Peoria County, Illinois (IL)

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County population in 2012: 187,254 (85% urban, 15% rural); it was 183,433 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 33,708
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 16,807
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 49,297
Renter-occupied apartments: 25,278 (it was 23,436 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

33%

Land area: 620 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 302 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Peoria County: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Peoria County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (72.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (17.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.8%)
  • Asian alone (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Illinois median age:  36.0 years
Males: 90,247  (47.3%)
Females: 96,247  (52.7%)

Peoria County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Peoria County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,391 ($39,978 in 1999)

This county:

$49391
Illinois:

$56210

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $577 (lower quartile is $448, upper quartile is $705)
This county:

$577
State:

$772


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $124,200 (it was $85,300 in 2000)
Peoria:

$124,200
Illinois:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,600 - $194,900

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $152,178
Here:

$152,178
State:

$228,842

Townhouses or other attached units: $142,705
Here:

$142,705
State:

$200,693

In 2-unit structures: $111,640
Here:

$111,640
State:

$206,569

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $94,930
Here:

$94,930
State:

$240,302

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,621
Here:

$191,621
State:

$222,493

Mobile homes: $15,680
Here:

$15,680
State:

$36,193
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,125
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $454

Institutionalized population: 2,307
Peoria County, IL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 529 buildings, average cost: $235,000
  • 2008: 369 buildings, average cost: $243,700
  • 2009: 215 buildings, average cost: $243,600

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,939 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,457 (2.1%)

Peoria County household income distribution in 2009 Peoria County home values distribution Peoria County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.4%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.1% for Black residents, 26.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.3% for American Indian residents, 31.9% for other race residents, 32.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.4%
Peoria County:

17.4%
Illinois:

14.7%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.1% for Black residents, 25.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.3% for American Indian residents, 33.2% for other race residents, 32.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 36 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 37 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 27 years old, American Indian residents: 27 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 21 years old)

Area name: Peoria, IL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Peoria County is $471 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $586 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $755 a month.

Cities in this county include: Peoria, Peoria Heights, Bartonville, Chillicothe, West Peoria, Elmwood, Bellevue, Rome, Lake Camelot, Princeville.

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

2005 air pollution in Peoria County:

Carbon Monoxide: 3 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Lead: 0.03 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.087 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.077 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 31 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 75 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 14.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 36 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.004 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.023 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Peoria County: Maple Lane Country Club (A), Kingston River Terminal (B), Aspen Hills Ski Slope (C), Arrowhead Country Club (D), Peoria County Home (E), Bow Wood Glen Picnic Area (F), Prairie Lane Picnic Area (G), Red Fox Run Picnic Area (H), Timberlake Country Club (I), Turkey Hollow Picnic Area (J), Valley View Picnic Area (K), Apple Blossom Farm (L), Christ Orchard (M), Pine Grove Tree Farm (N), Gray Horse Farm (O), Orchard Mines (P), Peoria City - County Landfill (Q), Kramm (R), Peoria County Jail (S), Limestone Fire Department Station 5 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Four Winds Center Shopping Center (1), Lake of the Woods Plaza Shopping Center (2), Madison Park Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Peoria County include: Bethel Free Methodist Church (A), Charter Oak Church (B), Christ Church (C), Saint Peters Church (D), Copperas Creek Chapel (E), Cottonwood Church (F), Apostolic Tabernacle (G), Bartonville Baptist Church (H), Berea Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Campbell Cemetery (1), Ertley Cemetery (2), French Grove Cemetery (3), Hitchcock Cemetery (4), La Salle Cemetery (5), Lehigh Cemetery (6), Lutheran Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Pond Lily Lake (A), Meadow Lake (B), Kingston Lake (C), Devess Slough (D), Hollis Park Lake (E), Peoria Pool (F), Glenview Farms Lake (G), Lake Bloomington (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Coon Creek (A), Clark Branch (B), Blue Creek (C), Big Hollow Creek (D), Senachwine Creek (E), West Fork Kickapoo Creek (F), Rupp Run (G), Dickison Run (H), Deer Lick Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Peoria County include: Hickory Grove Park (1), Jubilee College Forest Nature Preserve (2), Rock Island Trail Prairie Nature Preserve (3), Root Cemetery Savanna Nature Preserve (4), Singing Woods Nature Preserve (5), Rocky Glen Park (6), Robert Rutherford Wildlife Sanctuary (7), Norwood Park (8), Leslie Rutherford Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Fulton County , Knox County , Marshall County , Stark County , Tazewell County , Woodford County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 12,443
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,825 (48% naturalized citizens)

