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Rochelle is a city in Ogle County.

The latitude of Rochelle is 41.923N. The longitude is -89.068W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 823 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,556.


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Median household income
Local
$37,984
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rochelle demographic reports
Rochelle is on the Kyte River
Former and merged names include:
· Hickory Grove
· Lane
· Lane Depot
· Loblolly Grove
· Story
Filming location for:
· 1997 movie, "A Thousand Acres"
Well-known residents have included:
· Joan Allen, actress
Local festivals include:
  • Railroad Days - June 9-10, 2007
Dates often change. Check Rochelle web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Rochelle Railroad Park
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Rochelle demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ogle County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Rockford area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61068 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Rochelle residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rochelle ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rochelle was $18,139, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Rochelle residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Rochelle, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $403.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $926.


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Libraries in Rochelle include Flagg-Rochelle Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Rochelle include Rochelle News-Leader

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

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The average commute time for Rochelle workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Rochelle include Amerihost Inn Rochelle, Holiday Inn, Super 8.

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