Rochelle, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 9,052 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 
Males: 4,608  (50.9%)
Females: 4,444  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

36.6 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 61068.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,765 (it was $37,984 in 2000)
Rochelle:

$51,765
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,160 (it was $18,139 in 2000)

Rochelle city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $123,095 (it was $96,400 in 2000)
Rochelle:

$123,095
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $177,261; detached houses: $181,469; townhouses or other attached units: $135,421; in 2-unit structures: $157,552; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $93,783; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,190; mobile homes: $66,670

Median gross rent in 2019: $789.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rochelle: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.0%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.2% for Black residents, 6.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.6% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Rochelle, IL (2019)
    • 6,19068.1%White alone
    • 2,29125.2%Hispanic
    • 3423.8%Black alone
    • 1111.2%Two or more races
    • 820.9%American Indian alone
    • 510.6%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Rochelle, Illinois as of October 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rochelle is 719 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Rochelle by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(61.8)
1
(10.2)
4
(40.6)
5
(50.8)
2
(20.5)
1
(10.4)
11
(121.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(30.9)
5
(51.2)
1
(10.1)
1
(10.2)
7
(71.6)
10
(104.1)
3
(33.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(133.9)
13
(133.0)
12
(121.8)
7
(71.1)
2
(20.5)
2
(20.8)
7
(77.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
56
(576.6)
56
(573.1)
36
(365.3)
16
(162.5)
32
(327.5)
25
(260.3)
20
(221.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
227
(2,337)
238
(2,436)
197
(1,999)
173
(1,757)
147
(1,504)
120
(1,250)
84
(928.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(92.7)
3
(30.7)
5
(50.7)
3
(30.5)
4
(40.9)
1
(10.4)
5
(55.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.3)
2
(20.5)
2
(20.8)
1
(11.1)
City-Data.com crime index226.7190.2169.5142.0128.3112.8201.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Rochelle, IL

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:

2.76
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Ancestries: German (11.7%), Irish (10.5%), American (6.5%), English (5.1%), European (2.9%), Dutch (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/27/1873

Elevation: 821 feet

Land area: 7.47 square miles.

Population density: 1,211 people per square mile   (low).

Rochelle, Illinois map

1,023 residents are foreign born (10.6% Latin America, 1.7% Asia).

This city:

11.3%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,971 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,640 (2.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.92 N, Longitude: 89.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,272 (+25.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,175 (47.2%)

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Rochelle, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Rochelle, IL in 2019

Rochelle satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2018: 4 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $180,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Rochelle, IL residents
Average permit cost in Rochelle, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.2%
Illinois:

6.5%
Historical population in Rochelle, IL
Historical housing units in Rochelle, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +626 (+7.1%).
Most common industries in Rochelle, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Food (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Warehousing & storage (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Food (10.1%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Warehousing & storage (5.5%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (2.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Rochelle, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)

Average climate in Rochelle, Illinois

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Rochelle, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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 significantly above Illinois state average. It is 68% greater 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, 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 (4.2 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 Rochelle center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 248.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.4 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) earthquake occurred 280.7 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 (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

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:

  • ROCHELLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 526, Location: 111 SCHOOL AVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • MAY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 270, Location: 1033 N 2ND ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • CENTRAL ELEM SCHOOL (Location: 444 N 8TH ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Location: 1450 20TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • TILTON ELEM SCHOOL (Location: 1050 N 9TH ST, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Rochelle:

  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 191, Location: 1415 10TH AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Rochelle

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

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Rochelle:

Marital status in Rochelle, IL
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

For population 25 years and over in Rochelle:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Rochelle
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Religion statistics for Rochelle, IL (based on Ogle County data)

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
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
Ogle County:

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.7%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.6%
Illinois:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rochelle:

44.5%
Illinois:

47.2%

Average BMI:
Rochelle:

28.5
Illinois:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rochelle:

21.8%
Illinois:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
Illinois:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rochelle:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rochelle:

