Latest Data (2017)
Population 112,883
Nationwide Rank 256

Quick Facts

Peoria, Illinois is the 256th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Peoria, Illinois is a city.

Peoria, Illinois is currently 1.8% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Peoria, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Peoria, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
246 Carlsbad, California 115,330 45.2%
247 Springfield, Illinois 114,868 2.3%
248 Temecula, California 114,327 66.4%
249 West Jordan, Utah 113,905 43.3%
250 Costa Mesa, California 113,825 3.9%
251 Miami Gardens, Florida 113,750 12.8%
252 Cambridge, Massachusetts 113,630 11.7%
253 College Station, Texas 113,564 64.8%
254 Murrieta, California 113,326 118.7%
255 Downey, California 113,092 5.2%
256 Peoria, Illinois 112,883 -0.1%
257 Westminster, Colorado 112,812 11.3%
258 Elgin, Illinois 112,456 18.4%
259 Antioch, California 111,674 21.9%
260 Palm Bay, Florida 111,657 40.2%
261 High Point, North Carolina 111,513 28.7%
262 Lowell, Massachusetts 111,346 5.8%
263 Manchester, New Hampshire 111,196 3.7%
264 Pueblo, Colorado 111,127 8.8%
265 Gresham, Oregon 111,053 22.5%
266 North Charleston, South Carolina 110,861 35.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
115 Aurora 200,965 39.0%
175 Joliet 148,462 37.1%
176 Naperville 147,682 14.1%
177 Rockford 147,051 -3.1%
247 Springfield 114,868 2.3%
256 Peoria 112,883 -0.1%
258 Elgin 112,456 18.4%
377 Waukegan 87,729 -0.7%
379 Champaign 87,432 24.0%
409 Cicero 82,552 -3.4%
443 Bloomington 77,934 18.6%
467 Arlington Heights 75,634 -1.1%
469 Bolingbrook 75,201 32.0%
471 Evanston 74,756 0.8%
478 Schaumburg 74,184 -1.4%
492 Decatur 72,174 -11.8%
521 Palatine 68,644 3.4%
575 Skokie 63,978 0.9%
646 Orland Park 58,765 14.2%
649 Des Plaines 58,193 1.9%
665 Tinley Park 56,668 15.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 112,883 256
2016 114,265 244
2015 115,070 241
2014 115,828 236
2013 116,513 232
2012 115,687 230
2011 115,310 227
2010 115,007 225
2009 115,520 219
2008 114,200 217
2007 113,726 220
2006 113,388 216
2005 112,921 215
2004 112,785 212
2003 112,588 210
2002 112,847 207
2001 112,705 208
2000 113,028 201
1990 113,822 164
1950 111,856 94
1940 105,087 86
1930 104,969 82
1920 76,121 91
1910 66,950 84
1900 56,100 67
1890 41,024 71
1880 29,259 67
1870 22,849 59
1860 14,045 65