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Overview

Introduction to Creve Coeur, Illinois

Creve Coeur, Illinois, in Tazewell county, is 3 miles S of Peoria, Illinois and 131 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois. The village is considered part of the Peoria-Pekin metropolitan area.

Creve Coeur History

Tazewell County was formed out of Peoria County in 1827. It was named after the Governor of Virginia, Henry Tazewell.

Creve Coeur and nearby Attractions

  • Banner Marsh State Fish & Wildlife Area
  • Bishop Hill State Historic Site
  • Glen Oak Zoo
  • Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences

Things To Do In Creve Coeur

Local golf courses include the Bluegrass Creek Golf Course, the Hillcrest Golf Center, the Parkview Golf Course and the Fon du Lac Golf Course. Tazewell County has a number of parks and natural reserves as well, including Bennetts Terraqueous Gardens Nature Preserve, Birchwood Park, Bowen Lake Park and the East Peoria Pool and Recreation Area. Visitors The Glen Oak Zoo is located in nearby in Peoria.

Creve Coeur Transportation

Air transportation is available from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport.

Creve Coeur Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Bradley University, Illinois Central College and the Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing.

People

Total Population 5,652
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 11.9%
Employed Population 16+ 2,881
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 45.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,250
% Above Poverty Level 87.7%
% Below Poverty Level 12.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.2%
% Using Public Transportation 2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.4%
Median Gross Rent $762
Median House Value $83,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.2%
US/American 0%
English 13.6%
Irish 15.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Creve Coeur Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles S of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 131 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Tazewell
Metro Area Peoria - Pekin
Standard Zip Codes 61610
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.647
Longitude -89.591

Creve Coeur Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PEORIA GTR PEORIA AP
Distance 5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Station PRINCEVILLE
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 31.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bartonville 6,438 $59,976
East Peoria 23,137 $69,048

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Creve Coeur Public Libraries

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Creve Coeur P.l.d.
311 N. HIGHLAND
Creve Coeur, Illinois
(309) 699-7921

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Creve Coeur High Schools

TAZEWELL COUNTY SAFE SCHOOL
601 N RUSCHE
309-698-8034
A Non-traditional School
Serves 45 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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