Beloit, WI Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 35,775. Estimated population in July 2020: 35,621 (-0.4% change)
Males: 17,148 (47.9%), Females: 18,627 (52.1%)

Rock County

Zip codes: 53511.

Median resident age: 32.7 years
Median household income: $36,414
Median house value: $68,200

Races in Beloit:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.9%)
  • Black (15.4%)
  • Hispanic (9.1%)
  • Other race (4.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (25.0%), Irish (12.5%), English (9.3%), Norwegian (8.6%), United States (4.6%), Italian (3.3%).

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 16.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Beloit

  • High school or higher: 75.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beloit city

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

7.1% Foreign born (5.3% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -399 (-1.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Beloit:

  • BELOIT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (1969 WEST HART ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Beloit:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Beloit:

  • ROCK CO (about 7 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 24 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 48 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Beloit:

Amtrak station:
BELOIT (HWY. 75 & HWY. 51) – Bus Station. Services: call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Beloit:

  • BELOIT COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,224; Location: 700 COLLEGE ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.beloit.edu)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beloit:

  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 30 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 42 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 47 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 47 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 48 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)

Schools

Public high schools in Beloit:

  • MEMORIAL HI (Students: 1,938; Location: 1225 4TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • TURNER HI (Students: 377; Location: 1231 INMAN PKWY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Beloit:

  • ROCK COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 243; Location: 916 BUSHNELL; Grades: PK – 12)
  • BELOIT CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 1221 HENRY AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Beloit:

  • MCNEEL MID (Students: 857; Location: 1524 FREDERICK ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ALDRICH MID (Students: 777; Location: 1859 NORTHGATE DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CONVERSE EL (Students: 331; Location: 1602 TOWNLINE AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • HACKETT EL (Students: 327; Location: 533 W GRAND AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GASTON EL (Students: 312; Location: 610 MCKINLEY AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ROBINSON EL (Students: 301; Location: 1801 CRANSTON RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • TURNER MID (Students: 290; Location: 1237 INMAN PKWY; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MERRILL EL (Students: 289; Location: 1333 COPELAND AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CUNNINGHAM EL (Students: 275; Location: 910 TOWNLINE AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ROYCE EL (Students: 268; Location: 825 LIBERTY AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Beloit:

  • OUR LADY-ASSUMPTION SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 2222 SHOPIERE ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • BROTHER DUTTON SCHOOL (Students: 181; Location: 717 HACKETT STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 96; Location: 1000 BLUFF STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MONTESSORI LEARNING CENTER (Students: 33; Location: 511 PUBLIC AVENUE; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Beloit:

  • BELOIT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,747,693; Location: 409 PLEASANT ST.; 133,662 books; 10,722 audio materials; 6,578 video materials; 320 serial subscriptions)