Location Profile

Peoria, Illinois

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Peoria, Illinois
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Peoria, Illinois. A dedicated provider of comprehensive care for the area, the facility offers a full range of services for all ages. The facility has been recognized for the quality of its care and was the recipient of awards for orthopedics, safety, stroke care, and much more.

Community Overview

Situated halfway between Chicago and St. Louis on the Illinois River, Peoria is a great city with plenty of appeal for all in Illinois. A multiple All America City winner and recognized as great for families, Peoria and its surrounding communities have won acclaim for its amenities, food, entertainment, and education. This riverfront community feels like a small town yet nearly anything you want is within reach.

Peoria is ranked as one of the top 40 cities with the lowest cost of living and named one of the best places to retire. Whether it’s the area’s thriving food scene or the beautiful parks, there’s a universal appeal for Peoria. CityLink, the Greater Peoria transportation system, lets you see all of the sights, landmarks, and must-see stops with its bus system.

Learn more about Peoria at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Peoria is served by several public school districts. The largest is Peoria Public Schools District 150 and features 16 elementary schools, 15 middle schools, and 9 high schools. Among the district’s schools are charter academies, schools for gifted students, and a STEM school. Richwoods High School is ranked #50 in the US and in the top 1,700 by U.S. News and World Report Best High Schools. Although the district is large, students have a low-student teacher ratio of 14 to 1. A portion of Peoria is served by Dunlap Community Unit School District 323 and Limestone Community High School District #310. There are more 20 private schools in the area as well.

Click here to read more about public schools in Peoria.
Click here to read more about private schools in Peoria.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Peoria has a wealth of shopping opportunities, with charming boutiques, bustling shopping malls, and thriving shopping districts located throughout the area. From The Shoppes at Grand Prairie to the Northwoods Mall, there’s store for every type of shopping and for every budget. You’ll also find all of your favorite big box stores including Target, Walmart, and Aldi. Peoria also offers great performing arts venues and groups. View a production at Peoria Players Theatre, the longest continuously-running theatre in Illinois, and you’ll be treated to a world-class production. Corn Stock Theatre is another great option for live theatre in the area. As the only outdoor community theatre in the area, Corn Stock presents 5 shows each summer plus a selection of productions in the winter.

Peoria even includes a spectacular museum on the waterfront with must-see exhibits. The Peoria Riverfront Museum has rotating exhibits, permanent galleries, a giant screen theater, and a dome planetarium. Classes, workshops, and special events are also available to expand your learning opportunities. If you love art, be sure to visit the Contemporary Art Center of Peoria to see art exhibits, participate in classes, watch live comedy, and more. For a more simple night or day out, take in a movie at Willow Knolls 14 movie theatre, or one of the other cinemas in the area. Some other family-friendly options include a NERF battle space called Blue Falcon Battleground and multiple escape room adventures. Kartville is an amusement center with go-karts, ATVs, bumper boats, mini golf, and more, while Mr. Hawley Bowl & Castle Golf offers 18-hole mini golf and 24 bowling lanes.

If you want to have some indoor fun and skate, head to the Owens Recreation Center for year-round indoor ice skating. The Peoria Playhouse Children’s Museum is a hands-on learning and play place for ages 2 to 10 and is just one of the features of the Peoria Park District. The district includes 64 park sites with hiking trails, golf courses, tennis courts, sports fields, swimming pools, a zoo, and much more. If you’re looking for a wonderful place to spend a day, just pick one of the city’s local parks, pack a picnic, and enjoy the amenities. From the beautiful fall leaves to the budding spring blooms, the parks offer beautiful surroundings for reading, walking, hiking, and other outdoor fun.

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Crime Rate

Crime in the area is expected to take a downward turn over the next year, and Peoria is safer than nearly 10% of the rest of the country. The police department of Peoria has nearly 250 officers and is dedicated to preserving the safety of the city. With a thorough and engaged approach to crime prevention, the police have built a welcoming city that’s safe for families.

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