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Population (year 2000): 9,424. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,712 (+3.1% change)
Males: 4,640 (49.2%), Females: 4,784 (50.8%)

Ogle County

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Median resident age: 34.0 years
Median household income: $37,984 (year 2000)
Median house value: $96,200 (year 2000)

Rochelle, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Rochelle:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.7%)
  • Hispanic (19.2%)
  • Other race (8.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (21.7%), Irish (10.5%), United States (9.4%), English (7.8%), Norwegian (3.2%), French (3.0%).

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Elevation: 821 feet

Land area: 7.5 square miles

Rochelle,

For population 25 years and over in Rochelle

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rochelle city

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

13.0% Foreign born (9.9% Latin America, 1.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +626 (+7.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Rockford, (24.0 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (82.8 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (95.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (2.1 miles Hillcrest, IL (6.0 miles Steward, IL (6.9 miles Creston, IL (11.4 miles Ashton, IL (12.4 miles Lee, Junction, IL (12.5 miles Davis IL (14.0 miles Malta, Valley, IL (14.9 miles Stillman


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 16 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $253,800
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $166,000

Latitude: 41.92 N, Longitude: 89.07 W

Area code: 815


Rochelle, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.3%), Educational,health and social services (19.5%), Retail trade (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,345 (+14.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,286 (54.3%)


 

Crime in Rochelle by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 10.6 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 5 8 11 8 2
    per 100,000 31.8 53.1 84.9 116.7 84.9 21.2
Robberies 3 1 0 4 0 1
    per 100,000 31.8 10.6 0.0 42.4 0.0 10.6
Assaults 18 18 13 24 13 16
    per 100,000 191.0 191.0 137.9 254.7 137.9 169.8
Burglaries 37 39 57 36 57 30
    per 100,000 392.6 413.8 604.8 382.0 604.8 318.3
Thefts 316 293 269 226 269 314
    per 100,000 3353.1 3109.1 2854.4 2398.1 2854.4 3331.9
Auto thefts 11 16 12 17 12 21
    per 100,000 116.7 169.8 127.3 180.4 127.3 222.8
231.4 229.5 228.2 258.1 228.2 219.0


Average climate in Rochelle, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Rochelle,

Rochelle-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Rochelle city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 52.0 miles away from the city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers in Rochelle:
  • ROCHELLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (900 N 2ND ST)
  • ROCHELLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (900 N 2ND ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Rochelle:
  • KISHWAUKEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; DEKALB, IL)
  • SAINT ANTHONY MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)
  • SWEDISH AMERICAN HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rochelle:
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 18 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; ID: RFD)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 44 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; ID: SQI)
  • ROCK CO (about 48 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; ID: JVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rochelle:
  • ROCHELLE MUNI AIRPORT-KORITZ FIELD (about 3 miles; ROCHELLE, IL; ID: RPJ)
  • BRESSON (about 13 miles; COMPTON, IL; ID: C82)
  • BARNETT MEMORIAL (about 24 miles; MOUNT MORRIS, IL; ID: C55)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 9 $23,996 $31,994 4 $4,074
Police Protection - Officers 19 $62,964 $39,766 0 $0
Financial Administration 10 $27,346 $32,815 0 $0
Other Government Administration 9 $32,336 $43,114 5 $2,576
Judicial and Legal 1 $4,774 $57,288 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $11,844 $23,688 7 $2,412
Firefighters 9 $40,534 $54,045 30 $9,786
Streets and Highways 10 $25,652 $30,782 0 $0
Sewerage 8 $27,858 $41,787 0 $0
Water Supply 4 $16,204 $48,612 0 $0
Electric Power 24 $92,620 $46,310 0 $0
Totals for Government 109 $366,128 $40,307 46 $18,848


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rochelle:
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 13 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; DeKalb, IL; FT enrollment: 19,477)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; OGLESBY, IL; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,834)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; ELGIN, IL; FT enrollment: 5,077)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,707)
Public high school in Rochelle:
  • ROCHELLE TWP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,064; Location: 1070 N 7TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Rochelle:
  • ROCHELLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 647; Location: 111 E SCHOOL AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CENTRAL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 414; Location: 444 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 272; Location: 108 S MAIN ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MAY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 1033 N 2ND ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • TILTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 1050 N 9TH ST; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Rochelle:
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 160; Location: 1415 10TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Rochelle:
  • FLAGG-ROCHELLE P.L.D. (Operating income: $485,545; Location: 619 FOURTH AVENUE; 45,694 books; 315 audio materials; 857 video materials; 149 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Rochelle: Rochelle Country Club (A), Flagg-Rochelle Public Library (B).

Shopping Centers: Caron Ridge Shopping Center (1), Rochelle Commons Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Rochelle include: Saint Paul Lutheran Church (A), Saint Patricks Church (B), First General Baptist Church (C), First United Presbyterian Church (D), Foursquare Gospel Church (E), Rochelle Baptist Church (F), Church of God (G), First Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Saint Patrick's Cemetery (1), Lawnridge Cemetery (2).

Lakes and reservoirs: Spring Lake (A), Lake Sule (B), Lake Lida (C).

Parks in Rochelle include: Kelley Park (1), New Lake Park (2), Drexler Park (3), Cooper Park (4), Connolly Park (5), Central Park (6), Marina Park (7), Sweeney Park (8), Helms Park and Athletic Complex (9).

Post office: (A).  


Rochelle compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Rochelle:
  • WRHL (1060 AM; 0 kW; ROCHELLE, IL; Owner: ROCHELLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rochelle:
  • WRHL-FM (102.3 FM; ROCHELLE, IL; Owner: ROCHELLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNIU (89.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WNIJ (90.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WDKB (94.9 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY RADIO, LIMITED)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WDEK (92.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WYCH (106.3 FM; GENOA, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)

TV broadcast stations around Rochelle:
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, INC.)

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