Rochelle, Illinois Population 2021

8,996
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Rochelle is a city located in Ogle County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 8,996, it is the 233rd largest city in Illinois and the 3326th largest city in the United States . Rochelle is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -6.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,574 in 2010. Rochelle reached it's highest population of 9,577 in 2011. Spanning over 13 miles, Rochelle has a population density of 685 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rochelle is $59,236 with a poverty rate of 7.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $782 per month, and the median house value is $114,500. The median age in Rochelle is 36.1 years, 34.6 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Rochelle Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rochelle was:

  • White: 84.92%
  • Other race: 7.79%
  • Black or African American: 3.79%
  • Two or more races: 1.90%
  • Native American: 1.05%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rochelle, Illinois is 8,996 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,080.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,574.

Rochelle, Illinois Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202150,367-138-0.27%
202050,505-138-0.27%
201950,643-138-0.27%
201850,781-212-0.42%
201750,993-155-0.30%
201651,148-411-0.80%
201551,559-372-0.72%
201451,931-335-0.65%
201352,266-510-0.98%
201252,776-288-0.55%
201153,064-350-0.66%
201053,4140.00%

Rochelle Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,77984.92%
Some Other Race7147.79%
Black or African American3473.79%
Two or More Races1741.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native961.05%
Asian500.55%
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Rochelle Population by Race

Rochelle Population Pyramid $2021

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Rochelle Median Age

36.1


Total

34.6


Male

37.6


Female

Rochelle Adults

There are 6,959 adults, (1,522 of whom are seniors) in Rochelle.

Rochelle Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Rochelle Sex Ratio

Female

4,492

49.04%

Male

4,668

50.96%

Rochelle Population by Age

Rochelle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rochelle Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.3%21.7%
All54.8%45.2%
Non Family40.7%59.3%
Female38.4%61.6%
Male8.9%91.1%

54.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rochelle Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8102.3854.8
Married1,6203.3978.3
Non Family1,5261.1340.7
Female4742.6538.4
Male1903.018.9

3.12

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Rochelle Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4928.03%
9th to 12th Grade4517.36%
High School Graduate2,08434.02%
Some College1,30521.31%
Associates Degree82513.47%
Bachelors Degree66510.86%
Graduate Degree3034.95%
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Rochelle Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rochelle Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,4704,099805
Hispanic1,277734109
Other Race485182
Black1991955
2+ Races806519
Native American5959
Asian403030

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.00%.

Rochelle Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,541$40,142$26,834
Less Than 9th Grade$26,321$26,552$25,682
High School Graduate$31,781$37,139$17,434
Some College$32,360$41,803$30,510
Bachelors Degree$37,168$54,500$32,083
Graduate Degree$63,750$$47,333

$32,541

Average Earnings

$40,142

Average Male

$26,834

Average Female

Rochelle Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rochelle Language by Age

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Rochelle Language

82.33% of Rochelle residents speak only English, while 17.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.69% of the population.

Rochelle Language

Rochelle Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,2265348.58%
Hispanic2,2611406.19%
Other7149713.59%
Black3285015.24%

7.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.76%

Male Poverty Rate

8.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rochelle

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rochelle is Black, with 15.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rochelle is Hispanic, with 6.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.04%.

Rochelle Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.57%
Some College7.97%
Bachelors or Greater6.80%
High School6.23%

Rochelle Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed16.28%
Male Unemployed10.24%
Male Employed5.16%
Female Employed4.65%

Rochelle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rochelle Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,295$59,236
Families$60,784$69,556
Married Families$66,750-
Non Families$27,808$40,996
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Income by Household Type

Rochelle Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Rochelle Married by Age and Sex

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Rochelle Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rochelle Marital Status by Race

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Rochelle Marital Status

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415

Number of Veterans

409

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam117
Korea104
First Gulf War55
Second Gulf War28
World War II13

Rochelle Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+145
65 to 7493
35 to 5484
55 to 6465
18 to 3428

Rochelle Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3876.49%
Black189.05%
Hispanic100.65%
Other Race101.89%

Rochelle Veterans by Race

Rochelle Veterans by Education

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19.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rochelle Veterans by Education

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69.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Rochelle Employment by Age

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Rochelle Employment by Race

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Rochelle Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.66%

Born in Rochelle

89.05%

Native Born

10.95%

Foreign Born

6.86%

Non Citizen

4.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.05% of Rochelle residents were born in the United States, with 70.66% having been born in Illinois. 6.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rochelle Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,996-28-0.31%
20209,024-28-0.31%
20199,052-28-0.31%
20189,080-67-0.73%
20179,147-37-0.40%
20169,184-90-0.97%
20159,274-74-0.79%
20149,348-68-0.72%
20139,416-100-1.05%
20129,516-61-0.64%
20119,577220.23%
20109,5551310.14%
20009,4246550.72%
19908,769-213-0.24%
19808,9823880.44%
19708,5941,5862.06%
19607,0081,5592.55%
19505,4491,2492.64%
19404,2004151.05%
19303,7854751.35%
19203,3105781.94%
19102,7320.00%

Rochelle Population by Year