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Port Byron is a village in Rock Island County, in the Davenport-Moline metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Port Byron. For links to other places called Port Byron, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Port Byron is 41.606N. The longitude is -90.335W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 600 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,575.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Port Byron demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rock Island County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Davenport-Moline area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61275 ZIP code.
30% of Port Byron residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Port Byron ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Port Byron was $24,363, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Port Byron residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Port Byron, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $289. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $936.
Libraries in Port Byron include River Valley D.L. ... View libraries
Rock Island County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Port Byron political report.
The average commute time for Port Byron workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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