Byron, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 3,608 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +23.7%
Males: 1,668  (46.2%)
Females: 1,940  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

35.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61010.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,342 (it was $37,027 in 2000)
Byron:

$55,342
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,275 (it was $17,164 in 2000)

Byron city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $153,458 (it was $103,700 in 2000)
Byron:

$153,458
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $155,176; detached houses: $153,776; townhouses or other attached units: $153,675

Median gross rent in 2017: $734.

March 2019 cost of living index in Byron: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.6%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Byron, IL (2010)
    • 3,53894.3%White alone
    • 1072.9%Hispanic
    • 531.4%Two or more races
    • 340.9%Black alone
    • 170.5%Asian alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone

Races in Byron detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Byron, Illinois as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Byron is 1,816 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Byron by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.0)
1
(25.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(52.9)
1
(26.4)
2
(52.8)
1
(26.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.4)
2
(55.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(346.9)
8
(211.7)
12
(316.9)
12
(316.6)
14
(363.6)
3
(76.9)
7
(186.0)
11
(295.1)
3
(81.1)
5
(136.3)
3
(82.3)
6
(165.4)
5
(138.7)
3
(83.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
88
(2,544)
72
(1,905)
89
(2,350)
62
(1,636)
69
(1,792)
64
(1,640)
43
(1,142)
43
(1,153)
49
(1,325)
23
(626.9)
26
(713.5)
43
(1,185)
35
(971.1)
31
(864.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(105.8)
3
(79.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.6)
2
(53.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(54.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.1)
2
(55.5)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)134.7110.1127.898.2130.9144.863.066.858.739.039.874.453.062.7

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City-data.com crime index in Byron, IL

Crime rate in Byron detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (21.7%), American (16.4%), Italian (9.4%), English (6.8%), Irish (6.6%), Swedish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/23/1879

Elevation: 729 feet

Land area: 2.47 square miles.

Population density: 1,459 people per square mile   (low).

Byron, Illinois map

74 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.0%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,288 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,385 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (13.9 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (65.9 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (83.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Stillman Valley, IL (2.1 miles ),
Leaf River, IL (2.7 miles ),
Oregon, IL (3.0 miles ),
Davis Junction, IL (3.0 miles ),
Winnebago, IL (3.1 miles ),
Mount Morris, IL (3.2 miles ),
New Millford, IL (3.2 miles ),
Adeline, IL (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 42.13 N, Longitude: 89.26 W

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Byron, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Byron, IL in 2017
Byron satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 54 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 1998: 47 buildings, average cost: $64,500
  • 1999: 44 buildings, average cost: $59,200
  • 2000: 45 buildings, average cost: $63,600
  • 2001: 46 buildings, average cost: $71,200
  • 2002: 34 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $72,200
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $305,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $211,500
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $183,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Byron, IL residents
Average permit cost in Byron, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.6%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +621 (+27.0%).
Most common industries in Byron, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (9.3%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Machinery (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (13.4%)
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Machinery (9.3%)
  • Utilities (6.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.7%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
Most common occupations in Byron, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
  • Engineers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Engineers (5.6%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Child care workers (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)

Average climate in Byron, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Byron, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.5. This is better than average.

City:

56.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Byron-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Byron city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Byron-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 264.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.8 miles away from Byron center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 239.9 miles away from Byron center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 296.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 263.3 miles away from Byron center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 252.1 miles away from Byron center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ogle County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Byron topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Byron:

  • NEIGHBORS REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (811 WEST 2ND, PO BOX 585)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Byron:

  • OREGON LIVING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; OREGON, IL)
  • OGLE COUNTY HOSPICE ASSOCIATION (Hospital, about 10 miles away; OREGON, IL)
  • PINECREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MOUNT MORRIS, IL)
  • MILESTONE - SUN VALLEY (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ROCKFORD, IL)
  • LOCUSTWOOD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROCKFORD, IL)
  • SISTER'S HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; ROCKFORD, IL)
  • TRANSITIONS HOME CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; ROCKFORD, IL)

