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People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

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

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

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

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

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

Rock City Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 21 miles NW of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City90 miles SW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
CountyStephenson
Standard Zip Codes61070
Phone Area Codes815
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude42.413
Longitude-89.468

Rock City 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
Distance10.3 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
StationAFTON
Distance24.8 miles
Jan Temp9 to 27 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip32.7 inches
StationMOUNT CARROLL
Distance34.1 miles
Jan Temp8 to 29 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp59 to 85 F
Oct Temp36 to 64 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Rock Grove (61070)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dakota511$55,313
Davis790$65,347
Durand1,201$72,604

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

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