Lena, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 2,887. Estimated population in 2021: 2,854 (-1.1% change)
Males: 1,358 (47.0%), Females: 1,529 (53.0%)

Stephenson County

Zip code: 61048

Median resident age: 41.1 years
Median household income: $39,947
Median house value: $88,000

Races in Lena:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (45.7%), Irish (12.3%), English (11.2%), United States (7.0%), Dutch (6.7%), Swedish (2.5%).

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lena

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lena village

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +223 (+8.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lena:

  • FREEPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; FREEPORT, IL)
  • MONROE CLINIC INC THE (about 21 miles; MONROE, WI)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LAFAYETTE CTY (about 29 miles; DARLINGTON, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lena:

  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 46 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)
  • CLINTON MUNI (about 52 miles; CLINTON, IA; Abbreviation: CWI)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 54 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lena:

  • FREEPORT/DORNINK (about 20 miles; FREEPORT, IL; Abbreviation: C86)
  • ALBERTUS (about 21 miles; FREEPORT, IL; Abbreviation: FEP)
  • MONROE MUNI (about 23 miles; MONROE, WI; Abbreviation: EFT)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lena:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 53 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 56 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 56 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 61 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 73 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 77 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
Public high school in Lena:

  • LENA-WINSLOW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 376; Location: 516 FREMONT ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lena:

  • LENA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 346; Location: 401 FREMONT ST; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • LENA-WINSLOW JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 517 FREMONT ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Lena:

  • LENA COMMUNITY D.L. (Operating income: $121,727; Location: 300 WEST MASON STREET; 16,448 books; 637 audio materials; 931 video materials; 64 serial subscriptions)

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