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People

Total Population 4,453
Male Share of the Population 42.6%
Female Share of the Population 57.4%
Senior Citizens 19.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,393
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 45.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.6%
Median Earnings25+ $32,853
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,083
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,357

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,629
% Above Poverty Level 87.7%
% Below Poverty Level 12.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.8%
Median Gross Rent $782
Median House Value $93,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.2%
US/American 0%
English 9.6%
Irish 16.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

West Peoria Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles W of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 130 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Peoria
Metro Area Peoria - Pekin
Standard Zip Codes 61604
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.692
Longitude -89.627

West Peoria 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 3.4 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 18.5 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 34.3 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, West Peoria, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bellview (61604)

El Vista (61604)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bartonville 6,440 $59,244
Bellevue 1,576 $59,097
Creve Coeur 5,717 $46,023
East Peoria 23,225 $67,851

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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