German Valley, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 435 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.6%
 
Males: 237  (54.5%)
Females: 198  (45.5%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61039.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,766 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
German Valley:

$47,766
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,904 (it was $18,564 in 2000)

German Valley village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $109,333 (it was $77,300 in 2000)
German Valley:

$109,333
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $110,555; detached houses: $109,431

Median gross rent in 2017: $545.

March 2019 cost of living index in German Valley: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.5%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 86.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in German Valley, IL (2010)
    • 45498.1%White alone
    • 51.1%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in German Valley, Illinois as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in German Valley is 484 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (58.9%), American (18.2%), Dutch (2.7%), Swedish (2.7%), English (1.9%), European (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/31/1923

Elevation: 841 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 893 people per square mile   (low).

German Valley, Illinois map

14 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This village:

2.7%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,614 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,448 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (21.2 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (59.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (95.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Adeline, IL (2.3 miles),
Ridott, IL (2.4 miles),
Leaf River, IL (2.7 miles ),
Forreston, IL (2.8 miles ),
Pecatonica, IL (3.0 miles ),
Freeport, IL (3.1 miles ),
Mount Morris, IL (3.4 miles ),
Dakota, IL (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.21 N, Longitude: 89.48 W

Area code: 815

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $250,000
Number of permits per 10,000 German Valley, IL residents
Average permit cost in German Valley, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in German Valley, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.1%)
  • Machinery (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (10.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Machinery (7.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.4%)
  • Truck transportation (6.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (15.8%)
  • Social assistance (10.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.3%)
  • Machinery (4.3%)
Most common occupations in German Valley, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Child care workers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (15.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (10.8%)
  • Registered nurses (10.8%)
  • Child care workers (10.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in German Valley, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

German Valley-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the German Valley village 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 14.5 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

German Valley-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 273.5 miles away from German Valley 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 60.1 miles away from the city 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 249.2 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 305.9 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 272.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 261.0 miles away from German Valley 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 (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
German Valley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near German Valley:

  • STEPHENSON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • PROVENA ST JOSEPH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • FHN HOME HEALTHCARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • FHN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • MANOR COURT OF FREEPORT (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • FREEPORT REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)
  • DAVITA - FREEPORT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; FREEPORT, IL)

Operable nuclear power plants near German Valley:

  • 13 miles: Byron 1 and 2 in Byron, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to German Valley:

  • Rock Valley College (about 26 miles; Rockford, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,269)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 37 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 42 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Ashford University (about 45 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 57 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • McHenry County College (about 57 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • Edgewood College (about 59 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: German Valley Fire Protection District Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in German Valley: German Valley United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Silver Creek Reformed Cemetery (1), Silver Creek Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Stephenson 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 German Valley and their reported violations in the past:

GRACE VALLEY CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH (Population served: 29, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2010)
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

80.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.4%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in German Valley (2011 data):

  • German-American State Bank: at 100 Church Street, branch established on 1907/01/06. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $195.9 mil, Deposits: $170.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Foresight Financial Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in German Valley:

Marital status in German Valley, IL
  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

For population 25 years and over in German Valley:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for German Valley, IL (based on Stephenson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.73 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.5%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Stephenson County:

28.3%
Illinois:

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

14.0%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.5%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
German Valley:

43.6%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
German Valley:

19.2%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.0%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
German Valley:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

27.3%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.3%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
German Valley:

76.4%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of German Valley, 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
Water Supply 1$3,105$37,2600$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$280
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$1,835
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$267
Totals for Government 1$3,105$37,2605$2,382

German Valley government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $39,000 ($89.66)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($87.36)
    Police Protection: $28,000 ($64.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($52.87)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($52.87)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($50.57)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($34.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($16.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($45.98)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($13.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $62,000 ($142.53)

German Valley government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $41,000 ($94.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($52.87)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($18.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($94.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $59,000 ($135.63)
    Highways: $14,000 ($32.18)
  • Tax - Property: $35,000 ($80.46)
    Other License: $1,000 ($2.30)

German Valley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $204,000 ($468.97)

