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Rockford is a city in Hennepin County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area. (The community straddles Wright and Hennepin counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.) [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Rockford. For links to other places called Rockford, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Rockford is 45.086N. The longitude is -93.727W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 915 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,880.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rockford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hennepin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55373 ZIP code.
34% of Rockford residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rockford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rockford was $20,675, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Rockford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rockford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $435. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,181.
Libraries in Rockford include Rockford Public Library ... View libraries
Hennepin County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rockford political report.
The average commute time for Rockford workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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