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Demographics

People

Total Population486
Male Share of the Population52.1%
Female Share of the Population47.9%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+257
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married63.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.9%
Median Earnings25+$36,136
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,813

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,321
% Above Poverty Level91.3%
% Below Poverty Level8.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone25.7%
Median Gross Rent$554
Median House Value$99,100

Ancestry

German58.2%
Irish13.4%
Swedish5.8%
English4.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)4.1%
Dutch3.9%
Norwegian3.1%
Italian2.5%
Swiss2.3%
French Except Basque2.3%
Lithuanian1.4%
Polish1.2%
Maltese1.2%
Latvian0.8%
Austrian0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Czech0.2%
Scottish0.2%
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German Valley Almanac

CategoryValue
County Stephenson County
Standard Zip Codes61039
Phone Area Codes815
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.21
Approximate Longitude-89.48

German Valley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationFREEPORT WASTE WTR PLT
Distance8.7 miles
Jan Temp9 to 25 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 61 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationDIXON 1 NW
Distance25.3 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
StationROCHELLE
Distance29.4 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Adeline92$51,667
Forreston1,771$58,906
Freeport24,784$47,968
Leaf River637$40,000
Pecatonica2,315$73,158
Ridott173$38,958
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