North Pekin, Illinois Population 2024

1,427

North Pekin is a city located in Tazewell County Illinois. North Pekin has a 2024 population of 1,427. North Pekin is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -3.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,473 in 2020.

The average household income in North Pekin is $86,587 with a poverty rate of 11.42%. The median age in North Pekin is 45.8 years: 44.6 years for males, and 47.5 years for females.

North Pekin Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of North Pekin was:

  • White: 95.62%
  • Asian: 2.03%
  • Two or more races: 1.29%
  • Black or African American: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,038.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.12% (-46)
The current population of North Pekin, Illinois is 1,427 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,473.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,55195.62%
Asian332.03%
Two or more races211.29%
Black or African American171.05%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

North Pekin Population by Race

North Pekin Population Pyramid 2024

North Pekin Median Age

45.8

Total

44.6

Male

47.5

Female

North Pekin Adults

There are 1,331 adults, (256 of whom are seniors) in North Pekin.

North Pekin Age Dependency

50.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Child Dependency Ratio

North Pekin Sex Ratio

Female79849.2%
Male82450.8%

North Pekin Population by Age

North Pekin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6752.486.713.3
Married3702.6697.62.4
Non Family1911.0880.119.9
Female903.8365.634.4
Male243.55050

2.75

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

86.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

North Pekin Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade695.61%
Associates Degree13410.89%
Bachelors Degree21517.48%
Graduate Degree282.28%
High School Graduate51541.87%
Less Than 9th Grade302.44%
Some College23919.43%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

North Pekin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North Pekin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1791,086235
Asian19150
Black17170
2+ Races15138

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 53.33%.

North Pekin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$53,750$0$125,246
Graduate Degree$62,500$54,583$0
High School Graduate$42,303$46,083$36,042
Less Than 9th Grade$10,114$11,818$0
Overall$45,029$46,281$41,705
Some College$48,043$50,625$35,000

$45,029

Average Earnings

$46,281

Average Male

$41,705

Average Female

North Pekin Earnings by Educational Attainment

North Pekin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

North Pekin Language

97.59% of North Pekin residents speak only English, while 2.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.84% of the population.

North Pekin Language

North Pekin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,54017111.1%
Asian331030.3%
Multiple21314.29%

11.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.46%

Male Poverty Rate

15.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Pekin

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Pekin is Asian, with 30.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Pekin is White, with 11.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.75%.

North Pekin Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.34%
High School9.32%
Bachelors or Greater5.76%
Some College4.56%

North Pekin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed30.56%
Female Unemployed25%
Female Employed9.36%
Male Employed4.05%

North Pekin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

North Pekin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$80,469$93,836
Households$76,076$86,587
Married Families$98,333$-999,999,999
Non Families$46,761$58,655

mean

median

Income by Household Type

North Pekin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

North Pekin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

North Pekin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

North Pekin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

North Pekin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

134

Number of Veterans

122

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War57
Vietnam40
First Gulf War28
Korea6
World War II0

North Pekin Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5434
65 to 7432
55 to 6430
18 to 3427
75+11

North Pekin Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White13210.43%
2+ Races210.53%

North Pekin Veterans by Race

North Pekin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Pekin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73%

Labor Force Participation

68.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

North Pekin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

North Pekin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

North Pekin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

86.68%

Born in North Pekin

97.97%

Native Born

2.03%

Foreign Born

0.8%

Non Citizen

1.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.97% of North Pekin residents were born in the United States, with 86.68% having been born in Illinois. 0.8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

North Pekin Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,371-11-0.8%
20281,382-11-0.79%
20271,393-12-0.85%
20261,405-11-0.78%
20251,416-11-0.77%
20241,427-12-0.83%
20231,439-8-0.55%
20221,447-12-0.82%
20211,459-14-0.95%
20201,473-75-4.84%
20191,548-6-0.39%
20181,554-15-0.96%
20171,569-8-0.51%
20161,577-12-0.76%
20151,589-31-1.91%
20141,620-10-0.61%
20131,63090.56%
20121,621140.87%
20111,607120.75%
20101,59500%

North Pekin Population by Year