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Population in 2012: 115,687 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.4%
 

Males: 55,335  (47.8%)
Females: 60,352  (52.2%)

Median resident age:  33.7 years
Illinois median age:  36.4 years

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

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,929 (it was $36,397 in 2000)
Peoria:

$40,929
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,379

Peoria city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $127,600 (it was $84,000 in 2000)
Peoria:

$127,600
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $158,464; Detached houses: $159,540; Townhouses or other attached units: $176,788; In 2-unit structures: $166,697; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $215,032; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $118,452; Mobile homes: $75,990

Median gross rent in 2012: $692.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 61525, 61528, 61602, 61603, 61604, 61605, 61606, 61614, 61615.

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  • White alone - 69,454 (60.4%)
  • Black alone - 30,705 (26.7%)
  • Hispanic - 5,628 (4.9%)
  • Asian alone - 5,214 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 3,505 (3.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 233 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 241 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 27 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Peoria: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.4%), Irish (11.8%), English (7.8%), United States (4.2%), Italian (3.5%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/13/1892

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 44.4 square miles.

Population density: 2,605 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Peoria:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Peoria city:

  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

5,690 residents are foreign born (2.1% Asia, 0.8% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

This city:  4.7%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 389 registered sex offenders living in Peoria, Illinois as of September 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Peoria to the number of sex offenders is 297 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,036 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,599 (2.1%)

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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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 89.61 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Whiskeytown

Daytime population change due to commuting: +26,840 (+23.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 36,480 (68.9%)

Area code: 309

Peoria household income distribution Peoria home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Peoria by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 9148914141716616231610
per 100,000 8.012.47.18.012.412.415.114.15.314.020.113.98.7
Rapes 14415718018012112378865997173325
per 100,000 127.5139.0159.4159.8107.2109.169.276.052.085.014.828.621.7
Robberies 359345380380343380386390327414519477324
per 100,000 317.9305.5336.5337.3303.8337.1342.5344.8288.0362.8453.0413.5281.0
Assaults 552536437437523528554474482624306288560
per 100,000 488.8474.6386.9387.9463.2468.4491.6419.1424.5546.8267.1249.7485.7
Burglaries 2,0511,8401,8411,8411,7601,8391,5901,2481,1971,6451,4601,7211,420
per 100,000 1816.11629.21630.11634.01558.81631.51411.01103.41054.21441.51274.51491.91231.7
Thefts 6,4035,6495,5905,5904,5084,8484,3953,5413,3433,4373,4363,4603,370
per 100,000 5669.65001.94949.74961.43992.74300.93900.33130.72944.23011.92999.42999.52923.1
Auto thefts 880932860860660783562427333374257267232
per 100,000 779.2825.2761.5763.3584.6694.6498.7377.5293.3327.7224.3231.5201.2
Arson 9210585851008950473462616552
per 100,000 81.593.075.375.488.679.044.441.629.954.353.256.345.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 711.5687.5678.0681.3596.7634.7568.7498.0428.9549.7458.3457.4426.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 236 (209 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Illinois average:

2.76

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Peoria, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.6%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Machinery (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Peoria-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 177% 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 significantly below Illinois state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.8 miles away from Peoria center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Peoria topographic 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.

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Peoria:

