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Household income NAT. AVG.
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IndexSouth PekinIllinoisNational
Income per capita$22,005$31,502$29,829
Median household income$58,490$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,438$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$37,500$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$36,250$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$24,167$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level10.6%14.0%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Pekin is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in South Pekin is 6% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Pekin is 17% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Pekin is 30% lower than the national average

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      $38,989 $58,490 $116,980
      $39,460 $59,196 $118,392
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      South Pekin median earnings by income bracket

      South Pekin employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.6%12.6%
      Manufacturing sector31.4%31.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services18.8%18.8%
      Public administration11.3%11.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.9%10.9%
      Education, health & social services1.3%1.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Lake Camelot, IL1,631$102,58685.4%
      Morton, IL15,791$78,97942.8%
      Washington, IL16,555$78,60842.1%
      East Peoria, IL22,615$65,16417.8%
      North Pekin, IL1,680$64,86617.3%
      South Pekin, IL1,061$58,4905.7%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Bluewater, AZ1,061$46,93215.2%
      Claypool, AZ1,061$65,31318.1%
      Marion Center, MA1,061$81,56347.4%
      Highlands, NC1,061$55,9381.1%
      Surrey, ND1,061$65,46918.3%
      South Pekin, IL1,061$58,4905.7%
      Source: The South Pekin, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).