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Peoria has the 188th largest population in the United States. The population stayed the same from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Unemployment in the Peoria area is 6%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Peoria has the 116th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Peoria is below average at $49,640, and the median cost of a home in Peoria is $122,200, which is below the national average. 33% of workers in Peoria hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 88% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Peoria. 83% of Peoria workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Peoria spend an average of 17 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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Illinois Central College Perley Building
115 SW Adams, Suite 114A
Peoria, IL 61602

Career Center at Manual Talent Development HS.....

811 South Griswold
Peoria, IL 61605