Rockford, IL

Rockford, Illinois, Financial Snapshot

Published on 10.10.20 (Last updated on 10.10.20)

Rockford General Demographics

Rockford Age (by category and average)

The median age in Rockford is 37.9

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 total85005.8%
25 to 29 total107337.3%
30 to 34 total96816.6%
35 to 39 total90906.2%
40 to 44 total91696.2%
45 to 49 total95056.4%
50 to 54 total71124.8%
55 to 59 total80805.5%
60 to 64 total96766.6%
65 to 69 total70074.7
70 to 74 total70714.8%
75 to 79 total48983.3%
80 to 8429812%
85+46143.1%

Source: US Census Data; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point: Age

Rockford Ethnicity (by category and average)

EthnicitiesPopulationPercent
White total10180268.9%
Black or African American total3198021.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native total2160.1%
Asian total55703.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander totalNA0.0
Other total20141.4%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point: Race

Rockford Education (by category and average)

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than Bachelor’s degree total78,39978.7%
Less than 9th grade total42094.2%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma total89339%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) total3316033.3%
Some college, no degree total2419524.3%
Associate’s degree total79027.9%
Bachelor’s degree total1240912.5%
Graduate or professional degree total88098.8%
High school graduate or higher total8647586.8%
Bachelor’s degree or higher total2121821.3%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point: Education (population 25+ years)

Rockford Household Income

Less than $10,000 – %9.1%
$10,000 to $14,999 – %6.4%
$15,000 to $24,999 – %13.4%
$25,000 to $34,999 – %12.4%
$35,000 to $49,999 – %15%
$50,000 to $74,999 – %17.6%
$75,000 to $99,999 – %9.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 – %9.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 – %3.6%
$200,000 or more – %3.3%

Rockford Income Stats

Median income (dollars)$42,489
Mean income (dollars)$62,242

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point: Household Income

Rockford Income by Education (by category and average)

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$21,831
High school graduate (includes equivalency) $25,976
Some college or associate’s degree $31,199
Bachelor’s degree $50,138
Graduate or professional degree $58,809

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point: Median earnings in past 12 months by education (population 25+ years with earnings)

Rockford Marital Status (by category and average)

PopulationPercent
Population 15 Yrs and over total117388NA
Never Married total 4196235.7
Now Married (except separated) total 4941542.1%
Separated total 26752.3%
Widowed total 73956.3%
Divorced total 1594113.6%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point: Marital Status for population 15 years and over

Rockford Poverty Status

# Living Beneath Poverty Line34,536
% Living Beneath the Poverty Line24%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point: Poverty Rate

Rockford Housing Characteristics

Owner-occupied housing units32607
Renter-occupied housing units26796
Single-family detached units40588
Homeownership rate54.9
Vacancy rate10.9%
Renters Rate45.1%
Average housing value$115,313
Average monthly owner cost (with a mortgage)$745
Average rent (housing)$653

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point: Housing Characteristics

Rockford Socioeconomic Characteristics

Average income $59,759
Average household size 2.42
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force62.2%
Percent disabled15.6%
Percent with health coverage92.3%
Average travel time to work (mins)21.2
Percent workers using public transportation2.3%
Percent veterans7.6%
Percent foreign born11.9%
Percent speaking Spanish at home4.7%

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point: Socioeconomic Characteristics

Rockford Consumer Spending

Total consumer expenditures per household53572.11
Alcoholic beverages 400.29
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home 

$236.55

Beer consumed away from home 72.55
Wine consumed away from home 34.05
Apparel & services 1538.58
Men’s Apparel 294.71
Women’s Apparel 512.55
Children’s Apparel237.68
Boys’ Apparel 82.65
Girls’ Apparel 90.28
Footwear 351.87
Dining out (Food away from home) 2635.36
Dining out – Breakfast 266.99
Dining out – Lunch 816.9
Dining out – Dinner 1220.6
Education 1090.09
Entertainment / Recreation 2328.47
Club membership fees 154.92
Dating services 0.61
Pet food 193.18
Pet services 44.01
Food consumed at home 3792.59
Bakery products consumed at home 499.38
Dairy products consumed at home 390.99
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home 728.87
Meat, poultry, fish, and eggs consumed at home 840.08
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home 378.84
Snacks and other food products consumed at home 1333.28
Health Care 4393.53
Medical services 795.55
Nonprescription drugs 107.01
Household Services 1451.4
Care for the elderly and handicapped 58.17
Lawn and garden services 319.84
Housekeeping services 113.94
PC repair 4.81
Housing 16751.72
Home improvements 1786.6
Utilities, fuel, and public services 3656.87
Phone services 1310.65
Water 521.61
Life and other insurance 331.12
Pensions and social security 5586.42
Personal Care Products and Services 639.84
Hair care products 78.37
Personal care products 268.81
Local Transportation 6316.32
Gasoline 1640.98
Vehicle maintenance and repair 852.64
Travel 1508.79
Airline fares 356.71
Auto/Truck rental on trips 17.88
Lodging on trips 416.22
Food and drink on trips 365.4
Entertainment on trips 130.91

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point: Consumer Spending (Consumer expenditures per household)

 

 

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