Rochelle, Illinois

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Population in 2012: 9,533 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.2%
 
Males: 4,578  (48.0%)
Females: 4,955  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61068.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,854 (it was $37,984 in 2000)
Rochelle:

$44,854
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,342 (it was $18,139 in 2000)

Rochelle city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $118,383 (it was $96,400 in 2000)
Rochelle:

$118,383
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $136,537; Detached houses: $136,641; Townhouses or other attached units: $99,203; In 2-unit structures: $138,319; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $154,356; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $184,985; Mobile homes: $44,952

Median gross rent in 2012: $679.

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  • White alone - 6,918 (72.3%)
  • Hispanic - 2,254 (23.5%)
  • Black alone - 208 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 107 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 65 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rochelle: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.3%), Irish (10.6%), United States (9.2%), English (6.4%), Norwegian (2.9%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/27/1873

Elevation: 821 feet

Land area: 7.47 square miles.

Population density: 1,275 people per square mile   (low).

Rochelle,IL real estate house value index trend

Rochelle, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Rochelle:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rochelle city:

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

1,000 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia).

This city:  10.4%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Rochelle, Illinois as of February 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rochelle to the number of sex offenders is 681 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,232 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,217 (2.6%)

Rochelle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (24.0 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (71.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hillcrest, IL (1.4 miles ), Creston, IL (2.3 miles ), Steward, IL (2.4 miles ), Ashton, IL (3.0 miles ), Malta, IL (3.2 miles ), Lee, IL (3.3 miles ), Davis Junction, IL (3.5 miles ), Monroe Center, IL (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $253,800
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $229,200
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $325,000
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $133,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.92 N, Longitude: 89.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,767 (+18.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,343 (54.4%)

Area code: 815

Rochelle household income distribution Rochelle home values distribution

Crime rates in Rochelle by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 010000000000
per 100,000 0.010.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 5118821614521
per 100,000 53.1116.784.984.520.910.461.810.240.650.820.510.4
Robberies 1400153511710
per 100,000 10.642.40.00.010.551.930.951.210.110.271.6104.1
Assaults 182413131619131312722
per 100,000 191.0254.7137.9137.3167.4197.1133.9133.0121.871.120.520.8
Burglaries 393657573051565636163225
per 100,000 413.8382.0604.8602.2313.9529.0576.6573.1365.3162.5327.5260.3
Thefts 293226269269314316227238197173147120
per 100,000 3109.12398.12854.42842.03285.93277.72337.32435.81999.21756.91504.31249.6
Auto thefts 161712122119935341
per 100,000 169.8180.4127.3126.8219.8197.192.730.750.730.540.910.4
Arson 201120000222
per 100,000 21.20.010.610.620.90.00.00.00.020.320.520.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8) 255.1320.8266.8265.6228.3251.5230.7193.5172.4144.4130.6114.7

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

Crime rate in Rochelle detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 26 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Illinois average:

2.78
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.9%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +626 (+7.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Rochelle, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rochelle-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 21.8 miles away from the Rochelle city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.6 miles away from the city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rochelle-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 248.1 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 33.2 miles away from Rochelle 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 223.4 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 280.7 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 247.0 miles away from Rochelle center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 236.1 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 Ogle County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rochelle topographic map

Birthplace of: Joan Allen - Actress, Edward Wormley - Furniture designer, Lloyd Ingraham - Actor, Stan Campbell - Collegiate and professional football player, Tom Smith (playwright) - Dramatists and playwright.

Hospitals and medical centers in Rochelle:

  • ROCHELLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 900 N 2ND ST)
  • UNITY HOSPICE OF WESTERN ILLINOIS (1201 SOUTH 7TH STREET)
  • ROCHELLE GARDENS CARE CENTER (1021 CARON ROAD)
  • ROCHELLE REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (900 NORTH 3RD STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Rochelle:

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Operable nuclear power plants near Rochelle:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rochelle:

  • Kishwaukee College (about 10 miles; Malta, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 16 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Rock Valley College (about 27 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 33 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Aurora University (about 39 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)
  • Elgin Community College (about 39 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 43 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)

Public high school in Rochelle:

Public elementary/middle schools in Rochelle:

Private elementary/middle school in Rochelle:

  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 1415 10TH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Rochelle, map of school districts: ROCHELLE COMMUNITY CONSOLIDATED DISTRICT 231, ROCHELLE TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 212

