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Peoria Heights
  • Suburb of Peoria, IL

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Peoria Heights is a suburb of Peoria with a population of 5,860. Peoria Heights is in Peoria County. Living in Peoria Heights offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Peoria Heights there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Peoria Heights and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Peoria Heights are above average.

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About Peoria Heights...
Population
5,860

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$82,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$731
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    296.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    191.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    34.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    435.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    383.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    313.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    43%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

Working in Peoria Heights

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$41,621
National
$62,843

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