South Pekin, Illinois Population 2024

957

South Pekin is a city located in Tazewell County Illinois. South Pekin has a 2024 population of 957. South Pekin is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -3.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 988 in 2020.

The average household income in South Pekin is $71,344 with a poverty rate of 14.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in South Pekin is 36.2 years, 34.2 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

South Pekin Demographics

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

  • White: 97.41%
  • Black or African American: 1.4%
  • Two or more races: 1.2%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,860.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.14% (-31)
The current population of South Pekin, Illinois is 957 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 988.

South Pekin, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White97797.41%
Black or African American141.4%
Two or more races121.2%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

South Pekin Population by Race

South Pekin Population Pyramid 2024

South Pekin Median Age

36.2

Total

34.2

Male

36.7

Female

South Pekin Adults

There are 722 adults, (123 of whom are seniors) in South Pekin.

South Pekin Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

South Pekin Sex Ratio

Female49449.25%
Male50950.75%

South Pekin Population by Age

South Pekin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3512.8679.520.5
Married1653.2887.312.7
Non Family701.1654.345.7
Female663.2490.99.1
Male503.327426
showing: 5 rows

3.06

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Pekin Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

South Pekin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Pekin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 81.82%.

South Pekin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,333

Average Earnings

$60,809

Average Male

$33,819

Average Female

South Pekin Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Pekin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Pekin Language

98.39% of South Pekin residents speak only English, while 1.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.29% of the population.

South Pekin Language

South Pekin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White94114415.3%
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14.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.92%

Male Poverty Rate

16.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Pekin

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Pekin is White, with 15.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Pekin is White, with 15.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 18.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.93%.

South Pekin Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.99%
High School14.85%
Some College13.78%
Bachelors or Greater
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South Pekin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed7.84%
Male Employed2.13%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

South Pekin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Pekin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Pekin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

South Pekin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Pekin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

69

Number of Veterans

65

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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South Pekin Veterans by War

count

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South Pekin Veterans by Age

count

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South Pekin Veterans by Race

South Pekin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Pekin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

South Pekin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Pekin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South 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

83.05%

Born in South Pekin

99.6%

Native Born

0.4%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.6% of South Pekin residents were born in the United States, with 83.05% having been born in Illinois. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029917-8-0.86%
2028925-8-0.86%
2027933-8-0.85%
2026941-8-0.84%
2025949-8-0.84%
2024957-8-0.83%
2023965-8-0.82%
2022973-8-0.82%
2021981-7-0.71%
2020988-105-9.61%
20191,093-6-0.55%
20181,099-12-1.08%
20171,111-5-0.45%
20161,116-7-0.62%
20151,123-19-1.66%
20141,142-10-0.87%
20131,152-2-0.17%
20121,15440.35%
20111,150
20101,150
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South Pekin Population by Year