Rockton, Illinois Population 2022

7,899
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Rockton is a city located in Winnebago County Illinois. Rockton has a 2020 population of 7,899. Rockton is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,863 in 2010.

The average household income in Rockton is $91,994 with a poverty rate of 5.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $730 per month, and the median house value is $176,500. The median age in Rockton is 41 years, 41.7 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Rockton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rocktonwas:

  • White: 96.36%
  • Asian: 1.09%
  • Two or more races: 1.06%
  • Black or African American: 0.73%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rockton, Illinois is 7,899 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,863.

Rockton, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,42996.36%
Black or African American560.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.26%
Asian841.09%
Some Other Race390.51%
Two or More Races821.06%
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Rockton Population by Race

Rockton Population Pyramid 2022

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Rockton Median Age

41.3


Total

41.6


Male

40.9


Female

Rockton Adults

There are 6,067 adults, (1,316 of whom are seniors) in Rockton.

Rockton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockton Sex Ratio

Female

4,067

52.75%

Male

3,643

47.25%

Rockton Population by Age

Rockton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.9%3.1%
All81.5%18.5%
Male67.7%32.3%
Female54%46%
Non Family52.6%47.4%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0412.5381.5
Married1,9292.9496.9
Male1243.2567.7
Female2503.1354
Non Family7381.1452.6

2.87

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Rockton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade240.44%
9th to 12th Grade1452.68%
High School Graduate1,61029.73%
Some College1,38825.63%
Associates Degree69712.87%
Bachelors Degree90816.77%
Graduate Degree64411.89%
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Rockton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian565656
Other Race333
White4,9824,8321,467
Hispanic33133129
Native American2020
Black278

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%.

Rockton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,750$66,875$31,519
Less Than 9th Grade$33,505$33,652$
High School Graduate$33,393$66,786$18,953
Some College$43,553$63,000$35,333
Bachelors Degree$57,656$89,569$35,179
Graduate Degree$87,969$107,636$66,563

$45,750

Average Earnings

$66,875

Average Male

$31,519

Average Female

Rockton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockton Language by Age

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Rockton Language

96.20% of Rockton residents speak only English, while 3.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.78% of the population.

Rockton Language

Rockton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black561017.86%
White6,7903915.76%
Other30NaN%

5.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.14%

Male Poverty Rate

6.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockton is Black, with 17.86% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.78%.

Rockton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade6.02%
High School12.02%
Some College2.45%
Bachelors or Greater0.71%

Rockton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.33%
Male Unemployed21.67%
Female Employed8.88%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Rockton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$94,109$93,099
Families$102,382$103,830
Married Families$107,989-
Non Families$32,639$48,362
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Income by Household Type

Rockton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockton Married by Age and Sex

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Rockton 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 55-64.

Rockton Marital Status by Race

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Rockton Marital Status

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490

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War100
First Gulf War141
Vietnam105
Korea10
World War II

Rockton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3467
35 to 54134
55 to 6425
65 to 7462
75+202

Rockton Veterans by Age

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Rockton Veterans by Race

Rockton Veterans by Education

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4.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockton Veterans by Education

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71.8%

Labor Force Participation

69.3%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Rockton Employment by Age

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Rockton Employment by Race

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Rockton 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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62.45%

Born in Rockton

97.51%

Native Born

2.49%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

2.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.51% of Rockton residents were born in the United States, with 62.45% having been born in Illinois. 0.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Rockton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19902,9280.00%
20005,2962,3686.11%
20107,6852,3893.79%
20117,703180.23%
20127,721180.23%
20137,739180.23%
20147,757180.23%
20157,775180.23%
20167,793180.23%
20177,811180.23%
20187,829180.23%
20197,847180.23%
20207,863160.20%
20217,881180.23%
20227,899180.23%

Rockton Population by Year