Freeport, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 24,851 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 11,697  (47.1%)
Females: 13,154  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61032.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,550 (it was $35,399 in 2000)
Freeport:

$35,550
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,832 (it was $18,680 in 2000)

Freeport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,031 (it was $67,700 in 2000)
Freeport:

$73,031
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $87,654; Detached houses: $91,884; Townhouses or other attached units: $131,874; In 2-unit structures: $66,381; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $82,473; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $81,262; Mobile homes: $12,901

Median gross rent in 2013: $590.

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  • Races in Freeport, IL (2013)

    Freeport races chart
    • 19,02674.7%White alone
    • 3,79714.9%Black alone
    • 1,1524.5%Hispanic
    • 1,1194.4%Two or more races
    • 2461.0%Asian alone
    • 150.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 140.05%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Freeport: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.3%), Irish (8.9%), United States (8.3%), English (6.0%), Dutch (2.8%), Italian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/07/1882

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 11.4 square miles.

Population density: 2,177 people per square mile   (low).

Freeport,IL real estate house value index trend

Freeport, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Freeport:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Freeport city:

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

550 residents are foreign born (0.7% Latin America, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

2.2%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 87 registered sex offenders living in Freeport, Illinois as of August 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Freeport to the number of sex offenders is 289 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,116 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,168 (2.8%)

Freeport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (28.7 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (55.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (104.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cedarville, IL (2.4 miles ), Ridott, IL (2.8 miles) , Dakota, IL (2.9 miles ), German Valley, IL (3.1 miles ), Pearl City, IL (3.2 miles ), Shannon, IL (3.3 miles ), Lena, IL (3.4 miles ), Rock City, IL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 36 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 1998: 30 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $272,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.29 N, Longitude: 89.63 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,298 (+13.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,192 (70.1%)

Area code: 815

Freeport household income distribution Freeport home values distribution

Crime rates in Freeport by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014
Murders 001003200022
per 100,000 0.00.03.90.00.011.98.10.00.00.07.88.0
Rapes 252516271817171256515
per 100,000 94.596.461.9104.870.367.368.648.820.623.319.660.3
Robberies 333312161815191529251417
per 100,000 124.8127.346.462.170.359.476.760.9119.597.254.768.3
Assaults 787855818266544015201614
per 100,000 295.0300.8212.6314.3320.2261.3218.0162.561.877.862.656.2
Burglaries 281281168161206239234324238243221111
per 100,000 1,062.71,083.7649.5624.7804.3946.4944.71,316.3980.4945.0864.3445.9
Thefts 1,3971,3978328731,218871777817633724712519
per 100,000 5,283.15,387.83,216.53,387.54,755.63,449.03,137.03,319.12,607.42,815.52,784.42,085.1
Auto thefts 15155107461510978
per 100,000 56.757.919.338.827.315.824.260.941.235.027.432.1
Arson 665453146644
per 100,000 22.723.119.315.519.511.94.016.324.723.315.616.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.1) 469.5478.8293.8353.1396.1358.7336.4324.5244.6248.8237.9216.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Freeport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 68 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Illinois average:

2.78
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +202 (+0.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)

Work and jobs in Freeport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Freeport, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Freeport-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 50.2 miles away from the Freeport city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.7 miles away from the city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Freeport-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% 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 281.0 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 68.7 miles away from Freeport 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 257.0 miles away from the city 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 313.4 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 280.1 miles away from Freeport center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 268.4 miles away from the city 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 Stephenson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Freeport topographic map

Birthplace of: Ken Behring - Real estate developer, Calista Flockhart - (born 1964), actor, Charles J. Guiteau - (1841-1882), assassin of the President James Garfield, Clare Winger Harris - Writer, Frederick H. Buttel - Sociologist, Gerald McClellan - Boxer, Howard Zehr - Academic, Jimmie Mattern - Aviator, Kim Hughes (basketball) - Basketball player and coach, Preston Pearson - Player of football.

Main business address for: NEWELL RUBBERMAID INC (PLASTICS PRODUCTS, NEC).