  • FMC - PEORIA DOWNTOWN (Dialysis Facility, 410 W ROMEO B GARRETT AVE.)
  • FMC - PEORIA NORTH (Dialysis Facility, 10405 N. JULIET COURT)
  • GENTIVA CERTIFIED HEALTHCARE CORP (Home Health Center, 7501 NORTH UNIVERSITY SUITE 118)
  • HOME BOUND HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, 7810 N UNIVERSITY)
  • METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER OF IL (Home Health Center, 221 N.E. GLEN OAK AVE. MAILING ADDRESS)
  • PROCTOR HOSP. DBA PROCTOR HM. (Home Health Center, 5409 N. KNOXVILLE AVENUE)
  • ST. FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (Home Health Center, 2265 W ALTORFER DR)
  • ANDOVER (Hospital, 4636 WEST ANDOVER)
  • GEORGE A ZELLER MENTAL HLTH CTR (Hospital, provides emergency services, 5407 NORTH UNIVERSITY AVE)
  • HART HOUSE (Hospital, 905 NORTHEAST PERRY STREET)
  • HARTRICK HOUSE (Hospital, 702 NORTHEAST MADISON STREET)
  • HUNTER HOUSE (Hospital, 505 NORTHEAST PERRY STREET)
  • LYONS COURT (Hospital, 4405 WEST LYONS COURT)
  • METHODIST MED CTR OF IL HOSP S (Hospital, 221 NE GLEN OAK)
  • METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER OF ILLINOIS (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 221 N E GLEN OAK AVE)
  • OSF HOSPICE (Hospital, 2265 WEST ALTORFER DRIVE)
  • OSF SAINT FRANCIS OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, 8800 ROUTE 91 NORTH)
  • PROCTOR HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 5409 N KNOXVILLE AVE)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 530 NE GLEN OAK AVE)
  • SOUTH FROSTWOOD (Hospital, 6010 NORTH FROSTWOOD)
  • APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN SKYLINES (Nursing Home, 7023 NORTH EAST SKYLINE DRIVE)
  • BEL-WOOD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 6701 WEST PLANK ROAD)
  • GOLF VIEW REHAB AND LIVING CTR (Nursing Home, 2308 WEST NEBRASKA AVENUE)
  • HEARTLAND OF PEORIA (Nursing Home, 5600 GLEN ELM DRIVE)
  • LUTHERAN HOME, THE (Nursing Home, 6901 NORTH GALENA ROAD)
  • MANOR COURT OF PEORIA (Nursing Home, 6900 NORTH STALWORTH)
  • PROCTOR J C ENDOWMENT HOME (Nursing Home, 2724 W RESERVOIR)
  • ROSEWOOD CARE CENTER OF PEORIA (Nursing Home, 1500 WEST NORTHMOOR ROAD)
  • SHARON HEALTH CARE WILLOWS (Nursing Home, 3520 NORTH ROCHELLE)
  • SHARON HEALTHCARE OAKS INC (Nursing Home, 3111 W RICHWOODS BLVD)
  • ST JOSEPH HOME OF PEORIA (Nursing Home, 2223 WEST HEADING AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Peoria, IL

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.

Local government website: www.ci.peoria.il.us/index.asp

Colleges/Universities in Peoria:

  • Bradley University (Full-time enrollment: 5,105; Location: 1501 W Bradley Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bradley.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing (FT enrollment: 290; Location: 511 NE Greenleaf St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sfmccon.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Midstate College (FT enrollment: 260; Location: 411 W Northmoor Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.midstate.edu)
  • Methodist College of Nursing (FT enrollment: 183; Location: 415 St. Mark Court; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mcon.edu)
  • Regency Beauty Institute-Peoria (FT enrollment: 88; Location: 2601 West Lake Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regencybeauty.com)
  • Tricoci University of Beauty Culture (FT enrollment: 42; Location: 602 W Glen Ave; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Peoria:

  • Illinois Central College (about 5 miles; East Peoria, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,496)
  • Heartland Community College (about 35 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 2,524)
  • Illinois State University (about 36 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,494)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 37 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,057)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 49 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Western Illinois University (about 60 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,446)
  • Black Hawk College (about 69 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 2,715)

Biggest public high schools in Peoria:

Private high schools in Peoria:

  • PEORIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 939; Location: 3506 N CALIFORNIA AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PEORIA NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 815; Location: 5105 N SHERIDAN RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • KIEFER SCHOOL (Students: 138; Location: 2130 N KNOXVILLE AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • EL VISTA BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 42; Location: 6301 N SYLER ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 23; Location: 3510 W MALONE ST; Grades: 2 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Peoria:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Peoria:

  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL (Students: 596; Location: 6001 N UNIVERSITY ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PEORIA ACADEMY (Students: 375; Location: 2711 W WILLOW KNOLLS RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PHILOMENA SCHOOL (Students: 370; Location: 3216 N EMERY AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY FAMILY PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 2329 W RESERVOIR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARK SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 711 N UNDERHILL ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 212; Location: 1311 S FARADAY AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CONCORDIA LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 2000 W GLEN AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF PEORIA (Students: 95; Location: 3601 N NORTH ST; Grades: PK - 3)
  • METHODIST FAMILY CHILD CARE (Students: 88; Location: 415 NE SAINT MARK CT; Grades: PK - TK)
  • LITTLE FRIENDS LEARNING CENTER (Students: 64; Location: 1715 W ALTA RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Peoria, map of school districts

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:

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Limestone Community High School, on Garfield, Bartonville, Illinois.

