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Population (year 2000): 6,244. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,355 (+1.8% change)
Males: 3,108 (49.8%), Females: 3,136 (50.2%)

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Median resident age: 32.9 years
Median household income: $59,267 (year 2000)
Median house value: $119,600 (year 2000)

Roscoe, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Roscoe:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Black (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (26.0%), Irish (18.0%), English (9.1%), United States (8.0%), Swedish (7.9%), Norwegian (6.7%).

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Elevation: 741 feet

Land area: 9.2 square miles

Roscoe,

For population 25 years and over in Roscoe

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roscoe village

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 69.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

3.1% Foreign born (1.3% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.6% Latin America, 0.5% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,019 (+180.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Rockford, (10.8 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (52.7 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (99.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL Rockton, (4.4 miles Park, IL Machesney (4.6 miles Beloit, IL (5.2 miles South Park, IL Loves (6.2 miles WI Beloit, (7.2 miles Caledonia, IL (8.7 miles) , IL Rockford, (10.8 miles

Latitude: 42.41 N, Longitude: 89.01 W

Area code: 815


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (32.3%), Educational,health and social services (17.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,038 (-16.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 223 (7.1%)


 

Crime in Roscoe by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 7 1 6 1 7
    per 100,000 112.1 16.0 96.1 16.0 112.1
Robberies 0 2 1 2 0
    per 100,000 0.0 32.0 16.0 32.0 0.0
Assaults 5 2 3 2 3
    per 100,000 80.1 32.0 48.0 32.0 48.0
Burglaries 23 46 29 46 38
    per 100,000 368.4 736.7 464.4 736.7 608.6
Thefts 109 197 161 197 264
    per 100,000 1745.7 3155.0 2578.5 3155.0 4228.1
Auto thefts 6 6 13 6 3
    per 100,000 96.1 96.1 208.2 96.1 48.0
164.2 207.9 205.2 207.9 270.0


Average climate in Roscoe, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Roscoe,

Roscoe-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the Roscoe city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Roscoe:
  • BELOIT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (about 8 miles; BELOIT, WI)
  • H DOUGLAS SINGER MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 10 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)
  • ROCKFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Roscoe:
  • ROCK CO (about 14 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; ID: JVL)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 17 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; ID: RFD)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 55 miles; MADISON, WI; ID: MSN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Roscoe:
  • BELOIT (about 6 miles; BELOIT, WI; ID: 44C)
  • COTTONWOOD (about 13 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; ID: 1C8)
  • POPLAR GROVE (about 14 miles; POPLAR GROVE, IL; ID: C77)

Amtrak stations near Roscoe:
  • 7 miles: BELOIT (HWY. 75 & HWY. 51) - Bus Station. Services: call for taxi service.
  • 11 miles: ROCKFORD (7559 WALTON ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: JANESVILLE (3136 EAST COUNTY ROAD O)


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
Streets and Highways 2 $8,172 $49,032 3 $1,807
Police - Other 1 $2,077 $24,924 3 $731
Police Protection - Officers 11 $34,523 $37,661 6 $3,959
Other Government Administration 2 $4,499 $26,994 7 $2,898
Parks and Recreation 2 $6,746 $40,476 0 $0
Financial Administration 0 $0   1 $1,032
Totals for Government 18 $56,016 $37,344 20 $10,426


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roscoe:
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 34 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; FT enrollment: 9,493)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 35 miles; MALTA, IL; FT enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; DeKalb, IL; FT enrollment: 19,477)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 53 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 54 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 8,737)
Public primary/middle schools in Roscoe:
  • LEDGEWOOD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 505; Location: 11685 SOUTHGATE RD; Grades: PK - 02)
  • STONE CREEK SCHOOL (Students: 485; Location: 11633 SOUTH GATE RD; Grades: 02 - 04)
  • KINNIKINNICK SCHOOL (Students: 446; Location: 5410 PINE LN; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • ROSCOE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 435; Location: 6121 ELEVATOR RD; Grades: 07 - 08)

Church in Roscoe: First Congregational Church (A).

Cemetery: Roscoe Cemetery (1).

Creeks: North Kinnikinnick Creek (A), South Kinnikinnick Creek (B).

Parks in Roscoe include: Players Park (1), Riverside Park (2).


Roscoe compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Roscoe:
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGEZ (1490 AM; 1 kW; BELOIT, WI; Owner: REGO, LTD.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLUV (1520 AM; 1 kW; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: ANGELO JOSEPH SALVI)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roscoe:
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W220BL (91.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W233AD (94.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W289AB (105.7 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WYCH (106.3 FM; GENOA, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WNIU (89.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WBCR-FM (90.3 FM; BELOIT, WI; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES/BELOIT COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Roscoe:
  • WCFC-CA (Channel 51; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, INC.)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W25CL (Channel 25; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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