Rockdale, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 1,945 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 946  (48.6%)
Females: 999  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

36.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60436.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,387 (it was $39,954 in 2000)
Rockdale:

$61,387
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,239 (it was $18,738 in 2000)

Rockdale village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $141,437 (it was $95,100 in 2000)
Rockdale:

$141,437
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $250,326; detached houses: $258,271; townhouses or other attached units: $208,902; in 2-unit structures: $273,397; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $179,954; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $134,106; mobile homes: $113,012

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,004.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rockdale: 100.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.4%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.3% for Black residents, 5.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.7% for other race residents, 15.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rockdale, IL (2010)
    • 1,17459.4%White alone
    • 70035.4%Hispanic
    • 733.7%Black alone
    • 100.5%Asian alone
    • 100.5%Two or more races
    • 80.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Rockdale, Illinois as of August 11, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rockdale is 541 to 1.


Crime rates in Rockdale by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(50.6)
3
(148.7)
7
(343.8)
2
(100.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(100.4)
3
(151.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(99.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.2)
0
(0.0)
6
(301.1)
1
(50.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(252.8)
2
(99.1)
2
(98.2)
5
(250.8)
5
(250.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.6)
2
(100.6)
1
(50.7)
4
(204.9)
1
(51.2)
1
(51.5)
1
(51.7)
4
(206.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(505.6)
17
(842.4)
19
(933.2)
8
(401.2)
16
(802.8)
27
(1,355)
10
(506.1)
7
(351.9)
2
(101.4)
4
(204.9)
2
(102.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.7)
1
(51.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
49
(2,477)
59
(2,924)
50
(2,456)
79
(3,962)
58
(2,910)
53
(2,659)
26
(1,316)
18
(905.0)
8
(405.5)
2
(102.5)
4
(204.9)
1
(51.5)
11
(568.5)
3
(154.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(50.6)
7
(346.9)
8
(392.9)
4
(200.6)
5
(250.9)
1
(50.2)
4
(202.4)
2
(100.6)
2
(101.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(153.7)
2
(103.0)
3
(155.0)
2
(103.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(50.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(147.3)
1
(50.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)229.5471.3489.7348.0242.8375.8251.089.056.8100.453.361.849.159.3

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City-data.com crime index in Rockdale, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: Irish (7.1%), German (6.1%), American (4.3%), Italian (4.2%), English (2.1%), Polish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/19/1903

Elevation: 550 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 2,449 people per square mile   (low).

Rockdale, Illinois map

241 residents are foreign born (10.7% Latin America).

This village:

11.7%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,316 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,272 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (1.8 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (32.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Joliet, IL (1.3 miles ),
Preston Heights, IL (1.5 miles ),
Crest Hill, IL (2.0 miles ),
Ingalls Park, IL (2.0 miles ),
Fairmont, IL (2.2 miles ),
Crystal Lawns, IL (2.2 miles ),
Shorewood, IL (2.2 miles ),
Elwood, IL (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.51 N, Longitude: 88.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 815

Distribution of median household income in Rockdale, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rockdale, IL in 2017

Property values in Rockdale, IL

Rockdale satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $173,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Rockdale, IL residents
Average permit cost in Rockdale, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +169 (+9.8%).
Most common industries in Rockdale, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
  • Utilities (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Rockdale, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Rockdale, Illinois

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Rockdale, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.2. This is worse than average.

City:

90.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.201. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 9.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.853. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.853
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 21.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.00
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0154. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0154
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Rockdale-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the Rockdale village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rockdale-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 211.7 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 186.2 miles away from Rockdale 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 40.8 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 244.2 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 210.2 miles away from Rockdale center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 201.7 miles away from Rockdale 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 Will County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rockdale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rockdale:

  • JOLIET TERRACE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • MJM HEALTH AGENCY, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • SUN HEALTH INC (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • FAIRVIEW CARE CENTER OF JOLIET (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • NURSEFINDERS OF JOLIET (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE SERV. OF JO (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • PROVENA VILLA FRANCISCAN (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; JOLIET, IL)

Amtrak stations near Rockdale:

  • 3 miles: JOLIET (50 E. JEFFERSON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Rockdale:

  • 18 miles: Braidwood 2 in Braidwood, IL.
  • 18 miles: Braidwood 1 in Braidwood, IL.
  • 19 miles: Dresden 2 in Morris, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockdale:

  • University of St Francis (about 3 miles; Joliet, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,454)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 4 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 11,401)
  • Lewis University (about 8 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,739)
  • North Central College (about 19 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • Benedictine University (about 19 miles; Lisle, IL; FT enrollment: 5,694)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 20 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)
  • Aurora University (about 21 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)

Public elementary/middle school in Rockdale:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Rockdale Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Rockdale: Saint Joseph's Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Will County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

59.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

10.0%
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
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Rockdale:

