Rockford, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 150,251 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.1%
 
Males: 72,680  (48.4%)
Females: 77,571  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  35.6 years
Illinois median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 61088, 61101, 61102, 61104, 61107.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,363 (it was $37,667 in 2000)
Rockford:

$37,363
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,255 (it was $19,781 in 2000)

Rockford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,600 (it was $79,400 in 2000)
Rockford:

$95,600
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $122,673; Detached houses: $123,271; Townhouses or other attached units: $132,036; In 2-unit structures: $109,109; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $112,903; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $134,656; Mobile homes: $23,886

Median gross rent in 2012: $684.

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Rockford races chart
  • White alone - 85,557 (56.7%)
  • Black alone - 30,450 (20.2%)
  • Hispanic - 26,003 (17.2%)
  • Two or more races - 4,535 (3.0%)
  • Asian alone - 4,287 (2.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 107 (0.07%)
  • Other race alone - 80 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 29 (0.02%)

Races in Rockford detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rockford: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.1%), Irish (8.7%), Swedish (6.3%), Italian (5.8%), United States (5.7%), English (5.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/28/1880

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 56.0 square miles.

Population density: 2,683 people per square mile   (average).

Rockford,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Rockford:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockford city:

  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

15,947 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia, 1.5% Europe).

This city:  10.6%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 483 registered sex offenders living in Rockford, Illinois as of May 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rockford to the number of sex offenders is 312 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,347 (3.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,664 (2.9%)

Rockford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (58.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (77.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Loves Park, IL (2.1 miles ), Cherry Valley, IL (2.4 miles ), New Millford, IL (2.4 miles ), Machesney Park, IL (2.5 miles ), Winnebago, IL (3.0 miles ), Roscoe, IL (3.2 miles ), Caledonia, IL (3.4 miles) , Belvidere, IL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 222 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 1998: 160 buildings, average cost: $64,700
  • 1999: 205 buildings, average cost: $71,200
  • 2000: 212 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2001: 225 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 2002: 280 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2003: 226 buildings, average cost: $65,400
  • 2004: 219 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2005: 347 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2006: 276 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2007: 157 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2008: 64 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $188,700
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $95,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.27 N, Longitude: 89.07 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Forest City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +33,971 (+22.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 41,664 (70.1%)

Area code: 815

Rockford household income distribution Rockford home values distribution

Crime rates in Rockford by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 111120208191820212223219
per 100,000 7.37.313.313.25.312.511.812.913.414.014.713.75.9
Rapes 133145184184135141119106147123116112124
per 100,000 88.696.6122.6121.889.092.577.868.393.978.274.373.081.4
Robberies 5054465225225095375646295876141,6481,400499
per 100,000 336.4297.1347.7345.5335.5352.2368.8405.4374.8390.41055.2913.1327.7
Assaults 6956726316317147641,0131,0709979224965651,451
per 100,000 463.0447.7420.3417.7470.6501.1662.5689.7636.7586.2317.6368.5952.8
Burglaries 2,4582,5023,2003,2002,6072,3712,8042,3592,9382,5632,3801,8872,224
per 100,000 1637.41666.72131.72118.31718.21555.21833.71520.61876.21629.71523.91230.71460.3
Thefts 7,8798,1437,9307,9307,1126,7587,0715,8676,4125,8025,0174,7385,003
per 100,000 5248.65424.55282.65249.34687.44432.94624.13781.84094.63689.23212.33090.03285.1
Auto thefts 8691,0171,2251,2251,099977787628790482486438381
per 100,000 578.9677.5816.0810.9724.3640.9514.7404.8504.5306.5311.2285.7250.2
Arson 4334363602424846244906972
per 100,000 28.622.624.023.80.015.715.754.139.628.057.645.047.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 654.8663.4744.4739.7647.0647.1688.5634.8682.2615.6734.5671.0624.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Rockford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 301 (271 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Illinois average:

