Peoria Tourism, Arizona

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Peoria /piˈɔːriə/ is a city in Maricopa and Yavapai counties in the State of Arizona. Most of the city is located in Maricopa County, while a tiny portion in the north is in Yavapai County. It is a major suburb of Phoenix. According to 2010 Census Bureau releases, the population of the city is 154,065. Peoria is currently the sixth largest city in Arizona for land area, and the ninth largest for population. It was named after Peoria, Illinois. The word "peoria" is a corruption of the Illini word for "prairie fire." It is the spring training home of the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners who share the Peoria Sports Complex. In July 2008, Money magazine listed Peoria in its Top 100 Places to Live.


Peoria in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. The nearest major city to Peoria is Phoenix. Take a short trip from Peoria and set some time aside to explore the Phoenix. Dotted with places like Desert Bontanical Garden, Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix Zoo; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Peoria, you'll have to take a flight to Phoenix; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Peoria are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Peoria*

  • Pollution Statistics in Peoria

    Know the pollution level of Peoria before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 57.55 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 52.72 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 43.33 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 22.02 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 46 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 45.11 (Moderate)
  • Peoria: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Peoria for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Peoria.

    • Burglary and Theft 61.18 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 44.41 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 56.58 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 47.6 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 51.01 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 63.18 (High)
    • Attacks 45 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 69.08 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.09 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 31.58 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.96 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 36.82 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 64.86 (High)
  • Living in Peoria - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Peoria is 157 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 44.66 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 53.97 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 59.74 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30.37 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 65.28 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 66.76 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.94 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 136.13 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Peoria

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Peoria

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.81 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.52 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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