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  PEOPLE OVERVIEW
  

The 2016 Peoria, Illinois, population is 115,070. There are 2,397 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Peoria, Illinois

The median age is 33.6. The US median is 37.4. 42.59% of people in Peoria, Illinois, are married. 10.83% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.36 people. 26.01% of people are married, with children. 26.11% have children, but are single.

Race in Peoria, Illinois

59.34% of people are white, 26.14% are black, 5.08% are asian, 0.42% are native american, and 0.27% claim 'Other'.

5.50% of the people in Peoria, Illinois, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 94.50% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLEPeoria, IllinoisUnited States
  Population  115,070321,418,820
  Population - 2010  113,853308,745,538
  Population - 2000  112,936285,036,114
  Population - 1990  113,504251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  1.38%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  1.89%12.76%
  Pop. Density  2,39791
  Land Area  483,531,905
  Water Area  2264,837
  Median Age  33.637.4
  Female Population  52.36%50.81%
  Male Population  47.64%49.19%
  ESTIMATED TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
  Age 0 to 4  7.34%6.36%
  Age 5 to 9  7.11%6.51%
  Age 10 to 14  6.79%6.59%
  Age 15 to 17  3.89%4.03%
  Age 18 to 20  5.31%4.35%
  Age 21 to 24  6.49%5.61%
  Age 25 to 34  14.83%13.47%
  Age 35 to 44  11.76%12.97%
  Age 45 to 54  11.89%14.09%
  Age 55 to 59  6.19%6.57%
  Age 60 to 64  5.08%5.72%
  Age 65 to 74  6.84%7.64%
  Age 75 to 84  4.17%4.26%
  Age 85 and over  2.32%1.85%
  RACE
  White  59.34%62.77%
  Black  26.14%12.24%
  Asian  5.08%4.95%
  Native American  0.42%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.00%0.16%
  Other  0.27%0.20%
  Two or More Races  3.24%2.13%
  Hispanic  5.50%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  94.50%83.10%
  FAMILY
  Households  47,286116,211,000
  Family Households  27,58676,958,100
  Non Family Households  19,70039,253,000
  Household Size  2.362.63
  Married Population  42.59%50.58%
  Single Population  57.41%49.42%
  Now Married  41.00%48.41%
  Married but Separated  1.59%2.17%
  Never Married  40.39%32.55%
  Widowed  6.19%5.95%
  Divorced  10.83%10.92%
  Married, w/children  26.01%31.68%
  Married, no children  37.86%41.44%
  Single, w/children  26.11%16.94%
  Single, no children  10.01%9.95%

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  PEOPLE COMMENTS
  
Suprisingly good mountain biking
For a city that 800 miles from the nearest mountain, Peoria has a surprising amount of quality single-track mountain bike trails. No drastic elevation changes for long... (read more)
Single white woman relocating to SW Peoria
Okay--what race of folks live in the lower West side of Peoria--say near the Lutheran Cemetary area? Yes, properties are cheap and spacious lots--how bad can it be for... (read more)
P-town
In the past we have had the highest violent crime rate per capita in the state of Illinois. Yes, even higher than Chicago's. The rate is declining, but it is still not a... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Peoria is...
The City of Peoria is a river town. It is located in the Illinois River Valley on the banks of the Illinois River - a deep channel commercial shipping lane this is also... (read more)
Peoria, Illinois
Small town living is the truth here in Peoria. Not too quick to move forward, Peoria is a nice place to raise a family. The anchor here is Caterpillar, which employs a... (read more)
Peoria - Pros/Cons
Pros: 1. Low cost of living and housing 2. Affordable place to live 3. Diverse economy 4. Good school system 5. Home to Bradley University and Caterpillar... (read more)
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