A brief overview of the City of Peoria can be found here. A series of Demographic Reports can by generated through Community Profile. If you are searching for data not posted on this page, please contact our office for assistance.

National Rankings

  • Peoria was named an All-America City in 1953, 1966, 1989, and 2013 by the National Civic League
  • Peoria ranks 167 among top 200 "Best Places for Business and Careers" in 2019 according to (2022).
  • US News ranks Peoria the 87th Best Place to Live while being the 11th Cheapest Place to Live. (2022)

Peoria Quick Facts

  • Population (City, 2020) - 113,250
  • Population (MSA, 2020) - 402,391
  • Labor Force (MSA, February 2022) - 168,055
  • Unemployment Rate (MSA, September 2021) - 4.6%
  • Median Household Income - $51,771
  • Cost of Living Index - 74.6
  • The Peoria MSA was the leading exporter of Machinery Manufacturing in the nation in 2018 at $6.3 billion.

Colleges & Universities in Peoria


To dynamically map the City or Peoria and obtain property information go to Peoria County Geographic Information System (GIS) Map. Information can be found utilizing GIS for Enterprise Zones, TIFs, districts, River's Edge Redevelopment Zone, and more. 

Partner Data Sources

Greater Peoria Zoom Prospector - Provides demographic and workforce information based on selected property.

US Census Quick Facts - US Census information abut the region and workforce. 

Data USA - Excellent occupational reference, sourcing data gathered from the Census Bureau.

Peoria County GIS - Web resource that provides tax, zoning, district information, TIFs, and more.

Location One (LOIS) - Searchable web database that has active Peoria sites and active Peoria buildings on it.