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Pekin/Peoria Area

Thinking of exploring a career with Pekin Insurance?

Then check out all the places the Pekin area has to live and play in! From cozy communities to the booming metropolis of Peoria, you’ll enjoy all the big city amenities you love plus the small town, know-your-neighbors appeal. It is also located halfway between Chicago and St. Louis (about 165 miles from each), a few hours from Indianapolis, and just 10 miles south of Peoria – opening up numerous venues for you to easily explore.

Pekin is a Family-Friendly River City

Pekin itself is a vibrant community of over 34,000 people. Located right on the Illinois River, it is the perfect mix of business and pleasure. No matter what stage you are at in your career, Pekin offers a quality of life that is by far the best value in the Peoria area. Residential properties include many modest starter homes to numerous new high-end residential developments. It’s a place to play – with its very own water park, the 5th largest park district in the state and four championship golf courses. It’s a place to learn – with an outstanding education system and many post-secondary education opportunities a short drive away. And it’s a place to enjoy life – with top-notch health care and many dining and retail options in town and nearby.

Peoria Offers Big City Amenities

A 2013 All American City, Peoria, Illinois, greets you with an easily accessible, metropolitan lifestyle and stunning natural beauty. Enjoy endless miles of wooded riverbanks and hiking trails. Shop funky, original shops lining Peoria’s downtown Riverfront to national chain stores at Northwoods Mall and the Shoppes at Grand Prairie. Grab a bite to eat at deliciously unique cafes. Dine on culinary treats from artisan-inspired chefs. And explore an assortment of festivals, attractions, and other fun in Peoria and surrounding communities, big and small.

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