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Overview
Population:378,886
Pop. Change:3%
State: Illinois
Metro Area:Peoria Metro Area
County:Peoria, Tazewell, ... 5 total
City:Peoria, Peoria City township, ... 137 total
Zip Code:61554, 61604, ... 65 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Peoria's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Peoria Metro Area

Profile: Mid-sized city  Location: North-central Illinois, 135 miles southwest of Chicago Elevation: 662 Time zone: Central Standard Time

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Interesting Facts about the Peoria, Illinois Metro Area

As of 2014, Peoria Metro Area's population is 378,886 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.27 percent.

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The median home cost in Peoria Metro Area is $106,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.20 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Peoria Metro Area's cost of living is 10.60% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Peoria Metro Area public schools spend $11,895 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.9 students per teacher in Peoria Metro Area.

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The unemployment rate in Peoria Metro Area is 7.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Peoria Metro Area jobs have Increased by 1.27 percent.


Ranked #36 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #51 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #260 Best Green Cities
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Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Peoria Metro Area's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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