Peoria (zip 61605), Illinois 

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Population

15,668

-3.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

9.0%

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Best Places to Live in Peoria (zip 61605), Illinois

Mid-sized city - North-central Illinois, 135 miles southwest of Chicago. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 61605 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Peoria, IL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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Cons
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What Bert Has To Say About Peoria Metro Area

Peoria is a pleasant, small community that is one of the oldest cities in the state. It is a business, industrial, and agricultural center known as the headquarters for Caterpillar, Inc. and the heavy-equipment industry. It is also home to the United States Agricultural Research Laboratory. Consistent with its mainstream Midwestern stereotype, life in Peoria is generally quiet. Downtown is clean and unremarkable but has some new entertainment venues, including a new museum center, civic center and high-rise residential units. The Illinois River waterfront is nice, and attractive older residential areas surround the city in the nearby hills.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Peoria County
Metro Area: Peoria Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Peoria
Zip Codes: Peoria (zip 61605)
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 662 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Peoria (zip 61605) is 9.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Peoria (zip 61605) jobs have increased by 1.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Peoria (zip 61605)'s cost of living is 31.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Peoria (zip 61605)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Peoria county remained moderately Democratic, 51.9% to 45.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Peoria (zip 61605)'s population is 15,668 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 3.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Peoria (zip 61605) is Real Estate: $33,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.0%.

SCHOOLS
Peoria (zip 61605) public schools spend $14,043 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13 students per teacher in Peoria (zip 61605). More Education



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Housing Market in Peoria

It's a good time to buy in Peoria. Home Appreciation is up 4.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Peoria is $33,300.

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