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People

Total Population 824
Male Share of the Population 50.6%
Female Share of the Population 49.4%
Senior Citizens 16%
Employed Population 16+ 404
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 53.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.1%
Median Earnings25+ $28,854
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,806

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,625
% Above Poverty Level 85.4%
% Below Poverty Level 14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.9%
Median Gross Rent $455
Median House Value $85,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.5%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 13.8%

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

Rockford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles NW of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 131 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Floyd
Standard Zip Codes 50468
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.052
Longitude -92.948

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 CHARLES CITY
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station MASON CITY
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
Station OSAGE
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Floyd 403 $51,429

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

Rockford Public Libraries

Library
Rockford Public Library
"202 W MAIN, PO BOX 496"
Rockford, Iowa
(641) 756-3725

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Rockford High Schools

ROCKFORD JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
1460 HIGHWAY 147E
641-756-3813
Serves 325 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

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