Population density (sq mi)2,40722891
Median age34.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%44%43%
Speak English89%77%79%
Speak Spanish5%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Peoria is 956% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Peoria is 9% lower than Illinois
  • In Peoria 60.78% of the population is White
  • In Peoria 26.47% of the population is Black
  • In Peoria 5.48% of the population is Asian

Compare Peoria, IL Demographics


      Peoria population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.38%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.01%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race4.71%2.34%3.06%
      Other race2.17%5.86%4.75%
      In Peoria, 5.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Peoria age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Peoria, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).