Rochelle, Illinois Population 2022

9,420
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Rochelle is a city located in Ogle County Illinois. Rochelle has a 2020 population of 9,420. Rochelle is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually and its population has decreased by -0.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,446 in 2010.

The average household income in Rochelle is $59,236 with a poverty rate of 7.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $807 per month, and the median house value is $115,900. 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 Rochellewas:

  • White: 86.26%
  • Other race: 5.77%
  • Two or more races: 5.23%
  • Black or African American: 1.43%
  • Native American: 0.89%
  • Asian: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rochelle, Illinois is 9,420 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,446.

Rochelle, Illinois Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

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

Rochelle Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,83586.26%
Black or African American1301.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native810.89%
Asian380.42%
Some Other Race5245.77%
Two or More Races4755.23%
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Rochelle Population by Race

Rochelle Population Pyramid 2022

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Rochelle Median Age

36.5


Total

33.4


Male

42.3


Female

Rochelle Adults

There are 7,173 adults, (1,548 of whom are seniors) in Rochelle.

Rochelle Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Rochelle Sex Ratio

Female

4,478

49.30%

Male

4,605

50.70%

Rochelle Population by Age

Rochelle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rochelle Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.5%23.5%
All48.6%51.4%
Non Family34.1%65.9%
Female30.9%69.1%
Male13.1%86.9%

48.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rochelle Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0352.2248.6
Married1,5113.1176.5
Male1762.9813.1
Female5693.0730.9
Non Family1,7791.1234.1

3.02

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Rochelle Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3866.25%
9th to 12th Grade5959.64%
High School Graduate1,99732.35%
Some College1,38122.37%
Associates Degree72811.79%
Bachelors Degree76912.46%
Graduate Degree3175.14%
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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
Asian303030
White4,6754,281882
Black68619
Hispanic1,272705143
2+ Races36418822
Native American3939
Other Race306102

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 100.00%.

Rochelle Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,597$41,385$28,519
Less Than 9th Grade$25,481$24,321$25,765
High School Graduate$31,037$37,010$11,875
Some College$35,477$45,988$31,023
Bachelors Degree$40,184$66,141$35,833
Graduate Degree$70,052$120,714$41,991

$34,597

Average Earnings

$41,385

Average Male

$28,519

Average Female

Rochelle Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rochelle Language by Age

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Rochelle Language

85.37% of Rochelle residents speak only English, while 14.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.31% of the population.

Rochelle Language

Rochelle Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1097266.06%
Multiple47515933.47%
Hispanic2,1281929.02%
White6,5144176.40%
Other33NaN%

7.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.26%

Male Poverty Rate

9.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rochelle

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rochelle is Black, with 66.06% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.20%.

Rochelle Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.15%
High School5.45%
Some College8.62%
Bachelors or Greater5.87%

Rochelle Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.09%
Male Unemployed3.36%
Female Employed3.95%
Female Unemployed5.47%

Rochelle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rochelle Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,413$58,619
Families$61,276$70,524
Married Families$65,107-
Non Families$28,914$41,454
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Income by Household Type

Rochelle Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

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 55-64, 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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590

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War181
First Gulf War209
Vietnam106
Korea93
World War II35

Rochelle Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3432
35 to 54115
55 to 64208
65 to 7478
75+157

Rochelle Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5689.06%
Black1522.06%
Other Race72.25%
Hispanic70.48%

Rochelle Veterans by Race

Rochelle Veterans by Education

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6.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rochelle Veterans by Education

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70.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

10.5%

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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72.70%

Born in Rochelle

92.63%

Native Born

7.37%

Foreign Born

3.56%

Non Citizen

3.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.63% of Rochelle residents were born in the United States, with 72.70% having been born in Illinois. 3.56% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19102,7320.00%
19203,3105781.94%
19303,7854751.35%
19404,2004151.05%
19505,4491,2492.64%
19607,0081,5592.55%
19708,5941,5862.06%
19808,9823880.44%
19908,769-213-0.24%
20009,4246550.72%
20109,5741500.16%
20119,561-13-0.14%
20129,548-13-0.14%
20139,535-13-0.14%
20149,522-13-0.14%
20159,509-13-0.14%
20169,496-13-0.14%
20179,483-13-0.14%
20189,470-13-0.14%
20199,457-13-0.14%
20209,446-11-0.12%
20219,433-13-0.14%
20229,420-13-0.14%

Rochelle Population by Year