East Peoria is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 23,080 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 (13.51%), sales jobs (11.57%), and management occupations (9.10%).
Also of interest is that East Peoria has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, East Peoria is worth considering.
In terms of college education, East Peoria is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.92% of adults 25 and older in East Peoria have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in East Peoria in 2010 was $27,719, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,876 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 Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in East Peoria is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.