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Income/capita 5%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 33%
IndexPeoriaIllinoisNational
Income per capita$28,316$31,502$29,829
Median household income$46,547$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$67,896$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,371$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$36,454$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$23,945$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level21.7%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Peoria is 5% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Peoria is 16% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Peoria is 33% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Peoria is 44% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $31,028$46,547$93,094
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Peoria median earnings by income bracket

      Peoria employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.0%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector22.4%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services3.2%3.8%
      Wholesale & retail services14.6%10.5%
      Public administration3.5%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%2.2%
      Education, health & social services16.9%44.0%
      Other26.8%25.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lake Camelot, IL1,890$104,35889%
      Dunlap, IL1,351$101,66784%
      Germantown Hills, IL3,491$98,46278%
      Heritage Lake, IL1,482$98,01977%
      Morton, IL16,343$73,26332%
      Peoria, IL115,990$46,54716%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fargo, ND115,950$48,06013%
      Provo, UT115,718$42,60023%
      El Monte, CA115,665$40,65427%
      Springfield, IL116,745$50,1919%
      Columbia, MO117,165$45,22118%
      Peoria, IL115,990$46,54716%
      Source: The Peoria, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).