Leaf River, IL Population

Population: 555. Estimated population in July 2020: 554 (-0.2% change)
Males: 267 (48.1%), Females: 288 (51.9%)

Ogle County

Zip code: 61047

Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $36,528
Median house value: $76,700

Races in Leaf River:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • Black (1.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (37.1%), English (13.0%), Irish (11.7%), United States (7.0%), Swedish (5.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%).

Elevation: 709 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Leaf River

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leaf River village

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+1.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Leaf River:

  • FREEPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; FREEPORT, IL)
  • KATHERINE SHAW BETHEA HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; DIXON, IL)
  • H DOUGLAS SINGER MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 26 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Leaf River:

  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 23 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 33 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)
  • ROCK CO (about 43 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Leaf River:

  • BARNETT MEMORIAL (about 7 miles; MOUNT MORRIS, IL; Abbreviation: C55)
  • ALBERTUS (about 14 miles; FREEPORT, IL; Abbreviation: FEP)
  • FREEPORT/DORNINK (about 20 miles; FREEPORT, IL; Abbreviation: C86)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leaf River:

  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 39 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 65 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 66 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 67 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
Public primary/middle school in Leaf River:

  • LEAF RIVER GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 144; Location: PO BOX 276; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Leaf River:

  • BERTOLET MEM. L.D. (Operating income: $62,093; Location: 705 MAIN STREET; 11,363 books; 91 audio materials; 784 video materials; 47 serial subscriptions)

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