2.76

Rockford tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.2%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +5,851 (+4.1%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Metal and metal products (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Rockford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rockford, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rockford-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Rockford city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 35.5 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

Earthquake activity:

Rockford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 271.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.7 miles away from Rockford center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 246.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 304.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 270.2 miles away from Rockford center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 259.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Winnebago County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rockford topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert C. Richardson III - General, Stewart Brand - Environmentalist, Paris Bennett - Singer, Michelle Williams (singer) - Singer, Ginger Lynn - aka Ginger Lynn Allen, (born 1962), adult film actress, Chad Knaus - NASCAR crew chief, James Cartwright - Marine Corps general, James Henry Breasted - Archaeologist, Dwight Johns - Army general in World War II, Margaret Cross Norton - First Illinois State Archivist.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Rockford: Fred E. Smith, Jerry Wayne Wickam, Leonard B. Keller.

Main business address for: CLARCOR INC (MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS & ACCESSORIES), AMCORE FINANCIAL INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), WOODWARD GOVERNOR CO (ELECTRICAL INDUSTRIAL APPARATUS).

Hospitals in Rockford:

  • CANTERBURY PLACE (2503 CANTERBURY LANE)
  • H DOUGLAS SINGER MENTAL HLTH CTR (4402 N MAIN ST)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES, INC (4960 E STATE ST)
  • MILESTONE - ELMWOOD HEIGHTS (2662 ELMWOOD ROAD)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS HOSPICE ASSO (4215 NEWBURG ROAD)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF ROCKFORD (6801 SPRING CREEK ROAD, SUITE 2C)
  • OSF HOSPICE (6122 MULFORD VILLAGE DRIVE)
  • ROCKTON COURT (2615 NORTH ROCKTON AVENUE)
  • SEARLES GROUP HOME (3310 SEARLES AVENUE)
  • SWEDISH AMERICAN HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1401 EAST STATE STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Rockford:

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Amtrak station:

ROCKFORD (7559 WALTON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Rockford:

  • 14 miles: Byron 1 and 2 in Byron, IL.

Colleges/Universities in Rockford:

  • Rock Valley College (Full-time enrollment: 6,269; Location: 3301 N Mulford Rd; Public; Website: www.rockvalleycollege.edu)
  • Rasmussen College-Illinois (FT enrollment: 1,556; Location: 6000 East State Street, 4th Floor; Private, for-profit; Website: rasmussen.edu)
  • Rockford University (FT enrollment: 1,182; Location: 5050 E State St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rockford.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College (FT enrollment: 546; Location: 1130 South Alpine Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rockfordcareercollege.edu)
  • Saint Anthony College of Nursing (FT enrollment: 228; Location: 5658 E State St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: sacn.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Rockford (FT enrollment: 169; Location: 5485 E State St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tricociuniversity.com)
  • Regency Beauty Institute-Rockford (FT enrollment: 127; Location: 657 Highgrove Place; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regency.edu)
  • Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-Rockford (FT enrollment: 69; Location: 2601 N. Mulford; Private, for-profit; Website: www.educatorsofbeauty.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Rockford:

  • Kishwaukee College (about 25 miles; Malta, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 28 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • McHenry County College (about 37 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • Elgin Community College (about 43 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 43 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 46 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Aurora University (about 52 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)

Public high schools in Rockford:

Private high schools in Rockford:

  • BOYLAN CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,250; Location: 4000 ST FRANCIS DR; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • ROCKFORD CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 1,178; Location: 1401 N BELL SCHOOL RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CHRISTIAN LIFE SCHOOLS (Students: 978; Location: 5950 SPRING CREEK RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LUTHERAN HIGH AND JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 668; Location: 3411 N ALPINE RD; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • KEITH COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 455; Location: 1 JACOBY PL; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BEREAN BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 5626 SAFFORD RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NORTH LOVE CHRISTIAN (Students: 203; Location: 5301 E RIVERSIDE BLVD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ROCKFORD BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 50; Location: 7007 FLORA RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Rockford:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Rockford:

  • HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 539; Location: 4407 HIGHCREST RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ROCKFORD LUTHERAN ACADEMY (Students: 364; Location: 4700 AUGUSTANA DR; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST PETER CATHEDRAL (Students: 272; Location: 1231 N COURT ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST RITA SCHOOL (Students: 269; Location: 6284 VALLEY KNOLL DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JAMES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 255; Location: 409 N 1ST ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST EDWARD SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: 3020 11TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SPECTRUM SCHOOL (Students: 212; Location: 2909 N MAIN ST; Grades: UG - UG)
  • ST BERNADETTE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 2300 BELL AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • RAINBOW ACADEMY (Students: 158; Location: 6413 FOREST HILLS RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WEE CARE CHILD CARE CENTER (Students: 122; Location: 1421 E STATE ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Rockford, map of school districts: ROCKFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT 205

Library in Rockford:

  • ROCKFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,287,379; Location: 215 NORTH WYMAN STREET; 507,804 books; 38 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Private High School : Rockford Christian High School 1401 N. Bell School Road Rockford, IL 61107 (815) 399-3465 550 high students as of 8/05
  • The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford should be on your list of Universities/Colleges.
  • Our Motto is We Serve. Founded in 1920 We are the oldest Lions club in District 1-D. We Built the sinnissippi Band Shelter, The original Center for Sight & Hearing and Lions Park (Handicap accessible) at Rock Cut State Park. Our two primary service projects are students with vision and or hearing loss in the Rockford Schools and the Center for Sight & Hearing, We also support the Salvation Army through Bell ringing, Lions of Illinois Foundation, Give Scholarships to Rock Valley college, Rockford college and Rockford Business School to help student with vision or hearing loss. We meet at noon the first & third Wednesdays at the Salvation Army Millennium Center 200 S Madison St

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Notable locations in Rockford: East Rock Industrial Park (A), Rockford News Tower (B), Rockford Sanitary District Disposal Plant (C), Sinnissippi Golf Course (D), Rockford Pistol Range (E), Mauh Nah Tee-See Country Club (F), Sandy Hollow Golf Course (G), Chicago, Milwaukee and Saint Paul Railroad Depot (H), Rockford Country Club (I), Alpine Business Park (J), Rockford Public Library (K), Luther Center (L), Talcott Building (M), Rock River Tower (N), Rockford Trust Building (O), OSF Lifeline Ambulance (P), Regional Emergency Acute Care Transport (Q), ATS Medical Service (R), Van Matre HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital (S), Rockford Fire Department Station 5 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Lincolnwood Shopping Center (1), Marchesano Shopping Center (2), Alpine Village Shopping Center (3), Edgebrook Shopping Center (4), Eleventh Street Plaza Shopping Center (5), Fairview Shopping Center (6), Colonial Village Shopping Center (7), Forest Plaza Shopping Center (8), High Crest Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Rockford include: CLARCOR INC (A), AMCORE FINANCIAL INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rockford include: Aldersgate United Methodist Church (A), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (B), Calvary Church (C), Calvary Church of Christ (D), Broadway United Methodist Church (E), Church of Christ (F), Deliverance Church of Rockford (G), First Evangelical Free Church (H), New Life Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery (1), Mount Auburn Cemetery (2), Cedar Bluff Cemetery (3), Marsh Cemetery (4), Saint James and Saint Marys Cemetery (5), Scandinavian Cemetery (6), Guilford Union Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Reuben Aldeen Park Lake (A), Rock River (B), Spring Lake (C), Levings Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Kent Creek (A), Keith Creek (B), Spring Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rockford include: Haight Village Historic District (1), Quarry Hill Park (2), Reuben Aldeen Park (3), Ridge Avenue Park (4), River Front Park (5), Searls Park Prairie Nature Preserve (6), Searls Memorial Park (7), Alpine Park (8), Andrews Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Burpee Museum of Natural History (737 North Main Street) (1), Ethnic Heritage Museum (313 Loomis Street) (2), Command Post Restaurant (Museums; 1004 Samuelson Road) (3), Northern Illinois Botanical Society (Botanical Gardens; 2701 Clifton Avenue) (4), Klehn Arboretum & Bontanic Gardclarcor Pavillion (Botanical Gardens; 1403 Iris Avenue) (5), Graham Ginestra House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1115 South Main Street) (6), Anderson Gardens (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2110 Stoneridge Close) (7), Apollo Amusements Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2934 11th Street) (8), Game Play Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1310 7th Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Extended Stay America - Rockford East (653 Clark Rd) (1), Courtyard Rockford (7676 E State St) (2), Hampton Inn Rockford (615 Clark Drive) (3), Holiday Inn (7750 East State Street) (4), Best Western Colonial Inn (4850 East State Street) (5), EXEL Inn of Rockford (220 South Lyford Road) (6), Cliffbreakers (700 West Riverside Boulevard) (7), Candlewood Suites (7555 Walton Street) (8), Baymont Inn Rockford (662 North Lyford Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Winnebago County Court House - Circuit Court Clerks- Family Division (400 West State Street Suite 619) (1), Winnebago County Court House - Circuit Court Clerks- Criminal Division (400 West State Street Suite 619) (2), Winnebago County Court House - C A S A (403 Elm Street) (3), Winnebago County Court House - Building Department (400 West State Street Suite 619) (4), Winnebago County Court House - Supervisor Of Assessments (400 West State Street Suite 619) (5), Winnebago County Court House - Board Of Review (400 West State Street Suite 619) (6), Winnebago County Court House - Auditor- Audit Division (400 West State Street Suite 619) (7), Winnebago County Court House - Treasurer (400 West State Street Suite 619) (8), Winnebago County Court House - Veteran's Assistance (400 West State Street Suite 619) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Winnebago County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 78.6. This is about average.

