Pekin Township, Tazewell County, Illinois

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Pekin Township
Township
Location in Tazewell County
Location in Tazewell County
Country United States
State Illinois
County Tazewell
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 13.92 sq mi (36.1 km2)
 • Land 12.5 sq mi (32 km2)
 • Water 1.42 sq mi (3.7 km2)  10.20%
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 28,926
 • Density 2,385.5/sq mi (921.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-179-58460

Pekin Township is located in Tazewell County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 29,807 and it contained 13,321 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 13.92 square miles (36.1 km2), of which 12.5 square miles (32 km2) (or 89.80%) is land and 1.42 square miles (3.7 km2) (or 10.20%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 28,926 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

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Coordinates: 40°34′38″N 89°38′09″W / 40.577188°N 089.635829°W / 40.577188; -089.635829