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Stephenson County, IL Public Records

Circuit Court
15 N Galena Ave, 2nd Fl
Freeport, IL 61032 www.co.stephenson.il.us/circuitcl...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM CST
P: 815-235-8266
F: 815-233-1576
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Ordinances
Restricted Records: No juvenile or adoption records released

Stephenson County, IL Vital Records

Contact the Stephenson County Office of the County Clerk and Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Stephenson County
County Clerk and Recorder
www.co.stephenson.il.us/clerk/
8:30AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 815-235-8289
Fax: 815-235-8378
Recorded Documents

Stephenson County Vital Certificates

Stephenson County Vital Certificates

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Stephenson County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 564.18 sq mi
Population (2009): 46,537
  • Females: 51.7%
  • White: 88.6%
  • Black/African American: 8.3%
  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 86.5%
Population Change (2000-2009): -2,442
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.9%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.0%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 12.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 84.1%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 15.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.43
Housing Units (2000): 21,713
Homeownership Rate (2000): 74.8%
Migration Flow to Stephenson County, IL from (2007-2008):

Stephenson County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $1,088,025
  • Construction: $121,275
  • Retail Trade: $49,581
  • Professional and Technical Services: $31,146
  • Healthcare: $125,334
  • Banking: $79,519
  • Retail Trade: $49,581
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $20,549
  • Manufacturing: $308,820
  • Farms: $93,861
  • Government: $128,028
Employed (2000): 23,536
Unemployed (2000): 1,567
Unemployment Rate (2009): 11.3%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $34,415
Local Government Employment (2007): 0
Local Government Revenue (2007): $133,505 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $67,254 (thou. dol.)

Stephenson County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 550
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.8
Deaths (2007): 499
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.7
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 1.8

Stephenson County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 75
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 19
  • Aggravated Assault: 54
Property Crimes (2008): 1,015
  • Burglary: 233
  • Larceny-Theft: 777
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 5

Stephenson County Genealogy Records