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Population (year 2000): 6,635. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,298 (-5.1% change)
Males: 3,214 (48.4%), Females: 3,421 (51.6%)

Peoria County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $32,161 (year 2000)
Median house value: $61,600 (year 2000)

Peoria Heights, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Peoria Heights:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.3%)
  • Black (3.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (25.9%), Irish (18.7%), English (13.2%), United States (10.3%), Dutch (3.4%), Italian (2.8%).Heights, Illinois

Elevation: 789 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Peoria

For population 25 years and over in Peoria Heights

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Peoria Heights village

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

2.1% Foreign born (1.3% Asia, 0.4% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -204 (-3.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Peoria, (2.9 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (150.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL Peoria, (2.9 miles Peoria, IL West (5.1 miles Peoria, IL East (5.6 miles View Gardens, IL (5.9 miles Bay Bay, IL Spring (6.5 miles Coeur, IL Creve (7.2 miles Hills, IL (7.5 miles Germantown IL (7.6 miles Bellevue,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 2 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $292,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $350,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $205,000

Latitude: 40.74 N, Longitude: 89.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 309

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.6%), Retail trade (14.7%), Manufacturing (12.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -933 (-14.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 345 (10.1%)

Crime in Peoria Heights by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 15.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 2 3 9 3 3
    per 100,000 75.4 30.1 45.2 135.6 45.2 45.2
Robberies 10 1 4 3 4 2
    per 100,000 150.7 15.1 60.3 45.2 60.3 30.1
Assaults 19 19 27 26 27 34
    per 100,000 286.4 286.4 406.9 391.9 406.9 512.4
Burglaries 79 62 50 49 50 40
    per 100,000 1190.7 934.4 753.6 738.5 753.6 602.9
Thefts 202 221 158 188 158 110
    per 100,000 3044.5 3330.8 2381.3 2833.5 2381.3 1657.9
Auto thefts 12 10 19 12 19 13
    per 100,000 180.9 150.7 286.4 180.9 286.4 195.9
352.2 299.6 288.5 325.7 288.5 253.8

Average climate in Peoria Heights, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Peoria

Peoria Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Peoria Heights city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/13/2004, a category 4 tornado 17.3 miles away from the city center injured 3 people.


Hospitals/medical centers near Peoria Heights:
  • GEORGE A ZELLER MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 2 miles; PEORIA, IL)
  • PROCTOR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; PEORIA, IL)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; PEORIA, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Peoria Heights:
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 10 miles; PEORIA, IL; ID: PIA)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 51 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; ID: BMI)
  • CAPITAL (about 63 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; ID: SPI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Peoria Heights:
  • MOUNT HAWLEY AUXILIARY (about 4 miles; PEORIA, IL; ID: 3MY)
  • RAINBOW (about 7 miles; PEORIA, IL; ID: 7B1)
  • PEKIN MUNI (about 20 miles; PEKIN, IL; ID: C15)

Amtrak station near Peoria Heights:
  • 10 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 employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1 $1,986 $23,832 1 $248
Other Government Administration 2 $5,291 $31,746 9 $2,652
Police Protection - Officers 12 $32,690 $32,690 0 $0
Streets and Highways 4 $10,552 $31,656 0 $0
Water Supply 5 $13,009 $31,221 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $9,131 $27,393 2 $1,979
Totals for Government 28 $72,659 $31,139 12 $4,880
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peoria Heights:
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 10 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; FT enrollment: 6,404)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; NORMAL, IL; FT enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; FT enrollment: 2,019)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; OGLESBY, IL; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 3,756)
Public high school in Peoria Heights:
  • PEORIA HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 199; Location: 508 E GLEN AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle school in Peoria Heights:
  • PEORIA HEIGHTS GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 623; Location: 500 E GLEN AVE; Grades: PK - 08)
Library in Peoria Heights:
  • PEORIA HEIGHTS P.L. (Operating income: $356,878; Location: 816 EAST GLEN AVENUE; 32,025 books; 633 audio materials; 598 video materials; 132 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Peoria Heights: Peoria Country Club (A), Peoria Heights Village Hall (B), Peoria Heights Library (C).

Churches in Peoria Heights include: Saint Thomas Church (A), Olivet Missionary Church (B), Galena Road Baptist Church (C), Peoria Heights Congregational Church (D).

Reservoir: Mulvaney Pond (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Funks Run (A).

Parks in Peoria Heights include: Woods Park (1), Illinois River State Fish And Wildlife Area (2), Bielfeldt Park (3), Hillside Park (4), Forest Park Nature Center (5).


Peoria Heights compared to Illinois state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Peoria Heights:
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPEO (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PEORIA, IL)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOAM (1350 AM; 1 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: KELLY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Peoria Heights:
  • WSWT (106.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • W278AE (103.5 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WIXO (99.9 FM; BARTONVILLE, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WXMP (105.7 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBNH (88.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: BRADLEY UNIVERSITY)
  • WPBG (93.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGLO (95.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WXCL (104.9 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPMJ (94.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, IL; Owner: KELLY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WZPW (92.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: B&G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFYR (97.3 FM; ELMWOOD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WPPY (101.1 FM; GLASFORD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WDQX (102.3 FM; MORTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WWCT (96.5 FM; FARMINGTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WRVP (98.5 FM; EUREKA, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Peoria Heights:
  • WHOI (Channel 19; PEORIA, IL; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF PEORIA, LLC)
  • WAOE (Channel 59; PEORIA, IL; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • WTVP (Channel 47; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS VALLEY PUB TELECOMM CORP)
  • WEEK-TV (Channel 25; PEORIA, IL; Owner: WEEK-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMBD-TV (Channel 31; PEORIA, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, L.L.C.)
  • W67CW (Channel 67; PEORIA, IL; Owner: M.C. PRODUCTIONS)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W41BO (Channel 41; PEORIA, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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