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People

Total Population 1,655
Male Share of the Population 52.6%
Female Share of the Population 47.4%
Senior Citizens 8.8%
Employed Population 16+ 738
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 51.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,115
% Above Poverty Level 94.5%
% Below Poverty Level 5.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 41 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.3%
Median Gross Rent $961
Median House Value $133,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18%
US/American 0.2%
English 9.7%
Irish 17.5%

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

Kirkland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles SE of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 63 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County De Kalb
Standard Zip Codes 60146
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.08
Longitude -88.85

Kirkland 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 DE KALB
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station ROCHELLE
Distance 15.9 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 PAW PAW 2 NW
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Kirkland, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Fairdale (60146)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cherry Valley 2,913 $78,793
Creston 740 $51,094
Genoa 5,233 $61,016

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

Kirkland Public Libraries

Library
Kirkland P.l.
513 W. MAIN ST.
Kirkland, Illinois
(815) 522-6260

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Kirkland High Schools

HIAWATHA JR AND SR HIGH SCHOOL
P O BOX 428
815-522-3335
Serves 263 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.6

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