Peoria County:

3.2%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,731
  • 1990 to 1994: 951
  • 1985 to 1989: 526
  • 1980 to 1984: 424
  • 1975 to 1979: 495
  • 1970 to 1974: 401
  • 1970 to 1974: 248
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,049

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.8%

Peoria County marital status for males Peoria County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Peoria County with a mortgage: 28,276 (2,394 second mortgage, 4,423 home equity loan, 154 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 15,727

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Peoria County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant30,685123
Catholic26,16520
Other22,27616
Mainline Protestant18,34356
Black Protestant3,48215
Orthodox3962
None85,147-
Peoria County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 36
Peoria County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
Peoria County:

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 159
This county:

8.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Peoria County:

9.4%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Peoria County:

28.2%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.9%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Peoria County:

Average size of farms: 299 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $87,015
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $294.15
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.42%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 18.80%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $73,967
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 80.47%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.96%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $80,623
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.79%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.12
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 13.89%
Corn for grain: 108237 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2254 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 90166 harvested acres
Vegetables: 4,024 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 64 acres

Tornado activity:

Peoria County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 3675354.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 30 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/14/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Peoria County-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 185.2 miles away from Peoria County 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 163.7 miles away from the county 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 216.2 miles away from the county 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 184.9 miles away from the county 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 County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 171.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


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

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

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (15%)
  • India (12%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Lebanon (6%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Vietnam (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Peoria County (%):

  • German (25%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • United States or American (9%)
  • English (9%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Peoria County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 69,628 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 8,041 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,454 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 7 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 7 (0%)
  • Railroad: 3 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 180 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 51 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 60 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,245 (3%)
  • Other means: 377 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,945 (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Peoria County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 2,607 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,776 people in nursing homes
  • 552 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 414 people in state prisons
  • 359 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 311 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 195 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 144 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 103 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 94 people in other group homes
  • 90 people in religious group quarters
  • 80 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 64 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 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

People in group quarters in Peoria County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 2,096 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,570 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 436 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 200 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 195 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 176 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 113 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 86 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 65 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 36 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,351.

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

Here:

5.49%
Illinois average:

4.45%


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

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

3.48% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($24,194 average AGI)
1.98% relocated from other states ($20,013 average AGI)
Peoria County:

1.98%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tazewell County, IL  1.32% ($34,650 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.28% ($37,812)
from Woodford County, IL  0.20% ($51,184)
from Fulton County, IL  0.19% ($35,215)
from McLean County, IL  0.16% ($44,085)
from Marshall County, IL  0.13% ($40,423)
from Knox County, IL  0.12% ($32,138)


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

Here:

5.92%
Illinois average:

4.96%


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

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.07%

3.49% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($24,784 average AGI)
2.39% relocated to other states ($24,085 average AGI)
Peoria County:

2.39%
Illinois average:

2.36%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tazewell County, IL  1.49% ($38,909 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.32% ($41,281)
to Woodford County, IL  0.25% ($52,554)
to McLean County, IL  0.18% ($42,941)
to Fulton County, IL  0.16% ($29,107)
to Knox County, IL  0.13% ($48,412)
to DuPage County, IL  0.08% ($54,793)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 14.5

