Pecatonica, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 1,997. Estimated population in 2021: 2,161 (+8.2% change)
Males: 954 (47.8%), Females: 1,043 (52.2%)

Winnebago County

Zip code: 61063

Median resident age: 37.4 years
Median household income: $47,361
Median house value: $91,300

Races in Pecatonica:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (42.0%), Irish (13.6%), English (11.2%), Swedish (11.1%), United States (5.5%), Norwegian (4.3%).

Elevation: 759 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Map of Pecatonica, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pecatonica

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pecatonica village

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +228 (+12.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pecatonica:

  • FREEPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; FREEPORT, IL)
  • H DOUGLAS SINGER MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 20 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)
  • ROCKFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pecatonica:

  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 21 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • ROCK CO (about 31 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 45 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)

Other public-use airports nearest to Pecatonica:

  • FREEPORT/DORNINK (about 14 miles; FREEPORT, IL; Abbreviation: C86)
  • ALBERTUS (about 16 miles; FREEPORT, IL; Abbreviation: FEP)
  • COTTONWOOD (about 16 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: 1C8)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pecatonica:

  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 42 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 53 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 53 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 56 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 56 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)

Public high school in Pecatonica:

  • PECATONICA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: BOX 419 1300 MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Pecatonica:

  • PECATONICA GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 343; Location: BOX 419 721 REED ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • PECATONICA COMM MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 284; Location: BOX 419 1200 MAIN ST; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Pecatonica:

  • PECATONICA P.L.D. (Operating income: $92,763; Location: 403-409 MAIN STREET; 16,987 books; 458 audio materials; 828 video materials; 49 serial subscriptions)

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