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People in Peoria, Illinois

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PeoplePeoria, ILUnited States
Population115,007308,035,306
Pop. Density2,39687
Pop. Change0.65%8.07%
Median Age3437.3
Households47,152116,716,292
Household Size2.362.58
Male Population47.62%49.27%
Female Population52.38%50.96%
Married Population37.84%47.02%
Single Population62.16%52.98%



Marital Status

The 2012 Peoria, IL, population is 115,007. There are 2,396 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Peoria, IL

The median age is 34. The US median is 37.3. 37.84% of people in Peoria, IL, are married. 13.13% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.36 people. 25.08% of people are married, with children. 21.71% have children, but are single.

Race in Peoria, IL

62.38% of people are white, 26.95% are black, 4.56% are asian, 0.31% are native american, and 5.80% claim 'Other'.

2.46% of the people in Peoria, IL, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 97.54% are non-hispanic).


Peoria People SperlingViews

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