Zip Code 61071 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRock Falls
Zip Code StateIllinois
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Whiteside
Secondary County: Lee
Area Code779 / 815
Current Population:14381
Racial Majority:White 85.54%
Public School Racial Majority:White 74%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$47854
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48480
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time17.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range620 - 673 ft.
Area78 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.72627100, -89.70422300

Zip Code 61071 Description

Zip Code 61071 is located in the state of Illinois in the Davenport - Rock Island - Moline metro area. Zip code 61071 is primarily located in Whiteside County. Portions of 61071 are also located in Lee County. The official US Postal Service name for 61071 is ROCK FALLS, Illinois. Portions of zip code 61071 are contained within or border the city limits of Rock Falls, IL, Sterling, IL, . Zip code 61071 is within area code 815 and area code 779. 61071 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Illinois.

The current unemployment level in 61071 is 5.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 61071 decreased to 14381 from 14862 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 61071 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 61071 public schools is White. 64.4% of students in 61071 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 12318 85.54% 12247 +1%
 Black Or African American 158 1.1% 151 +5%
 Hispanic 1724 11.97% 1739 -1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.1% 21 -29%
 Asian 45 0.31% 40 +13%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0.05% 2 +250%
 Two Or More Races 181 0.92% 181 -27%

Zip Code 61071 Race/Ethnicity

 White 74%
 Black Or African American 1.8%
 Hispanic 20.7%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 61071 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1438114862
Male Population49.00%
Female Population51.00%
Total Households5882
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
64.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$47854
Income Under $50K Per Year51.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.80%
61071 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Illinois District 17Cheri BustosDemocrat
Illinois District 16Adam KinzingerRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$229021
Average Real Estate Sale Price$64500
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 54g - Rock River Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 61071 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)10162738495963605240291738
Avg Max Temp (°F)28334660728184827563473359
Avg Precip (In.)1.461.412.573.574.244.613.644.433.242.722.722.0536.66
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Sterling, IL
CBSA Type61071
CBSA Population59369
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours