Pekin employment information

Income per capita$24,931$30,019$28,555
Median household income$48,544$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$56,486$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,396$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$36,236$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$24,807$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate5.1%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level14.0%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Pekin is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Pekin is 9% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Pekin is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Pekin is 10% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Pekin median earnings by income bracket

Pekin employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.5%0.2%
Manufacturing sector30.1%0.2%
Financial & insurance services3.2%7.8%
Wholesale & retail services15.4%12.6%
Public administration5.5%5.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%4.2%
Education, health & social services8.1%36.1%

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Morton, IL16,493$70,87833%
Marquette Heights, IL2,789$62,30016%
Pekin, IL33,928$48,5449%

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Cottonwood Heights, UT33,932$76,63043%
San Dimas, CA33,896$78,91148%
Oildale, CA33,879$33,81837%
New City, NY33,874$117,764120%
Dana Point, CA33,861$84,40458%
Pekin, IL33,928$48,5449%
Source: The Pekin, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.