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Stockton is a township in Jo Daviess County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Stockton. For links to other places called Stockton, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Stockton is 42.329N. The longitude is -90.039W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 876 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,555.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Stockton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jo Daviess 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 61085 ZIP code.
43% of Stockton residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stockton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stockton was $19,155, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Stockton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Stockton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $318. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $795.
Jo Daviess County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Stockton political report.
The average commute time for Stockton workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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