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Area Description

A pair of bald eagles soars overhead as cars move swiftly across the Rock River bridge in Roscoe. Nearby, the local restaurants offer their unique brand of dining flair to customers of all ages. Up and down its main streets, bicyclists and pedestrians make their way through town on a growing network of recreation paths that connects other familiar towns, far and wide. Roscoe’s schools too are known for instilling passion, creativity, self confidence and success in the community’s next generation. These are just some of the unique offerings and facts that have prompted nearly 11,000 residents to call Roscoe home. From its popular schools to its growing industry, its economic opportunities to its safe neighborhoods, Roscoe, Illinois is fast making an unforgettable name for itself. Located near interstate 90 providing easy access to Milwaukee, Madison, Chicago and Rockford. Roscoe is the place for your business, your family and your home. Why not check it out for yourself. Parades, street dances, festivals and a good variety of youth sports opportunities await.

Roscoe, Illinois: To live it is to love it Roscoe has reached a population of 10,785 residents, located over a 13.4 sq. mile area.

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Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness

   Country setting with the Rock River running through, multiple local parks and recreational paths, Rock Cut State Park is only 10 minutes away.
We are a small town with local shopping at unique boutiques and great restaurants, and so much more within 10 miles.
The famous "Historic Auto Museum" is right in town!

Cultural Activities

With two large towns close by, you are only minutes from large theater venues.

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Monthly Temperatures / Rain / Snow

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain  Snow
 Jan  11.6  19.1  26.5  1.3 "  10.6 "
 Feb  16.9  24.3  31.7  1.3 "  7.8 "
 Mar  27.1  35.4  43.7  2.2 "  3.4 "
 Apr  37.7  47.6  57.5  3.8 "  0.7 "
 May  48.0  58.8  69.5  3.4 "  0.0 "
 Jun  58.0  68.6  79.2  4.6 "  0.0 "
 Jul  62.3  72.4  82.5  3.8 "  0.0 "
 Aug  60.1  70.1  80.1  4.3 "  0.0 "
 Sep  51.6  62.3  72.9  3.6 "  0.0 "
 Oct  40.7  51.1  61.5  2.4 "  0.1 "
 Nov  29.3  37.1  44.9  2.7 "  1.2 "
 Dec  17.8  24.8  31.7  1.8 "  10.5 "

We have four seasons, with summer fishing to winter snowmobiling & cross country skiing.

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Cost of Living for Roscoe, IL

Roscoe, Illinois cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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Senior Assistance in Roscoe, IL

Roscoe, Illinois offers the following assistance for seniors:

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