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4,511
Job Openings
6.5%
Unemployment Rate
$49,640
Median Base Salary
33k
Population

Pekin has the 932nd largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 2.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Pekin is part of the Peoria metro area. Unemployment in the Peoria area is 6%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Peoria has the 116th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Pekin is below average at $49,640, and the median cost of a home in Pekin is $99,200, which is below the national average. 18% of workers in Pekin hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 90% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Pekin. 86% of Pekin workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 4% walk. People in Pekin spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

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2956 Court St.
P.O. Box 67
Pekin, IL 61555-0067
309-347-8492