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Peoria is a township in Franklin County, in the Kansas City metro area.
The latitude of Peoria is 38.616N. The longitude is -95.133W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 988 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 626.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Peoria demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66079 ZIP code.
25% of Peoria residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Peoria ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Peoria was $20,170, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Peoria residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Peoria, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $680.
Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Peoria political report.
The average commute time for Peoria workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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