For population 25 years and over in Rockford:
For population 15 years and over in Rockford village:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,162 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (36.6 miles , pop. 205,727).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (176.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Ohio City, OH (2.4 miles ), Mendon, OH (2.6 miles ), Willshire, OH (2.9 miles ), Elgin, OH (3.1 miles) , Wren, OH (3.2 miles) , Celina, OH (3.2 miles ), Venedocia, OH (3.5 miles) , Van Wert, OH (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.69 N, Longitude: 84.65 W
Area code: 419
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-1.2%).
Work and jobs in Rockford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rockford, Ohio
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rockford-area historical tornado activity is above Ohio state average. It is 148% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/18/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Rockford village center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 11/10/2002, a category F4 tornado 8.9 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 17 people and caused $30 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rockford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 18.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from Rockford center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 19.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Mercer County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Earl Wilson (columnist) - Journalist.
Hospitals/medical centers near Rockford:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockford:
Public high school in Rockford:
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Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 24.8. This is about average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.45. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Rockford and their reported violations in the past:ST. PAULS UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST (Population served: 94, Groundwater):
Past health violations:ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH - ROCKFORD (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.1%
(23.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
31 people in nursing homes in 2000
Rockford compared to Ohio state average:
Banks with branches in Rockford (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Rockford (based on Mercer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 83.74%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
3.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,204 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,187 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,570
Total average daily truck traffic: 205
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 3,609
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rockford)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rockford)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Rockford, OH
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.