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South Pekin is a village in Tazewell County, in the Peoria metro area.
The latitude of South Pekin is 40.494N. The longitude is -89.651W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 515 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,162.
Sections below provide additional information and links about South Pekin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tazewell County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61564 ZIP code.
31% of South Pekin residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the South Pekin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in South Pekin was $15,717, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of South Pekin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in South Pekin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $632.
Tazewell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our South Pekin political report.
The average commute time for South Pekin workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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