Peoria, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 112,883 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.0%
 
Males: 53,955  (47.8%)
Females: 58,928  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

36.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61528, 61602, 61603, 61606, 61614, 61615, 61616, 61625.

Peoria Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,146 (it was $36,397 in 2000)
Peoria:

$48,146
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,721 (it was $20,512 in 2000)

Peoria city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $131,100 (it was $84,000 in 2000)
Peoria:

$131,100
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $166,575; detached houses: $167,028; townhouses or other attached units: $149,716; in 2-unit structures: $85,787; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $181,100; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $165,556; mobile homes: $53,343

Median gross rent in 2017: $738.

March 2019 cost of living index in Peoria: 83.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.5%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.9% for Black residents, 31.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.9% for American Indian residents, 35.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 17.3% for other race residents, 21.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Peoria, IL (2017)
    • 65,00256.5%White alone
    • 30,24026.3%Black alone
    • 7,0706.2%Hispanic
    • 6,6455.8%Asian alone
    • 5,1034.4%Two or more races
    • 4730.4%Other race alone
    • 3020.3%American Indian alone
    • 110.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 496 registered sex offenders living in Peoria, Illinois as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Peoria is 233 to 1.


Crime rates in Peoria by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
14
(12.4)
17
(15.1)
16
(14.1)
6
(5.3)
16
(14.0)
23
(20.1)
16
(13.9)
10
(8.7)
16
(13.8)
7
(6.0)
14
(12.1)
10
(8.7)
12
(10.5)
22
(19.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
123
(109.1)
78
(69.2)
86
(76.0)
59
(52.0)
97
(85.0)
17
(14.8)
33
(28.6)
25
(21.7)
24
(20.7)
68
(58.2)
64
(55.1)
70
(60.8)
65
(56.9)
68
(60.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
380
(337.1)
386
(342.5)
390
(344.8)
327
(288.0)
414
(362.8)
519
(453.0)
477
(413.5)
324
(281.0)
275
(237.2)
230
(196.7)
310
(267.1)
305
(265.0)
281
(246.2)
201
(178.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
528
(468.4)
554
(491.6)
474
(419.1)
482
(424.5)
624
(546.8)
306
(267.1)
288
(249.7)
560
(485.7)
469
(404.5)
454
(388.3)
384
(330.8)
490
(425.7)
509
(445.9)
569
(505.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,839
(1,631)
1,590
(1,411)
1,248
(1,103)
1,197
(1,054)
1,645
(1,442)
1,460
(1,274)
1,721
(1,492)
1,420
(1,232)
1,123
(968.5)
1,224
(1,047)
1,084
(934.0)
1,089
(946.1)
1,119
(980.2)
890
(790.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4,848
(4,301)
4,395
(3,900)
3,541
(3,131)
3,343
(2,944)
3,437
(3,012)
3,436
(2,999)
3,460
(2,999)
3,370
(2,923)
3,098
(2,672)
3,442
(2,944)
3,224
(2,778)
3,116
(2,707)
3,357
(2,941)
3,197
(2,839)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
783
(694.6)
562
(498.7)
427
(377.5)
333
(293.3)
374
(327.7)
257
(224.3)
267
(231.5)
232
(201.2)
194
(167.3)
192
(164.2)
140
(120.6)
224
(194.6)
334
(292.6)
422
(374.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
89
(79.0)
50
(44.4)
47
(41.6)
34
(29.9)
62
(54.3)
61
(53.2)
65
(56.3)
52
(45.1)
37
(31.9)
41
(35.1)
38
(32.7)
61
(53.0)
44
(38.5)
50
(44.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)648.8581.3509.0438.5561.9468.5467.5435.4384.3399.3400.7420.8439.2440.9

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City-data.com crime index in Peoria, IL

Crime rate in Peoria detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 226 (207 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (11.7%), American (7.7%), Irish (5.0%), English (3.4%), European (2.0%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/13/1892

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 44.4 square miles.

Population density: 2,542 people per square mile   (average).

Peoria, Illinois map

9,703 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 2.3% Asia).

