East Peoria is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 22,561 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, East Peoria is the 105th largest community in Illinois.
East Peoria is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, East Peoria is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Peoria who work in office and administrative support (15.73%), sales jobs (8.37%), and healthcare (7.56%).
The education level of East Peoria citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.24% of adults in East Peoria have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in East Peoria in 2010 was $33,869, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,476 for a family of four. However, East Peoria contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call East Peoria home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Peoria residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in East Peoria include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in East Peoria is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.