Rockford, Michigan Population 2020

6,375

Rockford is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 6,375, it is the 129th largest city in Michigan and the 4164th largest city in the United States. Rockford is currently growing at a rate of 0.60% annually and its population has increased by 11.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,719 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Rockford has a population density of 1,978 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rockford is $75,058 with a poverty rate of 14.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $905 per month, and the median house value is $169,600. The median age in Rockford is 34.1 years, 34.6 years for males, and 33.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.2 males.

Rockford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rockford was:

  • White: 95.09%
  • Black or African American: 2.42%
  • Other race: 2.15%
  • Asian: 0.34%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Rockford, Michigan is 6,375, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,299.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,719.

Rockford, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,88295.09%
Black or African American1502.42%
Some Other Race1332.15%
Asian210.34%

Rockford Population Pyramid 2020

Rockford Median Age

34.1


Total

34.6


Male

33.8


Female

Rockford Adults

There are 4,466 adults, (758 of whom are seniors) in Rockford.

Rockford Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockford Sex Ratio

Female

3,253

52.59%

Male

2,933

47.41%

Rockford Households and Families

Rockford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rockford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
Male78.6%21.4%
All76.7%23.3%
Non Family65%35%
Female54.6%45.4%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3092.6676.7
Married1,3073.2187.3
Non Family6281.2465
Female3043.2554.6
Male702.4478.6

3.09

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rockford Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade160.40%
9th to 12th Grade1914.74%
High School Graduate72618.02%
Some College85821.30%
Associates Degree46511.54%
Bachelors Degree1,21930.26%
Graduate Degree55413.75%

Rockford Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,8023,6171,750
Hispanic14714723
Black8058
Other Race6161
Asian888

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,035$54,537$32,546
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,259$49,208$18,537
Some College$29,926$36,036$23,859
Bachelors Degree$56,250$75,130$46,271
Graduate Degree$65,676$68,417$65,304

$42,035

Average Earnings

$54,537

Average Male

$32,546

Average Female

Rockford Language

Rockford Language by Age

Rockford Language

94.27% of Rockford residents speak only English, while 5.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.95% of the population.

Rockford Poverty

Rockford Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,72376413.35%
Black1509261.33%
Hispanic3004515.00%
Other1334533.83%

14.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.35%

Male Poverty Rate

17.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockford is Black, with 61.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockford is White, with 13.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.57%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School57.49%
High School11.43%
Bachelors or Greater8.52%
Some College7.26%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.20%
Female Employed10.69%
Male Employed9.65%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Rockford Income

Rockford Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,404$75,058
Families$78,144$84,213
Married Families$84,095-
Non Families$37,500$44,032

Rockford Marital Status

Rockford Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockford Married by Age and Sex

Rockford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Rockford Marital Status by Race

Rockford Veterans

334

Number of Veterans

302

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War101
Vietnam81
First Gulf War79
World War II32
Korea20
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54102
75+87
18 to 3464
65 to 7462
55 to 6419
Name Veterans % of Total
White3347.89%
Hispanic178.46%

$Rockford Veterans by Education

9.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockford Employment Status

70.6%

Labor Force Participation

68.7%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Rockford Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

77.82%

Born in Michigan

95.36%

Native Born

4.64%

Foreign Born

1.68%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.36% of Rockford residents were born in the United States, with 77.82% having been born in Michigan. 1.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,375380.60%
20196,337380.60%
20186,299500.80%
20176,249380.61%
20166,2111011.65%
20156,110651.08%
20146,045991.66%
20135,9461061.82%
20125,840761.32%
20115,764581.02%
20105,7061,0802.12%
20004,6268762.12%
19903,7504261.21%
19803,3240.00%