This city:

8.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,337 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,378 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (126.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

West Peoria, IL (1.4 miles ),
Peoria Heights, IL (1.6 miles ),
Bellevue, IL (2.0 miles ),
Norwood, IL (2.2 miles ),
East Peoria, IL (2.2 miles ),
Creve Coeur, IL (2.3 miles ),
Bartonville, IL (2.4 miles ),
Marquette Heights, IL (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 89.61 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Whiskeytown

Daytime population change due to commuting: +26,335 (+22.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 29,657 (64.6%)

Area code: 309

Distribution of median household income in Peoria, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Peoria, IL in 2017
Peoria satellite photo by USGS

Detailed articles:

Peoria tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 192 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 1998: 258 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 1999: 355 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2000: 401 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2001: 296 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2002: 352 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2003: 291 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2004: 318 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2005: 301 buildings, average cost: $194,400
  • 2006: 240 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2007: 306 buildings, average cost: $269,000
  • 2008: 233 buildings, average cost: $258,900
  • 2009: 132 buildings, average cost: $246,800
  • 2010: 146 buildings, average cost: $247,400
  • 2011: 143 buildings, average cost: $243,900
  • 2012: 220 buildings, average cost: $245,900
  • 2013: 147 buildings, average cost: $253,700
  • 2014: 51 buildings, average cost: $289,600
  • 2015: 49 buildings, average cost: $262,000
  • 2016: 39 buildings, average cost: $303,000
  • 2017: 32 buildings, average cost: $247,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Peoria, IL residents
Average permit cost in Peoria, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.3%
Illinois:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Peoria, IL
Historical housing units in Peoria, IL
Most common industries in Peoria, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Machinery (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (13.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.6%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Machinery (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Peoria, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (13.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (11.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Engineers (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Lawyers (5.7%)
  • Computer specialists (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Registered nurses (7.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3.8%)

Average climate in Peoria, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Peoria, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.8. This is about average.

City:

74.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 0.927. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.927
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.57
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Peoria-area historical tornado activity is slightly above 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 7.9 miles away from the Peoria city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/13/2004, a category F4 tornado 15.6 miles away from the city center injured 3 people.

Earthquake activity:

Peoria-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 181.8 miles away from Peoria 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 160.2 miles away from the city 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 212.9 miles away from Peoria 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 181.5 miles away from Peoria 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 63.1 miles away from Peoria center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 167.9 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 (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Peoria topographic map

Main business address for: CATERPILLAR INC (CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY & EQUIP), RLI CORP (FIRE, MARINE & CASUALTY INSURANCE).

Hospitals in Peoria:

  • ANDOVER (4636 WEST ANDOVER)
  • GEORGE A ZELLER MENTAL HLTH CTR (provides emergency services, 5407 NORTH UNIVERSITY AVE)
  • HART HOUSE (905 NORTHEAST PERRY STREET)
  • HARTRICK HOUSE (702 NORTHEAST MADISON STREET)
  • LYONS COURT (4405 WEST LYONS COURT)
  • METHODIST MED CTR OF IL HOSP S (221 NE GLEN OAK)
  • METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER OF ILLINOIS (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 221 N E GLEN OAK AVE)
  • OSF SAINT FRANCIS OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER (8800 ROUTE 91 NORTH)
  • PROCTOR HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 5409 N KNOXVILLE AVE)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 530 NE GLEN OAK AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Peoria:

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Amtrak station near Peoria:

  • 6 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: 5,152; Location: 1501 W Bradley Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bradley.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Methodist College (Full-time enrollment: 619; Location: 415 St. Mark Court; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.methodistcol.edu)
  • Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing (Full-time enrollment: 472; Location: 511 NE Greenleaf St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sfmccon.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Midstate College (Full-time enrollment: 453; Location: 411 W Northmoor Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.midstate.edu)
  • Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Peoria (Full-time enrollment: 149; Location: 602 W Glen Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tricociuniversity.com)
  • Regency Beauty Institute-Peoria (Full-time enrollment: 89; Location: 2601 West Lake Ave, Suite B-1A; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regency.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Peoria:

