German Valley, IL Population

Population: 481. Estimated population in July 2020: 465 (-3.3% change)
Males: 236 (49.1%), Females: 245 (50.9%)

Stephenson County

Zip code: 61039

Median resident age: 34.9 years
Median household income: $42,500
Median house value: $77,000

Races in German Valley:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)

Ancestries: German (60.5%), Irish (10.2%), Norwegian (8.1%), English (7.1%), Swedish (5.4%), United States (5.0%).

Elevation: 841 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in German Valley

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in German Valley village

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-2.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near German Valley:

  • FREEPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; FREEPORT, IL)
  • KATHERINE SHAW BETHEA HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; DIXON, IL)
  • H DOUGLAS SINGER MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 28 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to German Valley:

  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 28 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 36 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)
  • ROCK CO (about 42 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to German Valley:

  • ALBERTUS (about 7 miles; FREEPORT, IL; Abbreviation: FEP)
  • FREEPORT/DORNINK (about 12 miles; FREEPORT, IL; Abbreviation: C86)
  • BARNETT MEMORIAL (about 15 miles; MOUNT MORRIS, IL; Abbreviation: C55)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to German Valley:

  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 46 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 59 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 60 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 63 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 67 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
Public primary/middle school in German Valley:

  • GERMAN VALLEY GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 88; Location: PO BOX 74; Grades: KG – 05)

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