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Byron is a city in Ogle County, in the Rochelle metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Byron. For links to other places called Byron, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Byron is 42.126N. The longitude is -89.255W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 728 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,292.


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Median household income
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$37,027
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Byron demographic reports
Byron is on the Rock River
A local bar, Union Street Station, celebrates an annual Turkey Testicle Festival
Nearby parks & recreation: Byron Forest Preserve
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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28% of Byron residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Byron ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Byron was $17,164, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Byron, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $461.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $925.


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Ogle County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Byron political report.

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The average commute time for Byron workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other IL communities named Byron:
  �Ogle County township

IL communities formerly known as Byron:
  �Harvard, McHenry County

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