When it comes to Millenials (18-34 yr olds) buying homes, Peoria Ranks #5 amoung 200 of the largest cities in the USA.  Millenial home ownership rates in Peoria  increased 8.0% over a 10 year period, from 26.9% to 34.9% between 2006 to 2015.  For the USA, the rate dropped 6.0%, from 40% to 32% over the same period.  See the report here https://smartasset.com/mortgage/where-are-millennials-buying-homes-2017-edition.