  • Illinois Central College (about 5 miles; East Peoria, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,158)
  • Heartland Community College (about 34 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Illinois State University (about 36 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 37 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 49 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Western Illinois University (about 60 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Black Hawk College (about 69 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)

Biggest public high schools in Peoria:

Private high schools in Peoria:

  • PEORIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 924, Location: 3506 N CALIFORNIA AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • PEORIA NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 790, Location: 5105 N SHERIDAN RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • KIEFER SCHOOL (Students: 120, Location: 404 N E MADISON AVE, Grades: 2-12)
  • ALETHEIA SCHOOL (Students: 36, Location: 7229 N KNOXVILLE AVE, Grades: PK-9)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 19, Location: 3510 W MALONE ST, Grades: 1-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Peoria:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Peoria:

  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 510, Location: 6001 N UNIVERSITY ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PHILOMENA SCHOOL (Students: 421, Location: 3216 N EMERY AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • PEORIA ACADEMY (Students: 316, Location: 2711 W WILLOW KNOLLS DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • HOLY FAMILY PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 208, Location: 2329 W RESERVOIR BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
  • CONCORDIA LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 194, Location: 2000 W GLEN AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • ST MARK SCHOOL (Students: 179, Location: 711 N UNDERHILL ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 178, Location: 1311 S FARADAY AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • DAARUL ULOOM (Students: 133, Location: 4125 W CHARTER OAK RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JUDE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 94, Location: 10811 N KNOXVILLE AVE, Grades: PK-4)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDRENS HOUSE OF PEORIA (Students: 56, Location: 3601 N NORTH ST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Peoria

Library in Peoria:

  • PEORIA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,644,535; Location: 107 NORTHEAST MONROE STREET; 941,768 books; 40,051 audio materials; 15,859 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 822 print serial subscriptions; 13 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The George A. Zeller Mental Health center has been defunct for several years. Illinois Central College is leasing the building currently as its ICC North Campus.
  • GEORGE A ZELLER MENTAL HLTH CTR (5407 NORTH UNIVERSITY AVE) is no longer a health care facility. It has been closed and is a campus of Illinois Central College. added by PatrickJ13
  • Limestone Community High School, on Garfield, Bartonville, Illinois.
  • Betty Frieden (author of "The Feminine Mystique", and catalyst to the women's feminist movement) was born in Peoria, IL on February 4, 1921 added by Emily C

