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Caledonia is a township in Boone County, in the Rockford metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Caledonia. For links to other places called Caledonia, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Caledonia is 42.370N. The longitude is -88.901W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 912 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,416.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Caledonia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Boone County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61008 ZIP code.
24% of Caledonia residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Caledonia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Caledonia was $20,718, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Caledonia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Caledonia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $692. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,236.
Boone County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Caledonia political report.
The average commute time for Caledonia workers is 41 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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