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East Peoria is a city in Tazewell County, in the Peoria metro area.

The latitude of East Peoria is 40.666N. The longitude is -89.58W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 463 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 22,428.


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Median household income
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$41,538
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our East Peoria demographic reports
East Peoria is on the Illinois River
Nearby parks & recreation: Fort Crevecoeur State Park
Colleges and universities: Illinois Central College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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30% of East Peoria residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Peoria ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Peoria was $20,147, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of East Peoria residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in East Peoria, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $364.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $891.


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Libraries in East Peoria include Fondulac District Library, Spring Bay ... View libraries

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Tazewell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Peoria political report.

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The average commute time for East Peoria workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in East Peoria between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in East Peoria include Hampton Inn East Peoria, Holiday Inn Express East Peoria, Motel 6, Stoney Creek Inn - East Peoria, Super 8.

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