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Peoria: Leo Donovan Golf Course (A), Salvation Army Camp (B), Camp Wokanda Boy Scout Camp (C), Detweiller Marina (D), Detweiller Golf Course (E), George Luthy Memorial Botanical Garden (F), Glen Oak Pool (G), Madison Municipal Golf Course (H), Union Station (I), South Park Pool (J), Tanglewood Shopping Cente (K), Willow Knolls Country Club (L), Exposition Gardens (M), Newman Golf Course (N), Madison Park Golf Course (O), Newman Golf Course (P), Mount Hawley Country Club (Q), Northmoor Municipal Golf Course (R), Kellogg Golf Course (S), Iowa Junction (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Campustown Shopping Center (1), Covington Square Shopping Center (2), Dominion Square Shopping Center (3), Evergreen Square Shopping Center (4), Forrest Hill Plaza Shopping Center (5), Fulton Plaza Shopping Center (6), Glen Plaza Shopping Center (7), Junction City Shopping Center (8), Metro Centre Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Peoria include: CATERPILLAR INC (A), RLI CORP (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Peoria include: Olivet Church (A), First Baptist Church of Peoria (B), First Church of Christ Scientist (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), Abundant Life Church (E), All Nation Pentecostal Church (F), All Saints Greek Orthodox Church (G), Apostolic Christian Church (H), Apostolic Missionary Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hawley Cemetery (1), Parkview Cemetery (2), Resurrection Cemetery (3), Springdale Cemetery (4), Swan Lake Memory Gardens (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Peoria Heights Reservoir (A), Charter Oak Village Lake (B), Charter Oak North Lake (C), Lake Lynnhurst (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Kickapoo Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Peoria include: Mount Hawley Park (1), Robinson Park (2), Detweiller Woods Nature Preserve (3), Forest Park Nature Preserve (4), Robinson Park Hill Prairies Nature Preserve (5), Peoria Stadium (6), Detweiller Park (7), Trewyn Park (8), Lindbergh Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: African American Hall of Fame Museum (309 South Dusable Street) (1), Daughters of the American Revolution-Peoria Chaptr (Museums; 611 Southwest Washington Street) (2), Glen Oak Zoo (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2218 North Prospect Road) (3), Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences (Planetariums; 1125 West Lake Avenue) (4), Amusement Devices of IL (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2606 North Knoxville Avenue) (5), Alexander Travel (Tours & Charters; 4700 North University Street Spc 66) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Courtyard Peoria (1928 West War Memorial Drive) (1), Best Western Signature Inn Peoria (4112 North Brandywine Drive) (2), Fairfield Inn Peoria (2002 West War Memorial Drive) (3), Hawthorne Inn (6906 North Stalworth Drive) (4), Four Seasons Mobile Home Community (1821 North Lancelot Place) (5), Avis Rent A Car D-T Holiday Inn City Center (500 Hamilton Boulevard Suite 4) (6), Health Solutions of North Peoria (5037 West American Prairie Drive) (7), Deluxe Motel (5712 North Knoxville Avenue) (8), Americinn - Peoria- Il (9106 N Lindbergh Dr) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: United States Government - Federal Courts-Central District- Official Court Repo (1500 Northeast Jefferson Avenue) (1), Peoria County - Chief Judge- Court Administrator (324 Main Street) (2), United States Government - Federal Courts-Central District- Bankruptcy C (100 Northeast Monroe Street) (3), Peoria County - Civil Process- Sheriff's Department- Court Security (324 Main Street) (4), Peoria County - Court Counseling (228 Northeast Jefrsn Avenue) (5), Peoria County - Chief Judge- Court Scheduling (324 Main Street) (6), Peoria County - Juvenile Court Services (324 Main Street) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Diane Ablonczy - Politician, Nancy Brinker - Founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Betty Friedan - Activist, Richard Pryor - (born 1940), comedian, Ray LaHood - Congressman, Joe Girardi - Baseball player, Frank Wead - Naval aviator, Robert H. Michel - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Harry Frazee - Theatre manager, Wayne A. Downing - Retired four-star Army general.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Peoria and their reported violations in the past:

REST AREA I-74W MACKINAW DELLS (Population served: 975, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
REST AREA I74E MACKINAW DELLS (Population served: 975, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-03-2010), St Site Visit (enforcement) (DEC-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-26-2010)
STREATOR BAPTIST CAMP -OFFICE WELL (Population served: 750, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
NSPOA CAMPGROUND (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
STARVED ROCK STATE PARK (94227) (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One minor monitoring violation
ROLLING OAKS OFFICE WELL (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ROLLING OAKS CAMPGROUND (113555) (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
LOST ARROW CAMPOMINIUM (Population served: 223, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Peoria that have no violations reported:

  • GRAND BEAR LODGE LLC #6 NORTH (Population served: 1,005, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GLENWOOD FARMS (711) (Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GRAND BEAR LODGE WELL #7 SOUTH (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LIVING SPRINGS CAMP (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ILLINI STATE PARK (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FISH N FUN CLUB (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HICKORY HILLS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GRAND BEAR LODGE LLC #1 SOUTH (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GRAND BEAR LODGE LLC #2 SOUTH (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MILLPOINT CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.0%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
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: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Peoria in 2010:

  • 2,096 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 200 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 138 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 121 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 85 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 73 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Peoria in 2000:

  • 2,607 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,261 people in nursing homes
  • 478 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 245 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 179 people in state prisons
  • 166 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 144 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 77 people in other group homes
  • 64 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 60 people in religious group quarters
  • 56 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 56 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 37 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 27 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 23 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 12 people in halfway houses
Arena or stadium:
  • Carver Arena. Bradley University.

