East Peoria, IL

East Peoria profile

Living in East Peoria

East Peoria is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 22,546 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, East Peoria is the 105th largest community in Illinois.

Unlike some cities, East Peoria isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in East Peoria are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, East Peoria is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Peoria who work in office and administrative support (15.27%), management occupations (7.85%), and sales jobs (7.43%).

Also of interest is that East Peoria has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of East Peoria citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.76% of adults in East Peoria have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in East Peoria in 2018 was $33,821, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,284 for a family of four. However, East Peoria contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call East Peoria home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Peoria residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in East Peoria include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in East Peoria is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.