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Rochelle, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The City of Rochelle had a population of 9,640 as of July 1, 2017. Rochelle ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rochelle is located at latitude 41.9198 and longitude -89.0623 in Ogle County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rochelle (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Ogle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 820 feet.

The City of Rochelle (GNIS ID: 2396392) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Rochelle is located within Township of Flagg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ogle County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rochelle population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rochelle: Hickory Grove, Lane, Lane Depot, Loblolly Grove, Story.

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


Total Population 9,640
Daytime Population: Workers 6,379
Daytime Population: Residents 5,015
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,394
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 9,587
Population in Familes 7,585
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 743
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $49,488
Average Household Income $61,507
Per Capita Income $24,579


Total Housing Units 4,201 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,282 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,622 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 297 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $141,413
Average Home Value $151,840


Total Households 3,904
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 2,481
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 0.06% -0.36%
Households 0.21% -0.25%
Families 0.44% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Rochelle, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rochelle to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 227 83rd
Population Density # 920 33rd
Diversity Index # 137 90th
Median Household Income # 864 37th
Per Capita Income # 899 34th

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