Pekin is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 7,190 people and just one neighborhood, Pekin is the 94th largest community in Indiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Pekin is a blue-collar town, with 46.47% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Pekin is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pekin who work in office and administrative support (11.73%), sales jobs (8.79%) and teaching (7.72%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Pekin has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Pekin has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Pekin than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Pekin may be for you.
One downside of living in Pekin is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Pekin, the average commute to work is 34.52 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.