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Map of Illinois highlighting the Peoria Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Peoria Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of five counties in Central Illinois, anchored by the city of Peoria. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 366,899 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 371,206).[1]





Places with more than 100,000 inhabitants

Places with 10,000 to 40,000 inhabitants

Places with 2,500 to 10,000 inhabitants

Places with 1,000 to 2,500 inhabitants

Places with fewer than 1,000 inhabitants

Unincorporated places

  • Laura
  • Lawn Ridge
  • Leeds
  • Lombardville
  • Lowpoint
  • Mardell Manor
  • Modena
  • Monica
  • Mossville
  • North Hampton
  • Oak Hill
  • Oak Ridge
  • Orchard Mines
  • Pattonsburg
  • Pottstown
  • Renchville
  • Rome Heights
  • Saratoga Center
  • Saxton
  • Smithville
  • South Rome
  • Southport
  • Speer
  • Spires
  • Tuscarora
  • Vets Row
  • Vonachen Knolls
  • West Hallock
  • Wilbern
  • Woodford


Combined Statistical Area

Components of the Peoria-Canton Combined Statistical Area.      Peoria MSA      Canton μSA

The Peoria–Canton Combined Statistical Area is made up of six counties in central Illinois. The statistical area includes one metropolitan area and one micropolitan area. As of the 2000 Census, the CSA had a population of 405,149 (though a July 1, 2006 estimate placed the population at 407,572).[2]

  • Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)
    • Peoria (Marshall, Peoria, Stark, Tazewell and Woodford counties)


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 366,899 people, 143,607 households, and 98,299 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 88.54% White, 8.40% African American, 0.23% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 1.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.52% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $42,805, and the median income for a family was $50,756. Males had a median income of $38,135 versus $23,793 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $20,104.

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