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Overview
Population:33,700
Pop. Change:0%
State: Illinois
Metro Area: Peoria Metro Area
County: Tazewell County
City:Pekin
Zip Code:61554
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Pekin's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Peoria Metro Area

Profile: Mid-sized city  Location: North-central Illinois, 135 miles southwest of Chicago Elevation: 662 Time zone: Central Standard Time

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Interesting Facts about Pekin, Illinois

As of 2014, Pekin's population is 33,700 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -0.32 percent.

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The median home cost in Pekin is $92,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.20 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Pekin's cost of living is 13.40% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Pekin public schools spend $11,302 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 18.2 students per teacher in Pekin.

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The unemployment rate in Pekin is 7.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Pekin jobs have Increased by 1.27 percent.


Ranked #36 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #51 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #260 Best Green Cities
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Map Of Pekin

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Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Pekin's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes