German Valley, Illinois

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German Valley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles W of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Stephenson
Standard Zip Codes 61039
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.215
Longitude -89.473

German Valley Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station DIXON 1 NW
Distance 25.3 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
Distance 29.4 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
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German Valley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 481 100%
Male 236 49.1%
Female 245 50.9%
Under 18 141 29.3%
18+ 340 70.7%
65+ 63 13.1%
Median Age 34.9
Average Family Size 3.07
White 479 99.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1.9%

Estimated German Valley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 465
Growth -16
Growth % -3.3%

German Valley Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 62.6%
English 6%
US/American 5.8%
Swedish 5%
Irish 4.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.4%
Norwegian 2.9%
Swiss 2.4%
European 2.2%
Polish 1.7%
Italian 1.4%
Dutch 1%
Welsh 0.5%
Latvian 0.5%
Jamaican 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
German Valley 481 $48,750
Adeline 139 $61,250
Forreston 1,469 $44,853
Freeport 26,443 $43,787
Leaf River 555 $40,268
Pecatonica 1,997 $55,086
Ridott 159 $46,042
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