City At A Glance

Peoria Civic Center

Quick Facts:

Population: 117,416
Median Household Income: $47,137
Average Work Commute: 15 Minutes
Median Home Price: $123,000

About Peoria, IL

Peoria, IL is located midway between St. Louis and Chicago in central Illinois, and is the largest urban center on the Illinois River. This three-time All American City is the world headquarters of Caterpillar, Inc., a growing  sustainable-energy industry and a  variety of higher education institutions  including Bradley University. Peoria is also known as a thriving arts community with plenty of downtown living options and has a culinary line up that includes several wineries attract both visitors and residents.