|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of West Peoria is 4,202. West Peoria, Illinois is the 5,313th largest city in the US.
The peak population of West Peoria was in 1990, when its population was 5,364. In 1990, West Peoria was the 3,870th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,313th largest city in the US. West Peoria is currently 21.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
West Peoria has shrunk 11.4% since the year 2000. West Peoria, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5310||Cold Spring, Minnesota||4,205||27.0%|
|5312||Springville, New York||4,204||-1.8%|
|5313||West Peoria, Illinois||4,202||-11.4%|
|5316||Cobleskill, New York||4,199||-7.4%|
|5318||Monte Vista, Colorado||4,194||-8.5%|
The total voting age population of West Peoria, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,571. The voting age population is 48.0% male and 52.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.1% of the residents of West Peoria are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of West Peoria are 77.0% White, 12.2% Black, 10.5% Two or more races and 0.3% Asian. Additionally, 0.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In West Peoria, 15.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.1%. On a per-household basis, 10.6% of families are below the poverty line in West Peoria.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.3% of West Peoria residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.8% of West Peoria residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.7% have a bachelor's degree and 6.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among West Peoria residents aged 5 and older, 2.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in West Peoria is 5.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In West Peoria, 7.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in West Peoria is $46,746.
In West Peoria, 75.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 24.6% of housing units in West Peoria.
Of all the housing units in West Peoria, 43.6% of them were build before 1940.
In West Peoria, 3.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in West Peoria is $756.
In West Peoria, 82.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.