Hospitals and medical centers in Freeport:

  • FHN HOME HEALTHCARE AND HOSPICE (773 W LINCOLN SUITE 403)
  • FHN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1045 WEST STEPHENSON STREET)
  • FREEPORT TERRACE (2942 HIGHLANDVIEW DRIVE)
  • RIDGE TERRACE (2911 HIGHLANDVIEW DRIVE)
  • F H N MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1045 WEST STEVENSON)
  • FREEPORT REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (900 SOUTH KIWANIS DRIVE)
  • MANOR COURT OF FREEPORT (2170 WEST NAVAJO DRIVE)
  • PROVENA ST JOSEPH CENTER (659 EAST JEFFERSON STREET)
  • STEPHENSON NURSING CENTER (2946 SOUTH WALNUT ROAD)
  • DAVITA - FREEPORT DIALYSIS (1028 KUNKLE BOULEVARD)

Airports and heliports located in Freeport:

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College/University in Freeport:

  • Highland Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,383; Location: 2998 W Pearl City Rd; Public; Website: www.highland.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Freeport:

  • Rock Valley College (about 33 miles; Rockford, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,269)
  • Ashford University (about 43 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 46 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 51 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 54 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)
  • Edgewood College (about 55 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 56 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)

Public high schools in Freeport:

  • RAP FREEPORT (Students: 1,304, Location: 27 S STATE AVE, Grades: 6-12)
  • FREEPORT ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCH (Students: 60, Location: 1330 S LOCUST AVE, Grades: 6-12)
  • FREEPORT HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 701 W MOSELEY ST, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Freeport:

  • AQUIN CATHOLIC JR SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 154, Location: 1419 S GALENA AVE, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Freeport:

Private elementary/middle schools in Freeport:

  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 191, Location: 1964 W PEARL CITY RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • AQUIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 178, Location: 202 W PLEASANT ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • TRI-COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 96, Location: 641 W STEPHENSON ST, Grades: PK-7)
  • OPEN BIBLE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 87, Location: 3800 W STEPHENSON ST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Freeport

Library in Freeport:

  • FREEPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,365,908; Location: 100 EAST DOUGLAS STREET; 116,699 books; 6,809 audio materials; 8,482 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 278 print serial subscriptions; 25 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • New library address: 100 E. Douglaas Street

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Notable locations in Freeport: Freeport Country Club (A), Freeport Raceway (B), Park Hills Golf Course (C), Wallace Yards (D), Freeport Fire Department Station 2 (E), Freeport City Hall (F), Freeport Public Library (G), Stephenson County Courthouse (H), Freeport Fire Department Station 1 (I), Freeport Rural Fire Protection District Ambulance Service (J), Freeport Fire Department Station 3 (K), Saint Vincent Childrens Home (L), Freeport Rural Fire Protection District Station 1 (M), Saint Josephs Home for the Aged (N), Stephenson County Historical Museum (O), Stephenson County Jail (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: West Avenue Shopping Center (1), Bavarian Village Shopping Center (2), Crestwood Shopping Center (3), Lincoln Shopping Center (4), Meadows Shopping Center (5), Park Plaza Shopping Center (6), Southwest Plaza Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Freeport: NEWELL RUBBERMAID INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Freeport include: Open Bible Church (A), Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (B), Bethany United Church of Christ (C), Bethel Baptist Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Church of God in Christ (F), Church of the Brethren (G), Embury United Methodist Church (H), Evangelical Church of God in Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakland Freeport Cemetery (1), County Home Cemetery (2), Saint Joseph Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4), Freeport City Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Freeport include: Stephenson County Fairgrounds (1), Taylor Park (2), Third Ward Park (3), Read Park (4), Freeport Prairie Nature Preserve (5), Bidwell Park (6), Krape Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Freeport Park District - Historical Museum (1440 South Carroll Avenue) (1), City of Freeport - Park District- Museum (1440 South Carroll Avenue) (2), Freeport Arts Center (Museums; 121 North Harlem Avenue) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express (1551 S Sleezer Home Rd) (1), Country Inn-Stes Freeport (1710 Dirck Drive) (2), Freeport Knights Inn (1156 W Galena Ave) (3), Amerihost Inn & Suites (1060 Riverside Dr) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Stephenson County - Courts-Circuit- Court Administration (15 North Galena Avenue Suite 7) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 71.1. This is about average.