City:

78.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.29
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rockford and their reported violations in the past:

ROAD RANGER TRAVEL CENTER (Serves WI, Population served: 1,267, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2010), St Boil Water Order (AUG-12-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
WHITE PINES FOREST STATE PARK (97287) (Population served: 750, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
SPRINGBROOK SWIM CLUB (Population served: 396, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROCKFORD SPEEDWAY RACETRACK (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
PEARL LAKE BEACH & CAMPGROUND (98020) (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2010)
ROCKFORD SPEEDWAY CONVENTION C (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
STRONGHOLD (95620) (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BRADLEY HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 192, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rockford that have no violations reported:

  • WHITE PINES FOREST STATE PARK (93617) (Population served: 750, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITE PINES FOREST STATE PARK (97311) (Population served: 750, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • I-39 SHELL EXPRESS (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PEARL LAKE BEACH & CAMPGROUND (16766) (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAUH-NAH-TEE-SEE C C (Population served: 277, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FREEPORT P D OAKDALE NATURE PRESERVE (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LOWDEN STATE PARK (94003) (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BILL-MAR HEIGHTS MHP (Population served: 160, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROAD RANGER LLC OTTAWA (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • UNIVERSITY PRIMARY CARE/ROCKTON (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.5%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.5% for Black residents, 33.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Rockford in 2010:

  • 1,728 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 963 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 379 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 253 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 246 people in college/university student housing
  • 229 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 189 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 74 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 57 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 47 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Rockford in 2000:

  • 1,875 people in nursing homes
  • 655 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 407 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 398 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 341 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 98 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 93 people in halfway houses
  • 90 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 88 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 75 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 60 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 60 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 27 people in religious group quarters
  • 24 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Rockford, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Rockford compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
Arena or stadium:
  • Rockford MetroCentre. Capacity: 10,000.

