Peoria County , Illinois

Peoria County: County in Illinois, United States of America

Peoria County locator map
Location of Peoria County on Illinois map.

About

Peoria County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population was 186,494 and a population density of 114 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 179,179 inhabitants. Its county seat is Peoria. The county was created 196 years ago in 1824.

Geography

Peoria County is located at 40°47'17"N 89°45'36"W (40.7880800, -89.7599900). It has 5 neighbors: Fulton County, Knox County, Marshall County, Stark County and Woodford County.

Peoria - Downtown from Caterpillar  Courthouse Square  First National Bank and Savings Tower image
Peoria - Downtown from Caterpillar Courthouse Square First National Bank and Savings Tower

The largest city of Peoria County is North Peoria with a population of 113,004. Other cities include, Peoria population 110,417, West Peoria population 4,445, Elmwood population 2,011 and Rome population 1,618. See all Peoria County cities & populated places.

Weather

Peoria County forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. more

Peoria - Downtown from Caterpillar  Courthouse Square  First National Bank and Savings Tower image

Peoria County map

Peoria County Quick Facts

Population : 179,179 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
Area : 1634 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.8%
Land as percent of area : 98.2%
Named for : Peoria tribe
Altitude : 620 feet / 189 meters
Capital : Peoria
Establishment : January 01, 1825
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:09:24 (5th August 2021)
Density : 110 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -4.08% (2010-2019)
Weather : 83℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Peoria County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Peoria County decreased by 4.08% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 186,494 - census
2011 186,754 0.14% estimation process
2012 187,317 0.3% estimation process
2013 188,643 0.7% estimation process
2014 187,512 -0.6% estimation process
2015 186,481 -0.55% estimation process
2016 185,043 -0.78% estimation process
2017 182,525 -1.38% estimation process
2018 180,620 -1.05% estimation process
2019 179,179 -0.8% estimation process

Comitatul Peoria, Comte de Peoria, Comté de Peoria, Condado de Peoria, Condado han Peoria, Contea di Peoria, Hrabstwo Peoria, Okrug Piorija, Peoria, Peoria Comitatus, Peoria Kun, Peoria Kūn, Peoria konderria, Peoria megye, Peorija, Piorija, Quan Peoria, Quận Peoria, mqatʿt bywrya, pi ao li ya xian, pi'oriya ka'unti, piolia gun, pioria jun, Округ Пиорија, Пеория, Піорія, Փեորիա շրջան, مقاطعة بيوريا, پیوریا کاؤنٹی, پیوریا کاؤنٹی، الینوائے, পিওরিয়া কাউন্টি, ピオリア郡, 皮奥里亚县, 피오리아 군

People born in Peoria County (6)

People born in Peoria County, including politician Charles J. Colden, political consultant Michael Connell, United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Matthew Bickford, you can see a list of people who born in Peoria County.

  • Mary Emma Holmes (American suffragist)
  • Mary Alvie Hail (American newspaper editor (1856-1934))
  • Frank L. Engle (American artist)

Peoria County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Peoria County.

City Name Population Title
North Peoria 113,004 City in Peoria County, Illinois, United States of America
Peoria 110,417 County seat of Peoria County, Illinois, United States
Chillicothe 8,193 Civil township in northeast Peoria County, Illinois
Kickapoo 6,914 Township in Peoria County, Illinois
Bartonville 6,113 Village in Peoria County, Illinois
Peoria Heights 5,779 Village in eastern Peoria County, Illinois
West Peoria 4,445 City in Peoria County, Illinois
Bellevue 2,049 Village in Illinois, United States
Elmwood 2,011 City in Peoria County, Illinois, United States
Hollis 1,818 Township in Peoria County, Illinois
Princeville 1,672 Township in Peoria County, Illinois
Rome 1,618 Unincorporated census-designated place in Illinois, United States
Dunlap 1,448 Village in Illinois, USA
Hanna City 1,192 Human settlement in United States of America
Akron 1,029 City in United States of America
Trivoli 984 Civil township in western Peoria County, Illinois

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