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Winnebago County, IL Public Records

Circuit Court
400 W State St
Rockford, IL 61101 http://www.cc.co.winnebago.il.us
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 815-319-4500
F: 815-319-4571
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Ordinances
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental or adoption records released
Criminal records is in Rm 108. Civil is Rm 104.

Winnebago County, IL Vital Records

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

Winnebago County
County Recorder
wincoil.us/departments/recorder/
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 815-319-4325
Fax: 815-961-3261
Recorded Documents

Winnebago County Vital Certificates

Winnebago County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Winnebago County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 513.74 sq mi
Population (2009): 299,702
  • Females: 50.8%
  • White: 84.2%
  • Black/African American: 11.6%
  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 10.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 74.4%
Population Change (2000-2009): 21,280
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 6.1%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 10.0%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 13.8%
High School Graduates (2000): 81.4%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 19.4%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.53
Housing Units (2000): 114,404
Homeownership Rate (2000): 70.0%
Migration Flow to Winnebago County, IL from (2007-2008):

Winnebago County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $7,171,098
  • Construction: $451,630
  • Retail Trade: $484,090
  • Professional and Technical Services: $313,059
  • Healthcare: $1,064,901
  • Banking: $390,937
  • Retail Trade: $484,090
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $177,318
  • Manufacturing: $1,856,519
  • Farms: $18,867
  • Government: $783,083
Employed (2000): 134,952
Unemployed (2000): 8,361
Unemployment Rate (2009): 15.0%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $31,261
Local Government Employment (2007): 0
Local Government Revenue (2007): $815,175 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $609,936 (thou. dol.)

Winnebago County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 4,232
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.2
Deaths (2007): 2,410
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.1
Infant Deaths (2007): 34
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.0

Winnebago County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 2,387
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 24
  • Forcible rape: 131
  • Robbery: 611
  • Aggravated Assault: 1,621
Property Crimes (2008): 12,347
  • Burglary: 3,602
  • Larceny-Theft: 7,869
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 876

Winnebago County Genealogy Records