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Rockford is a city in Floyd County.

The community was named for Rockford, IL.

The latitude of Rockford is 43.052N. The longitude is -92.948W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,007 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 898.


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Median household income
Local
$32,143
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rockford demographic reports
Well-known residents have included:
· Robert James Waller, author
Local festivals include:
  • Prairie Heritage Day - September 8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Rockford web sites and events links in the sections below.
Rockford attractions: Rockford Fossil Beds
Historic sites and museums: Fossil & Prairie Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Rockford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Floyd County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50468 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

50% of Rockford residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $15,455, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Rockford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Rockford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $205.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $619.


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Libraries in Rockford include Rockford Public Library ... View libraries

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Floyd County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rockford political report.

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The average commute time for Rockford workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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