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About Rockford

Rockford is a suburb in the Grand Rapids Metro Area and in the Kent County. It has a population of 6,310 and a population density of 1,918, which is 95% above the national average. It has a median age of 37, which is 1 year above the Grand Rapids Metro median age and 1 year below the national average.


Rockford has a median home value of $320,800, which is 4% above the Metro average.The average rent of $1,900 is 23% above the metro average rent and 44% above the national average rent. The average household income in Rockford is $86,694 , which is 24% above the Metro average household income and 25% above the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Rockford is 8. Rockford also has a crime index 40 that is below the Metro average and below the National average, making it one of the best places to raise a family in Grand Rapids.


$319,300Median Home Value
$292,253 Grand Rapids Metro Area
$1,900Median Rent
$1,635 Grand Rapids Metro Area
7 /10 - 9 /10
School Rating
40
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
25 mins To Grand Rapids Metro Area

Rockford Zip Code

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Rockford's population is made up of 57% married, 25% single, 15% divorced and 2% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 35%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 26%. Homeowners make up 76% of the population in Rockford.

6,131Population
1,081,665 Grand Rapids Metro Area
1,901Population Density
  • 50% Male
  • 50% Female
36 Median Age
36 Grand Rapids Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Rockford is $42,657. The Median Household Income is $93,397 and the Rockford Unemployment Rate is 8%.

$42,657Income Per Capita
$34,581 Grand Rapids Metro Area
$93,397Median Household Income
$70,347 Grand Rapids Metro Area
8% Poverty Rate
10% Grand Rapids Metro Area
8% Unemployment Rate
4% Grand Rapids Metro Area
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$319,300Median Home Value
$292,253 Grand Rapids Metro Area
$1,900Median Rent
$1,635 Grand Rapids Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Grand Rapids Metro Area

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Renters
24%
Home Owners
76%
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7 /10 - 9 /10
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Top Schools in Rockford

Rockford Public Schools
9
/10
405 Summit Avenue Northeast, Rockford, MI, 49341
664
Enrollment
K-5
Grade
Rockford Public Schools
9
/10
8100 Courtland Drive Northeast, Rockford, MI, 49341
439
Enrollment
PK-5
Grade
Rockford Public Schools
9
/10
3900 Kroes Street Northeast, Rockford, MI, 49341
341
Enrollment
K-5
Grade
Rockford Public Schools
8
/10
156 Lewis Street, Rockford, MI, 49341
281
Enrollment
K-5
Grade
Rockford Public Schools
7
/10
3900 Kroes Street Northeast, Rockford, MI, 49341
314
Enrollment
K-5
Grade
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25 mins
Grand Rapids Metro Area
Commute To
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
35 mins
Grand Rapids city, MI
24 mins
Baker College Muskegon
55 mins
Indiana University South Bend
2 hr 28 mins
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Rockford crime index is 40 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Rockford.

40
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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