South Pekin, Illinois Population 2022

966
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South Pekin is a city located in Tazewell County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 966, it is the 694th largest city in Illinois and the 15089th largest city in the United States. South Pekin is currently declining at a rate of -1.53% annually and its population has decreased by -3.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 996 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, South Pekin has a population density of 1,878 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Pekin is $57,091 with a poverty rate of 10.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $761 per month, and the median house value is $82,000. The median age in South Pekin is 35.9 years, 35.3 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

South Pekin Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South Pekinwas:

  • White: 99.06%
  • Two or more races: 0.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of South Pekin, Illinois is 966 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 996.

South Pekin, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,05199.06%
Two or More Races100.94%
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South Pekin Population by Race

South Pekin Population Pyramid 2022

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South Pekin Median Age

35.1


Total

32.5


Male

36.1


Female

South Pekin Adults

There are 739 adults, (122 of whom are seniors) in South Pekin.

South Pekin Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.2

Child Dependency Ratio

South Pekin Sex Ratio

Female

555

52.31%

Male

506

47.69%

South Pekin Population by Age

South Pekin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Pekin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.4%20.6%
Male72.2%27.8%
All71.2%28.8%
Female63.1%36.9%
Non Family61.3%38.8%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Pekin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3752.8371.2
Married1753.4279.4
Male363.8172.2
Female842.7463.1
Non Family801.261.3

3.08

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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South Pekin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade142.21%
9th to 12th Grade477.41%
High School Graduate27843.85%
Some College17727.92%
Associates Degree9114.35%
Bachelors Degree182.84%
Graduate Degree91.42%
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South Pekin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Pekin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White62256127
2+ Races77
Hispanic55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.34%.

South Pekin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,800$42,059$27,125
Less Than 9th Grade$20,515$$20,735
High School Graduate$38,000$42,132$24,750
Some College$31,700$34,167$29,659
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,800

Average Earnings

$42,059

Average Male

$27,125

Average Female

South Pekin Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Pekin Language by Age

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South Pekin Language

99.09% of South Pekin residents speak only English, while 0.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

South Pekin Language

South Pekin Poverty by Race

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10.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.18%

Male Poverty Rate

11.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Pekin

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Pekin is White, with 10.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Pekin is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.08%.

South Pekin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.95%
High School13.31%
Some College5.97%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

South Pekin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.77%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed1.94%
Female Unemployed63.16%

South Pekin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Pekin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,490$61,459
Families$59,010$63,405
Married Families$63,281-
Non Families$37,115$47,213
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Income by Household Type

South Pekin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

South Pekin Married by Age and Sex

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South Pekin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

South Pekin Marital Status by Race

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South Pekin Marital Status

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61

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War24
Vietnam21
Korea
World War II

South Pekin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 343
35 to 5418
55 to 6412
65 to 7423
75+5

South Pekin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White587.92%
2+ Races342.86%
Hispanic5100.00%

South Pekin Veterans by Race

South Pekin Veterans by Education

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11.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Pekin Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

South Pekin Employment by Age

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South Pekin Employment by Race

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South Pekin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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86.24%

Born in South Pekin

99.53%

Native Born

0.47%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.53% of South Pekin residents were born in the United States, with 86.24% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

South Pekin Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,1460.00%
20111,131-15-1.31%
20121,116-15-1.33%
20131,101-15-1.34%
20141,086-15-1.36%
20151,071-15-1.38%
20161,056-15-1.40%
20171,041-15-1.42%
20181,026-15-1.44%
20191,011-15-1.46%
2020996-15-1.48%
2021981-15-1.51%
2022966-15-1.53%

South Pekin Population by Year