New Rockford is a very small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 1,390 people and just one neighborhood, New Rockford is the 40th largest community in North Dakota. Much of the housing stock in New Rockford was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
New Rockford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, New Rockford is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Rockford who work in teaching (13.54%), office and administrative support (11.06%) and healthcare suport services (8.15%).
Setting & Lifestyle
New Rockford’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, New Rockford is worth considering.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.70 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, New Rockford does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.