Banks with most branches in Rockford (2011 data):

  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: 11 branches. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Alpine Bank & Trust Co.: 8 branches. Info updated 2009/07/22: Bank assets: $1,039.0 mil, Deposits: $928.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Alpine Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Rockford Downtown Branch, Rockford - Edgebrook Branch, Rockford 11th St Highlander Branch, Rockford - Rockton Branch, Rockford - Five Points Branch, Rockford Perryville Branch. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Rockford Downtown Branch, Rockford Southgate Branch, Rockford East State Branch, Riverside Banking Center Branch, Eastrock Facility, Court & Jefferson Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Rockford North Main Branch, Rockford Downtown Branch, Jefferson Drive-Up Branch, Mulford Branch, Harrison Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Eleventh Street Branch, Perryville Branch, East State Branch, Church Street Branch, Harrison Avenue Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Riverside Community Bank: East State Street Branch, Harrison Avenue Branch, at 6855 East Riverside Boulevard. Info updated 2009/03/04: Bank assets: $318.9 mil, Deposits: $264.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Financial Usa, Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Rockford Branch, Rockford Alpine Branch, Rockford Riverside Banking Center Br. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Northwest Bank of Rockford: Northwest Bank Of Rockford at 3106 North Rockton Avenue, branch established on 1972/04/21; Springstead Facility at 125 Phelps Avenue, branch established on 1982/10/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $245.9 mil, Deposits: $211.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Foresight Financial Group, Inc.
  • 9 other banks with 11 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockford, Illinois:

  • Howard Johnson Hotel, 3909 11TH St, Rockford, IL 61109 , Phone: (815) 397-9000, Fax: (815) 397-4669
  • Best Western Clock Tower Resort & Conf CTR, 7801 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108 , Phone: (815) 398-6000, Fax: (815) 398-8062
  • Airport Budget Inn Of Rockford, 4419 11TH St, Rockford, IL 61109 , Phone: (815) 397-4000
  • Super 8, 7646 Colosseum Dr, Rockford, IL 61107 , Phone: (815) 229-5522, Fax: (815) 229-5547
  • Hampton Inn Rockford, 615 Clark Dr, Rockford, IL 61107 , Phone: (815) 229-0404, Fax: (815) 229-0175
  • Courtyard Inn By Marriott, 7676 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108 , Phone: (815) 397-6222, Fax: (815) 397-6254
  • Motel 6, 7712 Potawatomi Trl, Rockford, IL 61107 , Phone: (815) 397-8000, Fax: (815) 397-8183
  • Red Roof Inn Of Rockford, 7434 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108 , Phone: (815) 398-9750, Fax: (815) 398-9761
  • 28 other hotels and motels
All 36 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockford, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Rockford travel time to work - commute Rockford mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Rockford:

(Rockford, Illinois Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Rockford city (based on Winnebago County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.99%
Here: 50.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLutheran Church
Adherents44.4%14.2%7.3%4.7%3.9%
Congregations7.7%11.7%11.7%3.6%4.6%
NameEvangelical Free Church of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of ChristSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents2.8%2.4%2.2%1.7%16.4%
Congregations3.6%3.6%3.6%1.0%49.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 53
Winnebago County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Winnebago County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 104
Winnebago County:

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 221
Here:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Winnebago County:

26.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.9%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 40$184,478$55,3430$0
Other Government Administration 29$103,193$42,7011$1,507
Judicial and Legal 12$72,371$72,3710$0
Police Protection - Officers 277$1,983,339$85,9210$0
Police - Other 30$136,359$54,5447$12,907
Firefighters 257$1,983,712$92,6250$0
Fire - Other 58$353,151$73,0662$1,529
Streets and Highways 77$338,876$52,8120$0
Welfare 96$357,667$44,7084$5,666
Housing and Community Development(Local) 21$110,687$63,2500$0
Water Supply 62$306,772$59,3750$0
Local Libraries 64$228,662$42,87439$37,434
Other and Unallocable 47$194,997$49,7860$0
Totals for Government 1,070$6,354,264$71,26353$59,043

