Rockford, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 4,515 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +29.6%
Males: 2,205  (48.8%)
Females: 2,310  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

39.7 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 55373.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $70,742 (it was $51,349 in 2000)
Rockford:

$70,742
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,030 (it was $20,675 in 2000)

Rockford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $202,645 (it was $113,900 in 2000)
Rockford:

$202,645
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $214,003; detached houses: $280,052; townhouses or other attached units: $231,854; mobile homes: $22,141

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,098.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rockford: 111.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.0%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Rockford, MN (2019)
    • 3,95685.8%White alone
    • 56712.3%Hispanic
    • 531.1%Two or more races
    • 140.3%Black alone

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According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Rockford, Minnesota as of February 01, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rockford is 1,427 to 1.


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Rockford, MN City Guides:

Ancestries: German (22.5%), Norwegian (15.8%), Swedish (7.9%), Irish (7.8%), Finnish (5.3%), Scandinavian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 916 feet

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 2,619 people per square mile   (average).

Rockford, Minnesota map

190 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America).

This city:

4.1%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,667 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $741 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Maple Grove, MN (14.1 miles , pop. 50,365).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (24.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (378.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Greenfield, MN (1.6 miles ),
Delano, MN (2.0 miles ),
Independence, MN (2.3 miles ),
Loretto, MN (2.4 miles ),
Hanover, MN (2.5 miles ),
Maple Plain, MN (2.6 miles ),
Corcoran, MN (2.8 miles ),
St. Michael, MN (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 45.09 N, Longitude: 93.74 W

Distribution of median household income in Rockford, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Rockford, MN in 2019

Rockford satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 1998: 64 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 1999: 80 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $211,700
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $247,100
  • 2006: 61 buildings, average cost: $296,300
  • 2007: 36 buildings, average cost: $313,600
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $362,900
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $287,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $271,400
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $225,800
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $215,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $265,700
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $328,400
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $282,700
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $205,200
  • 2018: 12 buildings, average cost: $288,300
  • 2019: 19 buildings, average cost: $265,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Rockford, MN residents
Average permit cost in Rockford, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Historical population in Rockford, MN
Historical housing units in Rockford, MN

Population change in the 1990s: +904 (+35.0%).
Most common industries in Rockford, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Machinery (4.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (11.2%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Rockford, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)

Average climate in Rockford, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Rockford, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.6. This is about average.

City:

69.6
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.42
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.98. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.98
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00323. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00323
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Rockford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Rockford city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 14.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rockford-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 118.8 miles away from Rockford center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 130.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 285.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 159.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 302.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wright County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rockford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rockford:

  • HAVEN HOMES OF MAPLE PLAIN (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MAPLE PLAIN, MN)
  • DELANO MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DELANO, MN)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - DELANO (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DELANO, MN)
  • PARK VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BUFFALO, MN)
  • RETIREMENT CENTER OF WRIGHT COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BUFFALO, MN)
  • DCI DOUGLAS (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BUFFALO, MN)
  • EBENEZER COVENANT HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BUFFALO, MN)

located in Rockford:

Operable nuclear power plant near Rockford:

  • 15 miles: Monticello in Monticello, MN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockford:

  • Hennepin Technical College (about 17 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,515)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 18 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 20 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 24 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 6,726)
  • Capella University (about 25 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 21,718)
  • Walden University (about 25 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 62,473)
  • Augsburg College (about 26 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 2,954)

Public high school in Rockford:

Public elementary/middle schools in Rockford:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • A new church in Rockford, Minnesota - It's not in the info listed for churches in Rockford. Please add Riverwood Covenant Church. Thank you

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rockford: Rockford (A), Rockford Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (B), Rockford City Hall (C), Rockford Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rockford include: Jehovah's Witnesses (A), Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Rockford Christian and Missionary Church (C), United Presbyterian Church (D), Rockford Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Elmwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Rockford: Carver Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Ames Florida Stork House (Museums; 8131 Bridge Street).

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

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

FOREST LEASING CORPORATION (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-06-2011 to SEP-19-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.7%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.8%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Rockford (2011 data):

  • BANKWEST: Bankwest at 5921 Main Street, branch established on 1948/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $104.2 mil, Deposits: $95.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Bankwest Financial, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Rockford:

Marital status in Rockford, MN
  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

For population 25 years and over in Rockford:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Rockford
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rockford, MN (based on Wright County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,49456
Catholic18,69913
Mainline Protestant16,14328
Other7155
None69,649-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
This county:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Wright County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Wright County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Here:

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Wright County:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wright County:

5.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Wright County:

26.6%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wright County:

9.9%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rockford:

45.7%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rockford:

41.1%
State:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Rockford:

29.3
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.8%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rockford:

10.5%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rockford:

33.9%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Rockford:

54.9%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Rockford:

79.3%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rockford, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$22,118$88,4720$0
Streets and Highways 3$14,706$58,8240$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,100$61,2000$0
Water Supply 1$5,668$68,0160$0
Solid Waste Management 1$6,831$81,9720$0
Sewerage 1$5,668$68,0160$0
Natural Resources 1$5,564$66,7680$0
Parks and Recreation 1$5,562$66,7440$0
Firefighters 0$0 25$5,451
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$5,534
Totals for Government 12$71,216$71,21631$10,984

Rockford government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $994,000 ($220.16)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $840,000 ($186.05)
    Water Utilities: $675,000 ($149.50)
    Regular Highways: $431,000 ($95.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $370,000 ($81.95)
    General - Other: $366,000 ($81.06)
    Financial Administration: $352,000 ($77.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $340,000 ($75.30)
    Police Protection: $295,000 ($65.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($10.19)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($4.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $12,000 ($2.66)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($2.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $417,000 ($92.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $627,000 ($138.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $298,000 ($66.00)
    Water Utilities: $138,000 ($30.56)
    General - Other: $85,000 ($18.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($1.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $70,000 ($15.50)

