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Population (year 2000): 108,364. Estimated population in July 2005: 138,200 (+27.5% change)
Males: 52,058 (48.0%), Females: 56,306 (52.0%)

Maricopa County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $52,199 (year 2000)
Median house value: $127,000 (year 2000)

Peoria, AZ residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Peoria:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.9%)
  • Hispanic (15.4%)
  • Other race (7.1%)
  • Black (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (20.2%), Irish (12.4%), English (11.3%), Italian (6.4%), United States (5.6%), Polish (3.8%).Arizona

Elevation: 1142 feet

Land area: 138.2 square miles

Peoria,

For population 25 years and over in Peoria

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Peoria city

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

6.2% Foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 1.5% Europe, 1.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +57,028 (+111.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: AZ Glendale, (6.0 miles travel.Yahoo.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (14.7 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: City, AZ Sun (3.2 miles AZ (5.5 miles Youngtown, Mirage, AZ El (6.0 miles AZ Glendale, (6.0 miles City West, AZ Sun (7.4 miles AZ Surprise, (10.0 miles Park, AZ (12.7 miles Litchfield AZ (13.8 miles Tolleson,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1848 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 1997: 2309 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 1998: 3300 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 1999: 2939 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2000: 2806 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2001: 1752 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2002: 1452 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2003: 1544 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2004: 2271 buildings, average cost: $128,300

Latitude: 33.65 N, Longitude: 112.25 W

Peoria, Arizona business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.8%), Retail trade (13.1%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -29,857 (-27.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,971 (14.1%)

Crime in Peoria by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002
Murders 4 3 0
    per 100,000 3.7 2.8 0.0
Rapes 27 22 34
    per 100,000 24.9 20.3 31.4
Robberies 45 73 64
    per 100,000 41.5 67.4 59.1
Assaults 189 242 184
    per 100,000 174.4 223.3 169.8
Burglaries 1,180 1,102 955
    per 100,000 1088.9 1016.9 881.3
Thefts 2,780 3,018 3,439
    per 100,000 2565.4 2785.1 3173.6
Auto thefts 725 872 1,201
    per 100,000 669.0 804.7 1108.3
293.4 322.7 341.5

Average climate in Peoria, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Peoria,

Peoria-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/14/1971, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Peoria city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1968, a category 2 tornado 14.5 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Kyle Kosier - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Nov 27, 1978).


Hospitals/medical centers near Peoria:
  • WALTER O BOSWELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; SUN CITY, AZ)
  • THUNDERBIRD SAMARITAN HOSP & HLTH CTR (about 6 miles; GLENDALE, AZ)
  • HEALTHSOUTH VALLEY OF THE SUN (about 7 miles; GLENDALE, AZ)

Political contributions by individuals in Peoria, AZ

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Peoria:
  • LUKE AFB (about 12 miles; GLENDALE, AZ; ID: LUF)
  • PHOENIX SKY HARBOR INTL (about 23 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; ID: PHX)
  • WILLIAMS GATEWAY (about 49 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; ID: IWA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Peoria:
  • GLENDALE MUNICIPAL (about 10 miles; GLENDALE, AZ; ID: GEU)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY (about 11 miles; PEORIA, AZ; ID: P48)
  • PHOENIX DEER VALLEY (about 13 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; ID: DVT)