City:

71.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.0%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents, 28.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.8% for American Indian residents, 52.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Freeport in 2010:

  • 468 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 108 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 49 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 16 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Freeport in 2000:

  • 460 people in nursing homes
  • 107 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 88 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 49 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Freeport, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Freeport (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Freeport Branch, Galena Avenue Branch, South West Plaza Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Fifth Third Bank: Freeport West Avenue Qs Branch, Freeport Motor Bank, Freeport. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • State Bank: at 1718 South Dirck Drive, branch established on 1999/05/24; Messenger Service at 1718 South Dirck Drive, branch established on 2010/11/01. Info updated 2007/01/10: Bank assets: $217.4 mil, Deposits: $176.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Foresight Financial Group, Inc.
  • Union Savings Bank: at 223 West Stephenson Street, branch established on 1883/01/01; 715 W South St Branch at 715 West South Street, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $170.5 mil, Deposits: $145.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Union Bancshares, Mhc
  • Midwest Community Bank: at 510 Park Crest Drive, branch established on 1966/08/22; Freeport Facility at 1725 South West Avenue, branch established on 1983/05/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $208.0 mil, Deposits: $185.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Freeport Bancshares, Inc.
  • Kent Bank: Freeport Branch at 996 West Fairview Road, branch established on 1992/01/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $88.0 mil, Deposits: $76.9 mil, headquarters in Kent, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: High Point Financial Services, Inc.
  • Midland States Bank: Freeport Branch at 1753 South West Avenue, branch established on 2004/03/29. Info updated 2010/10/19: Bank assets: $1,510.0 mil, Deposits: $1,222.1 mil, headquarters in Effingham, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Midland States Bancorp, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Freeport Walmart Branch at 2545 Il Route 26 South, branch established on 2007/12/03. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Citizens State Bank: Freeport Branch at 1525 South Forest Road, branch established on 2008/12/01. Info updated 2009/10/02: Bank assets: $217.4 mil, Deposits: $187.0 mil, headquarters in Lena, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First Lena Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Illinois average:

12.4

Freeport travel time to work - commute Freeport mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Freeport city (based on Stephenson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,64043
Mainline Protestant8,03331
Catholic5,2515
Black Protestant1,3669
Other2753
Orthodox151
None15,131-
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: 11
Stephenson County:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Stephenson County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Stephenson County:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

7.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Stephenson County:

28.3%
Illinois:

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

14.0%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Freeport:

50.0%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.1%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Freeport:

29.0
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.4%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.0%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Freeport:

35.3%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

56.3%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.1%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Freeport, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$12,553$50,2120$0
Other Government Administration 4$20,393$61,17914$578
Judicial and Legal 2$11,863$71,1780$0
Police Protection - Officers 49$247,643$60,6470$0
Police - Other 6$19,530$39,0600$0
Firefighters 46$242,189$63,1800$0
Fire - Other 1$3,538$42,4560$0
Streets and Highways 21$80,727$46,1300$0
Sewerage 13$53,521$49,4040$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$17,052$51,1560$0
Water Supply 9$37,253$49,6710$0
Local Libraries 11$40,735$44,43812$13,753
Other and Unallocable 21$78,794$45,0252$3,514
Totals for Government 190$865,791$54,68228$17,845

Freeport government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,383,000 ($55.65)
    Central Staff Services: $393,000 ($15.81)
    Libraries: $216,000 ($8.69)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,049,000 ($162.93)
    Police Protection: $3,625,000 ($145.87)
    Fire Protection: $2,429,000 ($97.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,032,000 ($81.77)
    Sewerage: $1,755,000 ($70.62)
    Libraries: $1,366,000 ($54.97)
    Water Utilities: $1,239,000 ($49.86)
    Regular Highways: $1,001,000 ($40.28)
    Central Staff Services: $895,000 ($36.01)
    Housing & Community Development: $354,000 ($14.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $169,000 ($6.80)
    Air Transportation: $148,000 ($5.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $136,000 ($5.47)
    Welfare - Other: $105,000 ($4.23)
    Financial Administration: $48,000 ($1.93)
    Health Services - Other: $33,000 ($1.33)
    General Public Buildings: $26,000 ($1.05)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $9,337,000 ($375.72)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $3,324,000 ($133.76)
    Benefit Payments: $1,766,000 ($71.06)
    Withdrawals: $32,000 ($1.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,058,000 ($42.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $105,000 ($4.23)
    Police Protection: $75,000 ($3.02)
    Libraries: $45,000 ($1.81)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($0.60)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,023,000 ($363.08)

Freeport government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,552,000 ($102.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,037,000 ($81.97)
    All Other: $407,000 ($16.38)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $951,000 ($38.27)
    From Local Government: $722,000 ($29.05)
    Local Employee Contribution: $424,000 ($17.06)
    From Other Government: $162,000 ($6.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $354,000 ($14.24)
    All Other: $259,000 ($10.42)
    Public Welfare: $105,000 ($4.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $137,000 ($5.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $732,000 ($29.46)
    Interest Earnings: $667,000 ($26.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,954,000 ($78.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,897,000 ($237.29)
    Highways: $1,248,000 ($50.22)
    All Other: $195,000 ($7.85)
    Health & Hospitals: $2,000 ($0.08)
  • Tax - Property: $3,090,000 ($124.34)
    NEC: $1,578,000 ($63.50)
    Public Utilities: $528,000 ($21.25)

