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Peoria is a city in Maricopa County, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale metro area.
The community was named after Peoria, IL
The latitude of Peoria is 33.580N. The longitude is -112.236W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,142 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 127,580.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Peoria demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Maricopa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Phoenix area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 85303 ZIP code.
19% of Peoria residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Peoria ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Peoria was $22,726, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Peoria residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Peoria, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $791. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,100.
Libraries in Peoria include Peoria Public Library, Sunrise Mountain Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Peoria include Peoria Today
Maricopa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Peoria political report.
Peoria restaurants taking online reservations include Cucina Tagliani Italian Kitchen - Peoria ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Peoria workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 27 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Peoria between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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