Banks with most branches in Peoria (2011 data):

  • South Side Trust & Savings Bank of Peoria: 9 branches. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $668.3 mil, Deposits: $535.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Mid Illinois Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Peoria Main Branch, Knoxville Branch, Evergreen Square Krogers Branch, Sterling Plaza-Krogers Branch, Wisconsin Plaza Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Commerce Bank: Knoxville Avenue Facility, Northpoint Branch, Grand Prairie Branch, Peoria Main Branch. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • Busey Bank: Jefferson Avenue Branch, Sheridan Branch, Kumpf Branch, Route 91 Peoria Branch. Info updated 2010/01/25: Bank assets: $3,345.6 mil, Deposits: $2,767.4 mil, headquarters in Champaign, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: First Busey Corporation
  • Heartland Bank and Trust Company: Allen Road Branch, Peoria Branch, Technology Plaza Branch, West War Memorial Branch. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $1,943.8 mil, Deposits: $1,632.9 mil, headquarters in Bloomington, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Bancorp, Inc.
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Peoria Knoxville Branch, Peoria - Jefferson Branch, Peoria - Pioneer Parkway, Peoria - Brandywine Branch. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • FIRST MID-ILLINOIS BANK & TRUST, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Wardcliffe Branch, Adams Branch, Knoxville - Peoria Branch. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $1,492.8 mil, Deposits: $1,192.9 mil, headquarters in Mattoon, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc.
  • Heritage Bank of Central Illinois: Willow Knolls Branch at 3420 W Willow Knolls Drive, branch established on 1997/09/09; Peoria Branch at 3100 West Harmon Highway, branch established on 1964/10/14. 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.
  • 12 other banks with 14 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Peoria:

Marital status in Peoria, IL
  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Peoria:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Peoria
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Peoria:

(Peoria, Illinois Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Peoria, IL (based on Peoria County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Peoria County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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
This county:

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.69 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Peoria County:

9.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Peoria County:

28.2%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.9%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.4%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.0%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Peoria:

19.8%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Peoria:

11.6%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Peoria:

33.6%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

55.4%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Peoria:

79.1%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Peoria, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 213$1,985,718$111,8710$0
Firefighters 195$1,550,726$95,4290$0
Other and Unallocable 108$659,691$73,2991$901
Local Libraries 72$256,490$42,74822$13,820
Streets and Highways 43$250,243$69,83528$80,027
Financial Administration 33$197,448$71,7991$2,070
Police - Other 26$126,715$58,4840$0
Other Government Administration 23$107,683$56,1827$357
Judicial and Legal 8$54,409$81,6140$0
Fire - Other 7$36,715$62,9400$0
Totals for Government 728$5,225,838$86,14059$97,175

Peoria government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $20,737,000 ($183.70)
    Regular Highways: $9,428,000 ($83.52)
    Sewerage: $2,355,000 ($20.86)
    Police Protection: $569,000 ($5.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $319,000 ($2.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $163,000 ($1.44)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $37,838,000 ($335.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $30,917,000 ($273.89)
    Regular Highways: $23,692,000 ($209.88)
    General - Other: $17,938,000 ($158.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,189,000 ($63.69)
    Libraries: $7,091,000 ($62.82)
    Financial Administration: $2,996,000 ($26.54)
    Central Staff Services: $2,513,000 ($22.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,493,000 ($22.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,904,000 ($16.87)
    Parking Facilities: $1,554,000 ($13.77)
    General Public Buildings: $1,554,000 ($13.77)
    Sewerage: $1,113,000 ($9.86)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $49,313,000 ($436.85)
    Corporate Bonds: $47,719,000 ($422.73)
    Benefit Payments: $25,872,000 ($229.19)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $6,601,000 ($58.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,936,000 ($70.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,958,000 ($17.35)
    Libraries: $822,000 ($7.28)
    General - Other: $477,000 ($4.23)
    Sewerage: $137,000 ($1.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $64,928,000 ($575.18)

Peoria government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,401,000 ($56.70)
    Other: $5,754,000 ($50.97)
    Sewerage: $4,395,000 ($38.93)
    Parking Facilities: $2,579,000 ($22.85)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $3,512,000 ($31.11)
    From Other Governments: $25,000 ($0.22)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-574,000 ($-5.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,339,000 ($20.72)
    Other: $104,000 ($0.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,795,000 ($95.63)
    Interest Earnings: $664,000 ($5.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $52,498,000 ($465.07)
    Highways: $4,515,000 ($40.00)
    Other: $3,927,000 ($34.79)
  • Tax - Property: $31,564,000 ($279.62)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,944,000 ($194.40)
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,188,000 ($99.11)
    Other Selective Sales: $9,230,000 ($81.77)
    Other License: $2,685,000 ($23.79)