4.14% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,372 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.14%
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  0.84% ($34,863 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.36% ($35,059)
from Ogle County, IL  0.31% ($57,017)


4.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
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  0.84% ($43,616 average AGI)
to Green County, WI  0.26% ($36,440)
to Jo Daviess County, IL  0.21% ($44,475)

Strongest AM radio stations in German Valley:

  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in German Valley:

  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFPS (92.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNIE (89.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; POLO, IL; Owner: SAUK VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WQLF (102.1 FM; LENA, IL; Owner: LENA RADIO BROADCASTING)
  • W211AQ (90.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNIU (89.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WNIQ (91.5 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W233AD (94.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around German Valley:

  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, INC.)
  • W52BI (Channel 52; STERLING/DIXON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48CK (Channel 48; STERLING, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • WCFC-CA (Channel 51; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.4mTotal length
  • $248,000Total costs
  • 3,250Total average daily traffic
  • 289Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,833Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in German Valley, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for German Valley, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, 6372 Edwardsville Road (Lat: 42.229444 Lon: -89.484111), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland And Knight LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 955-3000
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, 6372 Edwardsville Road (Lat: 42.229444 Lon: -89.484111), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland And Knight LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 955-3000
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, 6372 Edwardsville Road (Lat: 42.229444 Lon: -89.484111), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 17177 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland And Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 955-3000

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 5521 S Rock City Rd (Lat: 42.219472 Lon: -89.458444), Call Sign: KXC579, Licensee ID: L00022572,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/1996, Expiration Date: 02/14/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2001, Registrant: New Hope Veterinary Clinic, 5521 S Rock City Rd, German Valley, IL 61039, Phone: (815) 362-3151
  • 4100 E German Valley Rd (Lat: 42.208361 Lon: -89.516778), Call Sign: KNFD511, Licensee ID: L00043876,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.975 MHz, Grant Date: 02/24/1997, Expiration Date: 03/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2002, Registrant: Hayunga Oil Co, Rr 1, German Valley, IL 61039, Phone: (815) 362-2209
  • 5370 W. Montague Rd (Lat: 42.200500 Lon: -89.440639), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQOJ667,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.937 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2011, Expiration Date: 10/19/2021, Certifier: Trent Sanderson, Registrant: Roe-Comm, Inc., 1400 Ramona Avenue, Portage, MI 49002, Phone: (269) 327-1045, Fax: (269) 327-8784, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB9ZCU, Licensee ID: L00338267, Grant Date: 03/21/2001, Expiration Date: 03/21/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2003, Certifier: Karl A Larson, Registrant: Karl A Larson, 46 S Bunker Hill Rd, German Valley, IL 61039
  • Call Sign: W9UIJ, Previous Call Sign: KB9ZCU, Licensee ID: L00338267, Grant Date: 01/05/2013, Expiration Date: 01/03/2023, Certifier: Karl A Larson Mr., Registrant: Karl A Larson Mr, 46 S Bunker Hill Rd, German Valley, IL 61039

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 fires per year is 6. The highest number of reported fires - 23 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2016. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in German Valley, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (61.5%), and Outside Fires (28.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in German Valley, IL
    • 6461.5%Structure Fires
    • 3028.8%Outside Fires
    • 65.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 43.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for German Valley, IL
Most common first names in German Valley, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1075.5 years
George981.5 years
Henry581.0 years
Anna585.2 years
Albert475.8 years
Grace485.3 years
Ella481.3 years
Robert472.3 years
Alice387.7 years
Ethel379.7 years
Most common last names in German Valley, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Buttel1279.3 years
Miller1178.5 years
Stykel873.2 years
Hayunga678.7 years
Greenfield687.2 years
Kruse683.6 years
Becker579.4 years
Hundertmark571.6 years
Mennenga579.6 years
Ross577.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in German Valley, IL
  • 81.0%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in German Valley, IL
  • 64.0%Electricity
  • 36.0%Utility gas


German Valley compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jef William Good (5)
  • Scott P. Wilkinson (2)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2020.