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People

Total Population 3,672
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 16.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,704
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 61.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.6%
Median Earnings25+ $37,091
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,757
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,917

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,227
% Above Poverty Level 94.7%
% Below Poverty Level 5.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.9%
Median Gross Rent $597
Median House Value $135,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.4%
US/American 0%
English 5.6%
Irish 11.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Byron Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles SW of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Ogle
Metro Area Rockford
Standard Zip Codes 61010
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.126
Longitude -89.255

Byron Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ROCKFORD AP
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
Station ROCHELLE
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Station DIXON 1 NW
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Davis Junction 2,532 $70,083

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Byron Public Libraries

Library
Byron P.l.d.
109 N. FRANKLIN STREET
Byron, Illinois
(815) 234-5107
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Byron High Schools

BYRON HIGH SCHOOL 9-12
PO BOX 1022
815-234-5491
Serves 589 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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