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Population in 2012: 1,974 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 

Males: 921  (46.7%)
Females: 1,053  (53.3%)

Median resident age:  32.0 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60436.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,062 (it was $39,954 in 2000)
Rockdale:

$49,062
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,188

Rockdale village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $135,378 (it was $95,100 in 2000)
Rockdale:

$135,378
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $147,031; Detached houses: $148,376; Townhouses or other attached units: $96,832; In 2-unit structures: $153,042; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $137,299; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,226

Median gross rent in 2012: $875.

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  • White alone - 1,174 (59.4%)
  • Hispanic - 700 (35.4%)
  • Black alone - 73 (3.7%)
  • Asian alone - 10 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rockdale: 102.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Rockdale, Illinois on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Rockdale is mentioned 13 times on our forum:
At what point does it start to get "country"?  (112 replies)
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Suburb count  (64 replies)
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Ancestries: German (16.8%), Irish (11.6%), Italian (10.3%), Polish (7.7%), English (2.3%), Greek (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/19/1903

Elevation: 550 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 2,486 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Rockdale:

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockdale village:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

220 residents are foreign born

This village:  11.5%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Rockdale, Illinois as of September 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Rockdale to the number of sex offenders is 987 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,471 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,763 (1.2%)

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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
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 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
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.049.60.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1011013720230
per 100,000 53.00.053.052.00.050.6148.7343.8100.30.0100.4151.80.0
Robberies 1222202010610
per 100,000 53.0105.9105.9104.1102.70.099.10.050.20.0301.150.60.0
Assaults 20644352255012
per 100,000 1059.3317.8211.9208.1154.1252.899.198.2250.8250.90.050.6100.6
Burglaries 171811111010171981627107
per 100,000 900.4953.4582.6572.3513.6505.6842.4933.2401.2802.81354.7506.1351.9
Thefts 42371919504959507958532618
per 100,000 2224.61959.71006.4988.62568.12477.22923.72455.83961.92910.22659.31315.8905.0
Auto thefts 6633217845142
per 100,000 317.8317.8158.9156.1102.750.6346.9392.9200.6250.950.2202.4100.6
Arson 0133010310000
per 100,000 0.053.0158.9156.10.050.60.0147.350.20.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 459.8273.2216.0212.2214.2235.8484.2503.1357.6249.5386.1257.991.4

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +169 (+9.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Rockdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 142% 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 significantly below Illinois state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.7 miles away from Rockdale center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rockdale topographic map

Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Rockdale, 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.

Local government website: www.rockdale-il.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockdale:

  • Joliet Junior College (about 3 miles; Joliet, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,668)
  • Lewis University (about 8 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,688)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 17 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 7,761)
  • North Central College (about 19 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Benedictine University (about 19 miles; Lisle, IL; FT enrollment: 2,978)
  • Aurora University (about 21 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 2,502)
  • Midwestern University (about 24 miles; Downers Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 2,008)

Public elementary/middle school in Rockdale:


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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
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AQI  Pb  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.6. This is about average.
City:

32.6
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0155
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.640
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.37. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.37
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.4. This is significantly better than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.84
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.1%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.3% for Black residents, 12.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 10.6% for other race residents, 23.1% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Rockdale, IL


4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Rockdale compared to Illinois state average:

Rockdale, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Rockdale travel time to work - commute


Rockdale mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.87%
Here53.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents72.2%4.3%3.8%3.6%2.3%
Congregations16.4%7.2%8.8%6.8%5.2%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.1%1.8%1.1%0.9%8.1%
Congregations7.6%3.2%4.4%3.6%36.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 85
Here:

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.
Illinois:

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
This county:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Will County:

7.7%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.3%
State:

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

13.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$4,120$49,4409$1,750
Police Protection - Officers 4$13,230$39,6905$2,729
Solid Waste Management 2$5,438$32,6280$0
Sewerage 1$3,340$40,0800$0
Water Supply 1$5,150$61,8000$0
Totals for Government 9$31,278$41,70414$4,479

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $566,000 ($286.73)
    Regular Highways: $357,000 ($180.85)
    Police Protection: $331,000 ($167.68)
    Central Staff Services: $331,000 ($167.68)
    Water Utilities: $284,000 ($143.87)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($1.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $180,000 ($91.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $422,000 ($213.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($2.03)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $757,000 ($383.49)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $212,000 ($107.40)
    Interest Earnings: $77,000 ($39.01)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $377,000 ($190.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $502,000 ($254.31)
    Highways: $52,000 ($26.34)
    All Other: $21,000 ($10.64)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $273,000 ($138.30)
    Property: $141,000 ($71.43)
    NEC: $31,000 ($15.70)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($32.93)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $33,000 ($16.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($25.33)
    Other, NEC: $33,000 ($16.72)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($7.60)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,146,000 ($2100.30)

9.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.19%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($149 average AGI)
Will County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cook County, IL  4.61% ($54,095 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  1.88% ($59,479)
from Kane County, IL  0.19% ($48,488)


6.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($54,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($193 average AGI)
Will County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cook County, IL  2.01% ($42,313 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.98% ($51,466)
to Grundy County, IL  0.39% ($49,596)

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 12, 1994 02:15 AM, 6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 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
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total average daily traffic: 20,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,718


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • 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:

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: 08/19/2004, Expiration Date: 08/19/2014, 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:

3
  • 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, 21875.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/2009, Expiration Date: 08/03/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, 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: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • 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: 10/08/2004, Expiration Date: 10/08/2014
    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
    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

Businesses in Rockdale, IL

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


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