Rockford, Illinois

Current Temperature ° Population 151,019

Homefacts City Report

Rockford is located in Winnebago County, IL. The population is 151,019, making Rockford the largest city in Winnebago County and the 3rd largest city in the state of Illinois.

There are 54 public schools in Rockford with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Rockford is high, and there are 458 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Rockford is high and the median home sales price is $205,000.

Cities near Rockford include Rockford Township, Cherry Valley and Cherry Valley Township.

Schools

School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 16.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 62.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 20.4%

Crime Rate

2.98% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 250
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 328
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

458 Found
  • 30.33 offenders/10,000 residents
  • 53.64% HIGHER than the national average

Real Estate

Median List Price $178,000
  • Median Sales Price: $205,000
  • Foreclosures: 1,107
  • Homes For Sale: 1,126
  • Homes For Rent: 8

Environmental Hazards

1,904 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 67
  • Registered Polluters: 490
  • Superfunds: 61
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,286

Unemployment

High 9.8%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 6.2%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%