Freeport, Illinois

Population 25,418

Freeport is located in Stephenson County, IL. The population is 25,418, making Freeport the largest city in Stephenson County.

There are 11 public schools in Freeport with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Freeport is moderate , and there are 4 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Freeport is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Freeport property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Freeport include Freeport Township, Florence Township and Harlem Township.

Freeport Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 11.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 16.9%

Crime Rate

7.32% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 13
  • Violent Crimes: 211
  • Robbery: 72
  • Burglary: 396
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

88.38% Lower than national avg.
  • 4 offenders in Freeport
  • 1.57 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

289 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 82
  • Registered Polluters: 10
  • Superfunds: 9
  • Tanks & Spills: 188


Very High 5.5%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 4.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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11 Public Schools view public schools

There are 11 K-12 public schools in Freeport, IL and 5 private schools. Homefacts rates Freeport's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

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1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Freeport, IL issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Freeport, IL issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $501
  • 1 Bedroom: $559
  • 2 Bedrooms: $735
  • 3 Bedrooms: $948
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,174

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Environmental Hazards

289 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Freeport, IL has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Freeport, IL is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.79 Average
    Freeport, IL is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 20.82°
  • February 24.92°
  • March 38.88°
  • April 49.85°
  • May 61.4°
  • June 70.37°
  • July 74.77°
  • August 72.08°
  • September 64.35°
  • October 52.88°
  • November 40.53°
  • December 25.83°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Freeport, IL

Freeport, IL has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Freeport, IL has no risk of hurricanes.
Freeport, IL has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Freeport, IL has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Freeport, IL: $35,552


Unemployment in Freeport is 5.5%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 50.34%
White Collar - 49.66%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin
  • Sen. Mark Kirk

City Representatives

  • Cheri Bustos

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

17 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

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