Births per 1000 population in Peoria County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Peoria County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Peoria County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 29,343 (25,327 aged, 4,016 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.64
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 26898.66
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 585.470
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 110210.62

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1469.330
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1009.170
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 51.76
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 78.43

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.87

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 69.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 42.3
  • Other - 27.4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 108.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 42.3
  • Suffocation - 30.5
  • Poisoning - 28.2
  • Other - 7.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 181,515

Size of family households: 21,565 2-persons, 10,557 3-persons, 8,591 4-persons, 3,955 5-persons, 1,611 6-persons, 969 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 23,481 1-person, 4,011 2-persons, 628 3-persons, 296 4-persons, 84 5-persons, 30 6-persons, 15 7-or-more-persons.

27,448 married couples with children.
13,649 single-parent households (2,055 men, 11,594 women).

94.0% of residents of Peoria County speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,248,265,000 ($6843 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $158,154,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $454,205,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $237,128,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,416,000
Federal grants: $251,364,000
Federal procurement contracts: $144,810,000 ($109,002,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $149,342,000 ($38,535,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $39,391,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $73,506,000
Federal Government insurance: $89,981,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 13,753
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 9,408
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,441
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -6,685
Here -37 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Peoria County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 25.69 millions of gallons per day (71% from ground, 29% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 693
  • 2000 to 2004: 7,122
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,269
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,468
  • 1970 to 1979: 14,317
  • 1960 to 1969: 12,249
  • 1950 to 1959: 14,719
  • 1940 to 1949: 7,014
  • 1939 or earlier: 17,466
Rooms in houses/apartments in Peoria County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 12
  • 2 rooms: 260
  • 3 rooms: 924
  • 4 rooms: 5,327
  • 5 rooms: 10,896
  • 6 rooms: 10,929
  • 7 rooms: 8,472
  • 8 rooms: 6,120
  • 9+ rooms: 6,357
  • 1 room: 634
  • 2 rooms: 1,657
  • 3 rooms: 5,162
  • 4 rooms: 6,731
  • 5 rooms: 4,744
  • 6 rooms: 2,348
  • 7 rooms: 1,112
  • 8 rooms: 502
  • 9+ rooms: 546
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Peoria County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 91
  • 1 bedroom: 1,578
  • 2 bedrooms: 12,358
  • 3 bedrooms: 24,381
  • 4 bedrooms: 9,249
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,640
  • no bedroom: 929
  • 1 bedroom: 7,369
  • 2 bedrooms: 9,879
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,797
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,213
  • 5+ bedrooms: 249
Cars and other vehicles available in Peoria County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,899
  • 1 vehicle: 14,537
  • 2 vehicles: 22,893
  • 3 vehicles: 7,330
  • 4 vehicles: 1,965
  • 5+ vehicles: 673
  • no vehicle: 4,712
  • 1 vehicle: 12,141
  • 2 vehicles: 5,345
  • 3 vehicles: 951
  • 4 vehicles: 153
  • 5+ vehicles: 134

56% of Peoria County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Illinois.

Peoria County:

55.6%
State average:

58.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $66,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Peoria County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (84.1%)
  • Electricity (8.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.2%)
  • Utility gas (57.7%)
  • Electricity (38.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,643
Here:

17.3%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,268
Here:

13.3%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5,179
Here:

47.6%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Peoria County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $11,603,000
    General - Other: $11,328,000
    Health - Other: $10,144,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,749,000
    Regular Highways: $9,297,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,709,000
    Police Protection: $6,422,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,345,000
    Financial Administration: $2,079,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $422,000
    Solid Waste Management: $265,000
    General Public Buildings: $136,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $117,000
    Parking Facilities: $103,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $438,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,100,000
    Police Protection: $996,000
    Central Staff Services: $596,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $352,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $313,000
    General - Other: $307,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,280,000

