Rockdale, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 1,957 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.7%
 
Males: 894  (45.7%)
Females: 1,063  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  38.3 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60436.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,755 (it was $39,954 in 2000)
Rockdale:

$50,755
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,962 (it was $18,738 in 2000)

Rockdale village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $139,620 (it was $95,100 in 2000)
Rockdale:

$139,620
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $223,693; Detached houses: $237,325; Townhouses or other attached units: $163,332; In 2-unit structures: $138,456; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $181,385; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $89,973; Mobile homes: $43,950

Median gross rent in 2013: $884.

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  • Races in Rockdale, IL (2010)

    Rockdale races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rockdale: 102.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.1%), Irish (11.2%), Italian (10.1%), Polish (6.6%), Czech (1.8%), Greek (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/19/1903

Elevation: 550 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 2,464 people per square mile   (low).

Rockdale,IL real estate house value index trend

Rockdale, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Rockdale:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockdale village:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

215 residents are foreign born (10.4% Latin America).

This village:

10.9%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Rockdale, Illinois as of May 31, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Rockdale to the number of sex offenders is 658 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,487 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,972 (1.4%)

Rockdale satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.51 N, Longitude: 88.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 815

Rockdale household income distribution Rockdale home values distribution

Property values in Rockdale, IL


Crime rates in Rockdale by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.049.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 11013720230N/A1
per 100,000 53.052.00.050.6148.7343.8100.30.0100.4151.80.0N/A51.2
Robberies 2220201061010
per 100,000 105.9104.1102.70.099.10.050.20.0301.150.60.050.70.0
Assaults 4435225501214
per 100,000 211.9208.1154.1252.899.198.2250.8250.90.050.6100.650.7204.9
Burglaries 1111101017198162710724
per 100,000 582.6572.3513.6505.6842.4933.2401.2802.81,354.7506.1351.9101.4204.9
Thefts 191950495950795853261882
per 100,000 1,006.4988.62,568.12,477.22,923.72,455.83,961.92,910.22,659.31,315.8905.0405.5102.5
Auto thefts 3321784514220
per 100,000 158.9156.1102.750.6346.9392.9200.6250.950.2202.4100.6101.40.0
Arson 3301031000000
per 100,000 158.9156.10.050.60.0147.350.20.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 215.9212.1214.1235.7483.9502.8357.4249.4385.9257.791.458.3103.1

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

Crime rate in Rockdale detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Illinois average:

3.28
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +169 (+9.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Rockdale, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 Will County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 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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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 76.8. This is about average.

City:

76.8
U.S.:

74.7

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

City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.293

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.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.07
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.98
U.S.:

9.35

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

City:

0.0154
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.2%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.7% for Black residents, 9.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.0% for other race residents, 22.4% for two or more races residents)
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

Rockdale, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rockdale village (based on Will County data)

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
Will County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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
Will County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Will County:

26.3%
Illinois:

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

13.4%
State:

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
Other Government Administration 1$4,982$59,78413$3,437
Police Protection - Officers 4$15,998$47,9947$5,359
Solid Waste Management 2$6,576$39,4560$0
Sewerage 1$4,039$48,4680$0
Water Supply 1$6,228$74,7360$0
Totals for Government 9$37,823$50,43120$8,796

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $566,000 ($289.22)
    Regular Highways: $357,000 ($182.42)
    Police Protection: $331,000 ($169.14)
    Central Staff Services: $331,000 ($169.14)
    Water Utilities: $284,000 ($145.12)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($1.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $180,000 ($91.98)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $422,000 ($215.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($2.04)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $757,000 ($386.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $212,000 ($108.33)
    Interest Earnings: $77,000 ($39.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $377,000 ($192.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $502,000 ($256.52)
    Highways: $52,000 ($26.57)
    All Other: $21,000 ($10.73)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $273,000 ($139.50)
    Property: $141,000 ($72.05)
    NEC: $31,000 ($15.84)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($33.21)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $33,000 ($16.86)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($25.55)
    Other, NEC: $33,000 ($16.86)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($7.66)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,146,000 ($2118.55)

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Will County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  2.09% ($47,918 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  0.84% ($51,756)
from Grundy County, IL  0.18% ($39,127)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($498 average AGI)
Will County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.80% ($40,173 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.87% ($47,958)
to Grundy County, IL  0.20% ($42,112)

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:

Aug 25, 2014 10:55 PM, Sr-7 (Larkin Ave), Mound Rd, Lat: 41.50084, Lon: -88.12404, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 6, 2012 05:00 PM, Midland Ave, Lat: 41.51022, Lon: -88.11465, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 12, 1994 02:15 AM, 6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken 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
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • 14,750Total average daily traffic
  • 2,216Total average daily truck 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: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE, SUITE 160
  • Corrie Zaldivar, 22 Graham Drive (Lat: 41.507333 Lon: -88.102333), Type: 46.9, Overall height: 46.9 m, Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE, SUITE 160
  • Property Management, 22 Graham Drive (Lat: 41.507333 Lon: -88.102333), Type: 46.9, Overall height: 46.9 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • 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: 4025441777, Uplicensing@up.Com, 1400 DOUGLAS ST., STOP 0650
  • Kristin A Steiner, 22 Graham Drive (Lat: 41.507333 Lon: -88.102333), Type: 46.9, Overall height: 46.9 m, Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200
  • 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: 4025441777, Uplicensing@up.Com, 1400 DOUGLAS ST., STOP 0650
  • Edward G Roach, 22 Graham Drive (Lat: 41.507333 Lon: -88.102333), Type: 46.9, Overall height: 46.9 m, Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 79 Moen St (Lat: 41.505306 Lon: -88.111444), Call Sign: KTA717
    Assigned Frequencies: 471.387 MHzGrant Date: 03/21/1996, Expiration Date: 10/16/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/17/2000Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 11/19/2002, Expiration Date: 11/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2013, Certifier: Scott A WalshRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/23/2013, Expiration Date: 04/08/2023, Certifier: Joseph F DionneRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/04/2014, Expiration Date: 08/19/2024, Certifier: Jimmie L PfannenstielRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 08/05/2010, Expiration Date: 08/05/2020, Certifier: Daniel GiraRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 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-WallaceRegistrant: 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, 21875.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/03/2009, Expiration Date: 08/03/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/03/2009, Expiration Date: 12/03/2019, Certifier: Brad G ZielieRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 10/20/2020, Certifier: Michael PezzanoRegistrant: Exelon Energy, 2900 Lord Baltimore Dr, Baltimore, MD 21244, Phone: (410) 470-8561, Fax: (410) 470-8599, 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

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Rockdale, IL

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

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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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