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Peoria Quick Facts


  • Peoria is well known for being an All-American city.

  • Famous for the saying: "Will It Play In Peoria?"

  • Location: Central Illinois, located on the Illinois River, midway between Chicago and St. Louis.

  • County: Peoria

  • POPULATION:
    •  Peoria / City: 130,000

    • Peoria / County: 183,000

    • Metro-Area: 350,000+

  • Main Highways: Interstate 74 & Interstate 474

  • TOP EMPLOYERS:

    •  Caterpillar, Inc.

    •  Illinois Central College

    •  Keystone Steel & Wire Co.

    •  Methodist Medical Center

    •  OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

  • Median Income: $42,800/yr.





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posted Feb. 2nd, 2016 - 8:56am
Taylor Brown says:
I would like to see more facts on Peoria like when did Peoria become a city.

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