Freeport government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $17,632,000 ($709.51)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $296,000 ($11.91)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $15,760,000 ($634.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,929,000 ($77.62)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $239,000 ($9.62)

Freeport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $647,000 ($26.04)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $12,621,000 ($507.87)
    Total Other Securities: $5,812,000 ($233.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,201,000 ($651.93)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $71,000 ($2.86)

3.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.77%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Winnebago County, IL  0.71% ($32,187 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.27% ($36,269)
from Jo Daviess County, IL  0.27% ($26,538)


4.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Winnebago County, IL  0.74% ($30,683 average AGI)
to Ogle County, IL  0.29% ($35,339)
to Jo Daviess County, IL  0.25% ($35,128)

Strongest AM radio stations in Freeport:

  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Freeport:

  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W211AQ (90.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WFPS (92.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQLF (102.1 FM; LENA, IL; Owner: LENA RADIO BROADCASTING)
  • WNIE (89.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WCCI (100.3 FM; SAVANNA, IL; Owner: CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; POLO, IL; Owner: SAUK VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Freeport:

  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W52BI (Channel 52; STERLING/DIXON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Freeport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 87m285ftTotal length
  • $2,199,000Total costs
  • 101,575Total average daily traffic
  • 6,467Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 71980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Freeport, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Freeport)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 168 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Freeport, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 132 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Freeport)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Freeport)

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

FREEPORT CC (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROUTE 20 BAR AND GRILL (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2010)
SALEM UCC CHURCH (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Freeport that have no violations reported:

  • SANDBURR FAMILY RESTAURANT (Serves WI, Population served: 106, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SULLIVANS (0144139) (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • FREEPORT MENNONITE CHURCH (Population served: 27, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FREEPORT STEPHENSON CONVENTION (Population served: 27, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROCK HOLLOW CONSERVATION CLUB (Population served: 27, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 109
  • Hazardous Condition: 62
  • Service Call: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Freeport

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Freeport, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Freeport, Illinois:

  • Town House Motel, 1156 W Galena Ave, Freeport, Illinois 61032 , Phone: (815) 232-2191
  • Hampton Inn, 109 S Galena Ave, Freeport, Illinois 61032 , Phone: (815) 233-7100, Fax: (815) 232-7144
  • Travelodge Inn & Suites, 1300 E South St, Freeport, Illinois 61032 , Phone: (815) 297-9700, Fax: (815) 297-9701
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 1060 Riverside Dr, Freeport, Illinois 61032 , Phone: (815) 599-8510, Fax: (815) 599-8610
  • Country Inn And Suites By Carlson, 1710 S Dirck Dr, Freeport, Illinois 61032 , Phone: (815) 233-3300, Fax: (815) 233-3333
  • Super 8, 1551 S Sleezer Home Rd, Freeport, Illinois 61032 , Phone: (815) 232-4455, Fax: (815) 232-5252
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Freeport, Illinois
Most common first names in Freeport, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert29274.0 years
John27175.1 years
William26176.2 years
Mary24079.9 years
Ruth14880.9 years
Charles14676.3 years
Dorothy14678.4 years
Margaret14382.6 years
Helen14282.2 years
George14178.1 years
Most common last names in Freeport, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller10378.3 years
Smith9375.4 years
Johnson6676.5 years
Williams5270.4 years
Jones4573.1 years
Davis4078.0 years
Brown3971.1 years
Martin3973.2 years
Anderson3880.4 years
Meyers3880.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Freeport, IL
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1McDonald's2
Arby's1Menards1
AutoZone1New Balance1
Baymont Inn1Nike3
Burger King1Penske1
CVS2Pizza Hut2
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Sears2
FedEx5Slumberland1
GameStop1Staples1
Goodwill4Subway3
H&R Block1Super 81
Hilton1T-Mobile2
JCPenney1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul2
Kmart1U.S. Cellular2
La-Z-Boy1UPS9
Lane Furniture2Vans1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens2
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets7Wendy's1
Maurices1YMCA1

Freeport compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
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