Pekin, IL has a population of 34,003 people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $50,664. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Pekin, IL grew from 33,905 to 34,003, a 0.29% increase and its median household income grew from $48,862 to $50,664, a 3.69% increase.
The population of Pekin, IL is 94% White, 1.99% Black, and 1.63% Two+. 2.45% of the people in Pekin, IL speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Pekin, IL are Illinois Central College, with 1,810 graduates, Bradley University, with 1,497 graduates, and Midwest Technical Institute-East Peoria, with 471 graduates.
The median property value in Pekin, IL is $103,500, and the homeownership rate is 68.8%. Most people in Pekin, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Pekin, IL is 2 cars per household.
Pekin, IL is a census place located in Tazewell County, IL and Peoria County, IL. It borders Marquette Heights, IL and North Pekin, IL.