North Pekin strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):
People in Middle Class or Better
Comparing North Pekin to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||5 miles S of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||134 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois|
|Metro Area||Peoria - Pekin|
|Standard Zip Codes||61554|
|Phone Area Codes||309|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||PEORIA GTR PEORIA AP|
|Jan Temp||14 to 31 F|
|Apr Temp||40 to 62 F|
|Jul Temp||65 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||36 inches|
|Jan Temp||10 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||38.2 inches|
|Station||MASON CITY 1 W|
|Jan Temp||16 to 33 F|
|Apr Temp||41 to 65 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||44 to 67 F|
|Annual Precip||35.7 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.95|
|American Indian & Alaskan||7||0.4%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||6||0.4%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,555|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||8.2%|
|French (except Basque)||2.4%|
According to the US Postal Service, North Pekin, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Midway (61554)
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