North Pekin, Illinois

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North Pekin, Illinois

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North Pekin strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

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People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 19% North Pekin People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of North Pekin, Illinois

Comparing North Pekin to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Age of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 3 4
Senior Citizens 3 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
People Above Poverty 7 5
Median Family Income 7 4
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 8
Working at Home 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Affordability of Rents 3 5
Housing Recently Built 3 4
People Living Alone 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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North Pekin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles S of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 134 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Tazewell
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.
Latitude 40.615
Longitude -89.622

North Pekin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.8 miles
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
Distance 23.6 miles
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
Distance 29 miles
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
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North Pekin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,574 100%
Male 786 49.9%
Female 788 50.1%
Under 18 407 25.9%
18+ 1,167 74.1%
65+ 189 12%
Median Age 36.2
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,539 97.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 10 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.4%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 17 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.4%

Estimated North Pekin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,555
Growth -19
Growth % -1.2%

North Pekin Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 36.9%
US/American 24.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.2%
Irish 6.4%
English 6.1%
Italian 2.7%
Dutch 2.6%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Scottish 1.6%
European 1.2%
Croatian 1.2%
Polish 0.8%
Belgian 0.6%
African 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
French Canadian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, North Pekin, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Midway (61554)
Normandale (61554)
Pekin Heights (61554)
Pekin Mall (61554)
Schaeferville (61554)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
North Pekin 1,574 $44,013
Bartonville 6,310 $49,909
Creve Coeur 5,448 $41,006
East Peoria 22,638 $51,836
Marquette Heights 2,794 $50,714
Pekin 33,857 $46,346
West Peoria 4,762 $51,420
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