Peoria government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $196,335,000 ($1739.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $191,060,000 ($1692.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,870,000 ($353.20)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,595,000 ($306.47)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $7,045,000 ($62.41)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,660,000 ($32.42)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,385,000 ($29.99)

Peoria government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,464,000 ($92.70)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $128,522,000 ($1138.54)
    Total Federal Securities: $41,420,000 ($366.93)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,355,000 ($215.75)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,686,000 ($59.23)

5.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,968 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Tazewell County, IL  1.36% ($47,861 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.28% ($51,745)
from Woodford County, IL  0.22% ($61,162)


6.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($443 average AGI)
Peoria County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tazewell County, IL  1.53% ($49,964 average AGI)
to Woodford County, IL  0.30% ($62,538)
to Cook County, IL  0.29% ($53,310)
Businesses in Peoria, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI2Kmart1
AT&T1Kohl's1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kroger5
Ace Hardware2La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale2Lane Furniture3
AmericInn1LensCrafters1
American Eagle Outfitters2Little Caesars Pizza3
Ann Taylor1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's4Macy's1
Audi1Marriott3
AutoZone2Marshalls1
BMW1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Banana Republic1Maurices1
Barnes & Noble1Mazda1
Baskin-Robbins3McDonald's7
Bath & Body Works2Men's Wearhouse2
Baymont Inn1Menards1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motherhood Maternity3
Blockbuster1New Balance3
Budget Car Rental1New York & Co1
Buffalo Wild Wings2Nike11
Burger King2Nissan1
Burlington Coat Factory1Office Depot1
CVS5OfficeMax1
Cache1Old Navy1
Caribou Coffee1Olive Garden1
Carson Pirie Scott2Pac Sun1
Casual Male XL1Panda Express1
Catherines1Panera Bread2
Charlotte Russe2Papa John's Pizza2
Chevrolet2Payless2
Chico's1Penske1
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart1
Church's Chicken1Pier 1 Imports1
Circle K5Pizza Hut3
Clarks1Plato's Closet1
Cold Stone Creamery1Popeyes1
Coldwater Creek1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Comfort Suites1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack3
DHL1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen2Red Roof Inn1
Deb1Ruby Tuesday1
Decora Cabinetry1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dennys1SAS Shoes2
Domino's Pizza2SONIC Drive-In1
DressBarn1Sam's Club1
Dressbarn1Sears2
Dunkin Donuts4Sephora1
Eddie Bauer1Shoe Carnival1
Express1Sleep Inn1
Extended Stay America1Soma Intimates1
Famous Footwear2Spencer Gifts1
FedEx22Sprint Nextel4
Finish Line1Starbucks6
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Steak 'n Shake4
Foot Locker1Subway10
Ford1Super 81
GNC4T-Mobile6
GameStop3T.G.I. Driday's1
Gap1T.J.Maxx1
Gymboree1Taco Bell3
H&R Block4Talbots1
Hardee's3Target1
Hilton1Toyota1
Hobby Lobby1Toys"R"Us2
Holiday Inn3U-Haul2
Hollister Co.1U.S. Cellular10
Home Depot1UPS26
HomeTown Buffet1Vans4
Honda1Verizon Wireless2
Hot Topic1Victoria's Secret1
Hyundai1Volkswagen1
IHOP1Walgreens5
JCPenney1Walmart2
Jimmy John's2Wendy's1
JoS. A. Bank1Wet Seal1
Jones New York7Wingate1
Journeys1World Gym1
Justice2YMCA1
KFC3

Strongest AM radio stations in Peoria:

  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WPEO (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PEORIA, 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:

