Rockton, Winnebago County, Illinois

Rockton: Illinois village near the Wisconsin border

About

Rockton is a village located in the county of Winnebago in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,685 and a population density of 1,348 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,477 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Rockton

Population : 7,477 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Winnebago County
Area : 5.7 km2
Altitude : 2,421 feet / 738 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:29:59 (30th June 2022)
Postal code : 61072
Density : 1,312 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.78% (2010-2020)
Rockton locator map
Location of Rockton on Illinois map.
Image Hollister-Balsley House C.1854. image
Image Hollister-Balsley House C.1854.
Image Hollister-Balsley House C.1854. image

Geography

Rockton is located at 42°27'9"N 89°4'20"W (42.4525200, -89.0723300).

Rockton map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rockton decreased by 2.78% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,685 - census
2011 7,761 0.98% estimation process
2012 7,729 -0.41% estimation process
2013 7,702 -0.35% estimation process
2014 7,647 -0.72% estimation process
2015 7,614 -0.43% estimation process
2016 7,592 -0.29% estimation process
2017 7,561 -0.41% estimation process
2018 7,544 -0.23% estimation process
2019 7,516 -0.37% estimation process
2020 7,477 -0.52% estimation process

Rockton zip code is 61072. County name: Winnebago, County fips: 17201

Pecatonica, Rockton

People born in Rockton (1)

born March 27, 1845, Rockton, Ill., U.S.—died Dec. 31, 1914, New York , N.Y. Edwin Norton was born in Rockton

Schools in Rockton

College & universities near Rockton, IL

Code Name City ZIP
461874 First Class Cosmetology School Beloit (WI) 53511-0000
238333 Beloit College Beloit (WI) 53511-5595
238397 Blackhawk Technical College Janesville (WI) 53547-5009
149028 Saint Anthony College of Nursing Rockford (IL) 61114
148380 Rock Valley College Rockford (IL) 61114-5699

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rockton, 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 Rockton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rockton Post Office Rockton (IL) 61072
South Bel Post Office South Beloit (IL) 61080
R Post Office Roscoe (IL) 61073
Bel Post Office Beloit (WI) 53511
Shirland Post Office Shirland (IL) 61079

Other cities in Winnebago County

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

City Name Population Title
Rockford 144,835 County seat of Winnebago County, Illinois, United States
Loves Park 23,382 City north of Rockford, Illinois
Machesney Park 22,678 Village in the U.
Roscoe 10,406 Town
South Beloit 7,540 City in Winnebago County, Illinois, United States
Winnebago 2,973 City in Minnesota, United States
Cherry Valley 2,853 Township in Winnebago County, Illinois
Harlem 2,114 Township in Winnebago County, Illinois, United States
Lake Summerset 2,048 Census designated place
Pecatonica 1,926 City in Illinois, United States of America
Durand 1,387 Village in the United States
Shirland 944 Township in Winnebago County, Illinois
Seward 874 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
New Milford 851 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Rockton distances to largest Illinois cities