Rockford government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $18,180,000 ($121.00)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,794,000 ($31.91)
    General Public Buildings: $555,000 ($3.69)
    Sewerage: $150,000 ($1.00)
    Libraries: $45,000 ($0.30)
    Public Welfare - Other: $17,000 ($0.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $10,000 ($0.07)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $38,652,000 ($257.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $30,829,000 ($205.18)
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,339,000 ($95.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $13,856,000 ($92.22)
    Water Utilities: $11,002,000 ($73.22)
    Regular Highways: $9,427,000 ($62.74)
    Libraries: $7,235,000 ($48.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,480,000 ($43.13)
    Financial Administration: $5,350,000 ($35.61)
    General - Other: $4,342,000 ($28.90)
    Central Staff Services: $2,943,000 ($19.59)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,711,000 ($11.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,607,000 ($10.70)
    Parking Facilities: $1,334,000 ($8.88)
    Sewerage: $635,000 ($4.23)
    Health - Other: $137,000 ($0.91)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $43,665,000 ($290.61)
    Corporate Bonds: $21,380,000 ($142.30)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $17,873,000 ($118.95)
    Benefit Payments: $17,012,000 ($113.22)
    Withdrawals: $117,000 ($0.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,366,000 ($35.71)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $3,726,000 ($24.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $69,481,000 ($462.43)

Rockford government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,710,000 ($44.66)
    All Other: $4,769,000 ($31.74)
    Parking Facilities: $1,003,000 ($6.68)
    Regular Highways: $80,000 ($0.53)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $14,906,000 ($99.21)
    From Parent Local Government: $6,949,000 ($46.25)
    Local Employee Contribution: $3,295,000 ($21.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $6,724,000 ($44.75)
    Public Welfare: $4,831,000 ($32.15)
    General Local Government Support: $679,000 ($4.52)
    All Other: $354,000 ($2.36)
    Highways: $191,000 ($1.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,223,000 ($21.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,473,000 ($16.46)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,437,000 ($16.22)
    Interest Earnings: $1,775,000 ($11.81)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,510,000 ($123.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $46,697,000 ($310.79)
    Public Welfare: $8,778,000 ($58.42)
    Highways: $5,266,000 ($35.05)
    Water Utilities: $781,000 ($5.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $540,000 ($3.59)
    All Other: $470,000 ($3.13)
  • Tax - Property: $47,010,000 ($312.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,662,000 ($44.34)
    Other License: $5,315,000 ($35.37)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,821,000 ($12.12)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,272,000 ($8.47)

Rockford government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,220,000 ($826.75)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $114,290,000 ($760.66)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,500,000 ($143.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,570,000 ($77.00)

Rockford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $140,522,000 ($935.25)
    Total Federal Securities: $47,934,000 ($319.03)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,471,000 ($395.81)

3.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,661 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.55%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($180 average AGI)
Winnebago County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Boone County, IL  0.43% ($36,191 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.40% ($28,890)
from Ogle County, IL  0.22% ($31,418)


4.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($302 average AGI)
Winnebago County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Boone County, IL  0.43% ($43,807 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.42% ($34,205)
to Rock County, WI  0.24% ($30,690)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockford:

  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNTA (1330 AM; 1 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLUV (1520 AM; 1 kW; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: ANGELO JOSEPH SALVI)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockford:

  • W233AD (94.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W289AB (105.7 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W220BL (91.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WNIU (89.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WYCH (106.3 FM; GENOA, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WNIJ (90.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WNIE (89.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WDKB (94.9 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY RADIO, LIMITED)

TV broadcast stations around Rockford:

  • W25CL (Channel 25; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, INC.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCFC-CA (Channel 51; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Rockford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 171
Total length: 845 meters (2,772ft)
Total costs: $33,755,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,680,712
Total average daily truck traffic: 132,178

