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, 2016)


Total Population 11,313
Population in Households 11,251
Population in Familes 9,831
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density1 206
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 4,261
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 3,243
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,436 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 825 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 238 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $154,489
Average Home Value $171,107


Median Household Income $69,229
Average Household Income $83,043
Per Capita Income $31,481
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% 0.05%
Households -0.09% 0.1%
Families -0.2% 0.02%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rockton, IL 61072 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61072 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 343 75th
Population Density1 # 504 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 503 63rd
Median Household Income # 244 82nd
Per Capita Income # 315 77th

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