Rockford government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $796,000 ($176.30)
    Other: $660,000 ($146.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($5.98)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $7,000 ($1.55)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $224,000 ($49.61)
    Interest Earnings: $122,000 ($27.02)
    Special Assessments: $4,000 ($0.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $659,000 ($145.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $482,000 ($106.76)
    Other: $134,000 ($29.68)
  • Tax - Property: $1,637,000 ($362.57)
    Other License: $45,000 ($9.97)

Rockford government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,255,000 ($2492.80)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,875,000 ($2408.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,700,000 ($376.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,319,000 ($292.14)

Rockford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,495,000 ($552.60)

7.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hennepin County, MN  2.57% ($75,816 average AGI)
from Sherburne County, MN  0.87% ($57,257)
from Anoka County, MN  0.46% ($55,508)


7.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hennepin County, MN  1.87% ($72,292 average AGI)
to Sherburne County, MN  1.10% ($52,737)
to Stearns County, MN  0.48% ($43,737)
Businesses in Rockford, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
Sears1

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockford:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KWOM (1600 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, MN; Owner: WATERTOWN RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockford:

  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • WGVZ (105.7 FM; EDEN PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rockford:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
Rockford fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Rockford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 26.7mTotal length
  • 20,975Total average daily traffic
  • 905Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,875Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rockford)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Rockford, MN)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 3600 Electric Dr (Lat: 45.096333 Lon: -93.743556), Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WPNC835,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.531 MHz, 928.531 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2002, Expiration Date: 03/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: James L Goodin, Registrant: B V Larson Inc., 1082 West Bone Lake Ln, Milltown, WI 54858, Phone: (715) 857-5557, Fax: (715) 857-5557, Email:
  • ROCKFORD, Cr 50 (Lat: 45.089111 Lon: -93.715500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: KCM71,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5960.00 MHz, 5989.67 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 6048.97 MHz, 6019.30 MHz, 6108.30 MHz, 6078.60 MHz, 6167.57 MHz, 6137.90 MHz, 5960.02 MHz... (+7 more), Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 08/14/2013, Certifier: David L Christman, Registrant: Time Warner Cable Enterprises LLC, 60 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10023, Phone: (212) 364-8482, Email:
  • A1O0041A, 6031 Tower St (Lat: 45.090972 Lon: -93.739944), Type: Tank, Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQPR640, Licensee ID: L00127664,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 07/30/2012, Expiration Date: 07/30/2022, Cancellation Date: 01/16/2014, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • ROCKFORD, 8601 Linden St. (Lat: 45.087833 Lon: -93.741556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.3 m, Overall height: 45.4 m, Call Sign: WQRP413,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11375.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/01/2013, Expiration Date: 07/01/2023, Certifier: King Fung, Registrant: County Of Hennepin, 1245 Shenandoah Lane N, Plymouth, MN 55447, Phone: (612) 596-1923, Fax: (763) 525-6243, Email:
  • A1O0041A, 6031 Tower St (Lat: 45.090972 Lon: -93.739944), Type: Tank, Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQTV338,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2014, Expiration Date: 04/21/2024, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • ROCKFORD, Lat: 45.088083 Lon: -93.734139, Call Sign: WQUC303,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.643 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/2014, Expiration Date: 06/02/2024, Certifier: Nancy Carswell, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rockford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: D SWANSON / K SWANSON SEAREY LSX (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 914 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 147DK, N147DK, N-147DK, Serial Number: 1LK568C, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 08/14/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 02/12/2013
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David G Swanson, 8020 Woodland Trl, Rockford, MN 55373, Other Owners: Kevin D Swanson
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2306K, N2306K, N-2306K, Serial Number: 5033, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 07/24/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 04/05/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph V Schlosser, 6210 Mechanic St, Rockford, MN 55373
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5193Z, N5193Z, N-5193Z, Serial Number: 22-8862, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 08/18/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 06/15/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph V Schlosser, 6210 Mechanic St, Rockford, MN 55373
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 5599M, N5599M, N-5599M, Serial Number: 7993, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 09/09/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph V Schlosser, 6210 Mechanic Street, Rockford, MN 55373
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210N (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6440Y, N6440Y, N-6440Y, Serial Number: 21064380, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 04/12/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Fred Bills, 5615 Lake Sarah Heights Dr, Rockford, MN 55373
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9595D, N9595D, N-9595D, Serial Number: 22-6502, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 11/25/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 10/15/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph V Schlosser, 6210 Mechanic St, Rockford, MN 55373

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$124,170
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1009.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rockford, MN
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2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of fire incidents - 24 took place in 2009, and the least - 5 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Rockford, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.3%), and Outside Fires (27.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rockford, MN
    • 9650.3%Structure Fires
    • 5327.7%Outside Fires
    • 2513.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 178.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rockford, MN
Most common first names in Rockford, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1277.9 years
John1160.5 years
Emma881.6 years
Mary873.3 years
Robert862.8 years
Edward781.7 years
Walter777.0 years
Henry678.5 years
Helen681.7 years
Alice581.4 years
Most common last names in Rockford, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Vergin881.2 years
Rux776.3 years
Johnson580.0 years
Lieder580.0 years
Bleck578.8 years
Bonnick575.2 years
Mutterer580.6 years
Schleif580.0 years
Anderson469.0 years
Arens471.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rockford, MN
  • 86.9%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rockford, MN
  • 57.7%Utility gas
  • 37.2%Electricity
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Rockford compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 14 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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