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Rock Island is a township in Rock Island County, in the Davenport-Moline metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Rock Island. For links to other places called Rock Island, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Rock Island is 41.506N. The longitude is -90.565W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 581 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 17,763.


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$27,115
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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18% of Rock Island residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rock Island ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rock Island was $14,396, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Rock Island residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Rock Island, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $349.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $655.


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Rock Island County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rock Island political report.

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The average commute time for Rock Island workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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