South Pekin, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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South Pekin, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of South Pekin had a population of 1,155 as of July 1, 2016. South Pekin ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for South Pekin is located at latitude 40.4959 and longitude -89.6525 in Tazewell County. The formal boundaries for the Village of South Pekin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tazewell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 512 feet.

The Village of South Pekin (GNIS ID: 2399852) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of South Pekin is located within Township of Cincinnati, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tazewell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with South Pekin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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South Pekin, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,155
Population in Households 1,150
Population in Familes 952
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 2,312
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 415
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 310
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 306 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 110 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $76,728
Average Home Value $81,209


Median Household Income $49,340
Average Household Income $55,036
Per Capita Income $20,009
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.07%
Households 0.19% 0.14%
Families 0.0% 0.06%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   0.38%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

South Pekin, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Pekin to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 674 51st
Population Density1 # 207 85th
Diversity Index2 # 980 29th
Median Household Income # 800 42nd
Per Capita Income # 1224 11th

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