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People

Total Population 585
Male Share of the Population 46.5%
Female Share of the Population 53.5%
Senior Citizens 17.8%
Employed Population 16+ 178
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 42%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,188
% Above Poverty Level 68.7%
% Below Poverty Level 31.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.9%
Median Gross Rent $705
Median House Value $78,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
US/American 0%
English 4.1%
Irish 16.9%

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

Leaf River Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles SW of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Ogle
Metro Area Rockford
Standard Zip Codes 61047
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.125
Longitude -89.403

Leaf River 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 FREEPORT WASTE WTR PLT
Distance 15.7 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 19.7 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
Station MOUNT CARROLL
Distance 29.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Egan (61047)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Adeline 83 $61,250
Byron 3,672 $65,227
German Valley 440 $66,635

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

Leaf River Public Libraries

Library
Bertolet Mem. L.d.
705 MAIN STREET
Leaf River, Illinois
(815) 738-2742
Library Web Site

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