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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

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

 
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
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.1. This is about average.
City:

35.1
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.739. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.739
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.2. This is better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is significantly better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0222

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

STREATOR BAPTIST CAMP DRILLED (Population served: 750, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (MAY-01-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
NSPOA CAMPGROUND (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-22-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2002), St Intentional no-action (AUG-28-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
GLENWOOD FARMS (711) (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
STARVED ROCK STATE PARK (94227) (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1997 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (AUG-27-1997), St Intentional no-action (NOV-12-1997)
ROLLING OAKS CAMPGROUND (113555) (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-23-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2005)
WOODFORD COUNTY IZAAK WALTON (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (NOV-17-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (OCT-06-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1997 and DEC-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (NOV-05-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ILLINI STATE PARK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
HICKORY HILLS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUN-26-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-1999 and JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (APR-28-1999), St Intentional no-action (MAY-11-1999)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-1999 and JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUN-04-1999), St Intentional no-action (JUL-06-1999)

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

  • ROLLING OAKS OFFICE WELL (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LIVING SPRINGS CAMP (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LOST ARROW CAMPOMINIUM (Population served: 223, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RADNOR ROD AND GUN CLUB (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HI TIDE (703) (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KARTSVILLE (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FISH N FUN CLUB (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MONSANTO AGRONOMY CENTER (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GAMBER COVE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OAK RUN CAMPING AREA (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.1%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.7% for Black residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Peoria, IL

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

Peoria compared to Illinois state average:

Peoria, Illinois environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Peoria, Illinois:

  • Hotel Pere Marquette, 501 Main St, Peoria, IL 61602 , Phone: (309) 637-6500, Fax: (309) 637-6500
  • Manor Motor Lodge, 1500 N Knoxville, Peoria, IL 61603 , Phone: (309) 688-4194
  • Quality Inn, 4112 N Brandywine, Peoria, IL 61614 , Phone: (309) 685-2556, Fax: (309) 685-2556
  • Fairfield Inn By Marriott Peoria, 4203 North War Memorial Dr, Peoria, IL 61614 , Phone: (309) 686-7600, Fax: (309) 686-7600
  • Sunshine Inn, 2726 W Lake, Peoria, IL 61615 , Phone: (309) 688-7000
  • Holiday Inn Brandywine, 4400 N Brandywine Dr, Peoria, IL 61614 , Phone: (309) 686-8000, Fax: (309) 682-8237
  • Super 8 Motel Peoria, 4025 W War Memorial Dr, Peoria, IL 61614 , Phone: (309) 688-8074, Fax: (309) 688-8284
  • Red Roof Inn Peoria, 4031 N War Memorial Dr, Peoria, IL 61614 , Phone: (309) 685-3911, Fax: (309) 685-3941
  • 18 other hotels and motels
All 26 fire-safe hotels and motels in Peoria, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Peoria travel time to work - commute


Peoria mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Peoria:

(Peoria, Illinois Neighborhood Map)


Religion statistics for Peoria city (based on Peoria County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.76%
Here48.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents39.6%11.1%7.2%6.4%4.0%
Congregations10.6%14.4%5.6%5.0%5.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Muslim EstimateChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents4.0%3.4%2.8%2.8%18.7%
Congregations5.6%2.8%2.8%1.7%46.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 36
Here:

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.
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:
Here:

28.2%
State:

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

13.9%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 45$276,600$73,7602$1,804
Other Government Administration 32$144,289$54,10818$41,585
Judicial and Legal 8$50,226$75,3390$0
Police Protection - Officers 249$1,616,991$77,9270$0
Police - Other 39$136,091$41,8741$1,256
Firefighters 203$1,239,973$73,2990$0
Fire - Other 6$22,348$44,6960$0
Streets and Highways 73$379,189$62,3320$0
Health 18$63,125$42,0830$0
Sewerage 5$22,608$54,2590$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 12$58,744$58,7440$0
Local Libraries 76$243,338$38,42257$57,489
Other and Unallocable 150$676,014$54,0812$8,421
Totals for Government 916$4,929,536$64,57980$110,555

Peoria government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,274,000 ($54.23)
    General - Other: $3,137,000 ($27.12)
    Sewerage: $2,824,000 ($24.41)
    Central Staff Services: $2,087,000 ($18.04)
    Police Protection: $179,000 ($1.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $113,000 ($0.98)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $28,991,000 ($250.60)
    General - Other: $23,465,000 ($202.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,073,000 ($182.16)
    Regular Highways: $17,074,000 ($147.59)
    Libraries: $5,627,000 ($48.64)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,065,000 ($35.14)
    Central Staff Services: $3,739,000 ($32.32)
    Financial Administration: $3,504,000 ($30.29)
    Parking Facilities: $2,857,000 ($24.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,565,000 ($22.17)
    General Public Buildings: $1,765,000 ($15.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $81,000 ($0.70)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $106,920,000 ($924.22)
    Corporate Bonds: $20,910,000 ($180.75)
    Benefit Payments: $14,233,000 ($123.03)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $10,274,000 ($88.81)
    Withdrawals: $31,000 ($0.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,110,000 ($61.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $4,867,000 ($42.07)
    Central Staff Services: $2,021,000 ($17.47)
    Libraries: $544,000 ($4.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $55,604,000 ($480.64)

