Tazewell County

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Tazewell County, Illinois

11 S 4th St
Pekin, IL 61554
Phone: (309) 477-2264
Fax: (309) 477-2244
www.tazewell.com

In central IL, south of Peoria; organized Jan 31, 1827 from Fayette County. Name Origin: For Littleton Waller Tazewell (1774-1860), VA legislator, U.S. senator (1824-32), and governor (1834-36)

Area (sq mi):: 657.89 (land 648.86; water 9.03) Population per square mile: 200.30
Population 2005: 129,999 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 3.90% Population 2000: 128,485 (White 96.70%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $21,511; median household $45,250; Population below poverty level: 6.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,246-$29,584
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 20.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Pekin County seat (33,286)
  • East Peoria (22,502)
  • Morton (15,599)
  • Washington (12,394)

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    Tazewell County, Virginia

    PO Box 968
    Tazewell, VA 24651
    Phone: (276) 988-1222
    Fax: (276) 988-7501
    www.tazewellcounty.org

    On the southwestern border of VA, northeast of Bristol, TN; organized 1800 from Russell and Wythe counties. Name Origin: For Henry Tazewell (1753-99), VA legislator, chief justice (1785-93), and U.S. senator (1794-99)

    Area (sq mi):: 519.89 (land 519.74; water 0.15) Population per square mile: 86.20
    Population 2005: 44,795 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 0.40%; 1990-2000 -3.00% Population 2000: 44,598 (White 95.80%; Black or African American 2.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 40.70
    Income 2000: per capita $15,282; median household $27,304; Population below poverty level: 15.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,326-$22,353
    Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 26.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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