Kirkland, IL Population

Population: 1,166. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,607 (+37.8% change)
Males: 599 (51.4%), Females: 567 (48.6%)

DeKalb County

Zip code: 60146

Median resident age: 33.2 years
Median household income: $45,938
Median house value: $111,100

Races in Kirkland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (35.2%), Irish (14.2%), English (13.0%), Swedish (9.3%), Polish (5.2%), United States (4.7%).

Elevation: 764 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kirkland

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kirkland village

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +156 (+15.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Kirkland:

  • NORTHWEST SUBURBAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; BELVIDERE, IL)
  • VENCOR HOSPITAL SYCAMORE (about 14 miles; SYCAMORE, IL)
  • KISHWAUKEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; DEKALB, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kirkland:

  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 18 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • ROCK CO (about 39 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 62 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kirkland:

  • POPLAR GROVE (about 16 miles; POPLAR GROVE, IL; Abbreviation: C77)
  • DE KALB TAYLOR MUNI (about 16 miles; DE KALB, IL; Abbreviation: DKB)
  • ROCHELLE MUNI AIRPORT-KORITZ FIELD (about 21 miles; ROCHELLE, IL; Abbreviation: RPJ)
Amtrak station near Kirkland:

  • 16 miles: ROCKFORD (7559 WALTON ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kirkland:

  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 12 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; ELGIN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,077)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 51 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
Public high school in Kirkland:

  • HIAWATHA JR AND SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 263; Location: P O BOX 428; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Kirkland:

  • HIAWATHA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 272; Location: P O BOX 428; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Kirkland:

  • KIRKLAND P.L. (Operating income: $24,976; Location: 513 W. MAIN STREET; 12,122 books; 413 audio materials; 465 video materials; 45 serial subscriptions)

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