Marital status in Rockdale, IL
  • Never married: 40.8%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Rockdale:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rockdale, IL (based on Will County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic212,25239
Evangelical Protestant46,404188
Mainline Protestant31,31373
Other12,57420
Black Protestant7,42616
Orthodox1,5366
None366,055-
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: 85
Here:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
Here:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 122
Will County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 286
Will County:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Will County:

26.3%
Illinois:

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

13.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rockdale:

47.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.3%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Rockdale:

28.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.9%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rockdale:

11.4%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

54.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.7%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rockdale, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$15,998$47,9947$5,359
Solid Waste Management 2$6,576$39,4560$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,982$59,78413$3,437
Sewerage 1$4,039$48,4680$0
Water Supply 1$6,228$74,7360$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 9$37,823$50,43120$8,796

Rockdale government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $405,000 ($208.23)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $929,000 ($477.63)
    Central Staff Services: $495,000 ($254.50)
    Police Protection: $371,000 ($190.75)
    Water Utilities: $305,000 ($156.81)
    Regular Highways: $236,000 ($121.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($4.63)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($4.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($23.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $537,000 ($276.09)

Rockdale government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $926,000 ($476.09)
    Other: $17,000 ($8.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($2.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($8.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $80,000 ($41.13)
    Fines and Forfeits: $34,000 ($17.48)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($1.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $303,000 ($155.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $547,000 ($281.23)
    Highways: $48,000 ($24.68)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $338,000 ($173.78)
    Property: $151,000 ($77.63)
    Other License: $29,000 ($14.91)
    Other Selective Sales: $29,000 ($14.91)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,798,000 ($1438.56)

6.07% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Will County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  2.51% ($62,155 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  1.25% ($68,167)
from Kendall County, IL  0.21% ($65,539)


6.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($69,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($612 average AGI)
Will County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.85% ($52,993 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.89% ($74,293)
to Kendall County, IL  0.32% ($71,947)

Businesses in Rockdale, IL

  • Penske: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
  • UPS: 2

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockdale:

  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WAGG (610 AM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWHN (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: HAWKINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJOL (1340 AM; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockdale:

  • WJTW (93.5 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCSF (88.7 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: COLLEGE OF ST. FRANCIS)
  • WLLI-FM (96.7 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WYKT (105.5 FM; WILMINGTON, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Rockdale:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)

Rockdale fatal accident list:

Jun 28, 2017 06:04 PM, I-80, Lat: 41.511331, Lon: -88.118342, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Aug 25, 2014 10:55 PM, Sr-7 (Larkin Ave), Mound Rd, Lat: 41.500842, Lon: -88.124036, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 6, 2012 05:00 PM, Midland Ave, Lat: 41.510225, Lon: -88.114653, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 12, 1994 02:15 AM, 6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 26, 1988 12:30 AM, 6, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 4, 1983 04:00 PM, 6&7, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 21, 1983 09:25 PM, Davis St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 15.3mTotal length
  • $984,000Total costs
  • 30,700Total average daily traffic
  • 5,116Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,938Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Corrie Zaldivar, 22 Graham Drive (Lat: 41.507333 Lon: -88.102333), Type: 46.9, Overall height: 46.9 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000
  • Corrie Zaldivar, 22 Graham Drive (Lat: 41.507333 Lon: -88.102333), Type: 46.9, Overall height: 46.9 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000
  • Property Management, 22 Graham Drive (Lat: 41.507333 Lon: -88.102333), Type: 46.9, Overall height: 46.9 m, Registrant: Mobilitie Investments Ii, LLC, Pm@mobilitie.Com, , Newpo-rt Beach, Phone: (949) 515-1500
  • BRAD G ZIELIE, .2 Mi Se Of Int Cr74 & S Patterson Rd (Lat: 41.477861 Lon: -88.114806), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, Uplicensing@up.Com, , Omaha, Phone: (402) 544-1777
  • Kristin A Steiner, 22 Graham Drive (Lat: 41.507333 Lon: -88.102333), Type: 46.9, Overall height: 46.9 m, Registrant: Pm@mobilitie.Com, , Newpo-rt Beach, Phone: (949) 515-1500
  • BRAD G ZIELIE, .2 Mi Se Of Int Cr74 & S Patterson Rd (Lat: 41.477861 Lon: -88.114806), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, Uplicensing@up.Com, , Omaha, Phone: (402) 544-1777
  • Edward G Roach, 22 Graham Drive (Lat: 41.507333 Lon: -88.102333), Type: 46.9, Overall height: 46.9 m, Registrant: Mobilitie Investments Ii, LLC, Pm@mobilitie.Com, , Newpo-rt Beach, Phone: (949) 515-1500

