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Pecatonica is a township in Winnebago County, in the Rockford metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Pecatonica. For links to other places called Pecatonica, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Pecatonica is 42.321N. The longitude is -89.336W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 735 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,998.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pecatonica demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Winnebago 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 61024 ZIP code.
38% of Pecatonica residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pecatonica ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pecatonica was $21,781, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Pecatonica residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Pecatonica, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $381. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,077.
Winnebago County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pecatonica political report.
The average commute time for Pecatonica workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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