Peoria County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $24,454,000
    Regular Highways: $3,209,000
    Parking Facilities: $279,000
    Solid Waste Management: $195,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $66,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,034,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,225,000
    Interest Earnings: $950,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $832,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,178,000
    All Other: $6,287,000
    Highways: $4,179,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,549,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,618,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,380,000
    Other License: $856,000
    Other Selective Sales: $284,000

Peoria County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,410,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,820,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,180,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $7,635,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,590,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $545,000

Peoria County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,801,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,635,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Peoria County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Peoria County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 48 full 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 ORIGINATED759$108,3701,436$138,0214,875$141,031273$57,25629$616,586472$79,3833$45,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$93,22645$159,400252$127,84932$65,4380$020$74,3501$40,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED68$98,118102$99,961957$117,879191$29,2152$800,00058$73,2417$65,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN46$106,54385$131,929716$136,48928$61,0361$224,00025$70,2400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$78,70010$142,600109$136,4595$42,8000$03$113,3330$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 41 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED305$142,826292$152,5410$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED51$148,98055$161,6181$151,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED37$119,91932$138,2811$31,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$153,28617$145,8240$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$45,0001$113,0001$45,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Peoria County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,54975.2 years
Mary1,41779.4 years
William1,40874.2 years
Robert1,14371.5 years
James1,02471.6 years
Charles91275.0 years
George81475.9 years
Helen65680.1 years
Dorothy63378.4 years
Margaret61780.9 years
Most common last names in Peoria County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith62874.6 years
Johnson53575.7 years
Miller40976.5 years
Williams36772.4 years
Brown33573.1 years
Jones28473.8 years
Davis26776.0 years
Anderson24777.8 years
White19475.0 years
Wilson18076.5 years
Businesses in Peoria County, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI2Kmart1
AT&T1Kohl's1
Ace Hardware3Kroger7
Advance Auto Parts2La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture3
Alco Stores1LensCrafters1
AmericInn1Little Caesars Pizza3
American Eagle Outfitters1Long John Silver's1
Ann Taylor1Lowe's1
Applebee's1Marriott3
Arby's4Marshalls1
Audi1MasterBrand Cabinets10
AutoZone2Mazda1
BMW1McDonald's12
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse1
Barnes & Noble1Menards1
Baskin-Robbins3Motherhood Maternity1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance4
Baymont Inn1New York & Co1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike5
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Budget Car Rental1Office Depot1
Buffalo Wild Wings1OfficeMax1
Burger King2Old Navy1
CVS8Olive Garden1
Cache1Panera Bread2
Caribou Coffee1Papa John's Pizza2
Carson Pirie Scott2Payless1
Casual Male XL1Penske1
Catherines1PetSmart1
Charlotte Russe1Pier 1 Imports1
Chevrolet3Pizza Hut5
Chico's1Plato's Closet1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Popeyes1
Circle K9Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Clarks1Quiznos1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack2
Coldwater Creek1Red Lobster1
Comfort Suites1Red Roof Inn1
Curves3Ruby Tuesday1
DHL2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dairy Queen4SAS Shoes2
Decora Cabinetry1SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys1Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza2Shoe Carnival1
DressBarn1Sleep Inn1
Dressbarn1Soma Intimates1
Dunkin Donuts4Sprint Nextel4
Eddie Bauer1Starbucks6
Extended Stay America1Steak 'n Shake4
Famous Footwear2Subway13
FedEx23Super 82
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile5
Ford1T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC3T.J.Maxx1
GameStop2Taco Bell4
Goodwill5Talbots1
H&R Block6Target1
Hardee's5Toyota1
Hilton1Toys"R"Us2
Hobby Lobby1True Value4
Holiday Inn3U-Haul3
Home Depot1U.S. Cellular12
HomeTown Buffet1UPS31
Honda1Verizon Wireless1
Hyundai1Volkswagen1
IHOP1Walgreens7
Jimmy John's2Walmart2
JoS. A. Bank1Wendy's1
Jones New York6Wingate1
Justice1World Gym1
KFC4YMCA1

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