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Pekin, IL (Illinois) Houses and Residents

Pekin,IL index of house prices

Total population: 33,824 (Urban population: 33,650, Rural population: 190 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 14,960 (14,083 occupied: 9,768 owner occupied, 4,280 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

30%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,138 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $53,491.

Median contract rent in 2016: $349 (lower quartile is $238, upper quartile is $440)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $838


Median gross rent in Pekin, IL in 2016: $434

Housing units in Pekin with a mortgage: 6,139 (156 second mortgage, 591 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,608

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $66,776

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $45,713

Median monthly housing costs: $715


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Pekin, Illinois Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $106,668 (it was $76,100 in 2000)
Pekin:

$106,668
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,942 - $151,139
Median year house/condo built: 1957

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 33,748
  • In family households: 25,888 (4,450 male householders, 4,393 female householders)
    6,079 spouses, 8,303 children (7,385 natural, 341 adopted, 561 stepchildren), 983 grandchildren, 74 brothers or sisters, 220 parents, 380 other relatives, 1,163 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,202 (1,976 male householders (1,707 living alone)), 3,346 female householders (2,810 living alone)), 926 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,776

Size of family households: 4,090 2-persons, 1,930 3-persons, 1,777 4-persons, 659 5-persons, 346 6-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,493 1-person, 607 2-persons, 144 3-persons, 38 4-persons.

4,008 married couples with children.
2,536 single-parent households (517 men, 2,019 women).

97.3% of residents of Pekin speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 353 (1.0%)
(29.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Pekin, Illinois:

  • 10no bedroom
  • 811 bedroom
  • 2,6352 bedrooms
  • 5,1223 bedrooms
  • 1,5694 bedrooms
  • 3595+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Pekin population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pekin, Illinois:

  • 53no bedroom
  • 1,1451 bedroom
  • 2,0972 bedrooms
  • 8503 bedrooms
  • 1164 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Pekin population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Pekin in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 239no vehicle
  • 2,9271 vehicle
  • 5,2102 vehicles
  • 1,0433 vehicles
  • 3554 vehicles
  • 725+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Pekin population

Cars and other vehicles available in Pekin in renter-occupied apartments

  • 720no vehicle
  • 2,4591 vehicle
  • 8572 vehicles
  • 1883 vehicles
  • 484 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Pekin population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pekin, Illinois:

  • 101 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 1153 rooms
  • 1,0644 rooms
  • 2,7865 rooms
  • 1,8236 rooms
  • 1,1687 rooms
  • 1,4088 rooms
  • 1,4519+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Pekin population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pekin, Illinois:

  • 461 room
  • 6022 rooms
  • 6983 rooms
  • 1,3734 rooms
  • 9795 rooms
  • 2406 rooms
  • 2827 rooms
  • 418 rooms
  • 319+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Pekin population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Pekin, IL household income distribution

