Rockford, Michigan Population 2022

6,226
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Rockford is a city located in Kent County Michigan. Rockford has a 2020 population of 6,226. Rockford is currently growing at a rate of 0.68% annually and its population has increased by 1.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,142 in 2010.

The average household income in Rockford is $86,647 with a poverty rate of 8.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $980 per month, and the median house value is $215,400. The median age in Rockford is 35.4 years, 35 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Rockford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rockfordwas:

  • White: 91.89%
  • Two or more races: 3.71%
  • Black or African American: 3.06%
  • Other race: 1.08%
  • Asian: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rockford, Michigan is 6,226 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,142.

Rockford, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,79891.89%
Black or African American1933.06%
Asian170.27%
Some Other Race681.08%
Two or More Races2343.71%
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Rockford Population by Race

Rockford Population Pyramid 2022

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Rockford Median Age

37.2


Total

35.8


Male

38.5


Female

Rockford Adults

There are 4,801 adults, (843 of whom are seniors) in Rockford.

Rockford Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockford Sex Ratio

Female

3,107

49.24%

Male

3,203

50.76%

Rockford Population by Age

Rockford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.3%8.7%
Male86.2%13.8%
All75.4%24.6%
Female61.1%38.9%
Non Family43.6%56.4%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5532.4675.4
Married1,5112.8791.3
Male1163.3286.2
Female2473.0461.1
Non Family6791.1743.6

2.83

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Rockford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1302.99%
9th to 12th Grade1232.83%
High School Graduate71216.36%
Some College92721.31%
Associates Degree44610.25%
Bachelors Degree1,17126.91%
Graduate Degree84219.35%
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Rockford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian444
Black12211567
2+ Races939350
White3,9653,7891,892
Hispanic22115154
Other Race4444

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%.

Rockford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,627$52,870$38,929
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$42,752$43,852$19,561
Some College$31,866$38,519$31,136
Bachelors Degree$57,802$74,181$49,234
Graduate Degree$74,306$73,984$74,773

$47,627

Average Earnings

$52,870

Average Male

$38,929

Average Female

Rockford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockford Language by Age

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Rockford Language

98.56% of Rockford residents speak only English, while 1.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Rockford Language

Rockford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black193178.81%
White5,6434798.49%
Other24NaN%
Hispanic340247.06%

8.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.24%

Male Poverty Rate

10.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockford is Black, with 8.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockford is Hispanic, with 7.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.79%.

Rockford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.15%
High School1.54%
Some College3.42%
Bachelors or Greater4.97%

Rockford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.93%
Male Unemployed17.65%
Female Employed4.36%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Rockford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$86,694$97,234
Families$95,482$108,423
Married Families$97,029-
Non Families$39,821$55,654
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Income by Household Type

Rockford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockford Married by Age and Sex

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Rockford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Rockford Marital Status by Race

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Rockford Marital Status

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512

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War77
First Gulf War143
Vietnam222
Korea
World War II

Rockford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3445
35 to 54161
55 to 64193
65 to 7476
75+37

Rockford Veterans by Age

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Rockford Veterans by Race

Rockford Veterans by Education

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4.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockford Veterans by Education

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76.4%

Labor Force Participation

70%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Rockford Employment by Age

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Rockford Employment by Race

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Rockford Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.38%

Born in Rockford

98.72%

Native Born

1.28%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.72% of Rockford residents were born in the United States, with 82.38% having been born in Michigan. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rockford Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19803,3240.00%
19903,7504261.21%
20004,6268762.12%
20105,7191,0932.14%
20115,761420.73%
20125,803420.73%
20135,845420.72%
20145,887420.72%
20155,929420.71%
20165,971420.71%
20176,013420.70%
20186,055420.70%
20196,097420.69%
20206,142450.74%
20216,184420.68%
20226,226420.68%

Rockford Population by Year