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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).

  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%
  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%
  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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P-town - 4/25/2012
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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Peoria - 7/28/2010
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Peoria is... - 6/27/2010
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)

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