Loves Park, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 20,044. Estimated population in 2021: 22,983 (+14.7% change)
Males: 9,814 (49.0%), Females: 10,230 (51.0%)

Winnebago County

Zip codes: 61111.

Median resident age: 34.6 years
Median household income: $45,238
Median house value: $88,800

Races in Loves Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.0%)
  • Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Black (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (28.9%), Irish (14.6%), Swedish (10.7%), English (9.9%), Italian (7.7%), Norwegian (5.7%).

Elevation: 730 feet

Land area: 14.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Loves Park

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Loves Park city

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

4.2% Foreign born (1.6% Asia, 1.5% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,171 (+26.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Loves Park:

  • H DOUGLAS SINGER MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 5 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)
  • ROCKFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)
  • SAINT ANTHONY MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Loves Park:

  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 11 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • ROCK CO (about 20 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 60 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Loves Park:

  • COTTONWOOD (about 9 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: 1C8)
  • BELOIT (about 12 miles; BELOIT, WI; Abbreviation: 44C)
  • POPLAR GROVE (about 14 miles; POPLAR GROVE, IL; Abbreviation: C77)
Amtrak stations near Loves Park:

  • 6 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.
  • 12 miles: BELOIT (HWY. 75 & HWY. 51) – Bus Station. Services: call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Loves Park:

  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 2 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 29 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 40 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; ELGIN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,077)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
Public high school in Loves Park:

  • REGIONAL ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 300 HEART BOULEVARD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Loves Park:

  • HARLEM MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,303; Location: 735 WINDSOR RD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • ROCK CUT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 454; Location: 7944 FOREST HILLS RD; Grades: 01 – 06)
  • LOVES PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 446; Location: 344 GRAND AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WINDSOR ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 411; Location: 935 WINDSOR RD; Grades: 01 – 06)
  • MAPLE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 369; Location: 1405 MAPLE AVE; Grades: 01 – 06)
  • REGIONAL ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 300 HEART BLVD; Grades: 00 – 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Loves Park:

  • PARKSIDE DAY CARE CENTER (Students: 41; Location: 5812 EAST DRIVE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • WALTER LAWSON CHILDRENS HOME (Students: 40; Location: 1820 WALTER LAWSON DRIVE; Grades: UG – UG)
  • ST BRIDGET SCHOOL (Students: 38; Location: 604 CLIFFORD; Grades: KG – KG)

Libraries

Library in Loves Park:

  • NORTH SUBURBAN D.L. (Operating income: $1,885,445; Location: 6340 NORTH SECOND STREET; 204,127 books; 7,524 audio materials; 6,658 video materials; 361 serial subscriptions)

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