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Rock Island County, IL
The county was named for the island in the Mississippi

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The county is in the Davenport-Moline metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 147,771. This was a decrease of  -1.07% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$38,608
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rock Island County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Rock Island County was $27,469. This was an increase of 11.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 89% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Rock Island

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Rock Island County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rock Island County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Rock Island County include Andalusia Cemetery, Baker Cemetery, Bethesda Cemetery, Beulah Cemetery, Bowlesburg Cemetery, Buffalo Prairie Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Chapel Grove Cemetery, Chippiannock Cemetery, Coal Valley Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Rock Island County include Andalusia, Andalusia, Blackhawk, Bowling, Broadway, Buffalo Prairie, Burgart?s Additions, Canoe Creek, Carbon Cliff, Coal Valley ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Rock Island County include Augustana College, Black Hawk College, Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences ... View colleges

School districts in Rock Island County include Carbon Cliff-Barstow Schools Dist 36, East Moline Schools District 37, Hampton Schools District 29, Moline Unit Schools District 40, Riverdale C U Schools Dist 100, Rock Island Roe, Rock Island Schools District 41, Rockridge C U Schools Dist 300, Silvis Schools District 34, United Twp Hs District 30 ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Environment
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Libraries

Libraries in Rock Island County include 30/31 Branch, Andalusia Twp Library, Cordova District Library, Coyne Center Branch, East Moline Public Library, Moline Public Library, Moore Memorial Library District, River Valley D.L., Robert R. Jones Public Library, Rock Island Public Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Rock Island County include Moline Dispatch, Rock Island Argus ... View newspapers

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Politics

Rock Island County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rock Island County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Rock Island County include Quad City International

Hotels in Rock Island County include Best Western, Comfort Inn Moline, Country Inn and Suites, Econo Lodge Moline, Exel Inn Moline, Fairfield Inn by Marriott Moline, Four Points by Sheraton Rock Island, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn-Moline, La Quinta Inn ... More hotels

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