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Demographics

People

Total Population3,647
Male Share of the Population45.2%
Female Share of the Population54.8%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+1,683
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married55.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.8%
Median Earnings25+$37,341
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,394
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,156

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,125
% Above Poverty Level97.4%
% Below Poverty Level2.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.5%
Median Gross Rent$664
Median House Value$136,100

Ancestry

German30.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.7%
Irish11.7%
Italian10.6%
English7.2%
Polish4.5%
Norwegian3.8%
Swedish3.7%
Dutch3.4%
Scottish1.5%
French Except Basque1.1%
Swiss0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Russian0.6%
Ukrainian0.4%
Czech0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Luxemburger0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Greek0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
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Byron Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ogle County
Standard Zip Codes61010
Phone Area Codes815
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.12
Approximate Longitude-89.25

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)

StationROCKFORD AP
Distance9.4 miles
Jan Temp11 to 27 F
Apr Temp37 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 62 F
Annual Precip36.6 inches
StationROCHELLE
Distance17.5 miles
Jan Temp8 to 27 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 62 F
Annual Precip33.6 inches
StationDIXON 1 NW
Distance22.9 miles
Jan Temp10 to 26 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip37.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Davis Junction2,439$70,761
Leaf River637$40,000
Mount Morris3,008$60,190
Oregon3,657$57,664

Byron Public Libraries

Byron Public Library District
100 SOUTH WASHINGTON STREET
Byron, Illinois
(815) 234-5107

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Byron Public Schools

Byron High School 9-12
696 N Colfax St
ZIP: 61010
(815) 234-5491
High
Total Enrollment 484
Byron Middle School
325 N Colfax St
ZIP: 61010
(815) 234-5491
Middle
Total Enrollment 350
Mary Morgan Elem Sch
420 N Colfax St
ZIP: 61010
(815) 234-5491
Primary
Total Enrollment 658
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