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Rockford, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Rockford is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wright County at latitude 45.0925 and longitude -93.7455. Wright County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 915 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Rockford, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rockford, Minnesota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Rockford indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockford: City of Rockford.

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Rockford, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,257
Population in Households 4,257
Population in Familes 3,598
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,633
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,611
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,161
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,715 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,342 (78.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 269 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $181,952
Average Home Value $193,792


Median Household Income $60,789
Average Household Income $77,183
Per Capita Income $28,677
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.32% 0.07%
Households -0.16% 0.09%
Families 0.29% 0.02%
Median Household Income   4.41%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rockford, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockford to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 163 82nd
Population Density1 # 110 88th
Diversity Index2 # 312 65th
Median Household Income # 205 78th
Per Capita Income # 257 72nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.