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 79 Moen St (Lat: 41.505306 Lon: -88.111444), Call Sign: KTA717,
    Assigned Frequencies: 471.387 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/1996, Expiration Date: 10/16/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/17/2000, Registrant: Meade Electric Company Inc, 1825 Summer St, Hammond, IN 46320, Phone: (219) 932-2100
  • Lat: 41.519722 Lon: -88.130833, Call Sign: WPWH831, Licensee ID: L00568762,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.762 MHz, 467.812 MHz, 467.875 MHz, 467.850 MHz, 467.900 MHz, Grant Date: 11/19/2002, Expiration Date: 11/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2013, Certifier: Scott A Walsh, Registrant: Rockdale Automotive, Inc., 22 Graham Drive, Rockdale, IL 60436, Phone: (815) 725-5039, Fax: (815) 725-8654, Email:
  • Lat: 41.506139 Lon: -88.114500, Call Sign: WPXH911,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.237 MHz, 461.287 MHz, 461.312 MHz, 466.237 MHz, 467.762 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2013, Expiration Date: 04/08/2023, Certifier: Joseph F Dionne, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 209-3097, Email:
  • Lat: 41.506417 Lon: -88.128861, Call Sign: WQAW765,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.337 MHz, 452.087 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2014, Expiration Date: 08/19/2024, Certifier: Jimmie L Pfannenstiel, Registrant: United Parcel Service, 911 Grade Lane Bldg. 1 Rm. 203, Louisville, KY 40213, Phone: (502) 359-1402, Fax: (502) 359-1700, Email:
  • Lat: 41.501639 Lon: -88.119778, Call Sign: WQMH240,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.275 MHz, 462.375 MHz, 462.475 MHz, 462.500 MHz, 462.450 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2010, Expiration Date: 08/05/2020, Certifier: Daniel Gira, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • CH01YC893, 1545 Mound Rd (Lat: 41.501833 Lon: -88.119667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WQJV214,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 01/09/2009, Expiration Date: 01/09/2019, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2010, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 815 Connecticut Avenue, Nw, Suite 610, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • IL-CHI5893, 1545 Mound Road (Lat: 41.501833 Lon: -88.119667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38 m, Call Sign: WQKP438,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/03/2009, Expiration Date: 08/03/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • JOLIET INTER, .2 Mi Se Of Int Cr74 & S Patterson Rd (Lat: 41.477861 Lon: -88.114806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQLC598,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6835.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/03/2009, Expiration Date: 12/03/2019, Certifier: Brad G Zielie, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 S 15th St Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:
  • ROCKDALE CPE, Lat: 41.507000 Lon: -88.129556, Type: Pole, Structure height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WQMQ231,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 10/20/2020, Certifier: Michael Pezzano, Registrant: Exelon Energy, 2900 Lord Baltimore Dr, Baltimore, MD 21244, Phone: (410) 470-8561, Fax: (410) 470-8599, Email:
  • ROCKDALE, 809 S Larkin Ave (Lat: 41.507222 Lon: -88.125333), Type: Tank, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQYB404,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2016, Expiration Date: 08/08/2026, Certifier: Stephen E Rauter, Registrant: Wescom, 24600 W Presidential Ave, Plainfield, IL 60544, Phone: (815) 267-8300, Fax: (815) 267-8319, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA9LMW, Grant Date: 03/01/1988, Expiration Date: 03/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2000, Registrant: Joseph F Zupancic Sr, 616 Meadow Ave, Rockdale, IL 60436
  • Call Sign: KC5JOQ, Licensee ID: L00925836, Grant Date: 10/07/2014, Expiration Date: 10/08/2024, Registrant: Marie L Mc Mahel, 702 Howard Street, Rockdale, IL 60436
  • Call Sign: N9MMD, Licensee ID: L00224718, Grant Date: 06/07/2001, Expiration Date: 08/27/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/28/2013, Registrant: Dennis A Gladkowski, 121 Stillwell Ave, Rockdale, IL 60436-2659
  • Call Sign: W9JMN, Previous Call Sign: WA9JMN, Grant Date: 03/03/1998, Expiration Date: 03/03/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/04/2010, Registrant: Paul A Wittosch, 1329 Belleview Ave, Rockdale, IL 60436
  • Call Sign: KC9JTQ, Licensee ID: L01169503, Grant Date: 07/05/2006, Expiration Date: 07/05/2016, Cancellation Date: 02/08/2007, Certifier: William J Leib Jr, Registrant: William J Leib Jr, 634 Howard St, Rockdale, IL 60436

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: WILSON CHARLIE H RV8 C WILSON (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 348CW , Serial Number: 8044-99, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 11/02/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 08/21/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): 4 For Fun Inc, 702 Howard St, Rockdale, IL 60436

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$120,0201$133,7707$130,2272$75,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$63,6500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$04$116,5100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$192,8400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$74,1700$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8829.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$182,0472$127,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$156,7000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8829.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rockdale, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rockdale, IL - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 18. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 40 took place in 2002, and the least - 5 in 2006. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Rockdale, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.3%), and Outside Fires (39.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rockdale, IL
    • 12742.3%Structure Fires
    • 11839.3%Outside Fires
    • 3812.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 175.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rockdale, IL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rockdale, IL
  • 93.8%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rockdale, IL
  • 87.7%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Electricity
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Rockdale compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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