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Population (year 2000): 112,936. Estimated population in July 2005: 112,685 (-0.2% change)
Males: 53,471 (47.3%), Females: 59,465 (52.7%)

Peoria County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $36,397 (year 2000)
Median house value: $85,400 (year 2000)

Peoria, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Peoria:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.3%)
  • Black (24.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (21.9%), Irish (12.2%), English (8.8%), United States (5.6%), Italian (3.1%), Swedish (2.2%).Illinois

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 44.4 square miles

Peoria,

For population 25 years and over in Peoria

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Peoria city

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

4.4% Foreign born (2.3% Asia, 0.9% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

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


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louis, MO St. (151.2 miles pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (153.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Peoria, IL West (2.2 miles Heights, IL Peoria (2.9 miles IL (4.7 miles Bellevue, Coeur, IL Creve (5.4 miles Peoria, IL East (5.7 miles IL (6.3 miles Norwood, IL Bartonville, (6.3 miles Heights, IL (7.2 miles Marquette


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

Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 89.61 W

Area code: 309


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.9%), Manufacturing (15.5%), Retail trade (11.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +29,310 (+26.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 35,485 (72.2%)

Crime in Peoria by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 12 9 8 14 9 14
    per 100,000 10.6 8.0 7.1 12.4 8.0 12.4
Rapes 146 144 180 157 180 121
    per 100,000 129.3 127.5 159.4 139.0 159.4 107.1
Robberies 388 359 380 345 380 343
    per 100,000 343.6 317.9 336.5 305.5 336.5 303.7
Assaults 572 552 437 536 437 523
    per 100,000 506.5 488.8 386.9 474.6 386.9 463.1
Burglaries 2,247 2,051 1,841 1,840 1,841 1,760
    per 100,000 1989.6 1816.1 1630.1 1629.2 1630.1 1558.4
Thefts 6,062 6,403 5,590 5,649 5,590 4,508
    per 100,000 5367.6 5669.6 4949.7 5001.9 4949.7 3991.6
Auto thefts 985 880 860 932 860 660
    per 100,000 872.2 779.2 761.5 825.2 761.5 584.4
690.5 668.3 622.2 634.7 623.1 554.5

Average climate in Peoria, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Peoria:

Peoria-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 111% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the Peoria city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/13/2004, a category 4 tornado 20.0 miles away from the city center injured 3 people.

Birthplace of: Richard Pryor - (born 1940), comedian, Dan Simmons - (born 1948), horror and science fiction writer, Jim Thome - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies, born: Aug 27, 1970), Shaun Livingston - NBA player (Los Angeles Clippers, born: Sep 11, 1985), Dan Fogelberg - (born 1951), singer, David Ogden Stiers - (born 1942), actor, Barry Hughart - fantasy author, Brian Randle - College basketball player (Illinois Fighting Illini), Daniel Ruffin - College basketball player (Bradley Braves), Jamar Smith - College basketball player (Illinois Fighting Illini).

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Peoria:
  • GEORGE A ZELLER MENTAL HLTH CTR (5407 NORTH UNIVERSITY AVE)
  • METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER OF ILLINOIS (221 N E GLEN OAK AVE)
  • PROCTOR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (5409 N KNOXVILLE AVE)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (800 NE GLEN OAK AVE)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Peoria:
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 8 miles; PEORIA, IL; ID: PIA)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 53 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; ID: BMI)
  • CAPITAL (about 62 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; ID: SPI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Peoria:
  • MOUNT HAWLEY AUXILIARY (about 5 miles; PEORIA, IL; ID: 3MY)
  • RAINBOW (about 6 miles; PEORIA, IL; ID: 7B1)
  • PEKIN MUNI (about 17 miles; PEKIN, IL; ID: C15)

Amtrak station near Peoria:
  • 7 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:

