Pekin, Illinois 

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Population

33,747

+0.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.3%

Best Places to Live in Pekin, Illinois

Mid-sized city - North-central Illinois, 135 miles southwest of Chicago. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Pekin, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Healthcare
-Attractive residential areas
Cons
-Economic cycles
-Entertainment
-Air service

Local Listings in Pekin
 $47,000 
1404 S 6th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 962 SqFt
 $33,540 
1210 Caroline St
Bed 4 | Bath 1 | 1304 SqFt
 $76,500 
1506 S Capitol St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 720 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Peoria Metro Area

Peoria is a pleasant, small community that is one of the oldest cities in the state. It is a business, industrial, and agricultural center known as the headquarters for Caterpillar, Inc. and the heavy-equipment industry. It is also home to the United States Agricultural Research Laboratory. Consistent with its mainstream Midwestern stereotype, life in Peoria is generally quiet. Downtown is clean and unremarkable but has some new entertainment venues, including a new museum center, civic center and high-rise residential units. The Illinois River waterfront is nice, and attractive older residential areas surround the city in the nearby hills.


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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Illinois
County: Tazewell County
Metro Area: Peoria Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Pekin
Zip Codes: 61554
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 662 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Pekin is 5.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Pekin jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Pekin's cost of living is 24.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Pekin's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Pekin, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Tazewell county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Pekin's population is 33,747 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Pekin is $85,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Pekin public schools spend $10,801 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Pekin. More Education


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Housing Market in Pekin

It's a good time to buy in Pekin. Home Appreciation is up 1.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Pekin Real Estate

The median home price in Pekin is $85,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Pekin   3 Reviews
Marshaltown, Iowa versus Pekin - 11/6/2010
My review is a question to residents of Marshaltown, Iowa. Recent talk is that Pekin, Illinois is getting a Swift Pork processing plant. The residents are restless and... Read More

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Living in Pekin, IL - 7/13/2009
I have traveled and lived all over the world. Pekin rates about in the middle of the places I have lived. Small town atmosphere with some bigger city facilities. The... Read More

Not my kind of place to live. - 7/15/2006
There is not a whole lot to do unless you want to eat at every fast-food restaurant there is. They do have a very nice public park with volleyball and tennis courts... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN PEKIN
$47,000
1404 S 6th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$33,540
1210 Caroline St
Bed 4 | Bath 1

$76,500
1506 S Capitol St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$78,000
418 Charles St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$57,500
337 Washington St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$62,800
1108 S 9th St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$158,500
2121 Glenview Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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