Rockford, IL
Demographic Data



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Rockford Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Rockford Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
147,051

Age

PEOPLE OF Illinois DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.31
5 To 17 18.01
18 To 24 9.19
25 To 34 13.75
35 To 54 23.72
55 To 64 12.31
65 Years And Over 15.70

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 4.5
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 83.1
COLLEGE GRADUATES 21.4

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Rockford 23297 19926.157167142446 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Rockford 41991 19422.25778810796 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
22.2%

Employment Industries in Rockford

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Manufacturing 22.3
Healthcare 15.6
Retail 10.9
Accommodation 8.5
Education 6.3
Administration 6.3
Other 5.3
Transportation 4.5
Professional, scientific, and technical services 4.0
Construction 4.0
Public Service 2.7
Finance 2.5

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 54.1
Black Or African American 21.2
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 3.2
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 3.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 18.4

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 17.2
Irish 9.6
Swedish 6.5
Italian 6.1
English 5.9
Polish 2.9
Norwegian 2.5
French 1.6
Dutch 1.3
Scottish 0.9
African 0.8
European 0.8
Scots-Irish 0.5
Welsh 0.4
Danish 0.4
Greek 0.4
Czech 0.4
Lithuanian 0.4
Russian 0.3
French Canadian 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 79.5
Spanish 14.7
Arabic 0.7
Other Asian languages 0.6
Serbo-Croatian 0.5
African languages 0.5
Laotian 0.4
Polish 0.4
Slavic languages 0.3
Chinese 0.3
Langs. of India 0.3
French 0.3
Tagalog 0.2
Russian 0.2
German/Yiddish 0.2
Native American languages 0.2
Other Indo-European 0.2
Urdu 0.1
Italian 0.1
Vietnamese 0.1

Foreign Born Rockford Residents:
12.0%