Rochelle, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 9,424. Estimated population in 2021: 9,712 (+3.1% change)
Males: 4,640 (49.2%), Females: 4,784 (50.8%)

Ogle County

Zip code: 61068

Median resident age: 34.0 years
Median household income: $37,984
Median house value: $96,200

Races in Rochelle:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.7%)
  • Hispanic (19.2%)
  • Other race (8.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

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

Ancestries: German (21.7%), Irish (10.5%), United States (9.4%), English (7.8%), Norwegian (3.2%), French (3.0%).

Elevation: 821 feet

Land area: 7.5 square miles

Map of Rochelle, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rochelle

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rochelle city

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

13.0% Foreign born (9.9% Latin America, 1.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +626 (+7.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Rochelle:

  • ROCHELLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (900 N 2ND ST)
  • ROCHELLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (900 N 2ND ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Rochelle:

  • KISHWAUKEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; DEKALB, IL)
  • SAINT ANTHONY MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)
  • SWEDISH AMERICAN HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rochelle:

  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 18 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 44 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)
  • ROCK CO (about 48 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Rochelle:

  • ROCHELLE MUNI AIRPORT-KORITZ FIELD (about 3 miles; ROCHELLE, IL; Abbreviation: RPJ)
  • BRESSON (about 13 miles; COMPTON, IL; Abbreviation: C82)
  • BARNETT MEMORIAL (about 24 miles; MOUNT MORRIS, IL; Abbreviation: C55)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rochelle:

  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 13 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; ELGIN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,077)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)

Public high school in Rochelle:

  • ROCHELLE TWP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,064; Location: 1070 N 7TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Rochelle:

  • ROCHELLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 647; Location: 111 E SCHOOL AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CENTRAL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 414; Location: 444 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 272; Location: 108 S MAIN ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MAY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 1033 N 2ND ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • TILTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 1050 N 9TH ST; Grades: KG – 05)

Private primary/middle school in Rochelle:

  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 160; Location: 1415 10TH AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Rochelle:

  • FLAGG-ROCHELLE P.L.D. (Operating income: $485,545; Location: 619 FOURTH AVENUE; 45,694 books; 315 audio materials; 857 video materials; 149 serial subscriptions)

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