Prophetstown, Illinois

Prophetstown: City in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States

About

Prophetstown is a city located in the county of Whiteside in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,080 and a population density of 576 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,919 inhabitants.

Prophetstown locator map
Location of Prophetstown on Illinois map.

Quick Facts about Prophetstown

Population : 1,919 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Whiteside County
Postal code : 61277
Phone Area Codes : 815
Area : 3.61 km2
Altitude : 630 feet / 192 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:42:48 (20th June 2024)
Density : 531 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.39% (2010-2020)
Prophetstown  Illinois '14024045170' image
Prophetstown Illinois '14024045170'
Prophetstown  Illinois '14024045170' image

Geography

Prophetstown is located at 41°40'17"N 89°56'10"W (41.6714200, -89.9362200).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Prophetstown decreased by 8.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,080 - census
2011 2,066 -0.68% estimation process
2012 2,044 -1.08% estimation process
2013 2,032 -0.59% estimation process
2014 2,008 -1.2% estimation process
2015 2,002 -0.3% estimation process
2016 1,984 -0.91% estimation process
2017 1,970 -0.71% estimation process
2018 1,949 -1.08% estimation process
2019 1,938 -0.57% estimation process
2020 1,919 -0.99% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 185,010
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 163,936
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 12.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 175,265
April 1, 2010 Population : 163,924
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 26.3%
People over 65 (%) : 9.2%
Female persons, % : 51.0%
White only, percent : 48.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 5.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.0%
Asians alone % : 6.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 70.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 15.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 4,463
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 27.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.6%

Prophetstown zip code is 61277. County name: Whiteside, County fips: 17195

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $375,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,874
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $477
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,499
2015-2019 Households : 50,621
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.48
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 73.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 383,233
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 710,640
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,490,350
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 4,833,480
2012 total retail sales per capita : $28,906
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $65,046
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,476
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 14,177
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,333
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,170
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 9,516
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,781
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 723
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 12,598
2010 population per square mile : 3,282.4
2010 land area in square miles : 49.94

People born in Prophetstown (3)

People born in Prophetstown, including politician Claude A. Fuller, college football player, college football coach Bret Bielema, writer. First to present Sacagawea as an important historical figure. Women's suffrage advocate. Eva Emery Dye, .

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Schools in Prophetstown

College & universities near Prophetstown, IL

Code Name City ZIP
147396 Morrison Institute of Technology Morrison (IL) 61270-2959

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Prophetstown, IL

Code Name Address Type
KEE Kewanee Loomis and North Tremont Sts. RAIL
PCT Princeton 107 Bicentennial Dr. RAIL
MLI Moline, Illinois 1200 River Drive BUS
RKI Rock Island, IL 3500 5th Avenue BUS
DVP Davenport, Iowa 304 West River Drive BUS

Post offices near Prophetstown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Prophetstown Post Office Prophetstown (IL) 61277

Other cities in Whiteside County

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City Name Population Title
Sterling 14,313 City in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States
Rock Falls 8,648 City in Illinois
Morrison 3,950 City in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States of America
Fulton 3,285 City in Illinois
Erie 1,482 Village in Whiteside County, Illinois
Union Grove 1,113 Township in Whiteside County, Illinois
Garden Plain 999 Township of Illinois
Albany 856 Village in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States
Tampico 721 Township in Whiteside County, Illinois
Lyndon 604 City in Illinois, United States of America
Ustick 581 Township in Whiteside County, Illinois
Fenton 507 City in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States of America
Portland 395 Township in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States of America
Round Grove 346 Township in Livingston County, Illinois
Hahnaman 330 Township of Illinois
Coleta 151 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Prophetstown distances to largest Illinois cities