Amtrak stations near Peoria:
  • 12 miles: PHOENIX NORTHWEST (PHOENIX, 8101 BLACK CANYON FWY.) - Bus Station. Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: PHOENIX (401 W. HARRISON ST.) - Bus Station. Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Transit 7 $25,122 $43,066 3 $2,963
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $7,474 $89,688 1 $1,190
Parks and Recreation 77 $300,748 $46,869 219 $79,678
Other and Unallocable 47 $175,336 $44,766 4 $3,254
Local Libraries 16 $66,387 $49,790 23 $15,275
Judicial and Legal 27 $128,140 $56,951 6 $5,590
Sewerage 12 $47,506 $47,506 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 42 $169,559 $48,445 1 $1,220
Streets and Highways 57 $255,921 $53,878 1 $2,450
Fire - Other 17 $81,243 $57,348 0 $0
Firefighters 95 $482,154 $60,903 0 $0
Police - Other 43 $167,604 $46,773 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 156 $833,821 $64,140 0 $0
Other Government Administration 92 $441,682 $57,610 21 $15,012
Financial Administration 98 $456,232 $55,865 8 $10,532
Water Supply 69 $280,516 $48,785 4 $5,469
Totals for Government 856 $3,919,444 $54,945 291 $142,633
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peoria:
  • ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY-WEST (about 6 miles; Glendale, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,334)
  • GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; GLENDALE, AZ; FT enrollment: 9,981)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 13 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,165)
  • GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,207)
  • UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE INC (about 13 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,091)
  • PHOENIX COLLEGE (about 16 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,911)
  • PARADISE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,410)
Public high schools in Peoria:
  • PEORIA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,750; Location: 11200 N 83RD AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SUNRISE MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,305; Location: 21200 N 83RD AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,048; Location: 14388 N 79TH AV; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 624; Location: 14388 N. 79TH AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PEORIA ACCELERATED HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 571; Location: 8885 W PEORIA AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PEORIA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 436; Location: 11200 N. 83RD AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SKYLINE WEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 17667 N. 91ST AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DESERT POINTE ACADEMY (Students: 125; Location: 7785 W. PEORIA AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Peoria:
  • COYOTE HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,466; Location: 21180 NORTH 87TH AVENUE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • FRONTIER ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,424; Location: 21258 N. 81ST AVENUE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • COUNTRY MEADOWS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,344; Location: 8409 N. 111TH AVE.; Grades: KG - 08)
  • SUN VALLEY SCHOOL (Students: 1,022; Location: 8361 N 95TH AVE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • APACHE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,021; Location: 8633 W. JOHN CABOT ROAD; Grades: PK - 08)
  • DESERT HARBOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,008; Location: 15585 N. 91ST AVENUE; Grades: PK - 08)
  • ALTA LOMA SCHOOL (Students: 976; Location: 9750 N 87TH AVE; Grades: PK - 08)
  • PASEO VERDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 936; Location: 7880 W GREENWAY RD; Grades: PK - 08)
  • COTTON BOLL SCHOOL (Students: 902; Location: 8540 W. BUTLER DRIVE; Grades: PK - 08)
  • SANTA FE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 898; Location: 9880 N 77TH AVE; Grades: KG - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Peoria:
  • MONTESSORI KINGDOM OF LEARNING (Students: 204; Location: 13111 NORTH 94TH DRIVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • KINDER CARE LEARNING CTR #1219 (Students: 105; Location: 6835 W PEORIA AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HOPE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 42; Location: 14403 NORTH 75TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Peoria:
  • PEORIA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,781,268; Location: 8463 WEST MONROE; 167,543 books; 3,613 audio materials; 5,772 video materials; 195 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Peoria: Agua Fria Steam Plant (A), Peoria Substation (B), Lake Carl Pleasant (C), Lake Pleasant Inn (D), Country Meadows Golf Course (E), Peoria Town Hall (F), Maricopa County Community Services (G), Greenway Sports Complex (H).

Shopping Centers: Arrowhead Mall (1), Pueblo Plaza Shopping Center (2), Plaza de Alamos Shopping Center (3), Wagoner Plaza Shopping Center (4).

Reservoirs: Bobs Tank (A), Caterpillar Tank (B), Lake Pleasant (C), Lower Lake (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Coles Wash (A), Morgan City Wash (B), Garfias Wash (C), Skunk Creek (D), Weir Wash (E), Cottonwood Creek (F), Humbug Creek (G), Castle Creek (H), French Creek (I).

Parks in Peoria include: Varney Park (1), Braewood Park (2), Murphy Park (3), Central Park (4), Lake Pleasant Regional Park (5).

Post office: (A).  


Peoria compared to Arizona state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Peoria:
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGME (910 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMYL (1190 AM; 5 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: INTERSTATE B/C SYSTEM OF AZ, INC.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KKNT (960 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KASA (1540 AM; 10 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASA RADIO HOGAR, INC.)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXEG (1280 AM; 3 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF ARIZONA, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Peoria:
  • KOMR (106.3 FM; SUN CITY, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KMLE (107.9 FM; CHANDLER, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLNZ (103.5 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNAI (88.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: NATIONAL FARM WORKERS SERVICE CENTER)
  • K205CI (88.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KBAQ (89.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • K248AL (97.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)
  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZON (101.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFR (92.3 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESZ (99.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOOL-FM (94.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJZZ (91.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KFLR-FM (90.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYOT-FM (95.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMXP (96.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPHF (88.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Peoria:
  • K43GV (Channel 43; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: TELEVISION APOGEO DE PHOENIX, LLC)
  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K55EH (Channel 55; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • KPHO-TV (Channel 5; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPPX (Channel 51; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: AMERICA 51, L.P.)
  • KUTP (Channel 45; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPNX (Channel 12; MESA, AZ; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSAZ-TV (Channel 10; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KSAZ LICENSE, INC.)
  • K25DM (Channel 25; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KDMA CHANNEL 25, INC.)

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