Library in Rochelle:

  • FLAGG-ROCHELLE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $535,411; Location: 619 FOURTH AVENUE; 51,925 books; 358 audio materials; 906 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 130 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Rochelle Township High School has moved from its old address at 1070 N. 7th Street to 1401 Flagg Road. The old campus was torn down in the spring of 2005, towards the end of the first school year at the new school. added by Marcudemus

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Notable locations in Rochelle: Rochelle Country Club (A), Rochelle Landfill (B), Flagg-Rochelle Public Library (C), Ogle - Lee Fire Protection District Rochelle Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Caron Ridge Shopping Center (1), Rochelle Commons Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rochelle include: Church of God (A), First Baptist Church (B), First General Baptist Church (C), First United Presbyterian Church (D), Foursquare Gospel Church (E), Rochelle Baptist Church (F), Saint Patricks Church (G), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Spring Lake (A), Lake Sule (B), Lake Lida (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Banning Lateral (A), Creston Ditch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rochelle include: New Lake Park (1), Drexler Park (2), Marina Park (3), Connolly Park (4), Cooper Park (5), Sweeney Park (6), Tilton Park (7), V F W Park (8), Helms Park and Athletic Complex (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Flagg Township Museum (518 4th Ave) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Concord Hotel Management (900 Petro Road) (1), Comfort Inn & Suites (1133 North 7th Street) (2), Amerihost Inn - Rochelle (567 E Il Route 38) (3), Colonnade Motel (1079 North 7th Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Ogle 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 2012 was 47.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.29
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.1%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.3% for Black residents, 36.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 10.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.8%
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

People in group quarters in Rochelle in 2010:

  • 55 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Rochelle in 2000:

  • 85 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Rochelle, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Rochelle compared to Illinois state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Rochelle (2011 data):

  • Lincoln State Bank, S.B.: at 304 East Highway 38, branch established on 1999/04/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $46.8 mil, Deposits: $42.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Lincoln Bancorp, Inc.
  • The First National Bank & Trust Company of Rochelle: The First National Bank & Trust Comp at 340 May Mart Drive, branch established on 1934/07/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $225.3 mil, Deposits: $189.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Ogle County Bancshares, Inc.
  • Holcomb State Bank: Rochelle Facility at 233 East Route 38, branch established on 1984/01/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $163.9 mil, Deposits: $148.8 mil, headquarters in Holcomb, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Holcomb Bancorp, Incorporated, Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Stillman BancCorp N.A.: Rochelle Facility at 455 West Highway 38, branch established on 1980/10/14. 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rochelle, Illinois:

  • Super 8, 601 Hwy 38e, Rochelle, IL 61068 , Phone: (815) 562-2468, Fax: (815) 562-2468
  • Hillcrest Motel, Rt 251 N, Rochelle, IL 61068 , Phone: (815) 562-8411
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, Hwy 251 & Rt 38, Rochelle, IL 61068 , Phone: (815) 562-5551, Fax: (815) 562-3911
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 567 E Hwy 38, Rochelle, IL 61068 , Phone: (815) 562-9530, Fax: (815) 562-9696
  • Colonade Motel, 1079 N Seventh St, Rochelle, IL 61068 , Phone: (815) 562-2171
  • Holiday Inn Express Rochelle, 1240 Dement Rd, Rochelle, IL 61068 , Phone: (815) 562-9994, Fax: (815) 562-9995
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rochelle, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rochelle city (based on Ogle County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.68%
Here: 53.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran Church
Adherents30.5%14.5%14.0%5.9%4.8%
Congregations5.5%12.3%16.4%8.2%2.7%
NameReformed Church in AmericaNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.7%3.1%3.1%3.1%17.3%
Congregations5.5%4.1%1.4%1.4%42.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Ogle County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ogle County:

26.7%
Illinois:

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

11.4%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12$38,131$38,1310$0
Other Government Administration 10$45,089$54,1078$4,745
Judicial and Legal 1$6,657$79,8840$0
Police Protection - Officers 22$87,797$47,8890$0
Police - Other 7$16,515$28,31111$4,443
Firefighters 10$56,520$67,82446$18,028
Streets and Highways 12$35,769$35,7690$0
Sewerage 9$38,845$51,7930$0
Water Supply 5$22,595$54,2280$0
Electric Power 28$129,149$55,3500$0
Other and Unallocable 10$33,460$40,1526$7,505
Totals for Government 126$510,527$48,62271$34,721

