Living in Pekin, IL

Demographics | Cost Of Living | Photos
Updated: 2020-03-10

Pekin SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
5
Affordability
9
Diversity
4
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
8

Pekin, IL Cost Of Living

88
Pekin's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Pekin, Illinois Info Snack

Pekin /pikn/ is a city in and the county seat of Tazewell County in the U.S. state of Illinois. Located on the Illinois River, Pekin is the largest city of Tazewell County and the second most populous municipality of the Peoria metropolitan area, after Peoria itself. As of the 2010 census, its population is 34,094. A small portion of the city limits extend into Peoria County. Pekin is the 13th-most populous city in Illinois outside the Chicago Metropolitan Area. It is the most populous municipality in the United States with the name Pekin.
Population
33,371
Unemployment
5.5%
Poverty
14.6%
Median Home
$106,300
Median Income
$51,775
Median Rent
$660

Pekin, IL Photos

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Rankings for Pekin in Illinois

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Map Of Pekin, IL

Population over time in Pekin

Year Population % Change
2017 33,371 -1.1%
2016 33,747 -0.8%
2015 34,003 0.3%
2014 33,905 -0.1%
2013 33,928 0.2%
2012 33,858 0.5%
2011 33,700 -0.2%
2010 33,758 0.1%
2009 33,733 -

Race / Ethnicity in Pekin

White
93.7% (31,271)
African American
2.2% (718)
American Indian
0.3% (95)
Asian
0.6% (188)
Hawaiian
0.0% (7)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.6% (550)
Hispanic
1.6% (542)
Race Pekin IL USA
White 93.7% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 2.2% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.6% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Pekin, Illinois

Less than $10,000
6.3% (211,871)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.9% (131,639)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.4% (347,114)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (411,492)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.1% (502,294)
$50,000 to $74,999
23.1% (770,617)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.9% (430,950)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.5% (349,276)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (104,494)
$200,000 or more
2.3% (77,350)
Income Pekin IL USA
Less than $10,000 6.3% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.9% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.4% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.1% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 23.1% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.5% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.3% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Pekin

Female
51.0% (17,022)
Male
49.0% (16,348)
Gender Pekin IL USA
Female 51.0% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Pekin for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,001)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (2,335)
High School / GED
36.0% (12,013)
Some College
25.0% (8,342)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (3,337)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (4,338)
Master's Degree
4.0% (1,334)
Professional Degree
1.0% (333)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (333)
Education Pekin IL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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