German Valley, Stephenson County, Illinois

German Valley: Village in Illinois

About

German Valley is a village located in the county of Stephenson in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 463 and a population density of 965 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 417 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about German Valley

Population : 417 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Stephenson County
Area : 0.48 km2
Altitude : 2,700 feet / 823 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:10:13 (5th February 2023)
Postal code : 61039
Density : 869 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.03% (2010-2020)

Geography

German Valley is located at 42°12'56"N 89°28'24"W (42.2155800, -89.4734500).

German Valley map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of German Valley decreased by 11.03% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 463 - census
2011 451 -2.66% estimation process
2012 447 -0.89% estimation process
2013 448 0.22% estimation process
2014 442 -1.36% estimation process
2015 437 -1.14% estimation process
2016 436 -0.23% estimation process
2017 429 -1.63% estimation process
2018 427 -0.47% estimation process
2019 425 -0.47% estimation process
2020 417 -1.92% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 24,881
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 22,675
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 9.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 24,865
April 1, 2010 Population : 22,678
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 28.6%
People over 65 (%) : 10.5%
Female persons, % : 51.7%
White only, percent : 78.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 5.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.4%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 56.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 33.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 738
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 25.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.6%

German Valley zip code is 61039. County name: Stephenson, County fips: 17177

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $294,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,661
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $504
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,172
2015-2019 Households : 7,063
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.44
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 85.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 73.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 28,867
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,535
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 232,694
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,988
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $70,549
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,776
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,552
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 787
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 610
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 822
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 654
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 91
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,410
2010 population per square mile : 5,541.8
2010 land area in square miles : 4.09

Schools in German Valley

College & universities near German Valley, IL

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

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near German Valley, 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
MDT Mendota station 783 Main Street RAIL
PCT Princeton 107 Bicentennial Dr. RAIL

Post offices near German Valley

Post Office Name City ZIP
German Valley Post Office German Valley (IL) 61039

Other cities in Stephenson County

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

City Name Population Title
Freeport 23,447 City in Illinois
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
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