Peoria, IL

115,588 Population
48 square miles 2,408 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.9%
was 0.9%
Ranked 6th Highest in IL
Population Density
2,408
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
52.9%
was 55.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.7%
was 6.3%
Ranked 17th Highest in IL
Percent Under 18
23.9%
was 25.2%
Ranked 11th Highest in IL
Percent 65 and Over
14.5%
was 13.7%
Ranked 7th Highest in IL

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.3
was 7
Ranked 23rd Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
19.8%
was 19.6%
Ranked 15th Lowest in IL
Median Household Income
$46,547
was $49,121
Ranked 15th Highest in IL
Gini Income Distribution
 
51.4
52.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
12.1
was 13.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
665.1
was 676.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,832.3
was 3,807.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
54,037
was 54,111
Ranked 5th Highest in IL
Median Rent
$750
was $787
Ranked 17th Highest in IL
Total Building Permits
153
was 234
 
Occupied Housing Units
46,774
was 47,756
 
Homeownership Rate
55.1%
was 56.4%
Ranked 14th Highest in IL
Single Family Building Permits
147
was 220
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,120.4
was 1,122.2
Ranked 13th Highest in IL
Rental Vacancy Rate
25.7%
was 23.4%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IL
Multifamily Building Permits
6
was 14
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
Ranked 13th Highest in IL
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.9
was 4.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.3
was 2.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.7%
was 97.8%
Ranked 7th Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.5%
Ranked 8th Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 100%
Ranked 4th Highest in IL

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.7%
was 88.1%
Ranked 10th Highest in IL
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
35.2%
was 34.0%
Ranked 12th Highest in IL

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