high school in Peoria Heights:

Public elementary/middle school in Peoria Heights:

Private elementary/middle school in Peoria Heights:

  • ST THOMAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 398, Location: 4229 N MONROE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Peoria Heights

Library in Peoria Heights:

  • PEORIA HEIGHTS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $424,400; Location: 816 EAST GLEN AVENUE; 31,967 books; 851 audio materials; 923 video materials; 3 state licensed databases; 118 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Peoria Heights: Peoria Country Club (A), Peoria Heights Village Hall (B), Peoria Heights Library (C), Peoria Heights Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Peoria Heights include: Galena Road Baptist Church (A), Olivet Missionary Church (B), Peoria Heights Congregational Church (C), Saint Thomas Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Mulvaney Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Funks Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Peoria Heights include: Bielfeldt Park (1), Woods Park (2), Illinois River State Fish and Wildlife Area (3), Forest Park South Nature Preserve (4), Forest Park Nature Center (5), Hillside Park (6), Woods Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Peoria County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 59.4. This is better than average.

City:

59.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.32. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.32
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.33
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.9%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.2% for Black residents, 64.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.7% for other race residents, 37.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  51.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
137 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
10 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
92 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Peoria Heights, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Peoria Heights (2011 data):

  • Heritage Bank of Central Illinois: Prospect Branch at 4488 N Prospect Road, branch established on 1998/11/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $314.6 mil, Deposits: $242.0 mil, headquarters in Trivoli, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Trivoli Bancorp, Inc.
  • First State Bank of Forrest: Peoria Heights Branch at 4717 North Prospect Road, branch established on 1973/01/17. Info updated 2011/01/04: Bank assets: $124.4 mil, Deposits: $107.8 mil, headquarters in Forrest, IL, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Forrest Bancshares, Inc.
  • Marshall County State Bank: Peoria Heights Branch at 4440 North Prospect Suite A, branch established on 2010/08/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $26.3 mil, Deposits: $22.4 mil, headquarters in Varna, IL, negative income in the last year, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Marshall-Putnam County Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Illinois average:

12.4

Peoria Heights travel time to work - commute Peoria Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Peoria Heights village (based on Peoria County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant30,685123
Catholic26,16520
Other22,27616
Mainline Protestant18,34356
Black Protestant3,48215
Orthodox3962
None85,147-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 36
Peoria County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Peoria County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
Peoria County:

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 159
Here:

8.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Peoria County:

28.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.9%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Peoria Heights:

46.9%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Peoria Heights:

41.8%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.1%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Peoria Heights:

11.9%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Peoria Heights:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Peoria Heights:

33.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

53.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.7%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Peoria Heights, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,268$39,2160$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,476$56,8569$2,267
Police Protection - Officers 11$53,984$58,8920$0
Police - Other 4$13,561$40,6831$213
Streets and Highways 4$16,964$50,8920$0
Health 3$9,688$38,75220$10,731
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,308$39,6960$0
Water Supply 5$21,478$51,5470$0
Totals for Government 31$131,727$50,99130$13,211

Peoria Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $647,000 ($107.48)
    Regular Highways: $598,000 ($99.34)
    Financial Administration: $503,000 ($83.55)
    Water Utilities: $413,000 ($68.60)
    General - Other: $271,000 ($45.02)
    Libraries: $263,000 ($43.69)
    Fire Protection: $86,000 ($14.29)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $315,000 ($52.33)
    Benefit Payments: $80,000 ($13.29)
    Withdrawals: $35,000 ($5.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $65,000 ($10.80)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $972,000 ($161.46)

Peoria Heights government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $61,000 ($10.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $0 ($0.00)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $91,000 ($15.12)
    Local Employee Contribution: $35,000 ($5.81)
    Interest Revenue: $7,000 ($1.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $119,000 ($19.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $145,000 ($24.09)
    Interest Earnings: $128,000 ($21.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $760,000 ($126.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,137,000 ($188.87)
    Highways: $727,000 ($120.76)
    All Other: $32,000 ($5.32)
  • Tax - Property: $471,000 ($78.24)
    Total General Sales: $427,000 ($70.93)
    NEC: $235,000 ($39.04)

Peoria Heights government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,230,000 ($204.32)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,205,000 ($200.17)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $25,000 ($4.15)

Peoria Heights government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,053,000 ($673.26)

5.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,480 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($272 average AGI)
Peoria County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tazewell County, IL  1.32% ($34,650 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.28% ($37,812)
from Woodford County, IL  0.20% ($51,184)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,358 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($489 average AGI)
Peoria County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tazewell County, IL  1.49% ($38,909 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.32% ($41,281)
to Woodford County, IL  0.25% ($52,554)

Strongest AM radio stations in Peoria Heights:

  • WPEO (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PEORIA, IL)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOAM (1350 AM; 1 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: KELLY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Peoria Heights:

  • WSWT (106.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIXO (99.9 FM; BARTONVILLE, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • W278AE (103.5 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXMP (105.7 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBNH (88.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: BRADLEY UNIVERSITY)
  • WPBG (93.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGLO (95.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WXCL (104.9 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPMJ (94.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, IL; Owner: KELLY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZPW (92.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: B&G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFYR (97.3 FM; ELMWOOD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WPPY (101.1 FM; GLASFORD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WDQX (102.3 FM; MORTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WWCT (96.5 FM; FARMINGTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WRVP (98.5 FM; EUREKA, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Peoria Heights:

