Rockford, Ohio Population 2024

1,024

Rockford is a city located in Mercer County and Van Wert County Ohio. Rockford has a 2024 population of 1,024. Rockford is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -1.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,044 in 2020.

The average household income in Rockford is $67,918 with a poverty rate of 13.07%. The median age in Rockford is 44.3 years: 36.4 years for males, and 55.2 years for females.

Rockford Demographics

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

  • White: 90.16%
  • Two or more races: 8.62%
  • Black or African American: 0.71%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,184.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.92% (-20)
The current population of Rockford, Ohio is 1,024 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,044.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White88990.16%
Two or more races858.62%
Black or African American70.71%
Other race50.51%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rockford Population by Race

Rockford Population Pyramid 2024

Rockford Median Age

44.3

Total

36.4

Male

55.2

Female

Rockford Adults

There are 764 adults, (252 of whom are seniors) in Rockford.

Rockford Age Dependency

92.6

Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockford Sex Ratio

Female44445.03%
Male54254.97%

Rockford Population by Age

Rockford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4152.2775.924.1
Married1963.0892.37.7
Non Family1551.161.338.7
Female372.6883.816.2
Male272.5929.670.4

2.77

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rockford Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade669.27%
Associates Degree507.02%
Bachelors Degree7210.11%
Graduate Degree659.13%
High School Graduate30242.42%
Less Than 9th Grade141.97%
Some College14320.08%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rockford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White656576128
2+ Races36367
Hispanic29290
Black772
Other Race550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 28.57%.

Rockford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$66,042$78,333$46,250
Graduate Degree$67,917$0$61,750
High School Graduate$39,583$50,000$25,250
Less Than 9th Grade$13,333$0$2,499
Overall$34,063$43,750$24,531
Some College$22,917$22,708$23,056

$34,063

Average Earnings

$43,750

Average Male

$24,531

Average Female

Rockford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rockford Language

97.43% of Rockford residents speak only English, while 2.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.18% of the population.

Rockford Language

Rockford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White849738.6%
Multiple854350.59%
Hispanic29827.59%

13.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.2%

Male Poverty Rate

9.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockford is Multiple, with 50.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockford is White, with 8.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.13%.

Rockford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.95%
Some College12.44%
High School7.9%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Rockford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed62.5%
Female Employed9.09%
Male Employed6.51%
Female Unemployed0%

Rockford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$67,692$84,543
Households$54,125$67,918
Married Families$72,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,813$35,211

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rockford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Rockford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rockford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

16

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War6
Vietnam5
Second Gulf War3
Korea0
World War II0

Rockford Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 546
65 to 746
55 to 642
75+2
18 to 340

Rockford Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White141.96%
Black228.57%

Rockford Veterans by Race

Rockford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

68.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Rockford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rockford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rockford Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.23%

Born in Rockford

98.68%

Native Born

1.32%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.68% of Rockford residents were born in the United States, with 73.23% having been born in Ohio. 0.61% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029999-5-0.5%
20281,004-5-0.5%
20271,009-5-0.49%
20261,014-5-0.49%
20251,019-5-0.49%
20241,024-5-0.49%
20231,029-4-0.39%
20221,033-4-0.39%
20211,037-7-0.67%
20201,044-63-5.69%
20191,10720.18%
20181,105-2-0.18%
20171,10700%
20161,107-1-0.09%
20151,108-3-0.27%
20141,11110.09%
20131,110-5-0.45%
20121,115-1-0.09%
20111,116-3-0.27%
20101,11900%

Rockford Population by Year