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Peoria County, IL

Population 2005: 175,166
Square miles: 619.52
Metro area: Peoria


2000 CENSUS DATA
PEORIA COUNTY IL US
POPULATION
Number Number Number
Total population 183,433
Square miles (land) 619.52
Population per square mile 296.09 223.43 79.56
GENDER
Number Pct Pct Pct
Male 88,196 48.1 49.0 49.1
Female 95,237 51.9 51.0 50.9
AGE
Number Pct Pct Pct
15 or younger 38,457 21.0 21.8 21.4
16-24 26,645 14.5 14.0 13.9
25-44 50,606 27.6 30.6 30.2
45-64 41,744 22.8 21.5 22.0
65+ 25,981 14.2 12.1 12.4
Number Number Number
Average age (years) 37.11 35.81 36.22
RACE AND ETHNICITY
Number Pct Pct Pct
White 145,602 79.4 73.5 75.1
Black or African American 29,532 16.1 15.1 12.3
American Indian and Alaska native 411 0.2 0.2 0.9
Asian 3,041 1.7 3.4 3.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 51 0.0 0.0 0.1
Some other race 1,734 0.9 5.8 5.5
Two or more races 3,062 1.7 1.9 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 3,827 2.1 12.3 12.5
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

Note: Hispanic ethnicity is a separate data category from race. This number should not be added to race totals.


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