Amtrak station near Byron:

  • 18 miles: ROCKFORD (7559 WALTON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Nuclear power plants:

  • Byron 1. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Sargent & Lundy Engineers. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Commonwealth Edison Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1105 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 02/1985. Commercial start: 09/1985..
  • Byron 2. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Sargent & Lundy Engineers. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Commonwealth Edison Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1105 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 01/1987. Commercial start: 08/1987..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Byron:

  • Rock Valley College (about 19 miles; Rockford, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,269)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 24 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 29 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • McHenry County College (about 47 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 48 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Elgin Community College (about 49 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • Ashford University (about 52 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)

Public high school in Byron:

Public elementary/middle schools in Byron:

See full list of schools located in Byron

Library in Byron:

  • BYRON PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,179,219; Location: 109 NORTH FRANKLIN STREET; 52,805 books; 4,079 audio materials; 3,642 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 190 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Byron: Prairie View Golf Course (A), Byron Public Library (B), Byron City Hall (C), Byron Fire Department and Ambulance Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Byron include: First Baptist Church (A), Saint Marys Catholic Church (B), United Methodist Church of Byron (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Byron City Cemetery (1), Saint Mary's Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Byron include: Jarrett Prairie Nature Preserve (1), Sunshine Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Byron Museum of History (106 North Union).

Hotel: Blackhawk's Trail Lodge (10723 North State Route 2).

Birthplace of: Sean Considine - 2005 NFL player (Philadelphia Eagles, born: Oct 28, 1981), Edward B. Spalding - Army soldier and Medal of Honor recipient.

Ogle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Byron and their reported violations in the past:

BYRON (Population served: 4,101, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 regular monitoring violations
LAKE LOUISE (97873) (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKE LOUISE (97881) (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKE LOUISE (17202) (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKE LOUISE (117952) (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
PRAIRIE VIEW GOLF CLUB PAVILION (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
JARRETT PRAIRIE CENTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PRAIRIE VIEW GOLF CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.6%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
86 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Byron (2011 data):

  • Byron Bank: Blackhawk Street Facility, Messenger Service, at 200 North Walnut. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $223.5 mil, Deposits: $200.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Byron Bancshares, Inc.
  • Sterling Federal Bank, F.S.B.: 221 North Union Branch at 221 N Union St, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $474.7 mil, Deposits: $409.3 mil, headquarters in Sterling, IL, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 10 total offices
  • Stillman BancCorp N.A.: Byron Facility at 608 West Blackhawk, branch established on 1993/07/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $415.9 mil, Deposits: $345.1 mil, headquarters in Stillman Valley, IL, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Stillman Banccorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Byron:

Marital status in Byron, IL
  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Byron:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Byron
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Byron, IL (based on Ogle County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,51231
Catholic7,6754
Evangelical Protestant5,46441
Other2533
None31,593-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
This county:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Here:

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Ogle County:

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ogle County:

26.7%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Byron:

49.2%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.5%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Byron:

29.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Byron:

12.0%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Byron:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.5%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.3%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.6%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Byron, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$30,053$51,5191$299
Financial Administration 3$7,680$30,7200$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,874$70,4880$0
Sewerage 1$5,721$68,6521$1,142
Police - Other 1$2,962$35,5440$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,413$28,9561$115
Water Supply 1$3,562$42,7441$934
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$1,749
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$124
Totals for Government 15$58,265$46,61211$4,363

Byron government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $830,000 ($230.04)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $2,248,000 ($623.06)
    Police Protection: $710,000 ($196.78)
    Regular Highways: $494,000 ($136.92)
    Water Utilities: $465,000 ($128.88)
    Sewerage: $393,000 ($108.92)
    Financial Administration: $272,000 ($75.39)
    General - Other: $267,000 ($74.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $185,000 ($51.27)
    Central Staff Services: $178,000 ($49.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $437,000 ($121.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $855,000 ($236.97)
    Regular Highways: $377,000 ($104.49)
    Water Utilities: $52,000 ($14.41)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($7.48)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($7.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,638,000 ($453.99)

