Freeport Stephenson County, Illinois

Freeport: City in Illinois

About

Freeport is a city located in the county of Stephenson in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 25,638 and a population density of 841 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 23,447 inhabitants.

The city was created 195 years ago in 1826.

Freeport Quick Facts

Population : 23,447 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Stephenson County
Postal code : 61032
Area : 30.49 km2
Altitude : 2,552 feet / 778 meters
Capital city : Freeport is capital of Stephenson County
Establishment : January 01, 1827 (195 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:26:55 (6th October 2022)
Density : 769 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.34% (2010-2020)
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Location of Freeport on Illinois map.
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Geography

Freeport is located at 42°17'48"N 89°37'16"W (42.2966900, -89.6212300).

Freeport map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Freeport decreased by 9.34% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 25,638 - census
2011 25,390 -0.98% estimation process
2012 25,145 -0.97% estimation process
2013 25,004 -0.56% estimation process
2014 24,771 -0.94% estimation process
2015 24,446 -1.33% estimation process
2016 24,346 -0.41% estimation process
2017 24,066 -1.16% estimation process
2018 23,946 -0.5% estimation process
2019 23,775 -0.72% estimation process
2020 23,447 -1.4% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 177,603
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 165,380
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 7.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 174,453
April 1, 2010 Population : 165,269
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.7%
People over 65 (%) : 11.9%
Female persons, % : 50.7%
White only, percent : 59.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 10.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 13.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.3%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 6.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 37.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 36.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 6,998
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 19.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.5%

Freeport zip code is 61032. County name: Stephenson, County fips: 17177

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $495,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,439
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $627
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,777
2015-2019 Households : 56,566
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.06
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 366,156
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 499,009
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,331,697
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 2,025,331
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,862
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $90,953
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $35,833
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 15,737
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,980
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,463
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,902
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,066
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,196
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 13,649
2010 population per square mile : 4,147.2
2010 land area in square miles : 39.85

People born in Freeport (58)

People born in Freeport, including gossip columnist and screenwriter Louella Parsons, assassin of U.S. President James Garfield Charles J. Guiteau, musician Corky Hale, .

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Schools in Freeport

College & universities near Freeport, IL

Code Name City ZIP
145521 Highland Community College Freeport (IL) 61032-9341

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Freeport, IL

Code Name Address Type
RCK Rockford, Illinois 7559 Walton St. BUS
BET South Beloit, Illinois 15766 Manchester Road BUS
JVL Janesville, Wisconsin 3120 North Pontiac Drive BUS
SMD Madison (South), Wisconsin Hwy 51 & East Broadway Ave. BUS
MSN Madison, Wisconsin 800 Langdon St. BUS

Post offices near Freeport

Post Office Name City ZIP
Freepor Post Office Freeport (IL) 61032

Other places with the same name (10)

Other cities in Stephenson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Stephenson County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Lena 2,680 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Loran 1,327 Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States
Rock Grove 1,296 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Oneco 1,228 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Kent 787 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Pearl City 772 Village in the United States
Orangeville 737 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Cedarville 675 Human settlement in Stephenson County, Illinois, United States of America
Davis 616 Village in Stephenson County, Illinois, USA
Dakota 459 Town in Stephenson County, Illinois, United States
German Valley 417 Village in Illinois
Rock City 279 Village in Illinois
Winslow 272 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Ridott 149 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Freeport distances to largest Illinois cities