About Peoria, Illinois
The heart of the region, Peoria is home to the largest population, employers, and attractions in the Greater Peoria area. With a heritage in manufacturing, innovation, and health care, Peoria is connected to the workings of the rest of the globe.
Living in Peoria looks like anything you want it to, from downtown lofts, to historic districts of unique homes, to cultivated suburban drives. Dine downtown or in Peoria’s shopping districts. Spend the day at the zoo, Children’s Playhouse, or the Peoria Riverfront Museum. Shop major retailers and unique local boutiques. Peoria offers big-city amenities with a relaxed, mid-sized city pace.
Population: 115,828 (2014)
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*The circle size in the map above corresponds with the population of that city.