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 3
  • 1900-1909: 9
  • 1910-1919: 7
  • 1920-1929: 4
  • 1930-1939: 6
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 20
  • 1960-1969: 61
  • 1970-1979: 15
  • 1980-1989: 17
  • 1990-1999: 9
  • 2000-2009: 12
  • 2010-2012: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Rockford, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rockford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 400 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rockford, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 135 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 105 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 561 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rockford)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Rockford)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 214 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 39 full and 16 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED574$95,309528$94,3223,471$105,308161$28,54218$438,848431$63,0233$57,033
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED37$94,23550$126,934343$113,80124$35,5010$030$65,8430$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED88$80,539101$73,335881$105,183160$21,6472$366,00083$66,5164$26,265
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN44$93,14857$80,781609$106,64315$54,1561$99,00038$74,2270$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$102,18410$57,942128$107,8877$47,1830$09$76,1110$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 54 tracts in Rockford, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 34 full and 16 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED96$106,354133$120,0350$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED28$107,31048$128,2715$92,610
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$94,05817$127,2950$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$175,44417$134,5480$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$79,5584$109,4652$65,595

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 702
  • Hazardous Condition: 442
  • Service Call: 62
  • Good Intent Call: 17

Incident types - Rockford

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rockford, IL
Most common first names in Rockford, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,33475.6 years
Mary1,22979.8 years
Robert1,09971.2 years
William90974.4 years
James70970.8 years
Helen67880.5 years
Charles67174.7 years
George61775.8 years
Joseph57075.8 years
Ruth55480.8 years
Most common last names in Rockford, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1,59578.6 years
Anderson77779.5 years
Carlson54880.6 years
Peterson51879.1 years
Smith46575.0 years
Nelson46478.8 years
Larson30579.8 years
Olson27779.5 years
Brown25575.9 years
Williams24272.7 years
Businesses in Rockford, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI2Kroger7
AT&T2La-Z-Boy2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware2Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts3LensCrafters1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza1
American Eagle Outfitters1Long John Silver's1
Ann Taylor1Lowe's1
Applebee's2Macy's1
Arby's4Marriott3
Ashley Furniture1Marshalls1
AutoZone4MasterBrand Cabinets9
BMW1Maurices1
Barnes & Noble1Mazda1
Baskin-Robbins2McDonald's14
Bath & Body Works1Men's Wearhouse2
Baymont Inn1Menards1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motel 61
Best Western1Motherhood Maternity3
Blockbuster1New Balance2
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike9
Burger King8Nissan1
Burlington Coat Factory1Office Depot1
CVS4OfficeMax1
Carson Pirie Scott1Old Country Buffet1
Casual Male XL1Old Navy1
Catherines1Olive Garden1
Charlotte Russe1Outback1
Chico's1Outback Steakhouse1
Chipotle1Pac Sun1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panda Express2
Cinnabon 1Panera Bread1
Circle K1Papa John's Pizza3
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless4
Coldwater Creek1Penske2
Comfort Inn1PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel1Pier 1 Imports1
Cricket Wireless7Pizza Hut3
Curves3Plato's Closet1
DHL5Popeyes2
Dairy Queen3Quality1
Days Inn1Quiznos2
Deb1RadioShack4
Dennys2Red Lobster1
Discount Tire1Red Robin1
Domino's Pizza3Red Roof Inn1
DressBarn1Ruby Tuesday1
Dressbarn1Rue211
Dunkin Donuts1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Eddie Bauer1SAS Shoes1
Ethan Allen1Sam's Club1
Express1Sears3
Extended Stay America1Shoe Carnival1
Famous Footwear1Sleep Inn1
FedEx33Slumberland1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Sprint Nextel2
Foot Locker1Starbucks3
GNC1Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop4Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
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  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and metal products (population 50,000+)"
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  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment in 2009 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment growth from 2000 to 2009 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
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  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of residents living in poverty in 2007"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer in 2005-2006 (population 50,000+)"
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