Machesney Park, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 20,759. Estimated population in 2021: 21,846 (+5.2% change)
Males: 10,299 (49.6%), Females: 10,460 (50.4%)

Winnebago County

Zip code: 61115

Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $48,315
Median house value: $90,400

Races in Machesney Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (28.9%), Irish (14.7%), English (9.4%), Swedish (8.9%), Italian (7.1%), United States (6.6%).

Elevation: 727 feet

Land area: 12.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Machesney Park

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Machesney Park village

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

2.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,795 (+9.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Machesney 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 8 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Machesney Park:

  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 13 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • ROCK CO (about 18 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 58 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Machesney Park:

  • COTTONWOOD (about 9 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: 1C8)
  • BELOIT (about 11 miles; BELOIT, WI; Abbreviation: 44C)
  • POPLAR GROVE (about 15 miles; POPLAR GROVE, IL; Abbreviation: C77)
Amtrak stations near Machesney Park:

  • 8 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.
  • 10 miles: BELOIT (HWY. 75 & HWY. 51) – Bus Station. Services: call for taxi service.
College/University in Machesney Park:

  • ALTAMORE SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY INC (Full-time enrollment: 19; Location: 7904 N 2ND ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

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

  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 31 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 39 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; ELGIN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,077)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 56 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
Public high school in Machesney Park:

  • HARLEM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,326; Location: 1 HUSKIE CIRCLE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Machesney Park:

  • DONALD C PARKER EARLY EDUC CENTER (Students: 834; Location: 808 HARLEM ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • MACHESNEY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 519; Location: 8615 N 2ND ST; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • RALSTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 465; Location: 710 RALSTON RD; Grades: 01 – 06)
  • OLSON PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 393; Location: 1414 MINAHAN DRIVE; Grades: 01 – 06)
  • MARQUETTE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 366; Location: 8500 VICTORY LN; Grades: 01 – 03)
Private primary/middle school in Machesney Park:

  • CONCORDIA LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 159; Location: 7424 N SECOND STREET; Grades: PK – 8)

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