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Pekin is a city in Nelson County.
The community was named for Pekin, IL.
The latitude of Pekin is 47.790N. The longitude is -98.327W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,476 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 75.
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41% of Pekin residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pekin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pekin was $11,422, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Pekin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Pekin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $125.
Nelson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pekin political report.
The average commute time for Pekin workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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