Rockford is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 449 people and just one neighborhood, Rockford is the 346th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Rockford is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.38% of the Rockford workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Rockford is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockford who work in sales jobs (20.00%), teaching (9.23%) and architecture and engineering (6.15%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Rockford has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Rockford has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Rockford than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Rockford may be for you.
Being a small town, Rockford does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.