In 2021, Rockford, IL had a population of 339k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $59,559. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Rockford, IL grew from 336,928 to 339,063, a 0.634% increase and its median household income grew from $56,899 to $59,559, a 4.67% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rockford, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (67.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.2%), White (Hispanic) (8.11%), Other (Hispanic) (3.6%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.11%).
None of the households in Rockford, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
95.2% of the residents in Rockford, IL are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Rockford, IL are Rock Valley College (1,460 degrees awarded in 2021), Rasmussen University-Illinois (1,107 degrees), and Stautzenberger College-Rockford Career College (403 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Rockford, IL was $132,000, and the homeownership rate was 68.2%.
Most people in Rockford, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Rockford, IL was 2 cars per household.