Byron government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,357,000 ($376.11)
    Sewerage: $481,000 ($133.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $227,000 ($62.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $102,000 ($28.27)
    Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($13.86)
    General Revenue - Other: $47,000 ($13.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $569,000 ($157.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,189,000 ($329.55)
    Highways: $107,000 ($29.66)
    Other: $35,000 ($9.70)
  • Tax - Property: $3,093,000 ($857.26)
    Public Utilities Sales: $130,000 ($36.03)
    Other License: $86,000 ($23.84)
    Other Selective Sales: $60,000 ($16.63)

Byron government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,646,000 ($2396.34)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,875,000 ($2182.65)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,709,000 ($473.67)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $938,000 ($259.98)

Byron government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,850,000 ($1344.24)

5.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,619 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Winnebago County, IL  1.19% ($41,771 average AGI)
from Lee County, IL  0.68% ($46,317)
from DeKalb County, IL  0.62% ($46,894)


6.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,096 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Winnebago County, IL  1.20% ($46,825 average AGI)
to Lee County, IL  0.74% ($36,570)
to DeKalb County, IL  0.52% ($39,884)
Businesses in Byron, IL
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Nike2
Curves1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Strongest AM radio stations in Byron:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WNTA (1330 AM; 1 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Byron:

  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNIU (89.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WNIJ (90.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W233AD (94.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; POLO, IL; Owner: SAUK VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYCH (106.3 FM; GENOA, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WNIE (89.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WDKB (94.9 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY RADIO, LIMITED)
  • WFPS (92.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W289AB (105.7 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WNIQ (91.5 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Byron:

  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, INC.)
  • WCFC-CA (Channel 51; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)
  • W52BI (Channel 52; STERLING/DIXON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W25CL (Channel 25; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48CK (Channel 48; STERLING, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
Byron fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Byron fatal accident list:

Jun 10, 2002 03:49 PM, Sr-2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
May 24, 2000 03:56 PM, Sr-2, Lat: 42.125380, Lon: -89.255915, Vehicles: 5, Persons: 9, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 24, 1991 11:04 AM, 2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 28, 1989 09:43 PM, 2, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 194ft / 58.8mTotal length
  • $377,000Total costs
  • 55,075Total average daily traffic
  • 4,941Total average daily truck traffic
  • 70,765Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Byron, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Byron, IL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$106,60018$108,83277$100,8541$27,5501$101,1904$108,610
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$83,1504$138,5800$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$124,23014$110,1381$9,5100$01$50,020
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$121,7709$114,4530$00$01$52,480
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$79,5400$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9617.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$135,81611$122,8651$79,210
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$164,9800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9617.00

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 33. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 65 took place in 2018, and the least - 2 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Byron, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.4%), and Outside Fires (39.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Byron, IL
    • 25645.4%Structure Fires
    • 22239.4%Outside Fires
    • 498.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 376.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Byron, IL
Most common first names in Byron, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2872.3 years
William2774.6 years
Mary2579.4 years
Robert2472.2 years
Dorothy2181.4 years
Charles1877.4 years
Helen1779.6 years
George1677.6 years
Harry1576.5 years
Kenneth1475.8 years
Most common last names in Byron, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2378.4 years
Miller1375.6 years
Mcnames1275.5 years
Anderson1172.6 years
Blanchard1072.8 years
Oltmanns979.8 years
Smith879.9 years
Reeverts784.3 years
Jackson785.4 years
Nelson771.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Byron, IL
  • 94.5%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Byron, IL
  • 65.1%Electricity
  • 34.9%Utility gas


Byron compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There are 23 pilots and 36 other airmen in this city.
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  • Henry R. Vanderzyden (9)
  • Ted A. Martin (6)
  • William C. Trommer (3)
  • Terry A. Zeigler (2)
  • Paul Sloan (2)
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  • Brett Jay Snodgrass (2)

Total of 62 patent applications in 2008-2020.