City of Pekin

The City of Pekin (33,223) is located in Central Illinois and is a home rule community with the Council/Manager form of government with a seven member council. Pekin is the Tazewell County seat with a healthy mix of industrial, commercial, service industry and recreational facilities as well as a federal correctional facility. Pekin has over 14,000 housing units within 14.56 square miles.  The City of Pekin has more than 300 employees with 185 full time and an FY 16-17 budget of $69 million dollars.