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,237,000 ($549.35)
    General: $737,000 ($77.31)
    Water Utilities: $519,000 ($54.44)
    Sewerage: $232,000 ($24.34)
    General Public Buildings: $25,000 ($2.62)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $9,023,000 ($946.50)
    Police Protection: $1,420,000 ($148.96)
    General - Other: $1,123,000 ($117.80)
    Sewerage: $1,116,000 ($117.07)
    Regular Highways: $1,025,000 ($107.52)
    Water Utilities: $837,000 ($87.80)
    Fire Protection: $828,000 ($86.86)
    Central Staff Services: $394,000 ($41.33)
    Financial Administration: $310,000 ($32.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $257,000 ($26.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $215,000 ($22.55)
    General Public Buildings: $200,000 ($20.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $75,000 ($7.87)
    Welfare - Other: $73,000 ($7.66)
    Air Transportation: $65,000 ($6.82)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $777,000 ($81.51)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $5,268,000 ($552.61)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $2,863,000 ($300.33)
    Benefit Payments: $378,000 ($39.65)
    Withdrawals: $4,000 ($0.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $618,000 ($64.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $269,000 ($28.22)
    Central Staff: $180,000 ($18.88)
    Regular Highways: $125,000 ($13.11)
    Police Protection: $61,000 ($6.40)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($1.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,940,000 ($623.10)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $56,000 ($5.87)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,664,000 ($279.45)
    All Other: $1,047,000 ($109.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $628,000 ($65.88)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $635,000 ($66.61)
    From Local Government: $158,000 ($16.57)
    Local Employee Contribution: $119,000 ($12.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($2.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $663,000 ($69.55)
    General Revenue, NEC: $612,000 ($64.20)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $13,129,000 ($1377.22)
    Water Utilities: $1,281,000 ($134.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,461,000 ($258.16)
    Highways: $1,345,000 ($141.09)
  • Tax - Property: $1,054,000 ($110.56)
    Public Utilities: $160,000 ($16.78)
    Other Selective Sales: $154,000 ($16.15)
    NEC: $154,000 ($16.15)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $12,945,000 ($1357.91)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,299,000 ($1080.35)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $85,000 ($8.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Electric Utilities: $11,940,000 ($1252.49)
    Other, NEC: $9,701,000 ($1017.62)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $1,005,000 ($105.42)
    Other, NEC: $513,000 ($53.81)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $4,117,000 ($431.87)
    Total Federal Securities: $996,000 ($104.48)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $17,683,000 ($1854.92)

6.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,742 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Winnebago County, IL  1.27% ($44,646 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, IL  1.06% ($42,005)
from Lee County, IL  0.52% ($33,870)


6.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,901 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Winnebago County, IL  1.46% ($38,233 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, IL  0.68% ($36,879)
to Lee County, IL  0.65% ($30,481)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rochelle:

  • WRHL (1060 AM; 0 kW; ROCHELLE, IL; Owner: ROCHELLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rochelle:

  • WRHL-FM (102.3 FM; ROCHELLE, IL; Owner: ROCHELLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNIU (89.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WNIJ (90.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WDKB (94.9 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY RADIO, LIMITED)
  • WDEK (92.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WYCH (106.3 FM; GENOA, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; POLO, IL; Owner: SAUK VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WRCV (101.7 FM; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Rochelle:

  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, INC.)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)
  • W52BI (Channel 52; STERLING/DIXON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Rochelle, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 21
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 34
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 56
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 313
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20
See more detailed statistics of Rochelle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 42
Total length: 263 meters (863ft)
Total average daily traffic: 254,954
Total average daily truck traffic: 58,670

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 15
  • 1980-1989: 11
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 5
  • 2010-2012: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Rochelle, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rochelle)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 107 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rochelle, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 22 (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: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rochelle)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 41 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Rochelle)
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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$88,0738$79,36023$73,0242$4,9703$59,877
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$89,6502$89,3250$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$115,8908$75,7140$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$92,9105$68,2980$01$35,210
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9616.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$90,3035$83,782
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$50,690
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9616.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 18
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Rochelle

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rochelle, IL
Businesses in Rochelle, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1McDonald's2
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Baymont Inn1Subway3
Burger King1Super 81
Comfort Inn1Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx4U-Haul1
Ford1UPS3
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1

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  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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