In 2017, Ottawa-Peru, IL had a population of 151k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $54,830. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ottawa-Peru, IL declined from 151,503 to 150,541, a -0.635% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,873 to $54,830, a 5.7% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ottawa-Peru, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.9%), White (Hispanic) (6.89%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.76%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.14%). N/A% of the people in Ottawa-Peru, IL speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Ottawa-Peru, IL are Illinois Valley Community College (1,042 degrees awarded in 2017) and Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-La Salle (10 degrees).
The median property value in Ottawa-Peru, IL is $121,000, and the homeownership rate is 73.8%. Most people in Ottawa-Peru, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Ottawa-Peru, IL is 2 cars per household.