Rockford, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Rockford, Illinois Info Snack

Population
147,070
Unemployment
10.7%
Poverty
22.3%
Median Home
$91,600
Median Income
$44,252
Median Rent
$772

Rockford SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Rockford, IL Crime Report

6,559
Total Crimes
4,501.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
81.74%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Rockford
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 6,559 4,501.1 2,253.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 1,711 1,174.2 406.9 366.7
Murder 14 9.6 6.6 5.0
Robbery 282 193.5 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1,290 885.3 254.0 250.2
Property Crime 4,848 3,327.0 1,846.5 2,109.9
Burglary 1,001 686.9 271.7 340.5
Larceny 3,458 2,373.1 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 389 267.0 148.2 219.9

Rockford, IL Cost Of Living

85
Rockford's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Rockford Illinois National Average
Overall 85 98 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 94 97 100
Health 105 100 100
Housing 57 95 100
Transportation 109 112 100
Utilities 90 97 100

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Rankings for Rockford in Illinois

Map Of Rockford, IL

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Population over time in Rockford

Year Population % Change
2019 147,070 -0.5%
2018 147,881 -0.5%
2017 148,640 -0.6%
2016 149,597 -0.5%
2015 150,283 -0.7%
2014 151,290 -0.6%
2013 152,138 -0.5%
2012 152,948 -0.4%
2011 153,509 -0.7%
2010 154,517 -

Race / Ethnicity in Rockford

White
53.5% (78,638)
African American
21.1% (31,019)
American Indian
0.1% (176)
Asian
3.4% (4,946)
Hawaiian
0.0% (6)
Other
0.2% (285)
Two Or More
3.3% (4,910)
Hispanic
18.4% (27,090)
Race Rockford IL USA
White 53.5% 61.3% 60.7%
African American 21.1% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 3.4% 5.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.3% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 18.4% 17.1% 18.0%

Gender in Rockford

Female
51.8% (76,153)
Male
48.2% (70,917)
Gender Rockford IL USA
Female 51.8% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Rockford for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (7,353)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (14,707)
High School / GED
31.0% (45,591)
Some College
23.0% (33,826)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (11,765)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (20,589)
Master's Degree
6.0% (8,824)
Professional Degree
2.0% (2,941)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,470)
Education Rockford IL USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Rockford, Illinois

Less than $10,000
9.9% (1,449,436)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (908,830)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.1% (1,933,240)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.9% (1,743,818)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (2,142,419)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (2,681,790)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.8% (1,588,971)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.1% (1,333,856)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.3% (480,346)
$200,000 or more
3.0% (444,289)
Income Rockford IL USA
Less than $10,000 9.9% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 3.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.1% 8.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.9% 8.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.8% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.1% 16.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.3% 7.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.0% 8.3% 7.7%

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