Winnebago County
Illinois
Watch County Board Meetings Online - Starting on 3/10/16, you will now be able to watch the County Board meetings live online. MORE >

LZ Peace Memorial - The LZ Peace Memorial is a place of honor for those veterans who served our country, in war and in peace. This memorial stands as a testimony to those soldiers from Winnebago County who made the ultimate sacrifice at a time of great conflict. We’re located at Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Road, in Rockford, Illinois. MORE >

Phantom Regiment - The Phantom Regiment is a youth organization dedicated to the development of self-esteem and self-reliance. MORE >

Windsor Lake - Paddle and Trail and the Rockford Park District are looking to make Windsor Lake a year-round facility and would like your input on winter recreational activities! MORE >

Fair Housing - The Fair Housing Project at Prairie State Legal Services investigates possible housing discrimination, assists clients to resolve fair housing disputes with housing providers and conducts community legal education on fair housing rights and responsibilities. MORE >

Winnebago County Employment Demographics August 2013


Employed     

122,052

 

Unemployed    

14,986

 

Winnebago County Unemployment Rate  

10.9%  

 

IllinoisUnemployment Rate

9.0%  

 

US Unemployment Rate 

7.3%

 

Source: Illinois Department of Employment Security. Not seasonally adjusted.

Below are the major public and private employers in Boone and WinnebagoCountiesby industry.

COMPANY

PRODUCT/

SERVICE

MOST RECENT

EMPLOYMENT

DATA

Chrysler

Automotive

4,500

Rockford Public Schools

 

Education

3,730

RockfordHealth System

 

Health Care

3,000

SwedishAmerican Health System

Health Care

2,988

UTC Aerospace 

Aerospace

2,200

OSF Healthcare

Health Care

1,800

Rockford Park District

Government

1,739

Winnebago County

Government

1,731

Wal-Mart Stores

Retail

1,611

WinnebagoCounty

Government

1,731

Woodward

Aerospace

1,400

UPS

Parcel Sorting Hub

 

1,200

City of Rockford

Government

1,122

AndersonBrecon

Pharmaceutical

1,100

Harlem Consolidated Schools

Education

1,099

Belvidere Schools

Education

967

Lowe's

Distribution

900

Kraft Foods

Food

850

NCO Group

Telemarketing

800

Taylor Co

Ice Cream Machines

725

Winnebago County
404 Elm Street
Rockford, IL 61101
OFC: (815) 319-4444

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