Peoria metropolitan area, Illinois

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Map of Illinois highlighting the Peoria Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Peoria Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of five counties in Central Illinois, anchored by the city of Peoria. As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 379,186 (though a 2012 estimate placed the population at 380,447).[1] The City of Peoria, according to the estimated 2014 US Census Bureau, has 115,828 people.[2]



Historical population
Census Pop.
2019 (est.)400,5615.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Places with more than 100,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with 10,000 to 40,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with 2,500 to 10,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with 1,000 to 2,500 inhabitants[edit]

Places with fewer than 1,000 inhabitants[edit]

Unincorporated places[edit]


Combined Statistical Area[edit]

Components of the Peoria–Canton Combined Statistical Area.
  Peoria MSA
  Canton μSA

The Peoria–Canton Combined Statistical Area is made up of six counties in central Illinois. The statistical area includes one metropolitan area and one micropolitan area. As of the 2000 Census, the CSA had a population of 405,149 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 412,517).[4]

  • Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)
    • Peoria (Marshall, Peoria, Stark, Tazewell and Woodford counties)
  • Micropolitan Statistical Areas (μSAs)


As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 366,899 people, 143,607 households, and 98,299 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 88.54% White, 8.40% African American, 0.23% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 1.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.52% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $42,805, and the median income for a family was $50,756. Males had a median income of $38,135 versus $23,793 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $20,104.

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  1. ^ "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: 2010 to 2011 (CBSA-EST2009-01)". 2012 Population Estimates (CSV) |format= requires |url= (help). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2012-04-23. Missing or empty |url= (help)
  2. ^ "Peoria (city) QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau". Archived from the original on 2012-07-29. Retrieved 2015-10-19.
  3. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved April 12, 2020.
  4. ^ "Table 2. Annual Estimates of the Population of Combined Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-02)". 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2010-03-23. Archived from the original (CSV) on April 20, 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-26.
  5. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.