Rock City, Stephenson County, Illinois

Rock City: Village in Illinois

About

Rock City is a village located in the county of Stephenson in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 315 and a population density of 2,100 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 279 inhabitants.

The village was created 164 years ago in 1858.

Quick Facts about Rock City

Population : 279 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Stephenson County
Area : 0.15 km2
Altitude : 2,982 feet / 909 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1859 (164 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 04:23:16 (30th January 2023)
Postal code : 61070
Density : 1,860 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -12.9% (2010-2020)

Geography

Rock City is located at 42°24'48"N 89°28'5"W (42.4133500, -89.4681700).

Rock City map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rock City decreased by 12.9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 315 - census
2011 302 -4.3% estimation process
2012 299 -1% estimation process
2013 298 -0.34% estimation process
2014 296 -0.68% estimation process
2015 292 -1.37% estimation process
2016 291 -0.34% estimation process
2017 288 -1.04% estimation process
2018 285 -1.05% estimation process
2019 283 -0.71% estimation process
2020 279 -1.43% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 312,697
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 292,182
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 7.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 320,804
April 1, 2010 Population : 291,707
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 27.7%
People over 65 (%) : 12.4%
Female persons, % : 51.0%
White only, percent : 44.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 11.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 21.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.6%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 11.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 42.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 20.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 10,667
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 25.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.8%

Rock City zip code is 61070. County name: Stephenson, County fips: 17177

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $273,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,680
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $499
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,115
2015-2019 Households : 95,514
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.17
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 76.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 366,499
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,918,080
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,921,782
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 3,294,960
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,058
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $54,614
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,214
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 16,992
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 8,728
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,688
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 10,373
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,966
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,330
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 14,925
2010 population per square mile : 4,730.2
2010 land area in square miles : 61.67

Schools in Rock City

College & universities near Rock City, IL

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

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rock City, IL

Code Name Address Type
BET South Beloit, Illinois 15766 Manchester Road BUS
RCK Rockford, Illinois 7559 Walton St. 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 Rock City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rock City Post Office Rock City (IL) 61070

Other cities in Stephenson County

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City Name Population Title
Freeport 23,447 City in Illinois
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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
Winslow 272 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Ridott 149 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America