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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’s population is 5,448.

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 5,717
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 12.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,995
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 48.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.1%
Median Earnings25+ $27,299
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,089
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,691

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,023
% Above Poverty Level 86.3%
% Below Poverty Level 13.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 22%
Median Gross Rent $715
Median House Value $83,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.8%
US/American 0%
English 12%
Irish 14.1%

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 6,440 $59,244
East Peoria 23,225 $67,851
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TAZEWELL COUNTY SAFE SCHOOL
601 N RUSCHE
309-698-8034
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Serves 45 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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