Rockton, IL Population

Population: 5,296. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,348 (+1.0% change)
Males: 2,616 (49.4%), Females: 2,680 (50.6%)

Winnebago County

Zip code: 61072

Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $57,292
Median house value: $120,500

Races in Rockton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Black (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (36.7%), English (14.3%), Irish (14.1%), Norwegian (8.9%), Swedish (7.4%), Polish (7.3%).

Elevation: 750 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Map of Rockton, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rockton

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockton village

  • Never married: 15.3%
  • Now married: 72.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +2,279 (+75.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rockton:

  • BELOIT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (about 6 miles; BELOIT, WI)
  • H DOUGLAS SINGER MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 11 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)
  • ROCKFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rockton:

  • ROCK CO (about 12 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 19 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 51 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Rockton:

  • BELOIT (about 8 miles; BELOIT, WI; Abbreviation: 44C)
  • COTTONWOOD (about 13 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: 1C8)
  • POPLAR GROVE (about 19 miles; POPLAR GROVE, IL; Abbreviation: C77)

Amtrak stations near Rockton:

  • 4 miles: BELOIT (HWY. 75 & HWY. 51) – Bus Station. Services: call for taxi service.
  • 14 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.
  • 16 miles: JANESVILLE (3136 EAST COUNTY ROAD O)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockton:

  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 35 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 38 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 50 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 50 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 51 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)

Public high school in Rockton:

  • HONONEGAH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,855; Location: 307 SALEM ST; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Rockton:

  • STEPHEN MACK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 484; Location: 11810 OLD RIVER ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WHITMAN POST ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 455; Location: 1060 EAST UNION ST; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • ROCKTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 417; Location: 1050 E UNION STREET; Grades: PK – 02)

Libraries

Library in Rockton:

  • TALCOTT FREE L.D. (Operating income: $289,880; Location: 101 E. MAIN ST; 50,085 books; 2,120 audio materials; 2,753 video materials; 167 serial subscriptions)

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