Rockton, IL 61072 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61072: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rockton, IL 61072

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 212
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,255
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 102
  • County: Winnebago County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.438, Longitude -89.145
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rockton, IL 61072 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,137
Daytime Population: Workers 3,514
Daytime Population: Residents 5,606
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,120
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 11,073
Population in Familes 9,670
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 218
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $72,244
Average Household Income $86,436
Per Capita Income $32,817


Total Housing Units 4,444 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,372 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 829 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 243 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $158,483
Average Home Value $175,452


Total Households 4,201
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 3,192
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.21% -0.18%
Households -0.11% -0.11%
Families -0.23% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Rockton, IL 61072 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61072 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 347 75th
Population Density # 493 64th
Diversity Index # 495 64th
Median Household Income # 248 82nd
Per Capita Income # 315 77th

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