32.7%
Illinois:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

54.5%
Illinois:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.9%
Illinois:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rochelle, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 20$150,850$90,5100$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$106,784$75,3770$0
Streets and Highways 12$68,886$68,8860$0
Firefighters 12$78,638$78,6380$0
Other Government Administration 10$62,850$75,42010$12,929
Financial Administration 8$48,845$73,2680$0
Police - Other 8$40,231$60,3475$4,703
Sewerage 7$43,568$74,6881$3,202
Water Supply 4$20,181$60,5431$792
Other and Unallocable 3$14,946$59,7840$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$12,048$72,2880$0
Fire - Other 1$9,716$116,5920$0
Airports 1$5,392$64,7041$2,077
Parks and Recreation 1$7,190$86,2805$1,845
Totals for Government 106$670,127$75,86323$25,548

Rochelle government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $564,000 ($62.31)
    Regular Highways: $309,000 ($34.14)
    Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($3.42)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $54,147,000 ($5981.77)
    Police Protection: $6,389,000 ($705.81)
    Water Utilities: $5,073,000 ($560.43)
    General - Other: $4,230,000 ($467.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,727,000 ($411.73)
    Regular Highways: $3,034,000 ($335.17)
    General Public Buildings: $2,603,000 ($287.56)
    Central Staff Services: $898,000 ($99.20)
    Air Transportation: $769,000 ($84.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $190,000 ($20.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,535,000 ($169.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $7,288,000 ($805.13)
    Water Utilities: $4,099,000 ($452.83)
    Regular Highways: $3,109,000 ($343.46)
    Police Protection: $233,000 ($25.74)
    Central Staff Services: $63,000 ($6.96)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,327,000 ($1030.38)

Rochelle government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $6,702,000 ($740.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,649,000 ($182.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,401,000 ($154.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $202,000 ($22.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $471,000 ($52.03)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,099,000 ($121.41)
    Interest Earnings: $166,000 ($18.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $155,000 ($17.12)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $65,738,000 ($7262.26)
    Water Utilities: $10,046,000 ($1109.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,876,000 ($759.61)
    Highways: $406,000 ($44.85)
  • Tax - Property: $5,837,000 ($644.83)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,197,000 ($132.24)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,167,000 ($128.92)
    Other License: $444,000 ($49.05)

Rochelle government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,789,000 ($5058.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,829,000 ($4841.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,577,000 ($1058.00)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,616,000 ($841.36)

Rochelle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,694,000 ($3280.38)

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

Here:

5.42%
Illinois average:

4.69%

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

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


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

Here:

6.10%
Illinois average:

5.50%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Winnebago County, IL  1.20% ($46,825 average AGI)
to Lee County, IL  0.74% ($36,570)
to DeKalb County, IL  0.52% ($39,884)
Businesses in 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

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)
Rochelle fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Rochelle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 87Number of bridges
  • 843ft / 257mTotal length
  • 606,245Total average daily traffic
  • 174,926Total average daily truck traffic
  • 539,727Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic
New bridges in Rochelle, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 381970-1979
  • 221980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 42010-2018
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: 130 (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: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 58 (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: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rochelle)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Rochelle)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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 in Rochelle, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rochelle, IL - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 32. The highest number of fires - 92 took place in 2018, and the least - 2 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Rochelle, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.0%), and Outside Fires (27.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rochelle, IL
    • 22244.0%Structure Fires
    • 13827.3%Outside Fires
    • 10621.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 397.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rochelle, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rochelle, Illinois:

  • Super 8, 601 Hwy 38e, Rochelle, Illinois 61068 , Phone: (815) 562-2468, Fax: (815) 562-2468
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 567 E Hwy 38, Rochelle, Illinois 61068 , Phone: (815) 562-9530, Fax: (815) 562-9696
  • Holiday Inn Express Rochelle, 1240 Dement Rd, Rochelle, Illinois 61068 , Phone: (815) 562-9994, Fax: (815) 562-9995
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rochelle, Illinois
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rochelle, IL
  • 95.8%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Electricity
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rochelle, IL
  • 50.3%Utility gas
  • 44.6%Electricity
  • 4.2%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Rochelle compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Rochelle on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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