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
Sewerage 5 $19,216 $46,118 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 12 $49,928 $49,928 0 $0
Local Libraries 70 $206,822 $35,455 36 $18,596
Other and Unallocable 141 $574,568 $48,899 2 $2,724
Streets and Highways 68 $322,286 $56,874 0 $0
Health 17 $53,652 $37,872 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 8 $42,688 $64,032 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 233 $1,374,336 $70,781 0 $0
Other Government Administration 30 $122,636 $49,054 11 $13,452
Financial Administration 42 $235,092 $67,169 2 $584
Fire - Other 6 $18,994 $37,988 0 $0
Firefighters 191 $1,053,896 $66,213 0 $0
Police - Other 37 $115,668 $37,513 1 $406
Totals for Government 860 $4,189,782 $58,462 52 $35,762
Colleges/Universities in Peoria:
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,262; Location: 1501 W BRADLEY AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bradley.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • MIDSTATE COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 240; Location: 411 W NORTHMOOR RD; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.MIDSTATE.EDU)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER COLLEGE OF NURSING (FT enrollment: 114; Location: 511 NE GREENLEAF ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sfmccon.edu)
  • METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER OF ILLINOIS-SCHOOL OF NUR (FT enrollment: 107; Location: 221 NE GLEN OAK AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • PEORIA BARBER COLLEGE (Location: 1315 W. GARDEN ST; Private, for-profit)
  • LIFEPATH SCHOOL OF MASSAGE THERAPY (Location: 7820 N UNIVERSITY STE 110; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Peoria:
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 8 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; NORMAL, IL; FT enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; FT enrollment: 2,019)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; OGLESBY, IL; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 67 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 2,357)
Public high schools in Peoria:
  • RICHWOODS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,313; Location: 6301 N UNIVERSITY ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WOODRUFF HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,038; Location: 1800 NE PERRY AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PEORIA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,021; Location: 1615 N NORTH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MANUAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 833; Location: 811 S GRISWOLD ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PEORIA ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 839 W MOSS AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Peoria:
  • PEORIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 988; Location: 3506 N CALIFORNIA AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PEORIA NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 984; Location: 5105 N SHERIDAN AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • EL VISTA BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 41; Location: 6301 N SYLER STREET; Grades: KG - 12)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 23; Location: 3510 W MALONE ST; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Peoria:
  • ROOSEVELT MAGNET SCHOOL (Students: 610; Location: 1704 W AIKEN AVE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • LOUCKS-EDISON JR ACADEMY (Students: 569; Location: 2503 N UNIVERSITY ST; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • FRANKLIN-EDISON PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 559; Location: 807 W COLUMBIA TER; Grades: PK - 04)
  • WOODROW WILSON PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 474; Location: 1907 W FORREST HILL; Grades: PK - 04)
  • NORTHMOOR-EDISON PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 457; Location: 1819 W NORTHMOOR RD; Grades: KG - 04)
  • KELLAR PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 455; Location: 6413 MT HAWLEY RD; Grades: KG - 04)
  • GLEN OAK PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 455; Location: 809 E FRYE AVE; Grades: PK - 04)
  • TYNG PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 452; Location: 2212 W ANN ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • HINES PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 4603 N KNOXVILLE AVE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • VON STEUBEN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 405; Location: 801 E FORREST HILL; Grades: 05 - 08)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Peoria:
  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 539; Location: 6001 N UNIVERSITY AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PHILOMENA ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 484; Location: 3216 N EMERY AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY FAMILY PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 428; Location: 2329 W RESERVOIR BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CONCORDIA LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 2000 WEST GLEN AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST MARK SCHOOL (Students: 315; Location: 711 N UNDERHILL; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 223; Location: 1311 S FARADAY STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • LITTLE FRIENDS LEARNING CENTER (Students: 215; Location: 1715 W. ALTA RD.; Grades: PK - KG)
  • PRAISE AND LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (Students: 174; Location: 2400 W NORTHMOOR RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SAINT BERNARD SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 512 E KANSAS STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • FATHER JOHN SWEENEY SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 403 NE MADISON; Grades: 4 - 8)
Library in Peoria:
  • PEORIA P.L. (Operating income: $4,546,191; Location: 107 NE MONROE; 912,028 books; 55,536 audio materials; 10,152 video materials; 1,120 serial subscriptions)

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

Shopping Centers: Wisconsin Plaza Shopping Center (1), Windsor Square Shopping Center (2), Covington Square Shopping Center (3), Fulton Plaza Shopping Center (4), University Square Shopping Center (5), University Plaza Shopping Center (6), Pioneer Square Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Peoria include: Southern Valley Baptist Church (A), Abundant Life Church (B), South Side Church of the Nazarene (C), All Nation Pentecostal Church (D), All Saints Greek Orthodox Church (E), Anshai Emeth Synagogue (F), Apostolic Christian Church (G), Apostolic Missionary Church (H).

Cemeteries: Hawley Cemetery (1), Springdale Cemetery (2), Swan Lake Memory Gardens (3), Resurrection Cemetery (4), Parkview Cemetery (5).

Reservoirs: Charter Oak North Lake (A), Charter Oak Village Lake (B), Lake Lynnhurst (C), Peoria Heights Reservoir (D).

Creek: Kickapoo Creek (A).

Parks in Peoria include: Morton Park (1), Mount Hawley Park (2), Lincoln Park (3), Detweiller Park (4), Courthouse Square (5), Peoria Stadium (6), Pete Vonachen Stadium (7), Prospect Park (8), Roanoke-Randolph Street Historic District (9).

Post office: (A).  


Peoria compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
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.)
  • 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.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
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.)
  • 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)
  • WSWT (106.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, 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)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, 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.)
  • WZPW (92.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: B&G BROADCASTING, 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.)
TV broadcast stations around Peoria:
  • WHOI (Channel 19; PEORIA, IL; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF PEORIA, LLC)
  • W67CW (Channel 67; PEORIA, IL; Owner: M.C. PRODUCTIONS)
  • 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.)
  • WAOE (Channel 59; PEORIA, IL; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • W41BO (Channel 41; PEORIA, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)

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