Peoria is a medium-size city in Arizona with a population of approximately 161,000. With an average age of just under 39, the city's population is middle-of-the-pack compared to other municipalities in Arizona, which has an average age of 38. The majority of residents own their homes in Peoria, and 28% of residents rent. The average rent for Peoria is $204 a month more than the state average.
Peoria has an average commute time of about 31 minutes, slower than the Arizona average of about 27 minutes. Many residents (41%) drive to work, while public transit isn't widely used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.
There are two primary industries in Peoria: retail and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 14% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, as 9% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. With an average annual income of about $82,000, Peoria workers bring in around $13,000 more than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. Fourteen percent of Peoria residents over the age of 25 have a Bachelor's degree, while 6% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate.