Rochelle, Illinois Population 2024

9,283

Rochelle is a city located in Ogle County Illinois. Rochelle has a 2024 population of 9,283. Rochelle is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually and its population has decreased by -1.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,429 in 2020.

The average household income in Rochelle is $71,378 with a poverty rate of 10.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Rochelle is 37.9 years, 34.4 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Rochelle Demographics

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

  • White: 81.02%
  • Two or more races: 13.38%
  • Black or African American: 3.21%
  • Native American: 1.07%
  • Other race: 0.96%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
13.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
706.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.55% (-146)
The current population of Rochelle, Illinois is 9,283 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,429.

Rochelle, Illinois Population 2024

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Rochelle Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,63081.02%
Two or more races1,26013.38%
Black or African American3023.21%
Native American1011.07%
Other race900.96%
Asian340.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rochelle Population by Race

Rochelle Population Pyramid 2024

Rochelle Median Age

37.9

Total

34.4

Male

42.6

Female

Rochelle Adults

There are 7,491 adults, (1,524 of whom are seniors) in Rochelle.

Rochelle Age Dependency

57.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Rochelle Sex Ratio

Female4,76650.61%
Male4,65149.39%

Rochelle Population by Age

Rochelle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,9552.3549.450.6
Non Family1,8321.1329.870.2
Married1,2773.2282.617.4
Female5184.1539.260.8
Male3282.954654
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3.24

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

49.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rochelle Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rochelle Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rochelle Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Rochelle Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,287

Average Earnings

$50,573

Average Male

$31,502

Average Female

Rochelle Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rochelle Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rochelle Language

86.58% of Rochelle residents speak only English, while 13.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.31% of the population.

Rochelle Language

Rochelle Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,4615648.73%
Hispanic2,2442209.8%
Black29017158.97%
Multiple1,25813710.89%
Other886068.18%
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10.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.04%

Male Poverty Rate

11.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rochelle

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rochelle is Other, with 68.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rochelle is White, with 8.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.53%.

Rochelle Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.59%
Some College9.26%
High School7.36%
Bachelors or Greater6.79%
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Rochelle Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed10.53%
Female Employed5.36%
Female Unemployed4.32%
Male Employed1.95%
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Rochelle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rochelle Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rochelle Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

32.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Rochelle Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rochelle Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

465

Number of Veterans

356

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

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Rochelle Veterans by War

count

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Rochelle Veterans by Age

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Rochelle Veterans by Race

Rochelle Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rochelle Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Rochelle Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rochelle Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rochelle Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.63%

Born in Rochelle

94.71%

Native Born

5.29%

Foreign Born

3.14%

Non Citizen

2.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.71% of Rochelle residents were born in the United States, with 77.63% having been born in Illinois. 3.14% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,133-30-0.33%
20289,163-30-0.33%
20279,193-30-0.33%
20269,223-30-0.32%
20259,253-30-0.32%
20249,283-30-0.32%
20239,313-30-0.32%
20229,343-30-0.32%
20219,373-56-0.59%
20209,4293734.12%
20199,056-29-0.32%
20189,085-68-0.74%
20179,153-37-0.4%
20169,190-88-0.95%
20159,278-72-0.77%
20149,350-68-0.72%
20139,418-99-1.04%
20129,517-62-0.65%
20119,579240.25%
20109,5551311.39%
20009,4246557.47%
19908,769-213-2.37%
19808,9823884.51%
19708,5941,58622.63%
19607,0081,55928.61%
19505,4491,24929.74%
19404,20041510.96%
19303,78547514.35%
19203,31057821.16%
19102,732
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Rochelle Population by Year