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People

Total Population 1,974
Male Share of the Population 45.9%
Female Share of the Population 54.1%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 934
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 42.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.4%
Median Earnings25+ $39,861
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,243
% Above Poverty Level 91%
% Below Poverty Level 9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.9%
Median Gross Rent $945
Median House Value $146,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.7%
US/American 0%
English 2.8%
Irish 12.3%

Rockdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles SW of Joliet, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Will
Standard Zip Codes 60436
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.506
Longitude -88.114

Rockdale 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 JOLIET BRANDON RD DAM
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Station GEBHARD WOODS STATE PARK
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station WHEATON 3 SE
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches

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Location Population Median Family Income
Crest Hill 20,444 $63,606
Elwood 2,165 $74,063
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