Pekin is a city located in Tazewell County Illinois. Pekin has a 2020 population of 31,427. It is also the county seat of Tazewell County. Pekin is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -7.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,017 in 2010.
The average household income in Pekin is $61,567 with a poverty rate of 15.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $671 per month, and the median house value is $104,000. The median age in Pekin is 39.7 years, 36.7 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pekinwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
98.17% of Pekin residents speak only English, while 1.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Pekin is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Pekin is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.39%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Pekin
99.23% of Pekin residents were born in the United States, with 81.82% having been born in Illinois. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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