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Rock Falls is a city in Whiteside County, in the Sterling metro area.
The latitude of Rock Falls is 41.779N. The longitude is -89.688W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 646 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,447.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rock Falls demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Whiteside 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 61071 ZIP code.
28% of Rock Falls residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rock Falls ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rock Falls was $16,524, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Rock Falls residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rock Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $362. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $718.
Libraries in Rock Falls include Coloma Twp-Rock Falls Public Library ... View libraries
Whiteside County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rock Falls political report.
The average commute time for Rock Falls workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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