Income/capita 33%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 28%
IndexSouth PekinIllinoisNational
Income per capita$19,957$31,502$29,829
Median household income$49,107$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,083$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,705$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$33,906$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$24,762$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level11.8%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Pekin is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in South Pekin is 11% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Pekin is 28% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Pekin is 22% lower than the national average

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      South Pekin employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector21.0%2.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.8%5.9%
      Wholesale & retail services18.3%18.5%
      Public administration4.6%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.2%7.0%
      Education, health & social services1.5%42.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lake Camelot, IL1,890$104,35889%
      Morton, IL16,343$73,26332%
      Washington, IL16,102$71,70230%
      Mapleton, IL307$65,20818%
      Marquette Heights, IL2,891$63,58715%
      South Pekin, IL1,140$49,10711%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Tuttletown, CA1,140$0100%
      Champlain, NY1,140$36,07135%
      Minor, AL1,140$48,28113%
      Wildwood, TN1,140$56,4932%
      Elkville, IL1,140$36,96433%
      South Pekin, IL1,140$49,10711%
      Source: The South Pekin, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).