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East Peoria is a city in Tazewell County, in the Peoria metro area.
The latitude of East Peoria is 40.666N. The longitude is -89.58W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 463 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 22,428.
Sections below provide additional information and links about East Peoria demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tazewell County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Peoria-Pekin area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61610 ZIP code.
30% of East Peoria residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Peoria ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Peoria was $20,147, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of East Peoria residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in East Peoria, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $364. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $891.
Libraries in East Peoria include Fondulac District Library, Spring Bay ... View libraries
Tazewell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Peoria political report.
The average commute time for East Peoria workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in East Peoria between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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