Rockford, Ohio

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High Points

Rockford strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Ohio):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Rockford Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 15% Rockford Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 16% Rockford Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Rockford Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Rockford, Ohio

Comparing Rockford to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Senior Citizens 6 7
Racial Diversity 4 4
Age of the Population 4 5
Male Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
People Above Poverty 8 6
Median Family Income 7 6
College Educated Adults 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 7 7
Working at Home 2 2
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Housing Recently Built 2 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Rockford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles SE of Fort Wayne, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles SW of Toledo, Ohio
County Mercer
Standard Zip Codes 45882
Phone Area Codes 419
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.687
Longitude -84.646

Rockford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CELINA 3 NE
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.8 inches
Station VAN WERT 1 S
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.8 inches
Station BERNE
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
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Rockford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,126 100%
Male 524 46.5%
Female 602 53.5%
Under 18 297 26.4%
18+ 829 73.6%
65+ 182 16.2%
Median Age 36.2
Average Family Size 3.05
White 1,116 99.1%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 1.5%

Estimated Rockford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,118
Growth -8
Growth % -0.7%

Rockford Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 59.6%
Irish 10.9%
English 8.4%
US/American 5.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
Polish 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Swedish 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
Swiss 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
French Canadian 0.8%
Slovak 0.7%
Scottish 0.4%
Slavic 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Italian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Rockford 1,126 $45,735
Celina 10,303 $44,901
Mendon 697 $39,722
Ohio City 784 $42,734
Venedocia 160 $41,250
Willshire 463 $50,536
Wren 199 $50,000

Rockford Public Libraries

Rockford Carnegie Library
162 S. MAIN ST.
Rockford, Ohio
(419) 363-2630
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Rockford High Schools (2004)

Serves 362 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.7

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