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PeoplePeoria, ILUnited States
Population - 2010115,007308,745,538
Population - 2000114,095285,036,114
Population - 1990115,351251,960,433
Pop. 1990 to Now-0.52%22.69%
Pop. 2000 to Now0.58%8.46%
Pop. Density2,39088
Land Area48.0073,531,905.42
Water Area2.22264,836.79
Median Age33.737.2
Female Population52.17%50.83%
Male Population47.83%49.18%
Age 0 to 47.14%6.51%
Age 5 to 96.97%6.57%
Age 10 to 146.39%6.68%
Age 15 to 173.98%4.17%
Age 18 to 205.63%4.45%
Age 21 to 246.73%5.52%
Age 25 to 3414.81%13.32%
Age 35 to 4411.69%13.34%
Age 45 to 5412.13%14.44%
Age 55 to 596.08%6.37%
Age 60 to 645.10%5.48%
Age 65 to 746.54%7.12%
Age 75 to 844.53%4.25%
Age 85 and over2.27%1.78%
Native American0.42%0.82%
Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.17%
Two or More Races3.08%2.68%
Family Households27,02776,595,548
Non Family Households20,22938,631,254
Household Size2.332.61
Married Population42.23%51.40%
Single Population57.77%48.60%
Now Married40.62%49.23%
Married but Separated1.62%2.17%
Never Married40.16%31.83%
Married, w/children25.11%32.53%
Married, no children39.33%41.14%
Single, w/children25.68%16.88%
Single, no children9.89%9.45%

Marital Status

The 2014 Peoria, IL, population is 114,754. There are 2,390 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Peoria, IL

The median age is 33.7. The US median is 37.2. 42.23% of people in Peoria, IL, are married. 11.45% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.33 people. 25.11% of people are married, with children. 25.68% have children, but are single.

Race in Peoria, IL

63.94% of people are white, 26.61% are black, 4.65% are asian, 0.42% are native american, and 1.32% claim 'Other'.

4.96% of the people in Peoria, IL, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 95.04% are non-hispanic).

Peoria People SperlingViews

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