Peoria, IL Demographics

The total population of Peoria is estimated to be 113,054 with 54,547 males (48.25%) and 58,507 females (51.75%). There are 3,960 more females than males in Peoria.
The median household income in Peoria was $57,902 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 722(1.23%) from $58,624 in 2020. This income is 77.61% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Peoria sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $72,827. Overall, the median household income for the city of Peoria stands at $55,955.
In Peoria, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $42,999 for males and $30,325 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $66,577 for males and $49,324 for females.
In Peoria, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $83,760, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $36,690.
In 2022, the population of Peoria was 111,021, a 0.76% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Peoria's population was 111,870, a decline of 0.87% compared to a population of 112,850 in 2020.
The median age in Peoria, IL is 35.6, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.62% were under the age of 15, 21.58% aged 15 to 29, 41.78% aged 30 to 64, 13.55% aged 65 to 84, and 2.48% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Peoria population: 58.74% are White, 26.69% are Black or African American, 0.22% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 6.46% are Asian, 0.01% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 2.13% are some other race and 5.76% are multiracial.