  • Pekin, IL household income distribution
  • 1,004Less than $10,000
  • 527$10,000 to $14,999
  • 481$15,000 to $19,999
  • 900$20,000 to $24,999
  • 964$25,000 to $29,999
  • 768$30,000 to $34,999
  • 651$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,114$40,000 to $44,999
  • 520$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,380$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,756$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,965$75,000 to $99,999
  • 883$100,000 to $124,999
  • 528$125,000 to $149,999
  • 410$150,000 to $199,999
  • 254$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Pekin, IL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Pekin, IL
  • 43Less than $10,000
  • 51$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$15,000 to $19,999
  • 13$20,000 to $24,999
  • 77$25,000 to $29,999
  • 179$30,000 to $34,999
  • 65$35,000 to $39,999
  • 111$40,000 to $49,999
  • 234$50,000 to $59,999
  • 696$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,286$70,000 to $79,999
  • 880$80,000 to $89,999
  • 926$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,540$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,065$125,000 to $149,999
  • 720$150,000 to $174,999
  • 586$175,000 to $199,999
  • 539$200,000 to $249,999
  • 242$250,000 to $299,999
  • 220$300,000 to $399,999
  • 94$400,000 to $499,999
  • 17$750,000 to $999,999
  • 14$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Pekin, IL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Pekin, IL
  • 72Less than $100
  • 163$100 to $149
  • 34$150 to $199
  • 191$200 to $249
  • 101$250 to $299
  • 61$300 to $349
  • 155$350 to $399
  • 155$400 to $449
  • 415$450 to $499
  • 853$500 to $549
  • 553$550 to $599
  • 285$600 to $649
  • 458$650 to $699
  • 186$700 to $749
  • 112$750 to $799
  • 147$800 to $899
  • 31$900 to $999
  • 87$1,000 to $1,249
  • 24$1,250 to $1,499
  • 26$1,500 to $1,999
  • 4$3,000 to $3,499
  • 127No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 202010 or later
  • 632000 to 2009
  • 1011990 to 1999
  • 231980 to 1989
  • 401970 to 1979
  • 107Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Pekin population
Pekin commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 400
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,309
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,970
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,812
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,011
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,248
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,016
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 307
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 301
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 450
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 259
  • 90 or more minutes: 203
Pekin, IL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 72.7%
Number of people working at home: 360 (2.3% of all workers)

Pekin mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 11,678 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 933 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 81 (1%)
  • Taxi: 213 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 143 (1%)
  • Walked: 195 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 360 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 3,950
 American: 2,464
 Irish: 1,604
 European: 902
 English: 900
 Italian: 758
 Swedish: 263
 French (except Basque): 198
 Dutch: 163
 Polish: 144
 Scotch-Irish: 122
 Russian: 114
 Scottish: 114
 Norwegian: 80
 African: 45
 Croatian: 44
 Welsh: 44
 Greek: 40
 Danish: 38
 Hungarian: 33
 Swiss: 28
 Czech: 25
 British: 25
 French Canadian: 20
 Canadian: 18
 Romanian: 17
 Jamaican: 10
 Slovak: 10
 Armenian: 9
 Eastern European: 9
 Lebanese: 8
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 7
 Northern European: 7
 Arab: 6
 Belgian: 6
 Finnish: 6
 Lithuanian: 5
 Czechoslovakian: 5
 Moroccan: 4
 Haitian: 4
 Austrian: 3
 Albanian: 2
 Celtic: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 24%Mexico
  • 14%Korea
  • 13%Germany
  • 10%Belarus
  • 9%Russia
  • 9%France
  • 4%Romania

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 27,922
  • Other state: 5,460
  • Northeast: 365
  • Midwest: 2,799
  • South: 1,575
  • West: 699

88% of Pekin residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Illinois.

Pekin:

87.9%
State average:

86.9%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 185
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 249
  • 9th grade: 87
  • 10th grade: 184
  • 11th grade: 269
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 319
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,237
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,233
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,878
  • Associate degree: 787
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,632
  • Master's degree: 447
  • Professional school degree: 83
  • Doctorate degree: 84

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 184
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 46
  • 7th and 8th grade: 120
  • 9th grade: 145
  • 10th grade: 378
  • 11th grade: 90
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 226
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,291
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,022
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,951
  • Associate degree: 1,602
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,527
  • Master's degree: 464
  • Professional school degree: 68
  • Doctorate degree: 18

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 51.1%Males
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 15.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.7%Males
  • 18.0%Females
Pekin marital status for males
Pekin marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,203
  • One, attached: 313
  • Two: 319
  • 3 or 4: 907
  • 5 to 9: 842
  • 10 to 19: 502
  • 20 to 49: 124
  • 50 or more: 561
  • Mobile homes: 64

Median worth of mobile homes: $4,949

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Pekin:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pekin
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (88.0%)
  • Electricity (10.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • Wood (0.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (53.5%)
  • Electricity (46.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 184
Here:

5.9%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 233
Here:

14.1%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 185
Here:

14.0%
Illinois:

26.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)