Peoria Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Peoria is 110,915. 27.05% is under 18, while 17.91% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.90% of the population was five years old or younger, 27.05% were 18 years or younger and 29.65% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 53.78% female and 46.22% male.

Peoria Housing

According to the US Census, Peoria has 53,890 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Peoria was 93.11%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $124,500

Peoria Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 82.43% of Peoria's population. Residents of the city who were Asian Alone, made up 6.38% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Some Other Race Alone, constituting 3.75% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 2.55%

White Alone54.57%
Black Or African American Alone27.86%
Asian Alone6.38%
Some Other Race Alone3.75%
White Black Or African American2.55%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.37%

How Educated is Peoria

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 21.5% of Peoria residents had a bachelor's degree, while 17.2% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 38.70% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Peoria CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher89.3%
Some College Or Associates Degree43.7%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher33.5%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency23.5%
Bachelors Degree21.5%
Some College No Degree18.7%

Average Income in Peoria

The median household income in Peoria is $47,287. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $47,287.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $68,189 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $96,138.

A closer examination of the income groups of Peoria households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $35,000 and $49,999 (14.5%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (7.5%). 9.5% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$96,138
Nonfamily households$30,655