Wage and COLI data
While wages fluctuate depending on the season, the cost of living is often dependent on long term factors that change irregularly. The first chart shows wages compared across Greater Peoria counties, while the bottom chart displays the cost of living in the Peoria MSA versus other comparable cities.
The map can be adjusted to display the vacancy rates or median housing values across ZIP codes in Illinois. Click on a ZIP code to see further breakdown of housing values in the bar chart on the right. (American Community Survey, 2011-2015).
Real Estate Data
Trends in real estate, including vacancies, sales, and costs, can be barometers for the health of a region. Below are statistics on real estate purchases and sales in Peoria MSA from 2014 to Q2 of 2017. (Peoria Area Association of Realtors, 2017)