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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,532
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens13.8%
Employed Population 16+2,684
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married41.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.4%
Median Earnings25+$28,228
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,739
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,366

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,646
% Above Poverty Level85.9%
% Below Poverty Level14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone20.4%
Median Gross Rent$821
Median House Value$83,200

Ancestry

German24.5%
Irish13.9%
English13.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.8%
Italian2.7%
Canadian2.4%
French Except Basque2.4%
Polish1%
Scottish1%
Belgian0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
Swedish0.3%
Greek0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Bulgarian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Czech0.2%
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Creve Coeur Almanac

CategoryValue
County Tazewell County
Standard Zip Codes61610
Phone Area Codes309
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.64
Approximate Longitude-89.59

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)

StationPEORIA GTR PEORIA AP
Distance5 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationPRINCEVILLE
Distance22.2 miles
Jan Temp10 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 63 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 65 F
Annual Precip38.2 inches
StationMASON CITY 1 W
Distance31.5 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bartonville6,363$61,221
East Peoria22,962$73,729
Marquette Heights2,640$66,250
North Pekin1,446$60,938
Peoria115,424$63,669

Creve Coeur Public Libraries

Creve Coeur Public Library District
311 NORTH HIGHLAND STREET
Creve Coeur, Illinois
(309) 699-7921

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Creve Coeur Public Schools

Lasalle Elem School
300 N Highland St
ZIP: 61610
(309) 698-3605
Primary
Total Enrollment 349
Parkview Jr High School
800 Groveland St
ZIP: 61610
(309) 698-3610
Middle
Total Enrollment 280
Tazewell Academy
107 Riverview Dr
ZIP: 61610
(309) 698-8034
High
Total Enrollment 11
Tazewell County Safe School
107 Riverview Dr
ZIP: 61610
(309) 698-8034
Other
Total Enrollment 9

Creve Coeur Private Schools

Children Center Of Tazewell County
210 N Thorncrest Ave
ZIP: 61610
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
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