Peoria government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $17,901,000 ($154.74)
    Parking Facilities: $2,504,000 ($21.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $296,000 ($2.56)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $12,776,000 ($110.44)
    From Parent Local Government: $7,716,000 ($66.70)
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,578,000 ($22.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $3,335,000 ($28.83)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,417,000 ($46.82)
    Interest Earnings: $3,990,000 ($34.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $43,611,000 ($376.97)
    All Other: $6,617,000 ($57.20)
    Highways: $3,499,000 ($30.25)
  • Tax - Property: $24,698,000 ($213.49)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,931,000 ($189.57)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,456,000 ($73.09)
    Other Selective Sales: $8,004,000 ($69.19)
    Other License: $1,957,000 ($16.92)

Peoria government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $167,500,000 ($1447.87)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $115,335,000 ($996.96)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $99,485,000 ($859.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,320,000 ($409.03)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $25,720,000 ($222.32)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $23,382,000 ($202.11)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,338,000 ($20.21)

Peoria government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $57,628,000 ($498.14)
    Total Other Securities: $29,834,000 ($257.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $117,664,000 ($1017.09)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,382,000 ($202.11)

6.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($409 average AGI)
Peoria County:

0.19%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Tazewell County, IL  1.55% ($33,412 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.25% ($43,530)
from Fulton County, IL  0.21% ($33,345)


6.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($49,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,516 average AGI)
Peoria County:

0.12%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tazewell County, IL  1.81% ($39,334 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.36% ($40,317)
to Woodford County, IL  0.29% ($61,474)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Peoria fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 125
Total length: 1,483 meters (4,865ft)
Total costs: $64,314,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,064,559
Total average daily truck traffic: 117,328

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 6
  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 15
  • 1970-1979: 16
  • 1980-1989: 15
  • 1990-1999: 10
  • 2000-2009: 55
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: 236 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Peoria, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 121 (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: 372 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Peoria)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Peoria)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 149 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 689
  • Hazardous Condition: 432
  • Service Call: 18
  • Good Intent Call: 23

Incident types - Peoria


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

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
Businesses in Peoria, IL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware2Lane Furniture3
Aeropostale2LensCrafters1
AmericInn1Little Caesars Pizza3
American Eagle Outfitters2Long John Silver's1
Ann Taylor1Lowe's1
Applebee's1Macy's1
Arby's4Marriott3
AutoZone2Marshalls1
BMW1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Banana Republic1Maurices1
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 King2Office Depot1
Burlington Coat Factory1OfficeMax1
CVS5Old Navy1
Cache1Olive Garden1
Caribou Coffee1Pac Sun1
Carson Pirie Scott2Panda Express1
Casual Male XL1Panera Bread2
Catherines1Papa John's Pizza2
Charlotte Russe2Payless2
Chico's1Penske1
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart1
Church's Chicken1Pier 1 Imports1
Clarks1Pizza Hut3
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
Dunkin Donuts4Sears2
Eddie Bauer1Sephora1
Express1Shoe Carnival1
Extended Stay America1Sleep Inn1
Famous Footwear2Soma Intimates1
FedEx22Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel4
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks6
Foot Locker1Steak 'n Shake4
GNC4Subway10
GameStop3Super 81
Gap1T-Mobile6
Gymboree1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block4T.J.Maxx1
Hardee's3Taco Bell3
Hobby Lobby1Talbots1
Holiday Inn3Target1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us2
Home Depot1U-Haul2
HomeTown Buffet1U.S. Cellular10
Hot Topic1UPS26
IHOP1Vans4
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless2
Jimmy John's2Victoria's Secret1
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens5
Jones New York7Walmart2
Journeys1Wendy's1
KFC3Wet Seal1
Kmart1Wingate1
Kohl's1World Gym1
Kroger5YMCA1
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Peoria on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Mathematical science occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest real estate taxes percentage in 2005"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident in 2004 in $ (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident in 2004 in $ (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of residents living in poverty in 2007 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #26 (61602) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ethiopian first ancestries"
  • #32 (61614) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lebanese first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #40 (61528) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of South African first ancestries"
  • #72 (61615) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sierra Leonean first ancestries"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Caterpillar Inc. (23)
  • Anthony J. Grichnik (23)
  • John M. Spangler (20)
  • Patrick Opdenbosch (18)
  • Sridhar Deivasigamani (17)
  • Wade J. Robel (16)
  • Amit Jayachandran (14)
  • Randall T. Anderson (14)
  • Cory A. Brown (13)
  • Sivaprasad Akasam (13)

Total of 1357 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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