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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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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $32,734$49,107$98,214
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      South Pekin median earnings by income bracket

      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%
      Other31.7%20.7%

      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.
      Wildwood, TN1,140$56,4932%
      Tuttletown, CA1,140$0100%
      Double Springs, AL1,140$23,00058%
      Elkville, IL1,140$36,96433%
      Mamers, NC1,140$40,43427%
      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).