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Encyclopedia > Winnebago County, Illinois
Winnebago County, Illinois
Seal of Winnebago County, Illinois
Map
Map of Illinois highlighting Winnebago County
Location in the state of Illinois
Statistics
Formed 1834
Seat Rockford
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,345 km² (519 mi²)
1,331 km² (514 mi²)
14 km² (6 mi²), 1.07%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

278,418
11/km² 
Website: www.co.winnebago.il.us

Winnebago County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of 2000, the population was 278,418. Its county seat is Rockford, Illinois6. Image File history File links Winnebago_County_il_seal. ... Image File history File links Winnebago_County_Illinois. ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Rockford is a mid sized city located on both banks of the Rock River in the far north of Illinois, and is often referred to as The Forest City. Rockford is the county seat of Winnebago County, Illinois, USA; the city has 150,115 residents, while the metro area has... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Rockford is a mid sized city located on both banks of the Rock River in the far north of Illinois, and is often referred to as The Forest City. Rockford is the county seat of Winnebago County, Illinois, USA; the city has 150,115 residents, while the metro area has... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,345 km² (519 mi²). 1,331 km² (514 mi²) of it is land and 14 km² (6 mi²) of it (1.07%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent Counties

Rock County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Boone County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Location in the state of Illinois Formed 1836 Seat Sycamore Area  - Total  - Water 1,645 km² (634 mi²) 2 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Ogle County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Stephenson County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Green County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ...

History

Winnebago County was formed in 1836 out of Jo Daviess and LaSalle Counties. It was named for the Winnebago Tribe of Native Americans. Jo Daviess County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... La Salle County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. ... The Ho-Chunk or Winnebago (as they are commonly called) are a tribe of Native Americans, native to what are now Wisconsin and Illinois. ... Native Americans are the indigenous peoples from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States, including parts of Alaska. ...


Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 47,845
1910 63,153 32.0%
1920 90,929 44.0%
1930 117,373 29.1%
1940 121,178 3.2%
1950 152,385 25.8%
1960 209,765 37.7%
1970 246,623 17.6%
1980 250,884 1.7%
1990 252,913 0.8%
2000 278,418 10.1%
IL Counties 1900-1990

As of the census² of 2000, there were 278,418 people, 107,980 households, and 73,642 families residing in the county. The population density was 209/km² (542/mi²). There were 114,404 housing units at an average density of 86/km² (223/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 82.46% White, 10.53% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 1.72% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.11% from other races, and 1.86% from two or more races. 6.90% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1900 US Census The Twelfth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 76,212,168, an increase of 21. ... The Thirteenth United States Census was taken in 1910. ... The Fourteenth United States Census was taken in 1920. ... The Fifteenth United States Census was taken in 1930. ... The Sixteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7. ... The Seventeenth United States Census was taken in 1950. ... The Eighteenth United States Census was taken in 1960. ... The Nineteenth United States Census was taken in 1970. ... The Twetieth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 226,542,199, an increase of 11. ... The Twenty-first United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 107,980 households out of which 32.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.30% were married couples living together, 11.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.80% were non-families. 26.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.06. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 26.40% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 12.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.60 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $43,886, and the median income for a family was $52,456. Males had a median income of $40,289 versus $25,942 for females. The per capita income for the county was $21,194. About 6.90% of families and 9.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.90% of those under age 18 and 6.80% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Townships

Burritt Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Cherry Valley Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Durand Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Harlem Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Harrison Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Laona Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Owen Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Pecatonica Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Rockford Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Rockton Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Roscoe Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Seward Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Shirland Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Winnebago Township is located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ...

Cities and towns

Argyle is a village in Winnebago County, Illinois, and is located east of Rockford. ... Cherry Valley is a village in Winnebago County and Boone County, Illinois. ... Durand is a village located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Harrison is a village in Winnebago County, Illinois, and is located northwest of Rockford. ... Loves Park is a city in Winnebago County, Illinois, United States. ... Machesney Park is a suburb of Rockford Illinois located in Winnebago County, Illinois, United States. ... New Millford is a village located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Pecatonica is a village located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Rockford is a mid sized city located on both banks of the Rock River in the far north of Illinois, and is often referred to as The Forest City. Rockford is the county seat of Winnebago County, Illinois, USA; the city has 150,115 residents, while the metro area has... Rockton is a village located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Roscoe is a village in Winnebago County, Illinois, a suburb of Rockford. ... Seward is a village in Winnebago County, Illinois, and is located west of Rockford. ... Shirland is a village in Winnebago County, Illinois, and is located northwest of Rockford. ... South Beloit is a city located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Winnebago is a village in Winnebago County, Illinois, United States. ...

External links

  • Winnebago County Website


Flag of Illinois Municipalities and Communities of Winnebago County, Illinois
(County Seat: Rockford)
Cities, Towns and Villages Argyle | Cherry Valley | Durand | Harrison | Loves Park | Machesney Park | New Milford | Pecatonica | Rockford | Rockton | Roscoe | Seward | Shirland | South Beloit | Winnebago
Townships Burritt | Cherry Valley | Durand | Harlem | Harrison | Laona | Owen | Pecatonica | Rockford | Rockton | Roscoe | Seward | Shirland | Winnebago
Airports Chicago/Rockford International Airport
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Encyclopedia: Winnebago County, Illinois (351 words)
Winnebago County is a county located in the state of Illinois.
Winnebago County is a county located in the U.S. State of Illinois.
In the county the population is spread out with 26.40% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 12.70% who are 65 years of age or older.
Winnebago County, Illinois - definition of Winnebago County, Illinois in Encyclopedia (378 words)
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,345 km²; (519 mi²;).
The racial makeup of the county is 82.46% White, 10.53% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 1.72% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.11% from other races, and 1.86% from two or more races.
The median income for a household in the county is $43,886, and the median income for a family is $52,456.
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