  • WAOE (Channel 59; PEORIA, IL; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • WHOI (Channel 19; PEORIA, IL; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF PEORIA, LLC)
  • WTVP (Channel 47; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS VALLEY PUB TELECOMM CORP)
  • WEEK-TV (Channel 25; PEORIA, IL; Owner: WEEK-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMBD-TV (Channel 31; PEORIA, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, L.L.C.)
  • W67CW (Channel 67; PEORIA, IL; Owner: M.C. PRODUCTIONS)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W41BO (Channel 41; PEORIA, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Peoria Heights fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Peoria Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Peoria Heights)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 4017 N Prospect Rd (Lat: 40.736972 Lon: -89.575083), Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WNWY308
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.925 MHzGrant Date: 06/28/2011, Expiration Date: 07/25/2021, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2011, Certifier: Dale TrippRegistrant: Supreme Radio Communcations, Inc., 4017 N. Prospect Ave., Peoria Heights, IL 61616, Phone: (309) 682-0831
  • Lat: 40.736139 Lon: -89.574806, Call Sign: WPMA439
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.150 MHz, 452.350 MHz, 452.450 MHz, 457.150 MHz, 457.350 MHz, 457.450 MHzGrant Date: 04/29/2008, Expiration Date: 05/04/2018, Certifier: Dale TrippRegistrant: Supreme Radio Communcations, Inc., 4017 N. Prospect Ave., Peoria Heights, IL 61616, Phone: (309) 682-0831, Fax: (309) 682-5949, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 1226 E Hazard (Lat: 40.736139 Lon: -89.574806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73 m, Overall height: 79 m, Call Sign: WPJY602
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.025 MHz, 461.450 MHz, 466.025 MHz, 466.450 MHzGrant Date: 09/22/2011, Expiration Date: 12/13/2021, Certifier: Dale TrippRegistrant: Supreme Radio Communcations, Inc., 4017 N. Prospect Ave., Peoria Heights, IL 61616, Phone: (309) 682-0831, Fax: (309) 688-7414, Email:
  • 5615 Humbolt Ave (Lat: 40.922806 Lon: -89.524250), Call Sign: KSE732, Licensee ID: L00053116
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.5200 MHzGrant Date: 01/01/2003, Expiration Date: 02/11/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2013Registrant: N E Finch Company, Peoria, IL 61601
  • 4017 N Prospect Rd (Lat: 40.736972 Lon: -89.575083), Call Sign: WKN92, Licensee ID: L00002755
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHzGrant Date: 01/27/1997, Expiration Date: 01/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/21/2001Registrant: Central Illinois Light Company, 300 Liberty St, Peoria, IL 61602, Phone: (309) 693-4700
  • Lat: 40.747250 Lon: -89.579250, Call Sign: WQKN408
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.625 MHz, 155.220 MHz, 460.625 MHz, 155.340 MHzGrant Date: 07/22/2009, Expiration Date: 07/22/2019, Certifier: Norm P ReichertRegistrant: Ragan Communications, Inc., 2 Ragan Court, Washington, IL 61571-1051, Phone: (309) 745-9386, Fax: (309) 745-3215, Email:
  • Lat: 40.758306 Lon: -89.571417, Call Sign: WQPX223
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.605 MHz, 173.275 MHz, 173.325 MHz, 159.660 MHzGrant Date: 09/06/2012, Expiration Date: 09/06/2022, Certifier: Todd AtkinsRegistrant: Supreme Radio Communications, Inc., 4017 N. Prospect Rd., Peoria Heights, IL 61616-7748, Phone: (309) 256-0660, Fax: (309) 682-5949, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Peoria Heights)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-150 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2090P , Serial Number: 23-678, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Vernon W Martin, 4509 Constantine Ave, Peoria Heights, IL 61616
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-236 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2177F , Serial Number: 28-7911097, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 01/31/1979
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Allan G Minks, 738 E Lake Ave, Peoria Heights, IL 61616, Other Owners: Orville F Geick, Bonnie J Geick, Jill M Minks
  • Aircraft: GULFSTREAM AM CORP COMM DIV 695A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AIRESEARCH TPE331 SERIES (904 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 333UP , Serial Number: 96015, Airworthiness Date: 06/18/1993
    Registrant (Corporation): Powers Aviation LLC, 1200 E Glen Ave, Peoria Heights, IL 61616
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3897S , Serial Number: 17251097, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 01/03/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Neil T Martin, 4509 N Constantine Ave, Peoria Heights, IL 61616
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-160 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4373P , Serial Number: 23-1874, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Vernon W Martin, 4509 Constantine Ave, Peoria Heights, IL 61616
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 79955 , Serial Number: 17258282, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 05/12/1969
    Registrant (Individual): William E Mccowan, 1523 E Marietta Ave, Peoria Heights, IL 61616

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$82,94641$105,593119$135,42419$41,9592$3,922,35036$118,273
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$99,9950$09$80,1600$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$41,4002$60,90038$103,83411$23,4520$02$23,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$84,2651$63,86026$100,0053$25,9170$01$106,600
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$69,0000$02$109,6200$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0042.00 , 0043.00, 0305.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$80,2868$91,6180$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$99,3101$137,5200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$68,2070$01$31,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0042.00 , 0043.00, 0305.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 11

Incident types - Peoria Heights

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Peoria Heights, IL

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (20%)
Businesses in Peoria Heights, IL
NameCountNameCount
CVS1New Balance1
Curves1UPS1
FedEx1Walgreens1
McDonald's1

Peoria Heights compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Peoria Heights on our top lists:

  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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