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Pecatonica is a village in Winnebago County, in the Rockford metro area.

The community was named for the river
[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 42.313N. The longitude is -89.359W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 771 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,081.


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Median household income
Local
$47,361
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pecatonica demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Lysander
Local festivals include:
  • Winnebago County Fair - Aug. 14-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Pecatonica web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

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 $20,420, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Pecatonica residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Pecatonica, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $383.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $995.


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Libraries in Pecatonica include Pecatonica Public Library ... View libraries

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

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

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