Pekin Tazewell County, Illinois

Pekin: County seat of Tazewell County, Illinois

About

Pekin is a city located in the county of Tazewell in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 34,094 and a population density of 854 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 31,808 inhabitants.

The city was created 193 years ago in 1828.

Pekin Quick Facts

Population : 31,808 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Tazewell County
Postal code : 61554
Phone Area Codes : 309
Area : 39.94 km2
Altitude : 482 feet / 147 meters
Capital city : Pekin is capital of Tazewell County
Establishment : January 01, 1829 (193 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:49:51 (19th January 2022)
Density : 796 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.19% (2010-2020)
Pekin locator map
Location of Pekin on Illinois map.
Tazewell County  Illinois courthouse from W 1 image
Tazewell County Illinois courthouse from W 1
Tazewell County  Illinois courthouse from W 1 image

Geography

Pekin is located at 40°34'3"N 89°38'26"W (40.5675400, -89.6406600).

Pekin map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Pekin decreased by 7.19% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 34,094 - census
2011 34,055 -0.11% estimation process
2012 34,072 0.05% estimation process
2013 33,911 -0.47% estimation process
2014 33,647 -0.78% estimation process
2015 33,000 -1.96% estimation process
2016 32,786 -0.65% estimation process
2017 32,596 -0.58% estimation process
2018 32,281 -0.98% estimation process
2019 32,081 -0.62% estimation process
2020 31,808 -0.86% estimation process

Pekin zip code is 61554. County name: Tazewell, County fips: 17179

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Best Things to Do in Pekin

1 Mineral Springs Park

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2 Pekin Riverfront Park

Rating: 4.2 (260)

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Pekin Riverfront Park

3 McNaughton Park

Rating: 4.6 (143)

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McNaughton Park

4 GroUp Gardening

Rating: 4.8 (103)

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GroUp Gardening

5 Pekin Sundial

Rating: 4.2 (23)

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Pekin Sundial

Where ot Eat in Pekin

1 Steak 'n Shake

Rating: 3.7 (1070)

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Steak 'n Shake

2 Buffalo Wild Wings

Rating: 4.2 (901)

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Buffalo Wild Wings

3 Applebee's Grill + Bar

Rating: 3.8 (774)

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Applebee's Grill + Bar

4 Culver's

Rating: 4.3 (630)

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Culver's

5 Monical's Pizza

Rating: 4.4 (539)

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Monical's Pizza

Where to Stay in Pekin

1 Super 8 by Wyndham Pekin/Peoria Area

Rating: 3.2 (275)

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Super 8 by Wyndham Pekin/Peoria Area

2 Motel 6 Pekin, IL

Rating: 2.9 (254)

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Motel 6 Pekin, IL

3 Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pekin (Peoria Area), an IHG Hotel

Rating: 4.3 (231)

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pekin (Peoria Area), an IHG Hotel

4 Hampton Inn & Suites Pekin Peoria Area

Rating: 4.3 (55)

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Hampton Inn & Suites Pekin Peoria Area

5 Studio 6 Pekin, IL

Rating: 2.8 (28)

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Other Places in Pekin

1 City of Pekin Transportation Department

Rating: 4.5 (2)

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2 City Hall

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City Hall

3 Pekin City Hall

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Pekin City Hall

4 Elm Grove Town Hall

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5 Park Police

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6 Pekin City Finance Department

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7 Pekin Police Investigations

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8 Pekin City Municipal Bus Department

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People born in Pekin (18)

People born in Pekin, including actress Susan Dey, astronomer Ormond Stone, United States Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen, .

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Schools in Pekin

College & universities near Pekin, IL

Code Name City ZIP
458265 Midwest Technical Institute-East Peoria East Peoria (IL) 61611

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Pekin, IL

Code Name Address Type
PIA Peoria, Illinois 6100 West Everett M. Dirksen Parkway BUS
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
BNL Uptown Station 100 East Parkinson St. RAIL
GBB Galesburg station 225 South Seminary Street RAIL
KEE Kewanee Loomis and North Tremont Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Pekin

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pekin Post Office Pekin (IL) 61554

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Tazewell County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Tazewell County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
East Peoria 22,344 City on the Illinois River in Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Washington 16,395 City in Tazewell County, Illinois
Morton 16,232 Village in Tazewell County, Illinois
Creve Coeur 5,109 Village in Illinois, United States
Marquette Heights 2,617 City in Tazewell County, Illinois, United States
Mackinaw 2,430 City in Tazewell County, Illinois, United States of America
Wesley 2,130 Township in Will County, Illinois
Tremont 2,114 City in Itawamba County, Mississippi, United States of America
Delavan 1,596 Township in Tazewell County, Illinois
North Pekin 1,530 Village in Illinois, USA
Minier 1,180 City in Tazewell County, Illinois, United States of America
South Pekin 1,081 Village in Illinois, USA
Hopedale 998 Township in Tazewell County, Illinois
Dillon 957 Human settlement in United States of America
Cooper 862 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Deer Creek 657 Village mostly in Tazewell County, Illinois, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Pekin distances to largest Illinois cities