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People

Total Population 5,956
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 9.9%
Employed Population 16+ 2,848
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 54.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 40.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $80,333
% Above Poverty Level 89.1%
% Below Poverty Level 10.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.7%
Median Gross Rent $751
Median House Value $146,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.1%
US/American 0%
English 17.2%
Irish 12.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rockford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles NE of Grand Rapids, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles E of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Kent
Metro Area Grand Rapids - Muskegon - Holland
Standard Zip Codes 49341
Company Zip Codes 49351
Phone Area Codes 616
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.12
Longitude -85.56

Rockford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GRAND RAPIDS INTL AP
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station GREENVILLE 2 NNE
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station GRAND HAVEN FIRE DEPT
Distance 33.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 79 F
Oct Temp 43 to 59 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cedar Springs 3,570 $43,681
East Grand Rapids 11,128 $120,563
Grand Rapids 192,416 $49,728
Sand Lake 1,370 $47,917
Sparta 4,235 $52,321

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Rockford High Schools

ROCKFORD HIGH SCHOOL
4100 KROES STREET NE
616-863-6030
Serves 1,785 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.4

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