Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois

Rock Island: City in Illinois

About

Rock Island is a city located in the county of Rock Island in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 39,018 and a population density of 883 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 36,870 inhabitants.

The city was created 181 years ago in 1840.

Quick Facts about Rock Island

Population : 36,870 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Rock Island County
Postal code : 61201
Phone Area Codes : 309
Area : 44.19 km2
Altitude : 604 feet / 184 meters
Capital city : Rock Island is capital of Rock Island County
Establishment : January 01, 1841 (181 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:23:14 (10th August 2022)
Density : 834 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.83% (2010-2020)
Rock Island locator map
Location of Rock Island on Illinois map.
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Rock Island Illinois Montage
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Geography

Rock Island is located at 41°30'34"N 90°34'44"W (41.5094800, -90.5787500).

Rock Island map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rock Island decreased by 5.83% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 39,018 - census
2011 38,980 -0.1% estimation process
2012 38,936 -0.11% estimation process
2013 38,901 -0.09% estimation process
2014 38,790 -0.29% estimation process
2015 38,545 -0.64% estimation process
2016 38,168 -0.99% estimation process
2017 37,812 -0.94% estimation process
2018 37,409 -1.08% estimation process
2019 37,152 -0.69% estimation process
2020 36,870 -0.76% estimation process

Rock Island zip code is 61201. County name: Rock Island, County fips: 17161

Quad Cities, Rock Island, Rok Ajland, Rok-Ajlend, Stephenson, roka ayalanda, rwk ayland, Рок Ајланд, Рок-Айленд, راک آئی لینڈ، الینوائے, راک‌آیلند، ایلینوی, روك أيلاند, रॉक आयलंड

People born in Rock Island (82)

People born in Rock Island, including singer-songwriter Lissie, actress June Haver, actor Eddie Albert, .

List

  • Samuel Rinnah Van Sant (American politician (1844-1936)) he was born in 11/05/1844
  • Henry Cantwell Wallace (United States Secretary of Agriculture (1866-1924)) he was born in 11/05/1866
  • Charles Melville Hays (American businessman) he was born in 16/05/1856
  • Helen Mack (American actress (1913-1986)) she was born in 13/11/1913
  • Jonathan Tweet (role-playing game designer) he was born in 01/01/2000
  • Greg Norton (American musician) he was born in 13/03/1959
  • Gabriel Almond (American political scientist) he was born in 12/01/1911
  • Franz Jackson (American musician) he was born in 01/11/1912
  • Bobby Schilling (Republican legislator from Illinois) he was born in 23/01/1964
  • Lane Evans (Late Democratic progressive Illinois Congressman, ex-Marine (1951-2014)) he was born in 04/08/1951
  • Gary Payton (American astronaut) he was born in 20/06/1948
  • Jesse Johnson (American musician) he was born in 29/05/1960
  • John Allred (American jazz trombonist and songwriter) he was born in 01/01/1962
  • Steven S. Vogt (American astronomer) he was born in 20/12/1949
  • Pete Mickeal (American professional basketball player) he was born in 22/02/1978
  • Jeffrey Gold (American composer, film director and screenwriter) he was born in 13/03/1968
  • Rollin S. Sturgeon (American film director and screenwriter) he was born in 25/08/1877
  • Brandon Brooks (American water polo player and coach) he was born in 29/04/1981

Schools in Rock Island

College & universities near Rock Island, IL

Code Name City ZIP
153311 Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport (IA) 52801-1221

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rock Island, IL

Code Name Address Type
DVP Davenport, Iowa 304 West River Drive BUS
RKI Rock Island, IL 3500 5th Avenue BUS
MLI Moline, Illinois 1200 River Drive BUS
KEE Kewanee Loomis and North Tremont Sts. RAIL
GBB Galesburg station 225 South Seminary Street RAIL

Post offices near Rock Island

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Rock Island Post Office Rock Island (IL) 61201

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Rock Island County

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

City Name Population Title
Moline 41,065 City in Illinois
East Moline 20,473 City in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States
Silvis 7,473 City in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States
Coal Valley 3,719 City in Illinois, United States of America
Carbon Cliff 1,932 City in Illinois, United States of America
Hampton 1,738 Human settlement in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States of America
Port Byron 1,597 City in Illinois, United States of America
Edgington 1,442 Township in Rock Island County, Illinois
Andalusia 1,088 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Rapids City 962 Human settlement in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States of America
Buffalo Prairie 796 Township in Rock Island County, Illinois
Cordova 640 Village in the United States
Reynolds 508 Village in Illinois, USA
Hillsdale 502 Village in Illinois

Distance to Other Cities

Rock Island distances to largest Illinois cities