Rock Falls Whiteside County, Illinois

Rock Falls: City in Illinois

About

Rock Falls is a city located in the county of Whiteside in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,266 and a population density of 921 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,648 inhabitants.

Rock Falls Quick Facts

Population : 8,648 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Whiteside County
Postal code : 61071
Phone Area Codes : 815
Area : 10.06 km2
Altitude : 646 feet / 197 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:48:40 (6th December 2021)
Density : 860 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.15% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Rock Falls is located at 41°46'47"N 89°41'20"W (41.7797500, -89.6890000).

Rock Falls map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rock Falls decreased by 7.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,266 - census
2011 9,358 0.98% estimation process
2012 9,260 -1.06% estimation process
2013 9,200 -0.65% estimation process
2014 9,085 -1.27% estimation process
2015 9,061 -0.26% estimation process
2016 8,978 -0.92% estimation process
2017 8,888 -1.01% estimation process
2018 8,807 -0.92% estimation process
2019 8,740 -0.77% estimation process
2020 8,648 -1.06% estimation process

Rock Falls zip code is 61071. County name: Whiteside, County fips: 17195

Rock Falls, Rockfalls, Rok Fols, rwk fwlz, Рок Фолс, راک فالز، الینوائے, راک‌فالز، ایلینوی, روك فولز

Local Places in Rock Falls

People born in Rock Falls (8)

People born in Rock Falls, including jazz drummer, a composer, arranger, bandleader, and jazz educator Louie Bellson, actor Charlie Brumbly, politician Arlene Becker, you can see a list of people who born in Rock Falls.

  • Cal Howe (American baseball player) he was born in 27/11/1924
  • Gary Kolb (American baseball player) he was born in 13/03/1940
  • Nicholas Troy Sheley (American robber) he was born in 31/07/1979
  • Zelma O'Neal (American actress (1903-1989)) she was born in 29/05/1903
  • Seth Blair (American baseball player) he was born in 03/03/1989

Schools in Rock Falls

College & universities near Rock Falls, IL

Code Name City ZIP
149204 Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-Sterling Sterling (IL) 61081-3611

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rock Falls, IL

Code Name Address Type
PCT Princeton 107 Bicentennial Dr. RAIL
MDT Mendota station 783 Main Street RAIL
KEE Kewanee Loomis and North Tremont Sts. RAIL
MLI Moline, Illinois 1200 River Drive BUS
RKI Rock Island, IL 3500 5th Avenue BUS

Post offices near Rock Falls

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rock Fall Post Office Rock Falls (IL) 61071

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Rock Falls , Wisconsin human settlement in Wisconsin, United States of America with a population of 604 people.
  • Rock Falls , Iowa city in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States with a population of 146 people.

Other cities in Whiteside County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Whiteside County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Sterling 14,313 City in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States
Morrison 3,950 City in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States of America
Fulton 3,285 City in Illinois
Prophetstown 1,919 City in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States
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

Rock Falls distances to largest Illinois cities