  • W278AE (103.5 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WIXO (99.9 FM; BARTONVILLE, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WSWT (106.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: BRADLEY UNIVERSITY)
  • WBNH (88.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WXMP (105.7 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • 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)
  • WFYR (97.3 FM; ELMWOOD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WPPY (101.1 FM; GLASFORD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WZPW (92.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: B&G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WPMJ (94.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, IL; Owner: KELLY COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WBYS-FM (107.9 FM; CANTON, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Peoria:

  • W67CW (Channel 67; PEORIA, IL; Owner: M.C. PRODUCTIONS)
  • 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.)
  • WAOE (Channel 59; PEORIA, IL; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • WMBD-TV (Channel 31; PEORIA, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W41BO (Channel 41; PEORIA, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Peoria fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 199Number of bridges
  • 3,389ft / 1,033mTotal length
  • $72,873,000Total costs
  • 2,974,700Total average daily traffic
  • 225,989Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,440,288Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Peoria, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 31900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 61930-1939
  • 71940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 351960-1969
  • 251970-1979
  • 261980-1989
  • 161990-1999
  • 582000-2009
  • 102010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Peoria, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Peoria)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 312 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Peoria, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 89 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 139 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 435 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Peoria)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Peoria)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 92 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 29 full and 3 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED420$101,839688$114,9592,069$126,876115$40,23917$428,097286$70,5681$92,930
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$78,74224$132,479141$109,16016$71,9460$016$68,3290$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED32$87,35659$92,629476$101,989124$27,6902$800,00043$72,1481$6,330
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN25$97,97851$124,122356$117,12718$62,0421$224,00018$63,2920$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$71,3986$153,75359$125,1014$51,0000$02$86,6450$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 32 tracts in Peoria, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED158$126,021154$136,4160$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED27$129,89027$142,0361$151,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$107,18316$134,0290$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$89,03010$164,7350$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$45,0000$01$45,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Peoria, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Peoria, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 567. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 790 took place in 2005, and the least - 55 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Peoria, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.7%), and Outside Fires (31.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Peoria, IL
    • 4,88850.7%Structure Fires
    • 3,01531.3%Outside Fires
    • 1,42814.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3153.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Peoria, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Peoria, Illinois:

  • Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette, 501 Main St, Peoria, Illinois 61602 , Phone: (309) 637-6500, Fax: (309) 672-2744
  • Manor Motor Lodge, 1500 N Knoxville, Peoria, Illinois 61603 , Phone: (309) 688-4194
  • Quality Inn, 4112 N Brandywine, Peoria, Illinois 61614 , Phone: (309) 685-2556, Fax: (309) 685-2556
  • Baymont Inn and Suites Peoria, 2002 W War Memorial Dr, Peoria, Illinois 61614 , Phone: (309) 686-7600, Fax: (309) 686-0686
  • Sunshine Inn, 2726 W Lake, Peoria, Illinois 61615 , Phone: (309) 688-7000
  • Red Roof Inn Peoria, 4031 N War Memorial Dr, Peoria, Illinois 61614 , Phone: (309) 685-3911, Fax: (309) 685-3941
  • Ho Jo Inn Peoria, 202 Ne Washington St, Peoria, Illinois 61602 , Phone: (309) 676-8961
  • Comfort Suites Peoria, 1812 W War Memorial Dr, Peoria, Illinois 61614 , Phone: (309) 688-3800
  • 14 other hotels and motels
All 22 fire-safe hotels and motels in Peoria, Illinois
Most common first names in Peoria, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,32275.0 years
Mary1,23879.4 years
William1,19274.3 years
Robert98471.4 years
James90271.5 years
Charles76774.8 years
George67575.8 years
Helen56180.0 years
Dorothy54578.5 years
Margaret53981.1 years
Most common last names in Peoria, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith55273.9 years
Johnson44475.2 years
Miller35476.9 years
Williams32371.5 years
Brown29572.5 years
Jones25474.2 years
Davis23375.9 years
Anderson22878.1 years
White18275.1 years
Thomas15572.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Peoria, IL
  • 85.4%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Peoria, IL
  • 54.7%Utility gas
  • 43.7%Electricity
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy


Peoria compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Peoria on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest racial income disparity between any two races with at least 2,000 householders"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the coldest winters (population 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 (61528) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 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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